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Can prednisone or mexotrexate cause pain? If my pain doesn’t respond to treatment, what do I do?
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

If one's pain control is not sufficient or adequate with treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, specifically in this case with prednisone and methotrexate, then it behoves us to search for other causes of pain like osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, neuropathy, all of which can mimic pain like rheumatoid a...
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Ara Dikranian, MD, is a Rheumatologist at the San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, a single-specialty private practice in San Diego, California. Dr. Dikranian was board certified in rheumatology in 2000. He completed his medical school at the University of Southern California and Rheumatology training at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Dikranian has practiced rheumatology in the US and abroad since 2000 and is involved in clinical trials dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and chronic pain.
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