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How does juvenile rheumatoid arthritis impair you?

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Dr. Douglas Mund
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Varied ways

There are many types of juvenile arthritis.
It can attack the joints with pain and swelling as most likely. There is a form that affects the spine with pain and stiffness. It may also affect the eyes with inflammation. A more severe form can also cause damage to internal organs including the spleen and affect the blood counts significantly. Need careful medical attention.

In brief: Varied ways

There are many types of juvenile arthritis.
It can attack the joints with pain and swelling as most likely. There is a form that affects the spine with pain and stiffness. It may also affect the eyes with inflammation. A more severe form can also cause damage to internal organs including the spleen and affect the blood counts significantly. Need careful medical attention.
Dr. Douglas Mund
Dr. Douglas Mund
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: SEVERAL SYMPTOMS

Causes lethargy, reduced physical activity, swelling of affected joints like knee, ankle and wrist, and small joints of hands and feet.
It can cause pain in any joint, and in later stages can cause contractures like stiff bent joints, it can affect eyes uveitis, growth disturbances, if not treated can causeblindness.

In brief: SEVERAL SYMPTOMS

Causes lethargy, reduced physical activity, swelling of affected joints like knee, ankle and wrist, and small joints of hands and feet.
It can cause pain in any joint, and in later stages can cause contractures like stiff bent joints, it can affect eyes uveitis, growth disturbances, if not treated can causeblindness.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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