just diagnosed 3 wks ago, only on Relefen until my rheumy is 'convinced' i have RA. Now i've got bumps, or nodules i'm told...3 on 3 fingers. do these go away once i'm on treatment for RA?
I have a nodule on my left hand above my pinky finger. I had it removed 1/5 years ago and it grew back. I also have a larger one on my right knee. The Surgeon said it was a Rheumatoid Subcutaneous nodule and I could have it taken off again, but it would most likely come back. I made an appt with a Naturapath Doctor. ND and although there has been no formal diagnosis, she is working on building up my immune system sith Fish oil, vitamin c and d, a adrenyl gland supplement, I am taking glucosamine with and a quality vitamin supplement regime. I am a little nervous about this as I want to stay active. I play tennis once or twice a week, and want to keep that up for more years. This is a very new thing to me as I have been healthy all of my life. I still feel good, but have some pain in my fingers. God bless you and if you find out they go away, let me know.
The ND told me that if I followed a good nutrition plan, and these supplements she wouldn't be surprised if they went away. We'll see....
Yes, they go away it just takes many months. I tend to get them on the pads and sides of my fingers. BTW, I am on methotrexate and enbrel.