RA Nodules

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edited March 2016 in Symptoms

Rheumatoid Arthritis article: RA NodulesRA Nodules

One symptom of RA not often discussed is rheumatoid nodules. Though not usually painful, RA nodules can be frustrating — learn all about them here.

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  • I have been seeing a RA doctor for a few years. I've been tested for RA and the test results are negative. I have very painful nodules on both hands. I had many removed.....knee, foot, elbows, and my wrist over a course of years. I've been told it's caused by my autoimmune system. I had breast cancer in 2013. During my chemo treatment, the nodules disappeared. However, they returned more severe and larger. I've been told they need to be removed surgically. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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