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juvenile rheumatoid arthritis precautions

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience Rheumatology
A clinical diagnosis: A combination of history, physical exam and laboratory results.
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical criteria: Ra (also called jia) for juvenille idiopathic arthritis is a disease of unknown etiology. There are many theories for why it happens, many believe the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
SEVERAL SYMPTOMS: Causes lethargy, reduced physical activity, swelling of affected joints like knee, ankle and wrist, and small joints of hands and feet.It can cause pa ... Read More
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Varied ways: There are many types of juvenile arthritis. It can attack the joints with pain and swelling as most likely. There is a form that affects the spine wit ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Alleviating Sx?: Alleviating sx? Not the goal. Alleviating inflammation is the goal. Symptom relief is secondary in importance! the drugs used are similar for adults, ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Lowe
16 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Aggressive Treatment: Kids require aggressive treatment to prevent growth abnormalities and to put their disease into remission. There is no cure now and it is not self-li ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: At age 43 that would be unlikely. However, if you have an inflammatory arthritis, see a rheumatologist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes and no!: Unlikely, but remissions do occur after appropriate medical treatment. But even if prolonged, disease activity resumes frequently.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Arthritis: Please send more information so we can help you.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
I've never seen it!: Juvenile arthritis can be successfully managed with all of the new drugs available. Complications can always occur, but the condition which could be ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, you can take it: But glucosamine is useless for juvenile idiopathic arthritis. You should be under the care of a pediatric rheumatologist.

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