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is fever, moderate (1 1 f 1 3.5 f) a symptom of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Many Sx!: Joint pain is most common, but high fevers and rash can occur, but usually in less than half. Inflammation of the eye can occur, but much less common. ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Lowe
17 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
JRA/JIA symptoms: Children with juvenile arthritis most often have visible swelling of one or more joints for several days at least and morning stiffness in the affecte ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Hypothyroid: The typical symptoms are constipation, poor hair and nail growth, fatigue and temperature imbalance ( intolerant of the cold) but you should ask your ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Most not JRA!: Children rarely get ccp and rf positive true ra, usually before mid teen years. We now call it "juvenile idiopathic arthritis, " or jia, in recognit ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
23 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Joint pain/swelling: The mayo clinic has a a good patient information article: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/juvenile-rheumatoid-arthritis/ds00018.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Some children with systemic onset jra experience abdominal pain, though.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Rs has been known to cause heart problems. Please consult with your cardiologist and rheumatologist very soon.
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below : Jra is a systemic inflammatory arthritis that can be associated with systemic inflammation, joint pain and swelling, and potentially low grade fevers. ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Not exactly: Macrophage activation syndrome has been observed in children with systemic onset jra. Macrophages are activated to engulf various blood cells resulti ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
Multiple therapies: Many experts use biologic drugs soon after diagnosis as they don't produce growth or endocrine problems like steroids.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hill Hastings
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
We don't really know: There seems to be a genetic predisposition to developing jra. It is thought that there may be environmental factors that trigger ones immune system to ... Read More
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