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Compression globes

Compression globes

These are the compression gloves I have - they have copper in them too. They're like pulling on a pair of Spanx, but do give quite a lot of support and I can pretend I'm Michael Jackson :)

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Hi Cwendyn mine are a godsend as well and bring down the pain and swelling in my hands a lot

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Do you think they would help with a cluster of painful small lumps on the back of my hand, which are giving me hell at the minute. Can't remember what my rheumy said they were. The only thing I can google up that resembles them are called ganglions, but I don't think she called them that, more like something beginning with 'cyst.....?

Does anyone knows what they are?

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Don't know. Ask your GP perhaps?

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I have just been to my go as I am getting these lumpy cysts underneath my lower arms along the bones. I am having them removed at some point. The doc did mention that sometimes methotrexate Has something to do with it. Mine are not painful but troublesome. Hope that helps.

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I'm not on methotrexate. These things are not painful all of the time but when they flare, which is pretty often, the stinging type pain is troublesome when I try to grip anything. They may well be cysts, I just didn't quite catch what my rheumy said they were. It's no big deal anyway, I'll ask her when I next see her in October.

Thanks sheels and Good luck having those cysts removed.

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Thank you for your reply. I don’t think the Rheumy docs know 100% what or why cysts appear. Good luck with your cysts too. X

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That doesn't surprise me. There's a load of RA stuff you presume they know about until you ask about something specific, and 'we're not really sure' is often the reply.

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Very stylish, Cwendyn and if they help you that's brilliant

J

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I do the odd talk every now and again and wore one of these the last time. It was a talking point!

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I have no clue what compression 'globes' are - oops! Sorry for the typo

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Haha me neither, but whatever they are they do sound like a serious piece of kit. :-)

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