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juvenile rheumatoid arthritis signs

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.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Immune dysfunction!: Jra (also called jia) for juvenille idiopathic arthritis is a disease of unknown etiology. There are many theories for why it happens, many believe th ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Joint inflammation: The mayo clinic has a great patient education article on the condition: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/juvenile-rheumatoid-arthritis/ds00018.
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Immune dysfunction!: Jra (also called jia) for juvenille idiopathic arthritis is a disease of unknown etiology. There are many theories for why it happens, many believe th ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Lowe
16 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Joint swelling >6wks: Jia/jra - general guide 1. Age of onset <16 yr 2. Arthritis (swelling or excess joint fluid), or 2 or more of these: less than full range of moti ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Autoimmune: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis occurs when the immune system gets confused and starts attacking the joints instead of fighting intruders like bacteria ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Autoimmune: Jra (also called jia) for juvenille idiopathic arthritis is a disease of unknown etiology. There are many theories for why it happens, many believe t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Seck
16 years experience Pediatrics
Complicated: There are different types of jra (now frequently called juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and different groups have set criteria. No way to list them al ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many ways!: First, it is no longer called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, but juvenile idiopathic arthritis, because it is not rheumatoid arthritis in children! t ... Read More
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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A 46-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
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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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: The onset at age 49 is unlikely. Since you do not mention your symptoms, there is no way to definitively answer your question.
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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