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    1. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Topic Overview

      Rheumatoid arthritis primarily affects the joints but can also affect the whole body,causing what are called systemic symptoms. These systemic symptoms occur especially in people who have severe disease. Problems associated with rheumatoid arthritis can develop in the: Eyes. Inflammation of the surface of the eye (scleritis) may result in dry,gritty-feeling eyes or pain in the eyes. Lungs. ...

    2. Methotrexate for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

      Drug details for Methotrexate for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

    3. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Exams and Tests

      Findings from a physical examination, including the pattern and nature of joint symptoms, are important keys to the diagnosis of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). In most cases, routine lab results do not point to an obvious diagnosis of this disease.

    4. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Topic Overview

      Total joint replacement may be considered as a last resort for joints that have been so badly damaged by juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) that walking is very hard or impossible. The hip and the knee joints are the most commonly replaced. Results can be very good in teens who have total joint replacement. In general,it is best to delay total joint replacement until your child's bones have ...

    5. Arthroscopy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

      Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which a thin tube with a light source (called an arthroscope) is inserted into the joint through a small incision in the skin, allowing the health professional to see the inside of the joint.

    6. Leflunomide for Rheumatoid Arthritis

      Drug details for Leflunomide for rheumatoid arthritis.

    7. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Symptoms

      The most common symptoms of all forms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) include: Joint pain and swelling that may come and go but is most often persistent; Joint stiffness that lasts longer than 1 hour in the morning.

    8. Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis

      abataceptOrenciaadalimumabHumiraanakinraKineretcertolizumabCimziaetanerceptEnbrelgolimumabSimponiinfliximabRemicaderituximabRituxantocilizumabActemra

    9. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Arthritis: Managing Rheumatoid ArthritisInteractive tools are designed to help people determine health risks, ideal weight, target heart rate, and more.Interactive Tool: What Is Your Target Heart Rate?

    10. Arthritis: Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis

      Living with rheumatoid arthritis can mean living with chronic pain, fatigue, and joint stiffness. Thousands of people have benefited from developing and following plans to help them manage their symptoms. You and your health professional can develop a medical treatment plan that may include medication and other therapies. Early medical treatment can help you avoid disabling joint changes and ...

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