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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
NSAID: Initial treatment for jra starts with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents such Aspirin or ibuprofen.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Exercise : You will need medications, but exercise is important pain controller. The cdc has a campaign that says exercise the arthritis pain reliever. We can no ... 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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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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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

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