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Home remedies for Rheumatoid arthritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   My mother had severe pain yesterday morning in her hands, legs, and fingers
User :   Also in wrist
Doctor :   anytime in the future
Doctor :   we can provide that
Doctor :   Ok
User :   But now i need the medicine name doctor and also one site was suggested by the doctor to reduce her weight
User :   Now she is not able to stand or sit on her own her pain has got severe
Doctor :   onemin
Doctor :   I can retrieve it
User :   ok
Doctor :   MYOLAXIN
Doctor :   to chat with the dietician
Doctor :   ok
User :   and to not eat curd and to eat green leafy vegetables right? anything else suggested by him to eat was?
Doctor :   frutis and juices
Doctor :   or important
Doctor :   the exercises to decrease the pain
Doctor :   can also help her
User :   which exercise
Doctor :   stretches
Doctor :   and the massages also help her
User :   ok
Doctor :   the exercises are directed at the particular joint
Doctor :   she has the pain
Doctor :   is this the first time she has this
User :   she also had spondilitis before
Doctor :   pain
Doctor :   have you seen a doc or taking any medicines
User :   yes actually every morning when she got up she had pain but as the day went on her pain reduced
User :   but yesterday morning it got severe
Doctor :   ok but this pain you describe seems to be typical of Rheumatoid arthritis
User :   this is from past one week
Doctor :   how long she has these pains
Doctor :   first?
User :   before only in the mornings but now severe pain whole day
User :   we did not consult any doctor till now
Doctor :   during sevver pains she has to put hot or cold packs over the joints
User :   yes we put hot packs over the joints
Doctor :   and take the tablet ACENAC P
User :   but she has fever which ranges from 101 to 103
Doctor :   and use the myolaxin gel to rubover the joints
User :   from yesterday
Doctor :   any swelling?
Doctor :   redness over the joints
User :   yes in feet and slightly in hands
User :   yes she has redness
User :   now should we put hot packs as she has fever
Doctor :   ok now she is to be better seen by a doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   as she has acute episodes now
Doctor :   and she needs physical examination and few testss too
User :   she is also undergoing menopause
Doctor :   like Hemogram, RF
Doctor :   I did better suggest her to see the doctor for her benefits
User :   ok
Doctor :   she might need some medicines whichreduces the future episodes
Doctor :   like this
Doctor :   and she may be put on the relaxing medicines
User :   Is this because she is undergoing menopause?
Doctor :   menopause could be worsening factor
Doctor :   but cannot put the entire blame on
Doctor :   it
User :   We are going to meet the doctor today afternoon but before that if anything severe pain happens what should we do
Doctor :   That is very good
Doctor :   and if you can ask his opinion and hwo to proceed
Doctor :   andget back to us
User :   ok
Doctor :   we can give you suggestions and life style and home remedies neededfor her condition
Doctor :   try to ask the tentative diagnosis
Doctor :   after examinatiion and tests
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   Plese fill the feedb ack form
User :   yes
Doctor :   pl confirm the detials
User :   Please give the home remedies
Doctor :   as i told the hot water showers, hot fomentation or cold packs , stretch exercises suggested by the physiotherapists do very good
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i read on net that if fever is there we should not give hot packs
Doctor :   hot packs should be put only over joints
Doctor :   so the cold packs too
User :   and since she had spondilytis can she do the stretch exercise
Doctor :   yes very much
User :   ok
Doctor :   that is why the physio
Doctor :   can help you in what exercise
Doctor :   will benefits both the spondylitis and the arthritis
User :   please
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   Thanks forconsutlitng
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye
Doctor :   hi
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