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Pregnant. Suffering from beriberi. How to get rid of swelling and joint pain?

hi. i am pregnant and already on my 7th month in a week s time. i have been suffering from beriberi the last week and for the last 2 weeks, i have endured the pain on the joints in my fingers and toes. they sometimes feel so sore that even closing my hand to a fist is torture. i know these are but normal during pregnancy but i still want to know how to get rid of the swelling and the joint pains. thanks.
Asked On : Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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The swelling and the joint pains are related to the deficiency disorder that you are having. For a symptomatic relief you can have a mild analgesic like acetaminophen and do a hot fomentation of the affected areas.
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Answered: Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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