Saturday, July 23, 2011 wonderwoman, Community Member, asks

Q: Can ra nodules go down of their own accord?

I had something that looked like a nodule come up, stay a week or so then gradually go down
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V, Health Guide
7/23/11 9:09am

Hi, Wonderwoman,

 

Rheumaotid nodules can shrink and disappear over time.  They are usually hard "bumps" that form on the elbow, the underside of fingers, etc, and they usually do not hurt.

 

V

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wonderwoman, Community Member
7/23/11 4:31pm

Thanks for this mine was obviously not one, it came up inside my leg, and went down in two weeks

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide
8/15/11 2:32pm

I've heard the same as what V said, so I just wanted to add the link. We have great post about nodules on the site that may give you more information.

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By wonderwoman, Community Member— Last Modified: 08/15/11, First Published: 07/23/11