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Joint pain caused due to psoriasis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   My father has been suffeing from psoriasis
User :   since 1990
Doctor :   ok
User :   he is 55
Doctor :   how long he has this disease
User :   in winter he is suffering from pains
Doctor :   Joint pains
User :   around 15 years
Doctor :   /
Doctor :   /
User :   yes, exactly
Doctor :   Is this the first time he has joint pains
User :   no
User :   since 2000
User :   he met so many doctors in chennai, hyd
Doctor :   ok what are his pains in during pains
User :   sorry, i didn't get you
Doctor :   early morning pains? not able to do his normal activities immediately
Doctor :   what joints he has pains
User :   yes, in winter
User :   fingers, at knee
User :   mainly
User :   in last 2 years his hand fingers are bending
Doctor :   ok
User :   into "U" shape
Doctor :   Which doctor has he seen?
User :   So is there any treatment for that
User :   ?
Doctor :   What is he on now?
Doctor :   medication?
User :   in
User :   currently NIMS doctor is take care him
User :   using so many medicines daily
User :   and also spl medicines in weekends
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I think he is taking the required medication now
Doctor :   YOu have to know that the treatment is too cumbersome in psoriatic arthritis
User :   yes
Doctor :   It takes very long time to get out and to be he may not be cured sometimes
User :   k
Doctor :   There is lot of research on this but nothing is proving beneficial as immediate treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   the methotrexate he is taking on weekends
User :   yes
User :   Do u mean there is no treatment for cure. right?
Doctor :   is proven to be the best coupled with physiotherapy
Doctor :   under supervision
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   some immunomodulators are being tried
Doctor :   by some rheumatologists
User :   Could you refer any doctor to consult for physiotherapy treatment?
Doctor :   Which city are you located at?
User :  
Doctor :   which area
User :  
Doctor :   Is he on physiotherapy right now?
User :   0000 is the pincode
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   will Physiotherapy cure or control the disease?
Doctor :   one of our doctors shall call you and help you more
Doctor :   please confirm your details
Doctor :   0000
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Physiotherapy is promising to lead a good quality of life provided you do it under good supervision and continue long
Doctor :   are the details correct
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   details are correct
Doctor :   ok we will get back to you
Doctor :   ok bye
User :   Will physiotherapy cure this disease ?
User :   k
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