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Pain in the whole body joints, no diabetes, x-ray report fine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Dr i am facing a joints pain from last one year.
Doctor :   May i know which joints are affected ?
User :   from last 15 days i have started taking shelcal 500 one tab per day.
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   all the body joints
Doctor :   Do you have fever or headache ?
User :   even 2 joints of one fingers (of all fingers)
User :   No. no fever. no headache.
Doctor :   ok, Have you taken any medications for the same ?
User :   from last 15 days i have started taking shelcal 500 one tab per day.
User :   when my knee started paining while climbing & getting down the stair case, i went to ortho dr. in mumbai
Doctor :   Ok , did he do any investigations
User :   he gave me some vitamin tab & shel cal 500 with that i was fine for few days. but now again it has crop up.
User :   x rays of both knee were fine. diabities test were fine.
Doctor :   Ok, i would advice you to get certain tests which will rule out arthritis in you like CRP, Uric acid levels and RA factor
Doctor :   the above tests will rule out the common causes for such joint pains
User :   ok
Doctor :   meanwhile take painkiller like tab Naprosyn 250mg twice daily after food with an antacid like tab Prilosec once early in the morning before food
User :   ok. but how do i show you the reports.
Doctor :   You can send them by mail
Doctor :   mail them to
Doctor :   with sub: To Dr Raju Arva
Doctor :   and then come on to chat we shal have a discussion over it
User :   tell me course of above medicine (5 days or 10 days.)
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   Tab naprosyn 25omg twice daily after food for 5 days
Doctor :   tab Prilosec 20mg one early in the morning before food for 1 week
User :   thanks dr. raju arva. bye.
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me,
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   take care
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