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Is there a permanent cure for arthritis through medical management - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:is there a permanent cure for arthritis through medical management
Doctor:Arthritis is caused by acute factors and chronic factors.
Doctor:Acute conditions can be completely treated.
Doctor:Chronic ones do not have a permanent cure.
User:osteo arthritis in aged? 60>
Doctor:Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition resulting from wear and tear of the joints.
Doctor:The condition can be kept under control.
Doctor:And medical management only deals with controlling the condition.
Doctor:There is not permanent medical treatment in this case.
Doctor:A more permanent solution is only possible by means of surgery - joint replacement.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:friend of mine does not get sleep?
User:can u prescribe a medicine
Doctor:Sedatives are schedule H drugs which can be obtained strictly with a prescription alone.
User:ok thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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