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Treatment for Spondylarthropathy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Brain and Spine
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User :   Hello,
My wife has been diagonised with seronegative inflamatory spondlyoarthopathy,
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Do you want me to suggest an Orthopedician
Doctor :   I have details regarding doctors in your healt panel
User :   Sir I already consulted two Athro Dr but no result Kindly let me speacialist for the above problem
Doctor :   I can suggest some in our panlel if your interested
User :   yes
Doctor :   just a moment
User :   Bone scan report is normal, HLA B 27 test is negative
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Dr wants me to go for Steroids & Painkillers , but i want permanent solution
Doctor :   what other test were done
User :   X rays were normal, no other tests
Doctor :   plz follow the link
Doctor :   For your condition we first start on steroids and painkillers
Doctor :   The last option will be an surgery
Doctor :   When the inflamation excedds and causes excess discomfort
User :   Sir but my doctor says only physiotheraphy will help,after some medications to reduce inflammation but i Dont want to go Steriods i m afraid of those
Doctor :   No there is no harm in short term usage
Doctor :   Itt will rather fasten the process of healing and decrease inflamation
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   Is this the only medicine
Doctor :   Yes these are the only suitable medicines
Doctor :   If you wish can go for milder steroid dose
Doctor :   Even the other doctors will follow the same regime
Doctor :   Thats the way the condition is treated
Doctor :   Along with physiotherapy
User :   past history she had post delivery problems say blood Clot infection has been the reason for this situation
Doctor :   No not related to any of them
Doctor :   This is more of inflmatory reaction due to unknown etilogy
Doctor :   like due to excess strain
User :   Heavy Antibiotics like Amicasin were treated for 8 days
Doctor :   That probably to rule out infection if any
User :   My doc gave NEORELAX MR , ORTHOCORT 6MG Kidly let me Know what this medicine r
User :   for 5 days
Doctor :   Ok these are muscle relaxant with pain killer
Doctor :   And steroid
User :   I havn't started yet should I Start
Doctor :   Orthocot is hydrocortisone
Doctor :   Plz follow your doctors orders
Doctor :   He has suggested an wise treatment
User :   If this relieves pain & my dose is finished & physiotheraphy starts will She face the same problem again her age is 29
Doctor :   There are minimal chances of reoccurance
User :   OZone Therapy is advisable or not
Doctor :   This has got no proven benefits
Doctor :   Not harmful either
User :   Will this problem continue for her life
Doctor :   Yes if she is ubjected to constant strain
User :   Strain physical or mental
Doctor :   She should have some restriction over the joint to avoid further occurance
Doctor :   Both
User :   Kindly Elaborate joint
Doctor :   She will also require calcium supplements
Doctor :   I meant the vertebral column
User :   She is currently taking CCM calcium Tablets since 10 day
Doctor :   The joint involved the exact region of pain
User :   Sir this going over my head
Doctor :   See there are series of joints in the vertebral column as every vertebra are connected to each other
Doctor :   When there is inflamation the joint are in most strain
Doctor :   Spondylarthropathy are inflammatory conditions affecting the spine and occasionally other joints. The condition is often characterized by back pain but the severity of the symptoms can vary greatly.
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Bye for now
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