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I’ve Been Told No!!

I’ve Been Told No!!

My ankles, feet and toes are so painful since I got RA , they swell up and some days I can barely walk but I’ve been told off doctors and rheumatoid nurses that I can’t get RA in my feet so does anyone have any ideas on what it could be as it started at exactly the same time???🤷‍♀️

A myRAteam Member said:

I search and found this,
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that attacks multiple joints throughout the body. It most often starts in the small joints of the hands and feet, and usually affects the same joints on both sides of the body.

More than 90% of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) develop symptoms in the foot and ankle over the course of the disease.

posted over 1 year ago
A myRAteam Member said:

You cant get RA in your feet?!?! they dont know what they are talking about, id be finding a new dr!

posted over 1 year ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I have the same problem, and RA does affect your feet, ankles and toes.

posted over 1 year ago
A myRAteam Member said:

It does affect the feet I had that at first diagnosis. I use a cold towel around any swelling or soak in warm water until it passes but the medications are working at the moment as well for me. Also you can get painkillers as a topical cream or gel to put directly on painful areas.

posted over 1 year ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I also have RA in my feet and ankles. Get a new MD.

posted over 1 year ago
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