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Treatment for Vasculitis Polymiocitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello Doctor
User :   My mother is Diagnoised to have Vasculitis Polymiocitis ... Is there any available treatment for that in India
Doctor :   Do you mean Polymyositis
User :   YEs
Doctor :   What about Vasculitis
User :   and also Vasculitis
Doctor :   it is an uncommon disease
Doctor :   The most noticeable characteristic of polymyositis is muscle weakness,
User :   i have got the diagnoised Biopsy report .. is there any way that i send it across to you
User :   yes
Doctor :   especially in the muscles closest to your trunk, such as your shoulder and hip muscles. As a result, you may find it difficult to get out of chairs, climb stairs, brush your hair or work with your arms over your head.
User :   she is not able to walk
Doctor :   there's no cure for polymyositis, treatment can improve the muscle strength and function
User :   yes yes ... those ar the symptoms
Doctor :   Treatment begun early in the disease process tends to be more effective
Doctor :   So do not delay
User :   what treatment can she go for
Doctor :   Steroids, Immunosuppresents and Physiotherapy
Doctor :   are the treatments
User :   she was sugessted to take immuno suppresive steroids
User :   how about ayurveda
Doctor :   I am not sure of Ayurveda
Doctor :   There are some supportive treatments
Doctor :   you should know

Doctor :   which can help in day to day
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