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Rheumatoid Arthritis And Ankle Joint Bruising
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Recent joint stiffness in hands feet and ankles. Temp btwn 99.3-99.9 for weeks. Family h/o ra. Blood work only shows elevated CRP ( 3x normal). Ra?
Joint pain in knees,left ankle & left elbow. I'm 32 & my c-reactive was 1.4, RA factor <10, uric acid 4.7, sed rate 6, pos ANA 1:40 homogeneous. Clue?
I have very painful and swollen joints in both wrists and ankles. I occasionally have red marks on my face, arms, chest, and legs. Ra or lupus?
Sounds Like: Possible lupus but check with rhematologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
History of respiratory infection, joint pain, tingling extremities, rash on wrist/hand/ankles/top of feet. Negative RA & ana. Elevated sed. Thoughts?
How does RA contribute to the ankle tendonitis I am experiencing and why would tendonitis be in both ankles?
Chronic inflammation: Rhematoid arthritis will cause degenerative changes to the ankle joints resulting in the ankle functioning incorrectly. This will in turn cause overuse of the tendons surrounding the ankle joint and chronic inflammation. Injections of cortisone around the tendon can be helpful as well as antiiflammatories. An ankle brace would be helpful to stabilize the joint and orthotics to realign the joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5yr/0 has ankle/ feet cracking/poping every morning when he walks and have family history of ra/jra should I be concerned he may have it?
Lately my feet&ankles have been hurting.My knee was randomly swollen,pain is worse in the morning.I have herniation in back.Is that it?could it be RA?
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