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    Kat41282 posted:
    Anyone else get red skin were they are having pain? Yesterday i was having pain in my left thumb and the whole side of my thumb down to my wrist turned red. It looked like I had a burn. It also was warm to the touch. This just started with me about a month ago.
     
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    DIYSTER responded:
    Yes, that is a classic "sign" of RA that is not under control.
     
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    philly84 responded:
    Yes I have it's rheumatism its what my rheumatologist called it.....and it can skip from different sites of your joints that are in pain and swelling.


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