Juvenile Arthritis

There are several types of Juvenile Arthritis, the most common being Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA), but the commonality with all types is it is diagnosed in children under the age of 16. Other types include oligoarticular JRA, polyarticular arthritis or systemic JRA among others. Learn the unique symptoms of arthritis in children, which could be pain, fever, rash or swelling. Read articles on the nature of the disease, treatment and remission, support and resources for kids and parents.

 

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    Arthritis in children? This can be confusing and unexpected. Normally, arthritis is associated with old age or athletes who have injured their joints. However, rheumatoid arthritis in children does exist. If you suspect your child to be suffering from this condition, see your doctor immediately.
  • What are the Symptoms of Juvenile Arthritis?
    Does your child suffer from juvenile arthritis? If so, read on to learn more about the symptoms of juvenile arthritis.
  • A Guide to Growing Up With Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Having your child diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) can be a devastating event. However, learning as much as possible about the condition, its symptoms, and treatment will help your child live a much more productive life.
  • How to Help Your Child with Systemic Juvenile Arthritis
    There are many ways parents of a child who has systemic juvenile arthritis can help their child prosper. This article describes this serious condition, and provides advice to parents regarding how to help a child with systemic juvenile arthritis.
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