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L lysine rheumatoid arthritis

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Control the disease: Control the underlying inflammatory process and you control the pain and stiffness.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
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

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Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 46 years experience
Ok: If the question is whether a steam room can be used if you have rheumatoid artjhritis the answer is yes. Generally the joints do feel better with the... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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DMARDs: You want to use medications that are known to prevent joint damage, a problem that can occur relatively early in the disease process. Agents such as M... Read More
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Mechanics and anti : Assure mechanical challenges are address, joint protection, appropriate exercises and then progress through anti-inflammatory regimens.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
Rheumatology 35 years experience
No: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is not herititary, in that you do not inherit it directly. However certain genes can increase ones chance of developing it.I... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheoanswered
Rheumatology 15 years experience
Not usually: Most people with rheumatoid arthritis report that their symptoms get worse in the winter and more people are diagnosed in the winter months. Of course... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheoanswered
Rheumatology 15 years experience
See answer: History, physical examination and some lab tests are usually all that is needed to make the diagnosis for someone with extensive experience with rheum... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Joint pain swelling: If you have joint pain, joint swelling. These are a start but other things can also occur. Your evaluation will help clarify the diagnosis.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 46 years experience
Impossible to answer: Every patient is different with differing degrees and intensity of disease and differing potentials for long term damage. Varied drugs are used includ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
An autoimmune joint-: An autoimmune joint inflammation which can involve most joints in the upper and lower extremities. The exact trigger is not yet known, but untreated, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Without treatment end stage RA manifests with severe crippling deformities and loss of function in the shoulders, elbows, wrists, fingers, hips, knees... Read More

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