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Swollen Knuckles
Aug 15, 2002
... My question is, once my meds start kicking in and working on the inflammation in my body, will it also help reduce the inflammation in my knuckles? ... (10 replies)
Possible RA??
Apr 24, 2013
... it started with a inflammation in my right wrist tendon. i noticed the pain while playing badminton actually. it did not reduce for 3 or 4 days and so i visited my GP. ... (1 replies)
... up. She noticed the swelling in my ankles, I had some stiffness in my shoulders, and when she touched my lower back and I nearly jumped off the table. ... (9 replies)

... on erosive arthritis of the hands. It's basically arthritis similar to rheumatoid but no positive blood work, not even an elevated sed. rate. It goes up with any inflammation and even when the rheumatoid factor is negative, the sed. rate is up. Not with you. ... (6 replies)
Ms & Ra?
Jul 28, 2008
... he middle joints. They're caused by osteoarthritis, which despite it's innocuous 'gramma disease' reputation, can be very painful and debilitating and can strike in early middle age. ... (4 replies)
... o mention sometimes when l walk my worst affected knee feels like its going further back thean the left one also sometimes l wake up moaning to myself with pain in my knee and l cannot straighten it anyone else? ... (3 replies)
... years before my blood work began to change. I always had an elevated ESR. Then in 2001, my CRP went up. I'd already had an elevated WBC but it went higher. My already present anemia got worse. ... (9 replies)
SED rate
Oct 29, 2011
... measures how fast the red blood cells settle in a tube of blood...erythrocyte sedimentation rate. It has traditionally been a measure of inflammation somewhere in the body but even stress can make it go up to 20 and even higher. ... (3 replies)
... t least until after the episodes were over. These auras would last anywhere from about 5 minutes to about 30 minutes, although when I had my first episode I was in extreme pain and disorientation for about 5 hours before the apparent seizure started. ... (9 replies)
... What finally tripped my doc over into knowing it was RA was doing an MRI on my wrist. OA is not common in the wrist but in RA, inflammation of the wrist and the hand joints is diagnostic. It affects the hand and finger knuckles but not the joints at the ends of the fingers...that's OA. ... (19 replies)
... was that. But more recent methods of testing for it give a range where it is normal and only if it exceeds that range is it not normal and is diagnostic. You are in the normal range. Apparently, most people have some RF in their blood and that is where the change came in. ... (4 replies)
... Arthritis in the hands has some definite symptoms and you have to have pain for a while to have arthritis, not a short time. ... (3 replies)
... Steroid injections can ease inflammation. Finger splints, worn at night, can stave off joint deformity. Knuckles can be replaced with implants, though you may lose most if not all function in those joints. ... (3 replies)
... thing. I actually only got into a rheumy before because i have medicare and pushed because and it just worked. I actually have only had exrays showing mild osteo in a finger but who knows, i guess i'm not entitled to have a mri of the brain acording to my md. ... (9 replies)
... Jenny, the more i'm here the more i find anything is possibly. I am getting sick of dr,s but it's getting better. The only thing i got made about is that my dr, told me that she wouldnt refer me to another Neurologis because she said theres noithing another one is going to tell me that the one i already saw didn't wich was nothing. I actually only got into a rheumy before... (9 replies)
... But here's the weird part. My brain showed changes before my joints did. I developed inflammation of the connective tissue in my brain due to vasculitis in the smallest blood vessels of my brain. RA can hit any organ as well as joints and it hit my brain first, including my optic nerves. ... (9 replies)
... Hi everyone, Has anyone with RA had early symptoms of joint pain in the wrists, hands and middle knuckles, hips, knees, ankles, toes, and the bottom of your feet without inflammation(red, hot and swollen)? Has the cold weather ever set off a flare for you and maybe even catching a cold around the same time? Thank you for any input you can provide! (22 replies)
... I guess thinking it was carpal tunnel or something. That never really worked. In the following years, my right hand started bothering too. ... (1 replies)
... now have it in all my fingers first I saw the dr. ... (2 replies)
... is not a condition of wear and tear. It is a disease in which your own immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, causing inflammation that damages your joints. ... (13 replies)

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