Seeing the Rheumatologist for the first time

Weeks later, we showed up at the Rheumatologist's room (I shall call him Dr. A) with JL. Dr. A examined JL's joints. A nurse was holding on to a pen and paper with a human body printed on it. Dr. A uttered some code names ("S1L1") as he moves from joint to joint, and the …

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Discovering what JIA was.

Like all young children, JL was a very active toddler who loves to be around people, runs around, climbs like a monkey and was mostly happy. Back in year 2014, when he was 4 years old, he started complaining of leg pain. At first, we thought that he had sprained his leg, brought him to …