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I am feeling pain in the right knee joint. the pain is felt starting from lower back spine , then in right kneew joint, then in the muscles below the knee join and in the foot . Also on movement of the knee , bending or unfolding or folding, a sound like tuk is heard. I had an x-ray which is stating that possible loose calcific opacity in the joint. Please let me know is this is a serious problem, can this lead to arthritis or is this the start of the arthritis. Is there any permanenet treament to get rid of this and can this be permanently cured. I am very much worried about the problem, please help me on this. thanks.

Please Get X ray or MRI of your Lower Back !! will have to clear whether the pain arising is from back and referred to knee and foot, or is solely knee joint pain. when you hear sound like tuk while folding or unfolding ie bending and straightening your knees, that means your popliteus muscle ie behind the knee joint is weak and complete load is taken by the meniscus or ligament supporting the knee. i would advise you 3 things, get mri scan for lower back, strengthen the muscle and ligament of y ...

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hi! i have a psoriasis since my late 20s. and now im sufferring pain at the back and knee. is that psoriatic arthritis?

Hi I am Dr Alok, Rheumatologist from Delhi yes, it is psoriatic arthritis. You need to see a rheumatoi Unfortunately, there is no cure of spondyloarthropathy, but it is well treatable disease. You should see rheumatologist as soon as possible to avoid deformity Hope this will help should you have any queries, please donot hesitate ...

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89 year old mother with history of epilepsy, breast cancer, peripheral neuropathy, arthritis, atrial fibrillation, anxiety; was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. Biopsy results not in yet. Miracle drug out there somewhere?

Hello, Let the reports of biopsy come in, only then various treatment options can be considered. Rather than hoping for miracle, treatment should be considered based on scientific evidence and rationale. ...

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will ayurvedic or homeopathy help in treating rheumatoid arthritis

Yes Ayurveda had very good medicines for rheumatic arthritis. I.e.amavata in ayurveda. There r good medicines and for severe ra we have panchakarma also. I have very good ayurvedic medicines for ra. No side effects. For more information call or what's app me on this number : nine five three five four two zero seven seven zero. thank u. ...

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I am suffering from rheumatoid arthritis from 8 months. I am having joint pain in my wrist,knee,feet,fingers. I am 45 years of age. My haemoglobin has dropped to 8.3 and R.A. factor reached to 60. Provide me some suggestions for the treatment.

Hi Hi and thanks for the query I am Dr. Alok, Rheumatologist and very pleased to be assisting you with your health questions today. It is very difficult to advise treatment, just on RA factor. you need to see a rheumatologist as soon as possible to prevent permanent joint damage. Now a days there are many very good medicine available Hope this helps and provides answers to your question. If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to ask me again I wish you good health, take care ...

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It is my contention that rheumatoid arthritis is either caused by a potassium deficiency or is greatly enabled by one (Potassium in the etiology of rheumatoid arthritis and heart infarction. 1974 Journal of Applied Nutrition. 26; p40. ) (Potassium deficiency as a cause of rheumatoid arthritis. 2000 Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients. 208; 74-76. ) ( http://charles_w.tripod.com/arthritis.html ). Dr. Reza Rastmanesh has performed a clinical trial that establishes this (Rastmanesh R. 2008 A pilot study of potassium supplementation in treatment of hypokalemic patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A randomized, double-blinded placebo controlled trial. The Journal of Pain. 9, issue 8; 722-731. ). Potassium should be automatically prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis because getting potassium up to normal from the low values in all RA patients (LaCelle PL et al 1964 An investigation of total body potassium in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Proceedings Ann. Meeting of the Rheumatism Association, Arthritis & Rheumatism 7; 321 ) (Sambrook PN, Ansell BM, Foster S, Gumpel JM, Hesp R, Reeve J, Zanelli JM 1985 Bone turnover in early rheumatoid arthritis. 1. Biochemical and kinetic indexes. Ann Rheum Dis. Sep;44(9):575-9. ) is slow, even with a high unprocessed vegetable diet. There are tasty foods that are especially rich in potassium ( http://www.rheumatoidarthritisprogram.com/potassium-and-ra/ ). However it is important that thiamin (vitamin B-1) be adequate when supplementing with potassium because heart disease can not materialize when both are deficient, but will show up if only one of those is deficient (http://charles_w.tripod.com/kandthiamin.html ). This is probably the primary reason why heart disease is a main cause of death in rheumatoid arthritis patients. In view of the fact that this is not considered by current rheumatologists, it would be very valuable for you to bring it into your future research. It is not only that potassium is not considered by physicians in regard to RA, most of them do not even believe that a potassium deficiency is likely. This even though many of them prescribe what are actually supplements, but prescribed under euphemistic terms such as salt substitutes, sodium free baking powder, ORT salts (oral rehydration therapy for diarrhea), polarizing solutions, GIK (glucose, insulin, potassium) salts, vegetables, or glucosamine. A deficiency is further defined out of existence by defining the blood serum content normal as 4.2 when the actual figure is 4.8. Sincerely, Charles Weber 828 692 5816 PS You may find interesting an article that presents the history of arthritis research in http://charles_w.tripod.com/arthritis2.html

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15 Yrs old girl suffering from arthritis . Presently she has no pain and swelling but her ASO is 439 and ESR is 22.5 . She is taking vit c and vit d . Now doctor prescribe PENTID 400 daily 2 times for 10 days. I Read on internet pentid so many side effect . Please advice me for best.

Hi I am Dr Alok, Rheumatologist from Delhi for arthritis, one should know, about the type of arthritis, As per history, it seems it is a c/o JRA, where pentid is not necessary. But I want to know complete history and allthe investigation, than only be able to advice you If you are in Delhi, you can meet be with all of your prior investigations Hope this will help should you have any queries, please donot hesitate ...

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