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What measures can be taken to avoid discomfort due to positive RA factor an high C-protein ?

Hi Dr, My husband have had swelling in elbow, followed by knee , and then blurr vision. He have had discomfort in spinal cord and today he tells me has breathlessness + discomfort in upper part of chest . His tests last week showed that his RA factor is weakly +ve and C-protien is high.Anything to reduce his discomfort. we are still waiting for his gene test to confirm what kind of arthiritis it is.
Sun, 15 Jan 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
hello
welcome to health care magic
it seems to be rheumatoid arthritis .there is treatmnet of ra
c reactive protein is high in ra
u need to consult some orthopaedician he will treat u well
dont woiryy u wil l be fine soon
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
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these are sign & symptoms of RA.So get him investigated & treated properly at the early stage.till date there is no permanent cure for this debilitating disease.There is no known cure for rheumatoid arthritis, but many different types of treatment can alleviate symptoms and modify the disease process
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