Juvenille Rheumatoid Arthritis - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Doctors For Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nadir Khan

General Physician, Psychiatrist, Internal Medicine Specialist, Rheumatologist, Diabetologist

MB MRCP(UK), FRCP(London), FRCP(Glas), FRCP(Edin), FACP(USA)

Experience

31 Yrs

Satisfaction

96%

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Available from Feb 26

Rs. 2,500

Saleem Medical Complex Hospital, Quetta City, Quetta

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Rs. 1,000

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Dr. Muhammad Muddasser Khan Panezai

Rheumatologist, General Physician, Pain Specialist

MBBS (Gold Medalist), FCPS(Medicine), MRCP (Medicine), MRCP (Rheumatology), FCPS (Rheumatology), FACR (USA), Executive Member Of APLR

Experience

8 Yrs

Satisfaction

100%

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Available from Feb 26

Rs. 2,500

Heart And General Hospital, Model Town, Quetta

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Rs. 1,000

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ashar E Ahmed

Rheumatologist

MBBS, Specialty Certificate (Rheumatology), CCT (Rheumatology), MRCP Medicine

Experience

18 Yrs

Satisfaction

99%

Video Consultation

Available from Feb 26

Rs. 3,500

Ziauddin Hospital North Nazimabad Campus, Wahid Colony, Karachi

Available from Feb 26

Rs. 2,500

Ziauddin Clifton Campus Hospital, Clifton, Karachi

Available from Feb 27

Rs. 3,000

Lyfe Healthcare Hospital, Adamjee Nagar Society Block A, Karachi

Available from Feb 26

Rs. 3,000

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Asst. Prof. Dr. Alam Zeb

Rheumatologist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), FCPS Rheuamtology, MRCP, MRCPS, MRCP Rheuamtology, FACR Rheuamatology

Experience

12 Yrs

Satisfaction

98%

Video Consultation

Available from Feb 26

Rs. 1,500

Khyber Teaching Hospital, University Town, Peshawar

Available from Feb 26

Rs. 1,200

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Dr. Taha Akhtar

Rheumatologist

MBBS, ABIM (USA), MRCP Rhematology(UK), CCT (UK)

Experience

8 Yrs

Satisfaction

98%

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Rs. 3,000

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Asst. Prof. Dr. Naveed Aslam Lashari

General Physician, Rheumatologist, Diabetologist, Medical Specialist

MBBS, FCPS (Rheumatology), FCPS (Medicine), Specialty Certificate (Rheumatology)

Experience

20 Yrs

Satisfaction

99%

PAF Hospital Islamabad Unit 2, Main Margalla Rd, E-9/1, Islamabad

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Rs. 2,000

Summary about Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis is a type of arthritis that affects children aged 16 and under. For more than 6 weeks, it causes joint inflammation and stiffness. The disease can affect a single joint or a number of joints. It has the potential to cause symptoms all over the body. Swollen, stiff, warm, red, and painful joints are the most common symptoms.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Facts and Figures

According to the Arthritis Foundation, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is now known as juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). This disease is called idiopathic because scientists are still trying to figure out its cause. Some facts and statistics about JIA have been listed below:

Cases of JIA WorldwideApproximately 3 million children
Common inChildren and Adolescents
At-Risk GenderGirls 
Average Age for DiagnosisBefore 16 years
Problems related to Juvenile Rheumatoid ArthritisJoint Pain, Inflammation, stiff, red, and swollen joints.
Specialists Who Treat Juvenile Rheumatoid ArthritisRheumatologist

Symptoms of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

The common symptoms of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis are;

  • Knees, hands, feet, ankles, shoulders, elbows, or other joints that are swollen, stiff, and painful, especially in the morning or after a nap.
  • Inflammation of the eye.
  • In a joint, there is warmth and redness.
  • Reduced ability to move one or more joints.
  • Fatigue.

In case you have any of the symptoms given above, it is highly recommended to consult a doctor. You can contact the Best Rheumatologists for knee pain from the comfort of your home via Marham now!

Causes of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, like adult rheumatoid arthritis, is an autoimmune disorder. This means that the immune system of the body attacks its own healthy cells and tissues.

Preventive Measures of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis in children cannot be prevented or avoided. Certain lifestyle changes can help to alleviate your child's discomfort. This includes physical activity (walking, biking, and swimming) and warming up before you exercise.

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment:

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis is treated by;

  • Medicines like Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), to reduce pain and inflammation, Disease-modifying antirheumatic medicines (DMARDs), such as methotrexate, to ease inflammation and control JIA, and corticosteroid medicines, to reduce inflammation and severe symptoms
  • Physical Therapy 
  • Alternative Medicine like acupuncture.

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