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Can anyone have deformities in joints despite taking treatment for arthritis and how long can we take dmard ?

hi there 19 f having juvenile rheumatoid arthritis for last 11 years right now on methotrexate n other dmard question is can one still be having deformities in the joints despite treatment for arthritis? n generally for how long one dmard can be taken safely?
Asked On : Wed, 26 Jan 2011
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Thanks for the query

You are in the right line of treatment of arthritis. you can still have the deformities but it will be lesser than if u have not taken treatment. Even otherwise u cannot afford to withdraw from the treatment as it is extremely painful

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Answered: Fri, 19 Aug 2011
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