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Suffering from Rheumatoid arthritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   my sister she is suffering from severe joint pain
User :   for couple of years
Doctor :   ok pls tell me some details about her
User :   some doc suspected that to be Rheumatoid arthritis
User :   ASO titre Negative
Doctor :   I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location:
Doctor :   k
User :   RH factor negative
Doctor :   ok
User :   32
User :   female
User :   india
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   since when is she having this
User :   she complaints of morning stiffness
User :   less then 3 yrs
Doctor :   which are the joints involved?
User :   all the small n large joints
User :   but mainly the small one
Doctor :   during the day dose she feel better?
User :   ya but morning is bad...
User :   she is now not on any medication,earlier she was on NSAID
User :   Do u mind if i ask u which subj u have specialised?
Doctor :   no at all am a General physician.any other investigations that you have done?other than the once you have mentioned.
User :   nope
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice
User :   ya..
Doctor :   dose she get pain when she moves the joint.
User :   ya...
Doctor :   or during any activity
User :   ya..
Doctor :   didnt get you
User :   ya she gets pain
User :   during all the activities
Doctor :   ok
User :   doc where r u from...which country?
Doctor :   there are a few investigations that will get me a better idea about the condition
Doctor :   Bangalore, India.
User :   ya plz let me know
User :   really...
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   the complete blood count
User :   its all WNL
Doctor :   coz low hemoglobin will cause the same
Doctor :   ok
Use : ya she has that too n she is on syp heam up
Doctor :   serum immunoglobin levels
User :   ok
User :   what immunoglobins do u want?
User :   next time if login will i be chatting with u or some other
Doctor :   you should get me
User :   may i know ur name?
User :   gr8
Doctor :   any menstrual problems that she has
User :   not at all,regular cycles
Doctor :   any viral infections that she suffered from/
Doctor :   before the start of the pain
User :   she had met many docs MDs,etc but no avail
User :   dont remember...
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   any accident that she suffered
User :   not that we remember..
User :   doc can u be little fast if u dont mind
Doctor :   Your case requires undivided attention and as I am chatting with few other patients, I can get back to you with the necessary information by email or I can give you a Chat appointment.
User :   sorry
User :   ok that better
Doctor :   will there be any time that you could get back
User :   ya when are your timing
Doctor :   9am -9pm IST
User :   are r be available for 12 hrs
Doctor :   pls mail your documents with the relevant details
Doctor :   we will get back to you
Doctor :   as soon as possible
User :   what documents do u want
Doctor :   the investigations that were done,
User :   ok
User :   any other that u reruire?
Doctor :   none, pls fill this form tell me when done
User :   doc can i meet any other doc too,a dermat?
Doctor :   we have gen physicians for the chat,
Doctor :   but panel of experts aare not on chats
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   After I close the window, There is a button to import contacts from your email ID's. Please refer your friends with a click of the button.
Doctor :   bye for now
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