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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   good morning
User :   is there is any treament for autoimmune
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
Doctor :   which auto immune condition
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   Treatments vary for specific diseases
Doctor :   hormone replacement therapy for autoimmune disease damaging hormone glands
Doctor :   enzyme replacement therapy for autoimmune disease damaging enzyme producing glands
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   sorry sir internet problem
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   29 female unmarried
User :   ANA 1.5
User :   positive
Doctor :   ok
User :   45kg
Doctor :   could u specify the autoimmune condition u have
User :   atropy of adenexa report of skin biospy says
Doctor :   ok
User :   they r suspecting scleroderma
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   would u like to know about how to treat scleroderma
User :   s sir
Doctor :   has no known cure
Doctor :   there's no treatment to stop the overproduction of collagen
User :   ya
Doctor :   medications to prevent complications of scleroderma that may affect various organs
Doctor :   can be given
User :   ok
Doctor :   a topical treatment, such as a moisturizer or corticosteroid medication that you apply to your skin can be given
Doctor :   light therapy (phototherapy) also has proved effective in treating the lesions that are associated with scleroderma, but more research is needed
User :   i feel tired v easy as of now i am taking treaament in ayurveda
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Some people with scleroderma are discouraged or embarrassed by lesions and marks on the skin, including tiny dilated blood vessels that often appear on the face (telangiectasia). Specialized brands of foundation makeup and pulsed dye laser surgery can help camouflage or eliminate these lesions.
Doctor :   for joint stiffness anti inflammatory medications can be guven
User :   one Dr. prescibed me HCQS tablet i felt uneasy after i took so discontinued sir
Doctor :   can be given sorry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u follow up with them
User :   no sir
Doctor :   Hydroxychloroquine
Doctor :   isit
Doctor :   This drug has relatively few side
User :   s sir exactly
Doctor :   effects
Doctor :   u need to consult an immunologist
Doctor :   get treatment, regular follow up is essential for this
Doctor :   where are u located
Doctor :   iam not sure how effective ayurvedic treatment would be , becoz my knowledge in ayurveda is limited
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   s sir
User :   i am located near -------
User :   ------------
Doctor :   u can consult good immunologist
User :   i had been st XXXXXXXX at ------
Doctor :   ok
User :   i foung no improvement they gave pencillamine D
Doctor :   ok
User :   after i found improement in ayurvedic medicne
Doctor :   did u find any improvement in ayurvedic treatment?
Doctor :   u can continue with it , if u find improvement
User :   always in have uneasiness in the right abdomen
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   acidity isit
User :   sir
User :   problem with digestion
Doctor :   u may need special diet
Doctor :   and also medicine to improve the guts ability to contract
User :   like wht sir
User :   i am vegetrain
Doctor :   i would suggest you to consult ------- in ------- hospital
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to knowa bout
User :   how abt enzym replaacement is it fruitfull
Doctor :   yes it could help u
Doctor :   but above all u need medicine to decrease acid production in stomach like H2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors and improve the gut ability to contracy
User :   where the treament availble
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   the treating doctor will prescribe when u consult
Doctor :   if u need any assistance
Doctor :   u can write to us once u consult the doctor
User :   ok fine
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   we would like to know about ur progress
Doctor :   once u consult them
Doctor :   u can write to us
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
User :   thanks for sparing time
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   keep smiling
Doctor :   have a nice day
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