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What kind of injections are used to treat rhuematoid arthritis pain?

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In brief: Specific joints

You can also have cortisone with a local anesthetic injections into a joint that has flared up.
This is a temporary fix but gives fast relief.

In brief: Specific joints

You can also have cortisone with a local anesthetic injections into a joint that has flared up.
This is a temporary fix but gives fast relief.
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Thanks, I forgot to mention that.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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There are severe medications that are available for self injection that provide major benefit in treating ra.
They include Methotrexate (also available in pill form), tnf agents such as Enbrel or humira, Orencia (abatacept) and now actemra.

In brief: See details

There are severe medications that are available for self injection that provide major benefit in treating ra.
They include Methotrexate (also available in pill form), tnf agents such as Enbrel or humira, Orencia (abatacept) and now actemra.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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