I would say it is normal to have pain in the bottom of your feet with RA as that is how mine started. It would be in the balls of my feet and under my toes, also a lot of burning. It would be in both feet at once and it was very painful to walk. Sometimes my toes almost felt numb on the bottoms. Eventually the pain went to other joints, but I was diagnosed when the pain was in my feet. My feet still bother me at times,and when I shop, I find the cement floors really make them hurt. Hope this info helps you. I was just put on a low dose predisone along with my Methro, hope I don't gain weight. Good luck to you.View Thread
When I was first diagnosed with RA, it started in my feet. It felt like I was walking on a huge stone on both of them. I could hardly move my toes and my feet burned like crazy. I still get foot pain at times. I have to wear shoes with thicker soles and find it difficult to walk in department stores because of the cement floors. My pain skips around so it is not always in my feet. I take Methotrexate and folic acid. Been on Metho for 10 years. My pain is getting worse in hands and wrists so I am supposed to start Humira next week. Hope it doesn't make me sick.View Thread
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