Interview 33 – Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile chronic arthritis diagnosed 1990. Initially NSAIDs, then methotrexate but nausea & then oral steroids from age 15. Finger tendon repair & hip replacement (01) Currently Anti-TNF Humira injected 2/month, indometacin, co-codamol & Lansoprazole.

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Had side effects from taking methotrexate and wanted to stop taking it, but her consultant was…

Age at interview 21

Gender Female

Age at diagnosis 12