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Query about multifocal osteomyelitis treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis treatment
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   54 years male
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   As the name suggest, its a chronic long lasting condition.
Doctor :   The treatment available till the present are only to control the condition.
Doctor :   A complete cure is not available.
Doctor :   Doctors use drugs such as antiinflammatory pain killers, steroids and or disease modifying drugs to help in controlling the condition.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?"
User :   Yes. Is it worth visiting the Bombay hospital for a review and treatment. Possible total check up if so any idea of cost
Doctor :   Evaluation is done to see if there are possible autoimmune problems asssociated with the condition.
Doctor :   And as such an exact cause for the condition is not known.
Doctor :   An orthopedician with a Rheumatologist will be able to perform these evaluation, which should be costing you around 10 to 20 thousand Indian Rupees.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   thank you. how do i make the appointment with the hospital. Also would need to get visa to india
Doctor :   May I know your location?
User :   Nigeria
Doctor :   Have you seen any doctor there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you confirm your phone number so that I can discuss your issues with my senior and get back to you.
Doctor :   Thanks/
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
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