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Optima Arthritis & Rheumatology Clinic

  4.4  (192 ratings)

Rheumatologist Clinic

No7 (185), 1st Main Road , Mahalaxmi layout, Next to Abaran showroom, Behing mahalxmi metro Bangalore
1 Doctor · ₹750
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Optima Arthritis & Rheumatology Clinic   4.4  (192 ratings) Rheumatologist Clinic No7 (185), 1st Main Road , Mahalaxmi layout, Next to Abaran showroom, Behing mahalxmi metro Bangalore
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Optima Arthritis & Rheumatology Clinic is known for housing experienced Rheumatologists. Dr. Sharath Kumar, a well-reputed Rheumatologist, practices in Bangalore. Visit this medical health centre for Rheumatologists recommended by 109 patients.

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MON-WED, FRI-SAT
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

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No7 (185), 1st Main Road , Mahalaxmi layout, Next to Abaran showroom, Behing mahalxmi metro
HAL Bangalore, Karnataka - 560085
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Dr. Sharath Kumar

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist
89%  (48 ratings)
15 Years experience
750 at clinic
₹300 online
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My mother is aged 59 yrs. She seems to be suffering from arthritis. She complains of severe pain in joints of her fingers. She is not comfortable while sitting as her back does not allow to sit comfortably. No test done for arthritis. Kindly advise.

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Hi Manoj, It is possible that your mother has rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious disease which apart from causing pain in the joints (over the long term) can cause damage to the joints such that you are unable to use them even if there is no pain, damage to the lungs and heart ,etc. And hence needs to be treated proactively and completely not only ot avoid pain but also to prevent damage or complications to all these organs. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding rheumatoid arthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/Practice/Clinical/Patients/Diseases_And_Conditions/Rheumatoid_Arthritis_2_13_15/.Pdf
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My aunt underwent knee replacement surgery for both knees, now she is feeling burning sensation at feet. What will the reason for that.

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
The symptoms are suggestive of neuropathy or involvement of the nerves. This can be due to diabetes. It has nothing to do with the knee problem or the surgery. She needs to meet a neurologist who will help her get rid of this distressing symptom
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Arthritis on my left fingers swollen index finger & last but one. Asked to take Sazo 1000mg & Ingaflow and weekly Mexate 7.5 mg. Initially I had good results. Now again struck. I am diabetic too.

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Hi . By your description it apppears that you may possibly have Rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious disease which apart from causing pain in the joints (over the long term) can cause damage to the joints such that you are unable to use them even if there is no pain, damage to the lungs and heart ,etc. And hence needs to be treated proactively and completely not only ot avoid pain but also to prevent damage or complications to all these organs. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding rheumatoid arthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/Practice/Clinical/Patients/Diseases_And_Conditions/Rheumatoid_Arthritis_2_13_15/.Pdf
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Hi My mom is 60 and she is having knee pain since 3 or 4 years.So what option of treatment ? is the surgery is only easy and permanent cure ?

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Has osteoarthritis. The diagnosis needs to confirmed. If in fact she has osteoarthritis then she needs to be assessed for comorbidities and needs to be put on an intensive exercise program with control of pain using safe pain modfiying medications instead of pain killers. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. The final option is surgery. Surgery is done by an orthopedician. Nowadays if surgery is done properly the risk of failure is < 5%. If you let me know where you live I can give you a reference of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding osteoarthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/uploadedFiles/Osteoarthritis(1).Pdf
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My wife is a chronic osteo arthritis patient. She is aged 54 and post menopause state. An orthopaedic surgeon prescribed SWD for 10 days. But, a physiotherapist suggests IFT would be advisable. Which would be better?

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Hi Ayyaswamy your wife has osteoarthritis. The diagnosis needs to confirmed. If in fact she has osteoarthritis then she needs to be assessed for comorbidities and needs to be put on an intensive exercise program with control of pain using safe pain modfiying medications instead of pain killers. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding osteoarthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/uploadedFiles/Osteoarthritis(1).Pdf
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IS THERE A PINHOLE SURGERY FOR KNEE REPLACEMENT?-MINIMAL INTERVENTION? OTHERWISE WHAT IS THE SOLUTION FOR A 78 YEAR PERSON?

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Madam, You most probably have osteoarthritis. The diagnosis needs to confirmed. If in fact you have osteoarthritis then you need to be assessed for comorbidities and needs to be put on an intensive exercise program with control of pain using safe pain modfiying medications instead of pain killers. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding osteoarthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/uploadedFiles/Osteoarthritis(1).Pdf
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I am 69 y old and suffering from OA,knee and both shoulder. I was an ex Army and was in sports for more than 20 years.I am 6ft and 82 kg .Still active.Please provide me the solution?

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Dear Raju, The diagnosis needs to confirmed. If in fact you have osteoarthritis then you need to be assessed for comorbidities and need to be put on an intensive exercise program with control of pain using safe pain modfiying medications instead of pain killers. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding osteoarthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/uploadedFiles/Osteoarthritis(1).Pdf
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I am 62 year old women. My left leg knee hurt a lot, in spite of exercises and medicines

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
You most probably have osteoarthritis. The diagnosis needs to confirmed. If in fact you have osteoarthritis then you need to be assessed for comorbidities and need to be put on an intensive exercise program with control of pain using safe pain modfiying medications instead of pain killers. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding osteoarthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/uploadedFiles/Osteoarthritis(1).Pdf
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Am 46 yrs old suffering from knee pain. Its osteoporosis. What is d best measure?

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
It is not osteoporosis . What you have is most probably osteoarthritis. The diagnosis needs to confirmed. If in fact you have osteoarthritis then you need to be assessed for comorbidities and needs to be put on an intensive exercise program with control of pain using safe pain modfiying medications instead of pain killers. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding osteoarthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/uploadedFiles/Osteoarthritis(1).Pdf
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My wife is having arthrites problem over 25 years aged 67 yrs.In spite of taking medicence regularly she has lot of pain in the knees,ankle,and feet bottom and can walk only 100 mts with great difficulty.She has taken 15 yrs homeo, to 5yrs ayurvedha,4yrs allopathy and also herbal med etcpl advice so that she is able to walk 3to5 hundered mts with lesser pain etc.Her weight is 67 kg ht 155cm

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Hello Sir, Your wife most probably has rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious disease which apart from causing pain in the joints (over the long term) can cause damage to the joints such that you are unable to use them even if there is no pain, damage to the lungs and heart ,etc. And hence needs to be treated proactively and completely not only ot avoid pain but also to prevent damage or complications to all these organs. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding rheumatoid arthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/Practice/Clinical/Patients/Diseases_And_Conditions/Rheumatoid_Arthritis_2_13_15/.Pdf
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I am suffering from osteo arthirities since last 7 years, done lot of treatment, but no result, please suggest what to do next. My age is 55 and body weight is 80 kgs

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
The diagnosis of osteoarthritis needs to confirmed. If in fact you have osteoarthritis then you need to be assessed for comorbidities and need to be put on an intensive exercise program with control of pain using safe pain modfiying medications instead of pain killers. This can be done best by a rheumatologist. If you let me know where you live I can give you a refernce of a nearby rheumatologist. You can contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com You can get more information regarding osteoarthritis from the document below. Http://www.Rheumatology.Org/uploadedFiles/Osteoarthritis(1).Pdf
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Hello everyone ! age 23, I have got swelling in my knees one by one . 10 days ago I got swelling in my right knee , I had taken medicine from family doctor to remove swelling. But after getting my right knee better from swelling, I get swelling in my left knee. Please suggest me !

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Hi, You seem yo have inflammatory arthritis. Certain teats need to be done to determine the type of arthritis so that treatment can be starter immediately. The correct specialist for inflammatory arthritis is a rheumatologist. Please meet a rheumatologist as soon as possible. If u tell me where u live I can let you know the nearest rheumatologist. You can also contact me via my website www.Rheumatologybangalore.Com
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I can feel cracking sound from my knees once I bend my knees between 135- 90 degrees The doctor has diagnosed osteoarthritis and advised not to climb stairs. I do not have constant pain, but If I walk 2-3 km, I feel pain on my back/pelvis. My mother has acute OA and she find it difficult to move and cannot travel more than 5-10 meters that to with support. What exercise do you suggest to delay any surgery or knee transplant op in future ?

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Please see the exercises listed in the website below http://www.Arthritisresearchuk.Org/arthritis-information/conditions/osteoarthritis-of-the-knee/knee-pain-exercises.Aspx Hope this has been helpful.
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What is the medicine for rheumatoid arthritis that relief pain quickly of inflammed knee joint of right side aggravated in night.

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Rheumatoid arthritis unlike the more common causes of joint pains and arthritis not just about pain. It is a disease and needs to be treated. Just like treatment of heart attack relieves the chest pain immeidaitely and much better than any pain killers similarly treatment of rheumatoid arthritis by a rheumatologist will definitely cause your pains to come down substaintially. YOu need to meet a good rheumatolgoist as soon as possible. I can provide further details as well as a reference to a good rheumatologist if you let me know where you stay. Sharath
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My wife, aged 45 years, is suffering from osteoarthritis and is having acute pain on the right leg now. She had this problem initially on her left leg since the delivery of her second child and has been diagnosed as the above condition and was under medication (both ayurvedic and allopathic) for a few months till the pain got subsided. As this problem persists, we have already consulted with an orthopedic about the nagging pain and he has suggested a knee replacement surgery based on the x-ray images taken recently. We request an opinion from you on the alternative ways available (for instance, ayurvedic).

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
At 45 years it is unlikely that the cause of your wife problem is osteoarthritis. Her diagnosis needs to be confirmed by a proper evaluation by a rheumatologist. Please meet a good rheumatologist before going in for ant surgery. This is because in case her problem is due to some other disease other than osteoarthritis then she is likely to have problems in the knee again EVEN after surgery.
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I am having early osteoarthritis of left knee took treatment at Military hospital Khadki pune for 2 month with B Glucosamine 500 mg BD and 10 days SWD to knee in phy.deptt. ,but still pains and sometimes see spongy on sides of the knee. would like to have a second opinion..

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Glucosamine as per recent research has not been shown to help in osteoarthritis. Please meet a rheumatologist in Command hospital, Pune for better treatment for your osteoarthritis
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Is it common to develope Osteoporosis if one has RA if so what's the Treatment option ?

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Osteoporosis is very common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. It also increases the risk of fall and thus the risk of fracture due to imbalance. It needs to be assessed by a rheumatologist and appropriate treatment needs to be provided. Please let me know where you are and I can provide the reference of a local rheumatolgist
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MY WIFE IS SUFFERRING WITH RUMATAIDE ARTHRETIS SHE ALSO UNDERGONE TKR FOR BOTH KNEES 2 YEARS BACK AND RECENTLY IN MAY 2015, STENT HAS BEEN INSERTED AS THERE WAS A BLOCKADE IN SECONDARY SEGMENT OF ARTERY. SHE IS TAKING MEDCINE I.E. ASPRIN, CLOPIDROGREL, THYRONORM. NOW SHE IS GETTING PAIN IN SHOULDERS, WRIST AND FINGER JOINTS. WHEN WE CONSULTED A DOCTOR, THEY ARE ADVISING TO TAKE METHOTREXATE AND HCQS. WE UNDERSTAND THAT IF METHOTREXATE IS TAKEN ALONG WITH ASPRIN, IT WILL HAVE SEVERE SIDE EFFECTS. HENCE WE EARNESTLY SEEK ADVISE FOR SAFE MEDICATION TO HER.

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Low dose methotrexate is what is used in rheumatoid arthritis. Just like low dose asprin is used in patients with stent. BOth are safe when used together. High dose methotrexate i.e. more than 45 mg per week or high dose aspirin i.e. more than 325mg per day can cuase problems when taken together.
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Osteoarthritis and regular drinking. Is there any relationship? Doctor has diganosed osteoarthritis. Is there any treatment or medicine?

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
There is no known relation between drinking and osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a mild disorder which is usually treated by weight loss, regular exercise as well as knee muscle strengthening exercises.
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I am 58 years old. Till my age of 40 I used to play badminton for around one to one and half hour daily. Now I am suffering from knee pain. Dr.diagnosed the same as Astio --arthritis's. If I walk for more than 2-3 KM I am getting severe pain in my knees. Please advise me the course of treatment.

DNB Rheumatology, Grad. Cert. Paed. Rheumat, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Rheumatologist, Bangalore
Osteoarthritis is a mild disorder of the knee whihc increases with age. You can continue to maintain a normal life and extend the health of your knee by regular exercise, weight loss as well as some mild medication. I would advise you to meet a rheumatologist in your city for further treatment.
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