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Have a gridiness, joint pain. Any cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:hi doctor i have a gridiness and joint pain for the past 3 yrs
User:i also check bp
User:it's little bit high
User:so i take the medicine, it's come to the normal
Doctor:May i know your age ?
User:but now a days gridiness and join pain is increasing two much
User:and another thing
User:i had a blood test
User:they aso tite is negative and 200 uml level
User:* aso titre
Doctor:may i know what medicine are u on for BP ?
User:sorry doctor i forgot the medicine name
User:shall u pls advice me
User:u r in line
Doctor:first and foremost just a ASO titre , means streptococcal infection
User:it is the rootcause for all these things
Doctor:but , your issues, are joint pain, which can be due to a lot of things, including normal wear and tear, or not being conditioned due to obesity etc
User:one second sir
Doctor:can u tell me your weight and height ?
User:height 6 inches
Doctor:can u repeat the height ?
User:height 6 inches -- weight 98 kg
Doctor:you mean ht as 6 feet ????
User:yes 6 feet
Doctor:based on your ht and wt, you seem to have a body mass index of 29.3
Doctor:which is indicator of overweight
Doctor:the ideal weight in your case, would be 75 kilos
User:ok doctor
User:then why i having a joing point and gridiness all the time..
Doctor:so, the probability of your joint pains can be due to your weight issue
User:for aso titre
User:i want to consult any specialist
Doctor:high blood pressure is also caused by being overweight
Doctor:and medications for BP , can cause giddiness, as they lower the BP
User:ok doctor
User:so what is the correct medicine for taking bp
Doctor:there are a lot of medications for BP, but, it depends on what your clinical status is
Doctor:if you have side effects with one medication, it can be changed
Doctor:to somehting better
User:so pls advice what to do for bp medicine and aso titre?
Doctor:hence , you should work with your doctor for a few weeks, so that the best medication for u can be determined
Doctor:for your information, the normal ASO titre in adults is 200 UNITS AND LESS
User:for aso titre what specialist i want to check
Doctor:hence it is normal in your case
User:oh ok
Doctor:there is no need to consult any doctor for that
User:k sir
User:but i have a over gridiness, full of tired, not interested in work
Doctor:do not change doctors, again and again
Doctor:your symptoms can be due to medications like hydrocholothiazide, which are used in BP medications
Doctor:so, consult your treating doctor, and tell him, about your symptoms
Doctor:and he will check your medications and change it to something better
Doctor:and with less side effects
Doctor:in addition, try to work out and lose weight
Doctor:this will help you get rid of BP, over the long term
User:thk u doctor
Doctor:I hope u have understood my suggestions so far
User:yes sir
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