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Ozone therapy for Arthritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Dear Sir. I am from Tamilnadu. my mother is suffering from Knee Pain since last one year. I heard there is Ozone injection which will be a permanent solution and the treatment time is just 1 hour. But i dont know where this treatment is done best and whether this treatment can be done. Or any other suggestion from you.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Ok, I have seen your query.
User :   ok
Doctor :   I need to know more about the knee pain and your mother's problem to help you better .
User :   Fine sir
Doctor :   May I know her age please ?
User :   43
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   May I know since when she is suffering from knee pain ?
User :   two years
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you been diagnosed of the original cause, is it due to Rheumatoid, Gouty,Osteo or Senile Arthritis ?
User :   i could not understand those terms but as far as we consulted the doctor he said that grease part of the knee is reduced and so he asked to reduce some weight(now 73kg)..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   What is her height ?
User :   5.5 feet
Doctor :   Ok
User :   She was not able to sit down or bend her knees fully...
Doctor :   I shall advise you a systemic approach to go ahead : User :   ok
Doctor :   1.Her BMI is 27.
Doctor :   She needs to reduce at least 7-8 kgs.
Doctor :   This is not the only reducing factor.
Doctor :   She also needs to do some more tests.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If it is due to Rheumatoid Arthritis , she has to be tested for RA Factor.
Doctor :   Second she has to get a X-Ray with a dye to see if there are any degenerative senile arthritis.
User :   ok
Doctor :   In this case, you can go ahead with Ozone therapy.
User :   sir can i know where u are from?
User :   so that we can consult you directly
Doctor :   I would also advise you to Try Glucosamine injections before Ozone.
User :   how it works sir?
Doctor :   Thank you for ocnsulting me, Take care, Bye for now.
User :   ok sir thankyou ..
Doctor :   It is also effective .
User :   will try as per ur advice.
User :   thankyou so much sir.
Doctor :   You have to try as different patients respond differently with each one.
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   take care, bye
User :   bye sir.
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