A 6-year-old female asked:
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how long before methotrexate injections take before working for jra? she had two weeks and no difference yet except increase joint pain in one joint

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
JRA: It can take sometime before it helps I have seen patients it takes 4-6 weeks before it works. Always consult your doctor if it takes longer.
Answered on Jul 6, 2013

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