A 23-year-old male asked:
Whats the difference between rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?does rheumatoid arthritis cause ckd?
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Age at dx & prognosi: JRA is diagnosed under age 16 Both are an inflammatory disorder that cause joint swelling and stiffness. Children may experience symptoms for a short time and recover completely or they may have a lifetime of symptoms. Adults usually don't experience complete absence of symptoms after dx. RA itself does not cause chronic kidney disease but some of the medications used for RA may impact kidneys
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A 32-year-old member asked:
How do you know if you have a severe cause of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?
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Pediatrics 58 years experience
JRA: See a rheumatologist, so he can examine you and order the necessary blood work to determine your problem.
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Last updated Jul 12, 2020
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