What to Expect From Your Rheumatologist
Ready for your first rheumatologist visit? Here’s what’s going to happen.
How Does Methotrexate Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis?
If you have RA, you’ll probably start treatment with methotrexate. Learn more about this powerhouse medication.
Antimalarials for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Antimalarial medications for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Cyclophosphamide for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Cyclophosphamide for rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Systemic Symptoms - 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. ...
Sulfasalazine for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Sulfasalazine for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: School Partners - Topic Overview
Your child's teachers,school nurse,cafeteria staff,and physical education teachers can become helpful partners as your child copes with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)) at school. If you can,meet with your child's teachers and help them learn about JIA. Work with them to develop creative ways of dealing with your child's limitations and making the best of his or her abilities. If your ...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor immediately if: Your child has sudden, unexplained swelling, redness, and pain in any joint or joints.
Sulfasalazine for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Sulfasalazine for rheumatoid arthritis.
Exercise for 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?