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Cold bones/joints feel like ice!
AchyElf posted:
I am 36. I was dx Dec 2002 with RA and several other things. Lately my joints do not just get red,swollen and hot...they also get ice cold! It hurts! They are not exposed to drafts or cold. I am not cold,yet my knees will feel like I have had icepacks on them. I am not chilled,others can actually touch my knees and feel they are like ice. I have heard of bone coldness with MS.

I cannot find any info on bone coldness with RA. My left hand will also get like ice while the right hand is warm.

Anyone experiencing this? Any thoughts?

Thanks! AchyElf

(BTW,this is my first post here! I am new here!)
Coach03 responded:
Yes-I have the exact problem-same age same ailment
What, if any, meds are you on?
Lainey_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi AchyElf and welcome to Osteoarthritis Exchange. The best advice is to contact your doctor. Your symptom can indicate many other issues. Your doctor will know your history.
binya responded:
I get a cold, icy feeling on the back of my arms. I was told it was probably a pinched nerve due to arthritis. Have you found anything that helps?
Geradine4733 replied to binya's response:
I have pinched nerves from arthritis, and my problem is that I am always so hot. I have never had a problem with cold, icy feeling. That does not sound like OA.
Hyppex responded:
yeah i have the same thing as well but i've had it since i was five and now im 13. My Mum told me it was rematix its a short nickname for the long word i cant remember it feels like ice is in between my joints and its crushing its that painful sometimes i feel like shooting my leg of so yeaah

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