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Can rheumatoid arthritis cause leg pain along with swollen joints in knees? i seen a doc and he is testing for ra. no swelling in legs. i have been walking a mile or little over for past week due to my job so not sure if overworked my legs.

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
RA: Rheumatoid arthritis joint causes pain and swelling, more of the small joints of the hands, wrist, and forefoot are common, along with morning stiffness. Knees, hips, shoulders wrists had also be affected. Knee pain can be from arthritis most commonly degenerative arthritis, internal damage to the knee. Surface knee pain can be from the knee cap. Pain around the knee can be muscle or bursa.

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