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Unable to lift hand due to severe shoulder pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am a rheumatoid Arthritis Patient. Now my right shoulder has severe pain. I am unable to lift my hand                                                            
User :   Hi
User :   Dr Mitaly here
User :   Let me read what you have typed
User :   May i know your age?
User :   My age 54 years. I have taken vovaran SR 100 mg one tablet in the morning but still no relief.
User :   Since how long are you having this?
User :   for last 2 days
User :   Since when are you having Rheumatoid Arthritis?
User :   in 2006 I had a severe attack of RA
User :   Ok
User :   Are you on any medications?
User :   I was prescribed follitac 10-20 per week and Lafra 10 mg daily. that time
User :   right now no medications
User :   Ok
User :   1)Take DOLO 650 mg twice for pain relief
User :   2)Apply hot water bag 3 to 4 times a day
User :   I have not taken any kind of steroids also during earlier attack of RA
User :   3)Apply Relaxyl ointment
User :   4)Do not overexert the hand.
User :   If all these things do not help you need to get examined and X ray done to see thecause
User :   Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   Have you followed waht i have said?
User :   Can I use Volini cream instead of Relaxyl
User :   Yes you can
User :   thank you I hope dolo 650 is available in . Also
User :   Also i will advise you to go for a complete electrolyte and Serum calcium, potassium and hematology investigations
User :   Yes it is
User :   any side effects of DOLO 650?
User :   Mild Acidity
User :   like stomach disorder
User :   Heartburning
User :   shall I buy four tablets?
User :   Yes
User :   for two days
User :   where can I have this diagnostic check in ?
User :   I am sorry i do not have any idea for that
User :   since i am in
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