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Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms In Foot And Ankle Joint
I have a fallen arch on my right foot. & i also have osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. My right ankle give me pain. Would an arch support help?
Fallen arch: An acquired flat foot can be very painful. The changes in your walking can effect your ankle, knee, hip, and back. May be due to torn posterior tibialis tendon or collapse of bone due to rheumatoid arthritis. An arch support (orthotic) may be helpful to reestablish the normal movement of your foot. Give it a try. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
16yr M with Congenital icthyosis now having knee ankle wrist joint pain and stiffness. More in morning, lessens with movement! Rheumatoid arthritis?
May be:: sounds more like psoriatic arthrits than icthyosis with arthric manifestations. You should consult with a rheumatologist and a dermatologist. ...Read more
My mom have rheumatoid arthritis and suffer from severe ankle pain only in the right leg, while walking. What is the solution ?
See your doctor: There are many possible treatment choices, and they might include ankle braces or ankle/foot orthoses, steroid injections may provide symptomatic relief. Balancing rest and activity in a way that does not overstress the ankle, physical therapy and/or surgery (such as an ankle joint implant or fusion) might be options to consider. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I ease the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis? Usually on necks, elbows, wrists, fi gers, especially on thighs, knees and ankles.
Can I have rheumatoid arthritis without swelling? I do have pain in my wrists, fingers, knees, and ankles, alsp experienced stiffness in the morning.
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
Knees make crunching and popping sounds. Hurts to kneel, squat, etc. I have rheumatoid arthritis in knees & ankles, not sure if related. Any ideas?
Knee popping: You need to follow up with a Rheumatologist particularly at your age. You will need follow up xrays and labs. if this is due to your RA, your Rheumatologist will be able to tell by your xray and labs. There are great treatments for RA now, but they need to be started as early as possible and you need close follow up. ...Read more
I've been having pain in my feet, ankles, knees, wrists and fingers. The pain is worse when im resting. Could it be rheumatoid arthritis?
See your physician: There are many and various illnesses which could match your description (e,g. rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, etc.). I can appreciate your concerned, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your physician for physical and labs. Take good care. ...Read more
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