What can I use to straighten my rheumatoid arthritis fingers?

RA. Splint, stretching, exercises in early stages. Surgical correction if advanced or in later stages.
Therapy. There is no simple answer since it depends on the actual pathology and location. Therapy might help with splinting. You might need surgical intervention with a hand surgeon.

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What are the statistics of having to use crutches or a wheelchair because of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

Unknown. No accurate statistics exist due to the dramatic improvement in outcomes of treatment in this condition. In the past, many children ended in a debilitated condition. Modern drugs such as the biological response modifiers (enbrel, humira, (adalimumab) etc.) have kept people out of wheelchairs and leading much better lives. Read more...

What are the statistics of having to use crutches or a wheelchair because of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

Numbers are changing. No accurate statistics exist due to the dramatic improvement in outcomes of treatment in this condition. In the past, many children ended in a debilitated condition. Modern drugs such as the biological response modifiers (enbrel, humira, (adalimumab) etc.) have kept people out of wheelchairs and leading much better lives. Read more...
< 1% now . If a patient is being treated properly and has not already had permanent joint damage before being treated adequately, kids should never need crutches or a wheelchair. If they do, then parents should seek a second opinion from another board certified pediatric rheumatologist. Either the diagnosis is incorrect or they are being under-treated if they start needing a wheelchair or crutches after rx. Read more...

I have rheumatoid arthritis and I take HCQS tablets and my face start getting a darker what I can I use to not make my face look so dark?

Drug/Sun v Disease. Avoid prolonged sun exposure with HCQS tablets. Wear a broad-brimmed hat outside. Read package insert. Some people with inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis can also have skin changes. You can discuss with your rheumatologist or see a dermatologist. Since it is your face, you should follow through. . Read more...

Thank u doc. That u prescribed me rheumatoid arthritis, should I use med or oint n how long I use this bc my spots r little. Is this safe in breastfeed

Wrong site. Docs on this public site do not diagnose or prescribe you medication. You may be thinking of Heathtap prime.On this public site we do not have access to any other questions you may have submitted or data uploaded.We cannot comment on any question about medicatioon unless you give us the name. Read more...

Is the use of ibuprofen and codeine more effective then ibuprofen alone in managing rheumatoid arthritis pain?

Avoid narcotics lo. You need to avoid long term narcotics. You can have your physicians have you see a rheumatologist to be certain you are getting the full casette of therpy available. Read more...
For temporary pain . Relief Yes, but long term benefit No. Neither one should be used as sole therapy for pain control or disease management. I would highly recommend for you to be eval by a rheumatologist. . Read more...