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How can diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis be treated?

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Posted on Mon, 17 Sep 2018
Question: Hi I have been diagnosed with a condition with Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis is there anything I can do to help with this condition.
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Answered by Dr. Divya Agarwal (12 hours later)
Brief Answer:

Yes.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Although this is a degenerative condition.

It can be predisposed in people who have diabetes.

So treating the comorbid condition thoroughly helps.

Also exercise, vitamin d supplementation will help.

Drugs like SNRIs, Pregabalin help relieve the pain.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Divya Agarwal, Rheumatologist
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How can diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis be treated?

Brief Answer: Yes. Detailed Answer: Hi, Although this is a degenerative condition. It can be predisposed in people who have diabetes. So treating the comorbid condition thoroughly helps. Also exercise, vitamin d supplementation will help. Drugs like SNRIs, Pregabalin help relieve the pain. Hope I have answered your query. Take care Regards, Dr Divya Agarwal, Rheumatologist