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Diagnosed with Sacroilitis. Had Pacreatitis. Taking SAAZ tablets. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User:Hi Doctor My wife has been diagnosed with Sacroilitis.
Doctor:What was her complain and how long does she have?
User:She is taking SAAZ tablets
User:She had Pacreatitis
User:and was recently operated upon for removing a cyst in the tail of pancreas
User:she has complaints of severe pain in the hips, buttocks, knees and toe
Doctor:It looks she has a multiple problems and a complex condition
User:She has taken a MRI scan and sacroilitis showed up
Doctor:Was she completely check for problems in other parts / systems in the body
User:yes Doctor
Doctor:Ok did the doctor say the reason for Sacroilitis
Doctor:Hence needs an extensive work up
User:No. But she had a fall (slipped and landed on her back about 10 years back)
User:Will Physiotherapy help?
Doctor:Yeah of course
Doctor:It will help her gain strength
Doctor:Did the doctor advise that?
User:Any other alternative medicines?
User:Yes Doctor. He advised the same
User:Is this curable?
Doctor:Unless we know the real reason for sacroilitis we will not be able to answer this query particularly
Doctor:Is it because of past injury, I doubt. Ofourse there is risk of degeneration in the joint after a fall
Doctor:but we need to understand the perfect diagnosis
Doctor:Can you see a Rheumatologist as well
Doctor:Which city are you in?
User:Any good Doctor that you can refer us to
User:Thank you Doctor for your time
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