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Medication for arthritics - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   r u there
User :   My wife has rheumatic arthritics
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   hi
User :   yes.
User :   She is taking medicine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when she has this problem
Doctor :   what medicine is she taking
User :   What we have to do
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   last three months
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   what medicine she is taking and how old she
Doctor :   is
User :   she is 48 years
Doctor :   she is on which medication
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about in rheumatic arthritis
User :   I do not know. the doctor gave one month medicine. And now she has been asked to take medicine once in aweek for another three months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis aims to reduce inflammation in your joints in order to relieve pain and prevent or slow joint damage.
User :   the detail medicine i do not know. But some time her fingers swell . and feel pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Early and aggressive rheumatoid arthritis treatments may slow joint damage and help reduce the risk of disability.
User :   She is atecaher in local school.
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   ok
User :   What precaustion she has to take -she is positive 15
User :   It is not curable
Doctor :   she needs to take regular medications
User :   How long she tkake medicine ? any other remedies
Doctor :   she needs treatment for long time
User :   Is it curable and controlable
Doctor :   u need to follow physician instructions and have regular follow ups
User :   Ok
User :   How long she must in medication
Doctor :   it is not curable but it can controlled
Doctor :   we can reduce the symtpoms
User :   Which specilaity she has to contact and get treatment--any hospital and good doctor at Chennai . Pls refrer
Doctor :   rheumatalogist
Doctor :   we are bangalore based
Doctor :   we will be coming to chennai shortly
User :   Any side effetcs she will get due to medicine ..and how to over come
Doctor :   we dont have database for chennai
User :   when--and wher you will be avilable
Doctor :   every drug has someside effects
Doctor :   but the benefits out weigh side effects
User :   and how we can control the side effetc
Doctor :   it will few months from now we will be in chennai
Doctor :   Exercise regularly
Doctor :   Eat a healthy diet.
User :   wher you will be avilbale at chennai
Doctor :   in few months
User :   What exercise--walking and ordinary execrise or any specail exersise
User :   pls brief about the diet also
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and register at, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
Doctor :   u can get diet advise from here
Doctor :   any doubts?
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ur welcome
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