A 38-year-old member asked:
Rheumatoid arthritis: what to do when the patient doesn't respond to therapy?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Michael Laccheoanswered
Rheumatology 15 years experience
Many options : There are dozens of medications for rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatologists usually start with a milder, less toxic medication like Methotrexate and add additional therapies as needed. Sometimes it takes trying 6 or more drugs until an effective regimen is found.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 27-year-old member asked:
What can beauty therapy do for an arthritis patient?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 60 years experience
No benefit: I am not aware of any beauty therapy that is beneficial for arthritis.
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
How can I help a patient with rheumatoid arthritis?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Rheumatoid Arthritis: The best way to help her is to have her evaluated by a rheumatologist to make sure that she is taking the proper medication for her conditon.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 5, 2017
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