Rheumatoid arthritis likely cause of aching feet

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Q: "I have had problems with my feet for four years. When I stand for any length of time my feet ache tremendously.
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Caroline

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Aug 11, 2009
 
I have rheumatoid arthritis, and have found Omega 3 (fish oil), and vitamin D3 to help considerably lessen the pain and swelling. I always suggest seeing a naturopath or homeopath first, and then as a last resort, taking prescription medication.
Margaret

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Aug 11, 2009
 

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I also take Omega 3 (fish oil) with high levels of epa and dha. It certainly helped, but what really did the trick was low dose naltrexone. I started it on 22 April this year and I hardly know I have RA now. It works for autoimmune diseases by boosting and regulating the immune system. You can find out more by visiting http://www.ldners.org/

I just wish more people knew about it.
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anncamp

Vestal, NY

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Aug 12, 2009
 
I too have aching feet with swollen ankles. Also, a burning, aching sensation in my legs. Most uncomfortable. I started taking humira about 8 weeks ago. No change yet. My diagnosis is RA. Any suggestions on what to do with pain until humira srarts to work?
Wally

Schaumburg, IL

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Aug 12, 2009
 
anncamp wrote:
I too have aching feet with swollen ankles. Also, a burning, aching sensation in my legs. Most uncomfortable. I started taking humira about 8 weeks ago. No change yet. My diagnosis is RA. Any suggestions on what to do with pain until humira starts to work?
What NSAID are you taking? Is it working? There's lots of different kinds, you could switch to something more effective. If the aching sensation is worst at the end of the day or after you've been on your feet a long time, try putting your legs up. Lay on your bed with your legs resting against the headboard. I sit upside down in my recliner! ;)
anncamp

Vestal, NY

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Aug 13, 2009
 
I am taking Naproxen and never thought to perhaps try a different one. I'm going to look into that next visit. Thank you.
mary

Boston, MA

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Aug 27, 2009
 
Just because your feet ache doesn't necessary mean you have Rheumatoid Arthritis. However you should do to your doctor to try to figure out what is the cause of your aching feel. A proper diagnosis will have to be made. Your doctor will be able to rule whether or not your suffer from rheumatoid arthritis.

Mary
http://www.spineuniverse.com/article/rheumato...
Hugh Manatee

Trumbull, CT

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Aug 27, 2009
 
If you are taking ANY NSAID for long-term daily pain/inflammation control, you need to learn about what it can do to your liver - especially if you are taking other medications as well.

As for the natural route, there are alternatives like Celadrin which do not impact upon liver function and topical creams that contain capsaicin.
Ellen

Columbus, MS

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May 25, 2010
 
anncamp wrote:
I too have aching feet with swollen ankles. Also, a burning, aching sensation in my legs. Most uncomfortable. I started taking humira about 8 weeks ago. No change yet. My diagnosis is RA. Any suggestions on what to do with pain until humira srarts to work?
don't waste your money on Humira.. it does not work
ariesgirl

Canovanas, Puerto Rico

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Sep 19, 2010
 
I have RA and have stiffness in my feet in the morning right when I get up. I have had this RA diagnosis for 7 years, but this year I finally had to go the mainstream route and try a medication (Enbrel.) It immediately (within 48 hours) helped with my main joint issues (severe swelling, pain in my left elbow) and my feet which previously had been feeling like they were separate clumsy entities (only in the morning, though).

BTW, I work on my feet all day long at a hospital and if I wear good shoes I didn't/don't have pain at the end of the day at all.
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Sep 20, 2010
 

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Jun 5, 2013
 
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Jun 18, 2013
 
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Jun 19, 2013
 
Caroline wrote:
I have rheumatoid arthritis, and have found Omega 3 (fish oil), and vitamin D3 to help considerably lessen the pain and swelling. I always suggest seeing a naturopath or homeopath first, and then as a last resort, taking prescription medication.
That’s good habit. I will suggest don’t even take drugs. Just pray and build yourself in faith.
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Aug 15, 2013
 
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Oct 21, 2013
 
Rheumatoid arthritis is not an isolated disease of the bones and joints. It affects tissues throughout the body, causing damage to the blood vessels, nerves, and tendons. Deformities of the hands and feet are the more obvious signs of RA. In about 20% of patients, foot and ankle symptoms are the first signs of the disease.

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