Juvenile chronic polyarthritis; JRA; Still's disease; Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
When only a small number of joints are involved, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or naproxen may be enough to control symptoms.
Corticosteroids may be used for more severe flare-ups to help control symptoms.
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