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My RA started as a jra.. Am i at a higher risk than other in dying early from RA or from the side effects of meds ! ?

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Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Nope

The life expectancy and quality of life --- both have improved significantly with the use of dmards ( disease modifying agents like rituximaub etc).

In brief: Nope

The life expectancy and quality of life --- both have improved significantly with the use of dmards ( disease modifying agents like rituximaub etc).
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