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What are alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

What are alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

Caution tetracyline: In children tetracycline can stain the bone. We are fortunate that we can use most of the medications we use in adults in children, but some are not approved for children. We can use Methotrexate and some of the biologics are approved for treatment of jia children such as Etanercept and adalimumab. Iv Infliximab is approved for childhood ibd, IV tocilizumab and Abatacept for jia. Others not yet. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Pseudogout (Definition)

A condition that mimics the inflammatory arthritis similar to that caused by gout, resulting in pain, redness, and decreased range of motion of the affected joints such ...Read more


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What are alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis besides drugs?

What are alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis besides drugs?

Exercise : You will need medications, but exercise is important pain controller. The cdc has a campaign that says exercise the arthritis pain reliever. We can not emphasize this enough. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for gout?

Ayurvedic treatment for gout?

Healthy diet: Vegetables especially celery are key parts of the diet. Also, fruits, nuts, and berries are beneficial. Avoid red meats, shellfish, and restrict dairy. Lifestyles changes such as exercise and reducing obesity are also important. Smoking and alcohol are forbidden. ...Read more

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Best Ayurveda treatment for osteoarthritis or juvenile arthritis knee treatment?

Best Ayurveda treatment for osteoarthritis or juvenile arthritis knee treatment?

Not good.: If a child has an inflammatory knee condition, caused by jia, there are very effective treatments available with very high success rates, some used alone, and some in combinations. I would consider it child abuse not to see a rheumatologist or the hard to find, pediatric rheumatologist. Forget the herbs and spices! this not the 3rd world. ...Read more

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Is protandim an effective treatment for arthritis or inflammation?

Is protandim an effective treatment for arthritis or inflammation?

No solid study shows: That it dose help with treatmet of arthritis.An antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that transfers electrons from a substance to an oxidizing agent, no study showed yet the effect of protandim in arthritis. ...Read more

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Are there any holistic treatment for gout?

Are there any holistic treatment for gout?

Watch what you: Eat, ......Sounds pretty holistic to me.....Have some bing cherries. ...Read more

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Are there treatment guidelines for gout?

Are there treatment guidelines for gout?

Depends: Some managed care institutions probably have specific guidelines. In general, acute attacks are treated with anti-inflammatories , steroids, or a medicine called colchicine. Long term management depends on uric acid levels. And that may involve diet modification and medicine modifications and a medicine called allopurinol. ...Read more

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Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis problem?

Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis problem?

Resubmit: Your question is difficult to understand. Do you mean to ask about side effects of treatments for RA or which treatments are available for problem disease? You need to speak with a/your rheumatologist about these issues. ...Read more

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Can you tell me alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis besides medication?

Can you tell me alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis besides medication?

There is none: Unless joint inflammation is controlled one runs a significant risk of permanent damage and disability. There are no alternatives that will prevent this damage other than appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What are some good homeopathic treatment for psoriatic arthritis?

What are some good homeopathic treatment for psoriatic arthritis?

Full case-taking: For a chronic condition like psoriatic arthritis you need a professional homeopath to thoroughly review your case. There are literally thousands of homeopathic medicines (remedies) that could be helpful to you at a deep level, to catalyze a healing process. Finding the ONE that's effective for you takes your willingness to describe your experience in detail to the practitioner, who will prescribe. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for ankylosing spondylitis [medicines]?

Is there a treatment for ankylosing spondylitis [medicines]?

Absolutely: There are several therapeutic options ranging from nsaids to sulfasalazine to biologics (enbrel, humira, (adalimumab) remicade). See a rheumatologist for guidance. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatment besides steroids for temporal artitis?

Are there any alternative treatment besides steroids for temporal artitis?

Yes, but...: The problem with alternate medications (sometimes called "steroid-sparing" drugs) is that they tend to be slow in onset. It is very important with temporal arteritis to get control of the disease immediately, and only steroids will do this job. Once the disease is under control, other drugs may help you get off steroids sooner. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative therapies for treating rheumatoid arthritis?

Fish Oil: Studies have shown that fish oil can help reduce symptoms in people with rheumatoid arthritis. However before starting any supplement including fish oil you should discuss it with your doctor to see if it is right for you. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for polymyalgia rheumatica?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for polymyalgia rheumatica?

No: Low dose steroids is the first line treatment. If steroids fail or cannot be tapered, other prescription medications may treat the condition. No otc treatments are effective. ...Read more

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Is there a complete cure for rheumatoid arthritis?

Is there a complete cure for rheumatoid arthritis?

No: At this point there is no complete "cure" for rheumatoid arthritis although there are several medicines that are currently available to minimize the symptoms and long term degeneration caused by ra. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative remedies for rheumatoid arthritis?

Are there any alternative remedies for rheumatoid arthritis?

See a rheumatologist: Rheumatologist can give you the best advice and treatment plan for ra. ...Read more

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Homeopathic treatment for finger pains like arthritis?

Homeopathic treatment for finger pains like arthritis?

Homeopathic : Save your money. Talk to your doctor about otc capsaicin, or other treatments after you get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are some effective therapies for osteoporosis and arthritis for an 81 year old?

What are some effective therapies for osteoporosis and arthritis for an 81 year old?

Weight bearing activ: Weight bearing activity is advisable and could include walking or water aerobics. ...Read more

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Remedy for gout?

Remedy for gout?

Control uric acid: People with gout have elevated uric acid levels. Uric acid in the tissues becomes monosodium urate crystals. These crystals form in the joints of patients with gout. The way to control these crystals is to lower the level of uric acid. There are medicines to lower the production of uric acid, or to more rapidly remove uric acid crystals from the body. Your evaluation will decide which is the best therapy for you. ...Read more

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Can there be cure for niddm in alternative medicine?

Can there be cure for niddm in alternative medicine?

No, but: A recent nih study showed that intensive lifestyle changes can virtually reverse type2 diabetes. Eat the right foods, get good moderate intense physical activity each day, manage stress effectively and get 7-8 hours of sleep and amazing things can happen. ...Read more

Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

A form of arthritis characterized by severe pain, redness, ...Read more