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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Rheumatism (Definition)

"rheumatism" is an older term, not used much today. Most people are referring to pain and swelling in the joints when they use this term. People may mean something different when they use this term in contrast to when they refer ...Read more


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Can you tell me what is the best remedy for rheumatoid arthritis ?

Can you tell me what is the best remedy for rheumatoid arthritis ?

Many: The most important part of RA is to be on disease modifying therapy. Every patient is different. Drugs like methotrexate, enbrel, humira, etc help protect the joints. Steroids (prednisone) and anti-inflammatories help symptoms but don't protect your joints. ...Read more

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Over the counter or home remedy for rheumatoid arthritis?

Over the counter or home remedy for   rheumatoid arthritis?

No: Unless you control the disease with appropriate meds, there is a high risk for irreversible joint damage and deformity. Do not waste time on supplements or alternatives. ...Read more

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What medicine/remedy is best taken if you feel hand cramps(rheumatoid arthritis)?

What medicine/remedy is  best taken if you feel hand cramps(rheumatoid arthritis)?

See your doctor: If you have rheumatoid, you might want to see your doctor see if anything else is going on or whether your current is controlling your arthritis. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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I suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis. No amount of treatment or medicines have helped my conditions. its getting worse day by day. Please help!!

I suffer  from Rheumatoid Arthritis. No amount of treatment or medicines have helped my conditions. its getting worse day by day. Please help!!

Need more info: Without knowing what interventions you have tried hard to say if you have utilized all available options. In addition to prescription medications there are alternative interventions that can be helpful in some patients. These include diet and supplements. I find them more helpful in patients earlier on in the disease process. If you have not gone this route you should find an appropriate provider. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment and exercise for rheumatoid arthritis?

What is the best treatment and exercise for rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatologist: Rheumatologist would provide this type of information. Treatment depends on verifying diagnosis, determining extent of joint damage and other system involvement, activity of disease. Exercise programs depend upon specific diagnosis, limitations, warm up, stretching and joint protection requirements. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment of rheumatoid arthritis or what are some ways to minimize its effect?

Is there any treatment of rheumatoid arthritis or what are some ways to minimize its effect?

Yes : These days if diagnosed and treated early and aggressively the treatments relieve symptoms and help prevent deformed joints and disability. There are now wonderful relatively safe treatments to prevent the dangerous complications of ra. Common treatments include: methotrexate, enbrel, remicade, humira, orencia, rituxan, and actemra. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for rheumatoid arthritis?

What is the best treatment for rheumatoid arthritis?

Biologicals: The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has really improved over the last decade since introduction of new class of medications called biological they have many side effects and need to be selected properly for best fit for individual patient please talk to your rheumatologist who will be the best one to answer your specific question good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for rheumatoid arthritis?

See a Rheumatologist: Rheumatologist specialize in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis as rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What is prosorba column therapy and is it effective in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis?

Yes: Prosorba therapy was approved by fda back in 1999 for the treatment of ra. It was not a first line therapy, though. It used a tube loaded with protein a, which served as a binder to attach itself to circulating antibodies in the patient's plasma. About 40% of patients that didn't respond to conventional treatment responded to prosorba. Unfortunately, the maker of it is no longer on the market. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more