I have ra in both needs if I have knee replacements will that do away with the ra in my knees?

Yes. RA is a disease of the joint fluid cells, artificial joint will eliminate that piece. Healing may be an issue, especially if you are using immune modulating meds. Discuss both with your RA doc and the ortho who will do surgery for best outcome. And start doing isometric knee strengthening asap .

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Is knee replacement the best solution for rheumatoid arthritis?

Maybe. It depends on what is causing the pain and how bad the pain is. There are many medical and non-surgical treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, but if required, knee replacement is an appropriate treatment. Read more...
If necessary. If necessary, when the joint is destroyed by rheumatoid disease, knee replacement can relieve pain and improve function. However, it is typically best if the disease (rheumatoid arthritis) be controlled medically with medicines so that the effects of the joints (hips, wrists, elbows, knees, etc) are minimized. Read more...

Can oa be in your toes as well as knees and hands or is that ra?

RA. Osteoarthritis can affect hands, feet and knees. Ra and osteoarthritis are two different entities and disease spectrums. Read more...
OA. Is quite common in feet. Medications cane help and fot foot if sever orthotics will help. Read more...

My knee cap is starting to hurt? I work all day standing and I have RA?

See your Rheumatolog. Pain in the knee cap could be related to RA however there are other possible causes. For young women especially there is a problem called chondromalacia. There are also other types of arthritis, and functional problems and bone abnormalities related to your disease. You should discuss your symptoms with your rheumatologist and determine a cause before any other steps are taken. Read more...

I have ra, suddenly have severe pain in 1 knee when resting. Pain wakes me up at night, goes down my leg. Is this RA related?

Can;t say for Sure. It would take more info-for example, is this related to activity? Are you on any joint-sparing meds? Do you have any other medical conditions like diabetes? Any history of back pain? This all need to be addressed and more. See your physician to help get this worked out. Read more...