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Adult Stills Disease
My cousin passed away in her 30's a few yrs after diagnosed with adult stills disease. Read it's like RA, What could have made her pass away?
Sorry for your loss: Still's disease sets up a severe inflammatory response. Worse case - this causes the sac around the heart to become irritated and can lead to heartbeat irregularity. Rarely, the lungs can become irritated and cause a fluid shift resulting in difficulty breathing. The disease is not considered to be an inherited kind - rather a rare side effect from a viral infection. Prayers for you & family. ...Read more
Can oj with Brazilian oranges make my adult stills disease worse?It seems when I started drinking that o.J my symptoms got worse n I was diagnosed asd
Which meds r proven to help with adult stills disease?Swelling, rashes, pain, fevers) im currently on asulfadine n dapro, it doesn't work
It depend: There are many drugs depending on the severity of the condition. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). Glucocorticoids. People with high-fever spikes, severe joint symptoms or complications with their internal organs might require glucocorticoids, such as prednisone, methotrexate. The medication Methotrexate (rheumatrex, trexall) has been used successfully in a small series of people ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with adult stills disease, I've been on celabrex, naproxen, predisone n now sulindac, noneofthese relieve pain, wut should I take next?
Adult Still Disease: Adult still's disease is notable for high fevers, rash, joint swelling and pain. If pain is the prime symptom especially with swelling and tenderness, then emphasis should be on prevening joint damage as well as pain. Methotrexate alone or in combination with a biological medication such as antitnf or IV tocilizumabin are often effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diag: adults stills disease , ~2 month in hosp. 8 mnth ago. Sympt :fevers, night sweats, sore throat & inflamed joints. It persists , not on meds?
I've b=n diagnosed with Adult onset Stills disease. Voice is hoarse and shoulders hurt, can barely lift arms. What can be done to help with pain?
1 month diagnosed with adult onset stills disease and on kineret 100 mg naproxen 500 mg prednisone 20mg. What diet and natural remedies will help?
No simple cause: "still's" is a synonym in many places for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis which is at least three diseases, all of unknown etiology that represent disturbances in the immune system. Mimics include lyme disease ; parvo b19. You're unlikely to find the etiology for a particular case of true still's; rarely an elimination diet might reveal a simple food allergy but this is the exception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autoinflammatory dis: Systemic jia/jra is actually an autoinflammatory disease rather than an autoimmune disease and is more similar to periodic fever syndromes than RA or jra. There's a problem with the innate immune system's triggering and control of inflammation, not a problem with mistakenly recognizing one's own proteins as foreign (like a virus). As such, Anakinra and steroids are most effective long term meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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