Started MTX mid Oct 15mg and thought that was it I'm sorted . Up to xmas still no change,then realised last week my swelling was out of control again.The main problem was my 1st finger on right hand (the area of my nail) was completely Numb.Monday I phoned Rheumy Nurse,she contacted Consultant,rang me that evening asked if it was discoloured...No...So she put it down to the swelling in the knuckles & fingers & think that is stopping the blood flow / circulation to the end of the finger & to come as normal for my app 27th Jan.
Then by Thursday more of the finger was numb,so phoned NRAS,they told me to let my Dr see it (not to wait)
Saw Dr that evening , he thinks the numbness is due to my Psoriasis in my fingers & the Mtx isnt working, told me to see rheumy nurse asap,also see the Consultant before March .....for higher dose of mtx or different meds.
So my question is .....is my numb finger due to circulation or psoriasis or other.....
anyone experienced similar problems .
Any advice welcome ..Thanks .Anne xx