It is possible that the main title of the report Arthritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
A child has unexplained daily fever spikes
[103°F (39.4°C) to
106°F (41.1°C)] with or without
a pink skin rash.
A baby or child is reluctant to crawl or walk in
the early morning but improves after 1 to 2 hours.
A child taking aspirin or another nonsteroidal
anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) develops stomach pain not clearly related to
stomach flu, but possibly related to medicine use. (Symptoms may include heartburn,
nausea, or refusal to eat.)
It can be hard to know when an infant has joint
pain. A young child may be unusually cranky or may revert to crawling after he
or she has started walking. You may notice gait problems with a walking child
or stiffness in the morning.
Who to see
For a first check of joint pain and other
juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), consult with