The effect of JIA on a child's healthTThe effect of JIA on a child's healthThe effect of JIA on a child's healthEnglishRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNAAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC7.0000000000000068.0000000000000178.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>This page describes the common symptoms of arthritis in young people, and how they can affect regular activities. Symptoms can vary from person to person, and from day-to-day.</p><p>JIA symptoms will have a large impact on your child or teenager's life. This section will cover the effect and impact various JIA symptoms will have in different areas of your child's life.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Common symptoms of JIA include joint swelling and pain, stiffness, fatigue and sleep difficulties.</li> <li>JIA symptoms can impact your child or teen's daily life and activities.</li> <li>About 60% of youths with JIA will have active arthritis as adults.</li></ul>
Effets de l'AIJ sur la santé des enfantsEEffets de l'AIJ sur la santé des enfantsThe effect of JIA on a child's healthFrenchRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNAAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC7.0000000000000068.00000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Cette page décrit les symptômes courants de l'arthrite chez les jeunes, et la façon dont la maladie influence leurs activités courantes. Les symptômes peuvent varier d'une personne à l'autre et d'une journée à l'autre.</p><p>Les symptômes de l’AIJ chez un enfant ou un adolescent ont une influence considérable sur ses activités quotidiennes. Cette section porte sur les répercussions de ces symptômes dans tel ou tel secteur d’activité de votre enfant.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les symptômes les plus répandus de l’AIJ sont l’enflure douloureuse des articulations, de la raideur, de la fatigue et de problèmes d’insomnie.</li> <li>Ces symptômes peuvent nuire aux activités quotidiennes de votre enfant.</li> <li>Environ 60 % des jeunes atteints d’AIJ souffriront d’arthrite à l’âge adulte.</li></ul>

 

 

The effect of JIA on a child's health1055.00000000000The effect of JIA on a child's healthThe effect of JIA on a child's healthTEnglishRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNAAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC7.0000000000000068.0000000000000178.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>This page describes the common symptoms of arthritis in young people, and how they can affect regular activities. Symptoms can vary from person to person, and from day-to-day.</p><p>JIA symptoms will have a large impact on your child or teenager's life. This section will cover the effect and impact various JIA symptoms will have in different areas of your child's life.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Common symptoms of JIA include joint swelling and pain, stiffness, fatigue and sleep difficulties.</li> <li>JIA symptoms can impact your child or teen's daily life and activities.</li> <li>About 60% of youths with JIA will have active arthritis as adults.</li></ul><h2>Common symptoms of JIA</h2><p>Children and teenagers with JIA have many common symptoms, including:</p><ul><li>joint swelling</li><li>joint pain </li><li>stiffness, which is difficulty moving the joints </li><li>fatigue, which means feeling tired all day long </li><li>sleep difficulties </li></ul><p>A child or teenager's symptoms can affect their daily activities. They may find it hard to get dressed, or go to school or work. It might be difficult to play sports and do other fun activities. Like many other children and teenagers with JIA, they might also feel isolated, helpless, or depressed. </p><p>JIA affects each person differently. A child might not have all of these symptoms. How their symptoms affect them also vary.</p><p>There are things that can be done to reduce or limit how much these symptoms interfere with a child or teenager's everyday activities. In the <a href="/Article?contentid=1065&language=English">treatment section</a> of this learning hub, there is more information about how to manage the symptoms of JIA. Learning strategies to manage JIA symptoms can help a child or teenager become more active and make feel more positive.</p><h2>How will JIA affect a child’s future health?</h2><p>It is impossible for a doctor to really predict whether the JIA will go away, or whether your child will have it as an adult. In general though, about 70% of young people with JIA will have active arthritis as adults. Also, the longer the disease remains active, the greater the risk that your child will have joint damage.</p><p>The good news is that almost all young people with JIA can control their arthritis with medicines and other treatments. This means that your child or teen should be able to do all of the things they want to do. The health-care team will monitor your child's symptoms and work with them to keep their joints as healthy as possible.<br></p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/the_effect_of_JIA_on_a_childs_health.jpgThe effect of JIA on a child's health

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