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Ra Nodule On Ring Fingers
Pain when I move my pinky and ring finger. I have ra. How should I splint it? Tape? I'd like to tape them together to keep them from moving. Thank you
The ring finger on my left hand and my second toe on my left foot have been extremely sore, is this ra?
Unknown: Rheumatoid arthritis is usually a more symmetrical disease with multiple small joints affected. The more common condition, osteoarthritis, is more typical of your pattern. However, there are other important factors such as a detailed history and a physical examination that are necessary for an accurate diagnosis in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Perhaps: Radial deviation is unusual in most of the arhritides-ulnar deviation is more common, but another cause of metacarpophalangeal arthritis is calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease and hemochromatosis. A Rheumatologist or an Orthopedic Surgeon could advise in a specific case and do the appropriate tests. ...Read more
I have a painful finger. Ra tests were negative . Might it be gout? It has hurt for six weeks and is particularly painful and stiff in the mornings.
It tests were: Done for ra, i would imagine testes were performed for uric acid levels as well. Is it possible it is gout, sure it is possible. Gout pain is usually not present for 6 weeks....So while possible, it would not be high on my differential list. But, is easy ruled out thru both blood and urine tests. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I live a normal life taking my RA medication I am 37 now with some swelling in my middle finger?
Yes: I see no reason why you can't. ...Read more
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