" ...my daughter Madison has JRA Screen name: ashlee3550 Diagnosis: Poly JRA and Iritis Current age ...months Current meds: Methotrexate (injectable form but ...she also had cortisone injection... "
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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) (aka Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis JRA) is the most common form of persistent arthritis in childre...Read on Wikipedia
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Cortisone & JRA
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" ...are you talking about? Cortisone or an injectable med? I have JRA and as a young ...got knee injections of cortisone and/or injections where the ...I have also had cortisone injections in m... "
" ...totally know what you mean about being scared! My JRA is pretty much under control right now after switching meds back in August, ...haven't had to have any cortisone shots since then. What has... "
" ...was told i had juvenile arthritis,and i have had numerous ...was told that i had to `expect some pain,they have got worse and worse,again i`v been given cortisone jabs and stuff,finally 2 yrs... "
" ...seems to be responding well so far. She is running more and is using her wrist a little bit. She still has a long way to go, but she seems to be responding to the meds. The cortisone shot could... "
" I was diagnosed with JRA when I was a child ...and then inject it with cortisone. I would recommend her going ...out that I also have Uveitis. Which is a swelling... "
" ...my best friend got juvenile rheumatoid arthritis when she was 6, ...elbow replacement and is on cortisone injections,she can't straighten her fingers, ...have just been diagnosed,with arthrit... "
" ...Rhuemy asked me to get cortisone shot from oral surgeon but ...Wanted to add as just remembered that I have read usually from juvenile RA-as they get it sooner so have more time to... "
" ...Please respond: JRA Survey, corrected [ ] Please respond: JRA Survey Child's First name: ...Child's age at JRA onset: 2 years ...time with JRA (years/months): 4 years... "
" ...(Poly). This is all new for us. I was thinking a few months on the medication she would go into remission. After reading on this message board I think differently now. Beth wakes up in the morning ... "
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