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Treatment for lupus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lupus
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi I'd like to get some help with My mother she has Lupis, and I think thats how you spell it anyways is there anything that might help her?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   She also has a blood disorder umm...I forgot what its called but She gets alot of brooses
User :   Oh me or my mother?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   isit lupus
User :   Yeah thats it
User :   and I forgot what her blood disorder is
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about lupus
User :   Ummm.. what could help her I know she's on prednazone and I know she takes methetrexate by injection but tats all I know
User :   Oh and just to know to be poliet what is your name dr?
Doctor :   Dr.xxxxxx
Doctor :   does she have swelling over the heart
Doctor :   and lungs?
User :   I dont think so
Doctor :   does she have s chest pain as of now
Doctor :   this is standard treatment regimen
Doctor :   that is recommended for patient with lupus
Doctor :   how is she responding to the treatment
User :   no but her feet her and we were at the xxxxxxxxxxxx and she has blue lines on her feet and she went to the doctor and she said that she had torn something
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   joint pain, stiffness and swelling are common
Doctor :   in this lupus
Doctor :   also easy bruising
User :   And her treatment is going well but they upped the mexetrexate and she has responded to the mexetrexate well but it makes her feel weak and her stomach hurts and thats all
Doctor :   yes it will
Doctor :   anything esle u would like to know about
User :   YEAH my mother has alot of broosing and the joint pain and she has RA and some of her fingers are slanted and I'm 19 just so you know I love to let docotors know about me before we talk
Doctor :   ok
User :   Also how do you tell if her RA gets worse and because of her lupus, some helpful drugs, she cant take because they efect her prednazone and her methatrexate and what is kind of sad is that she cant take advil and I forgot why do you happen to know
User :   Doctor r u still there?
Doctor :   yes
User :   So why cant my mom take advil? Her doctor said it was very serious
Doctor :   yes it serious
User :   IT said its something in her blood flow I was wondering if you know the reason why
Doctor :   it is extremely rare to have lupus and RA
Doctor :   together
User :   yeah thats what I found out
User :   How many years of experience have you jad because your AMAZING!
Doctor :   pain due to RA and Lupus
User :   oh
Doctor :   is not likely to respond well to advil or ibruprofen
User :   Oh hey how many years of experience have you had cause your amazing!
Doctor :   ^ years
Doctor :   6years
User :   Wow your great for that many years
Doctor :   anything else u would to know about
User :   I have a question I was diagonsed with Migranes and I was wondering if there is something that could help bec ause there so PAINFUL!
Doctor :   thankx
User :   your welcome
Doctor :   u can prevent a migraine attack
Doctor :   there are prophylactic drugs which u need to prevent the migraine attacks
User :   can you list some of them and if i do get a migrane what exactly should I do because they get very bad
Doctor :   The medicine that is required for your condition is prescription based. These medicine may have many adverse effects and can be prescribed by a doctor only after physical examination. We cannot prescribe it online for your safety and other drug interactions. Hence we recommend that you meet a doctor in your area and he will prescribe it for you
User :   oh thnx but if i get a migrane what should I do like my friend my best friend told me to drink gatorade so can you give me some acctulal answer
User :   Cause I have attendancy to forgot to take medicene sometime
Doctor :   ok
User :   So what do you think might help some things I've done I have been In my room and waited for it to go away with a cloth but I have to take a 2 hour name for it to go away and It just seems to get worse
Doctor :   u can take on tylenol
Doctor :   after food to relieve pain
User :   ok wow i didnt know after food
Doctor :   if the pain does not gets relieved or it lasts for more than 3 hour or neck stiffness is there
Doctor :   u need to consult neurologist
User :   Oh is that serious cause I EXTREMELY dislike serious
Doctor :   it can be serious sometimes
User :   oh and also I have Osgood Slaughter Diesease in my right knee and it hasnt gone away even when I got first diagnosed
User :   and im sorry if I'm wasting your time because I dont wnat to be
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User :   Hi am I off service?
Doctor :   bye for now good nite
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