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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Common!: Perphaps 20-30% of psoriasis patients develop arthritis. So having a strong family history for both psoriasis and arthritis are very important rheuma ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Kim
15 years experience Rheumatology
Need military lawyer: So from what i understand, psoriatic arthritis is under dc 5009, which is based off of dc 5002. In layman's terms, it depends on disease activity and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: There are effective treatments which suppress the arthritis and it is sysmptoms such as Enbrel stelara (ustekinumab) Remicade etc.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
None: Psoriatic arthritis typically does not cause nodules. Skin and lung and eye nodules typically occur with rheumatoid arthritis.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
??: So what is the question ? Yes they do occur and yes they cause some pain.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Among the well known four clinical types of jra, rf (rheumatoid factor) -positive polyarticular form often persists into adulthood. Affected patients ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
What?: You did not finish the question, but there are many rheumatologic features and systemic features of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, now called juvenile ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
They are different: Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic autoimmune disease that attacks the soft tissue and cartilage in the body's joints. It responds well to specialized ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: JRA is arbitrarily defined as rheumatoid arthritis starting before the age 16 and adult RA as starting at age 16 or later. RA does not cause chronic k ... Read More
A 40-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 30-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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Blood test negative : For ra. Seronegative rheumatoid arthritis is the rheumatoid arthritis in which the blood doesn’t contain rheumatoid factor (rf or rhf). While diagnosi ... Read More
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A 30-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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: Synovial tissue inside joints become inflamed and damaged by chronic inflammation. The exact triggers are still elusive.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Rheumatoid joints: Absolutely. Cortisone injections into joints with inflammation of any cause can be helped . It's more important to get in with a rheumatology speciali ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Either way: In most cases the skin involvement precedes the arthritis. In about 30% of cases the arthritis comes at least 6 months before one sees any skin issues ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Very unlikely: A single finger is unlikely to be on the basis of ra. See a rheumatologist to be certain.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sterba
46 years experience Rheumatology
None and all : There are more thar 140 types of arthrtis . Arthritis is a general name used to include all diseases that may affect the joints . Rheumatoid arthritis ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not really: Ra is one type of inflammatory arthritis but the are many different types of inflammatory arthritis that are unrelated to ra.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: An seronegative inflammatory arthritis can have many causes, RA being only one of them.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: However, some older patients report pruritus (itching).
A 47-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.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several factors: Stress one frequently reported factor in rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups is stress.Some foods can trigger arthritis flare-ups. Among these, cow's milk ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
43 years experience Podiatry
Hallux limitus: Arthritis of the great toe ( hallux) is very common and painful primarily due to the amount of pressure applied to this small joint with each step an ... Read More
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