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I was just diagnosed with stills disease, what is the treatment for this? What does this mean on a young person like me?

I was just diagnosed with stills disease, what is the treatment for this? What does this mean on a young person like me?

Systemic JRA: This is another name for systemic JRA. There are many immunosuppressive treatment options and your rheumatologist will figure out the best option for you. This is a chronic condition so try to take it a day at a time, follow-up with rheumatologist and make sure you have a good support system. ...Read more

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Still's Disease (Definition)

Still's disease, also called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is a condition of arthritis, swelling, and joint stiffness. It starts in childhood and is caused by the immune ...Read more


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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

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Which meds r proven to help with adult stills disease?Swelling, rashes, pain, fevers) im currently on asulfadine n dapro, it doesn't work

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

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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?

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?

Adult onset still: Disease can be tricky and complicated. It hard to tell you what to take without knowing what you taking now. But best way to alleviate acute pain is steroids and other DMARDs or biology for long term pain relief. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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