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Psoriasis, 15 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I was diagnosed with psoriasis around age 15.

User :   in the last 3 weeks I wake up around 5 in the morning with ankle pain
User :   I'm 30 now
Doctor :   pl proceed wd age/wt/profession
User :   30/205/
User :   I was wondering if this might be a case of psoriatic arthritis
User :   should I attempt to try uv light therapy
User :   or is there a better answer
Doctor :   do u have any jont pians?
User :   6 feet 1 inch
User :   just the ankle
User :   on the right side
Doctor :   Have you taken any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   on the outer side
User :   no i haven't taken any medicines or had consultation about this
Doctor :   ok
User :   it goes away when I wake up and move around
User :   after a couple hours
User :   it gets less irritating as I go along
Doctor :   i would suggest to undergo all the tests under a dermatologist
Doctor :   then only the proper medication can be given
User :   Do they have medication for something like this?
User :   something like an anti-inflammatory drug, like ibprofen?
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   there r many things wd it
User :   I was wondering if running more might make my ankle stretch and therefore eliminate the pain at night
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history and it can extend beyond 5 minutes.

Doctor :   I have to close this chat window as you have moved out of the chat. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
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