• Jen Jen
    September 15, 2009
    New to Joint pain and nodules on legs
    Jen Jen
    September 15, 2009

    In the last month I have started having joint pain in my ankles, wrists, knees & knuckles.  I also have nodules on my legs.  The number has gradually risen to around 13 nodules.  The doctors haven't figured it out yet.  Anyone had the same experience?Sealed

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  • Lene  Andersen
    Health Guide
    September 21, 2009
    Lene  Andersen
    Health Guide
    September 15, 2009

    I know there are a number of users on the sides who have asked questions about nodules.  Unfortunately, I don't want to know much about them. I would recommend that you ask your question again in a SharePost - they tend to get more traffic than the individual questions in this section, so you may get more answers.

     

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  • Katstutu September 23, 2009
    Katstutu
    September 15, 2009

    Hey, Jen!

    I have started getting nodules and did some research on them. Both of the following sites have excellent information on these nodules that come with RA. The information from Johns Hopkins (http://www.hopkins-arthritis.org/physician-corner/case-rounds/case6/6_case.html#nodules) worked best for me. But, I also recommend the information from WebMd at

    http://www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/guide/rheumatoid-nodules

    Hope this helps ~Cynthia

     

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  • Michaya January 03, 2012
    Michaya
    September 15, 2009

    I had this years ago and it turned out to be a form of strep that settled in my joints. If it goes untreated it can cause serious damage to organs. Maybe you should be tested for strep.

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