I have itp - tested for rheumatoid arthritis 3 months ago - negative. Past 2 weeks I've got deep pain in arms, wrists, thighs, ankles, hips knees. Ra?

Other disease too. Itp is associated with several of the rheumatic diseases, and the commonest is systemic lupus, but several others. It may take some time for tests to turn positive and besides arthritis muscle inflammation can.
See rheumatologist. With two potentially serious autoimmune disorders, it is time to see your rheumatologist.

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How do I ease the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis? Usually on necks, elbows, wrists, fi gers, especially on thighs, knees and ankles.

See a rheumatologist. There are some excellent medications to control rheumatoid arthritis; they can have side effects, but used appropriately they can reduce or prevent long term damage to your joints. They work best if used early in the course of the disease. See a specialist, and get a second opinion if necessary. Read more...
See a doctor. A rheumatologist can prescribe proper medication for pain and swelling. Read more...
You need. To be under the care of a rheumatologist. There are many medications that can help you. Read more...

My mom have rheumatoid arthritis and suffer from severe ankle pain only in the right leg, while walking. What is the solution?

Depends on duration. The most common cause of ankle pain, especially in a younger, active person, is a soft tissue injury such as a sprain. However, it is easy to rule out ra, especially if the pain has lasted many weeks. An x-ray will tell a lot, and you could follow that up with RA blood tests if suspicion persists. Read more...
Also. If the arthritis is advanced, total ankle joint replacement is a great alternative to bracing or fusion. I have had great success with this type of patient utilizing the star ankle. Read more...
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 more...

Can a knee or ankle MRI without contrast show rheumatoid arthritis? Or spondyloarthropathy?

Maybe. It can show arthritic changes suggestive of ra, but other forms arthritis can mimic these changes. A blood test is less expensive and can diagnose ra. Read more...
Can indicate. Mri of knee or ankle joint may shows signs of arthritis (fluid, synovitis, cartilage lost, erosions) but these signs are not specific for rheumatoid arthritis. Ra is diagnosed by blood tests and clinical history as is spondyloarthropathy. Read more...
Yes. Mri can spot early erosive changes suggesting ra. Ultrasound can do this as well but at a much lower cost. The first thing is evaluation by a rheumatologist and having appropriate lab has been done. Read more...

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.

Leg nodules . Nodules under the skin in rheumatoid arthritis are common . It could be that. Other movable nodules under the skin in leg area include lipoma( fatty benign nodules) or cyst. Get it examined and followed up based on doctor recommendations. Read more...

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...