Juvenile arthritis

What is Juvenile arthritis?

Chronic arthritis beginning in childhood, most cases of which are pauciarticular, affecting few joints. Several patterns of illness have been identified. In one subset, primarily affecting girls, iritis is common and antinuclear antibody is usually present; another subset, primarily affecting boys, frequently includes spinal arthritis resembling ankylosing spondylitis. Some cases are true rheumatoid arthritis beginning in childhood and characterized by the presence of rheumatoid factor and destructive deforming joint changes, often going into remission at puberty.

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I am a tattoo artist and recently I tattooed a client full aware he was taking prescription medication for Juvenile Arthritis, but the drug is...

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Hi and welcomet to HCM.
it is questionable which medicines is he taking. There are citotoxic medicine whicg are used for arhritis and it may cause...

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Hi i´m suffering from pain in my knees and more when i´m active, i play soccer and taekwondo. And lately i`ve been having problems moving around,...

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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

There are various conditions which are associated with pain in joints.

Is your pain associated with...

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