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Shooting Debilitating Knee Pain

Shooting Debilitating Knee Pain

My areas of struggle were always my feet and hands but now I’m getting a sharp shooting pain in my knee and it can come on anytime at rest, walking, standing. It is like 10/10 pain. It is now waking me up while I’m sleeping. Then it will go away and then come right back or come back in an hour or whenever. My doctor is away but he texted saying RA doesn’t present itself like that (on and off inconsistent pain). I was wondering if you have expirenced this with your RA? I can’t imagine this being… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

My knees hurt when I have a flare as well. I also have osteo arthritis in my right knee and the pain is unbearable and I am awaiting a knee replacement but generally when I have a flare like I said my knees hurt as do my elbows 🤷🏼‍♀️ Strange I know. Hope your ok xx

posted 6 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Yes both my knees hurt especially during flare -ups

posted 7 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

When it happens I just massage the bit that hurts until it stops. If I’m able to stand then I move about a bit as I find that helps

posted 8 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

That’s exactly how it feels like @A myRAteam Member. What do you do when that happens?

posted 8 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Hi, I’m glad you asked about that because yesterday I started getting a sharp pain on the top of my foot and it felt like it did when I broke it. Wondering if this is the same kind of pain you are talking About?

posted 8 days ago
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