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Can rheumatiod arthritis cause neuropathy in your feet?

5 doctors weighed in
2 doctors agree

In brief: It can

Ra can cause neuropathy.
I suggest you discuss this with your rheumatologist.

In brief: It can

Ra can cause neuropathy.
I suggest you discuss this with your rheumatologist.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rheumatoid arthritis

Can cause damage and destruction of any joint.
In the ankle area, this process can cause pinching and pressure on nerve endings traveling towards the toes, causing the typical nerve pain, numbness and tingling typical of neuropathy.

In brief: Rheumatoid arthritis

Can cause damage and destruction of any joint.
In the ankle area, this process can cause pinching and pressure on nerve endings traveling towards the toes, causing the typical nerve pain, numbness and tingling typical of neuropathy.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Particularly if there is a vasculitis present.
However, keep in mind sometimes you can have rheumatoid in combination with some other reason you have neuropathy.

In brief: Yes

Particularly if there is a vasculitis present.
However, keep in mind sometimes you can have rheumatoid in combination with some other reason you have neuropathy.
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