Home » Your Health » Children's Health News » 12 Health Facts About Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

12 Health Facts About Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis


2. Signs and Symptoms of JIA

The telltale symptoms of JIA are the same with any type of arthritis – pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints, according to Best Health magazine. Aside from the discomfort of JIA, there can be other signs to look out for, it adds.

For example, a child with arthritis may be tired more often than they should be, or have unusual difficulty with tasks such as getting dressed and even going to school. Because of possible challenges and a feeling of isolation, a child may develop signs of depression, it adds.

«
Next »
ADVERTISEMENT

More on ActiveBeat