10 Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore!

8) Rheumatoid Nodules

A skin rheumatoid nodule is a lump of tissue that forms on the outer layer of the skin. They occur most often on the hands and feet but can form on any body part. The nodules are harmless, but they can be itchy or painful.

Your health care provider usually diagnoses a skin rheumatoid nodule after taking a history from you and examining your hands and feet. Something similar happens if you have gout, one of the most critical diagnoses they must rule out.