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Ra Nodule On Index Fingers
I was diagnosed with synovitis of my index finger and tenosynovotis of my wrisy could i possibly have ra?
Finger synovitis: There is a small possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
About 8 weeks ago my index finger started burning. 4 weeks later I woke up and it was painful and stiff. Now three more fingers are stiff in the mornings. Only the index finger is painful all day. I saw an orthopedic who thought it was ra. My blood howeve
Ra: Rheumatoid arthritis can effect the digits of the hands and feet and sometime the cervical spine relatively early. However osteoarthritis, can present with symptoms that are worse in the morning and improve during the day yet worsen with motion. The latter is considered a non inflammatory arthritis, the prior is a inflammatory condition. Start with your pcp, who may refer you to a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently started waking up with painful stiff fingers. I was tested for RA and my blood was all normal. They loosen up but the index finger remains sore all day ideas?
Inflammatory arthrit: Stiff hands first thing in the am usually suggests an inflammatory arthritis. There are other types of arthritis than can cause this other than ra. You should see your doc and make sure to get xrays, esr, CBC among other things. Anti-inflammatories work well for these. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left index (proximal interphalangeal joint and metacarpophalangeal joint) I have pain when i bend the finger. My RA factor is normal.
A few days pain in distal interphalangeal joints on both hands index and middle fingers when making a fist, not swollen nor tender, can it be RA?
I am coughing up green lumpy stuff. I have a RA and see pulmonologist for issue I have some nodules and cough up infection everyday but caught flu?
Influenza: Hopefully you're immunized yearly with flu vaccine. If you become ill and suspect influenza you should be tested and treated with an antiviral. If you have pulmonary nodules from RA and were previously asymptomatic and now coughing up exudate it would be wise to go back and see your pulmonologist. Ra and its treatments makes you immune suppressed and at risk of very severe infections. Go now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sore tender bump on my head it's under the skin I have RA and lupus is this just a nodules?
Possibly: Or maybe a growth unrelated.....need to find out. ...Read more
See your doctor: The nodules could be anything from scar tissue due to prior infections, rheumatoid nodules. To cancer. You should ask your doctor about these. The cough could be due to rheumatoid lung, copd, infection or a simple allergy or sinus problem. You will need to explore this with your own doctor to get a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My blood results are normal-thyroid=cpk 20.00-tsh .72-t3 39.10-t4 8.09-ra factor<10.00 what is this? I have two nodules in thyroid one 2.2 and other 0.48 with associated calcification. What does this mean?
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