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does actemra help with rheumatoid arthritis

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
DMARDs: Disease modifying drugs (dmards) such as Methotrexate or tnf agents can often put the disease into remission and prevent joint damage and disability.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Cohen
39 years experience Psychiatry
Natural remedies for: Thunder god vine is being actively researched, borage and omega 3 fatty acids may all help by providing antioxidant and anti inflammatory relief for i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No.: I would not recommend diazepam for rheumatoid arthritis pain since this is a benzodiazepine. It can be used as a muscle relaxer but i would not recom ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
By seeing..: A rheumatologist and getting placed on an appropriate combination of "remitting agents. Injections of Prednisone like steroids should give you very qu ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Control the disease: Control the underlying inflammatory process and you control the pain and stiffness.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It can be very serious unless it is treated aggressively early to prevent joint damage and deformity. Anyone with RA should be under the care of a rhe ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several factors: Stress one frequently reported factor in rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups is stress.Some foods can trigger arthritis flare-ups. Among these, cow's milk ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Blood test negative : For ra. Seronegative rheumatoid arthritis is the rheumatoid arthritis in which the blood doesn’t contain rheumatoid factor (rf or rhf). While diagnosi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The most common are generalized joint pain, tenderness and swelling, and morning stiffness. The diagnosis is most often confirmed by appropriate lab t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David True
24 years experience Rheumatology
Cause of RA: The exact cause is unknown. Leading theories are that people with a genetic predisposition are exposed to something in the environment that triggers ... Read More
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