Doctor insights on:
Rheumatoid Arthritis And Numbness In Little Toes
I have a small ball in my leg and every time i touch it it moves. Could it be a of inflammation or a cist? I do have rheumatoid arthritis.
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Is it possible to have little to no swelling with rheumatoid arthritis? Also, can your blood test negative and then be positive later?
Yes: Yes, there can be periods of increased as well as decreased synovial & soft tissue activity. Some immune testing may be more sensitive than others, with results varying with time as well. ...Read more
Thank u doc .that u prescribed me rheumatoid arthritis,should I use med or oint n how long I use this bc my spots r little. is this safe in breastfeed
Wrong site: Docs on this public site do not diagnose or prescribe you medication. You may be thinking of Heathtap prime.On this public site we do not have access to any other questions you may have submitted or data uploaded.We cannot comment on any question about medicatioon unless you give us the name. ...Read more
Could Humira (adalimumab) cause drug-induced lupus on the head ? some small lesions on the head. (Rheumatoid arthritis)
Humira (adalimumab) and lupus: Anti-TNFs drugs have been associated with Lupus. But it may also be other conditions like fungus ,eczema. impetigo. Could try over the counter selsun blue see if helps .Discuss with rheumatologist , http://rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org/content/48/7/716.full.pdf ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im not on any medicine and I've been getting small bruises, constantly out of breath is this associated by rheumatoid arthritis?
It cold be: easy bruising, could happen to people without any association with any illness or a disease,simply the blood is too thin naturally,they have to be careful and declared that if they are going through any invasive surgical procedure. it could be associated with some illnesses, or could be side effect of some medication. if you are concerned, blood tests, or a consult with a hematologist will do it. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Best is to speak to your physician and have him listen to you, examine you, perhaps run some blood tests and you may need to see a neurologist especially since you have multiple locations of numbness. Sometimes it may be as easy as diabetes given the multitude of people who have it, but nothing beats a good history and exam by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is rheumatoid arthritis hereditary because my mother has it? I have stingness and numbness in fingers and toes.Is it sign of rheumatoid arthiritis?
I have Graves Disease. I now have pain, swelling & heat in my ankles & knees. Numbness in my hands. Is this Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Not necessarily: You could have autoimmune thyroid disease causing your graves. This is called Hashimoto's disease. The joint complaints from could be part of an inflammatory type of process, in the family of rheumatoid arthritis but also with other immune possibilities. You need to have your physician have you see a rheumatologist so we can clarify for sure what your diagnosis is ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Rheumatoid arthritis swollen little toe
- Why does my little toe go numb rheumatoid arthritis?
- Little toe numbness
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Little toe numbness causes
- Little toe arthritis
- Numbness in little toe on right foot
- Little toes hurting with arthritis in feet
- Talk to a rheumatologist online for free