1. ASO (Anti Streptolysin
Titre) is high that means an Infection with Streptococcus
is going inside the body.
2.any history of sore throat presently or in childhood, joint pains,fatigue?
3. any heart,brain or skin symptoms?
4. could be reactive arthritis
or rheumatic fever
for which already Inj. Penicillin is given as protection.
5. ASO level is generally taken as the measure of degree and extent of infection since they are also positive in Rheumatic Arthritis and Takayasu Arthritis.
6. make sure false positive test are seen in people suffering with liver disease in which there is increased level of serum beta lipo protein.
7.check with your physician about any of these possibilities and make sure that he rules out Rheumatic Heart Disease
before starting for any treatment.