Our medical care facility offers treatments from the best doctors in the field of Rheumatologist.By combining excellent care with a state-of-the-art facility we strive to provide you with......more
Our medical care facility offers treatments from the best doctors in the field of Rheumatologist.By combining excellent care with a state-of-the-art facility we strive to provide you with quality health care. We thank you for your interest in our services and the trust you have placed in us.
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Apollo Clinic is known for housing experienced Rheumatologists. Dr. Naval Mendiratta, a well-reputed Rheumatologist, practices in Delhi. Visit this medical health centre for Rheumatologists recommended by 41 patients.
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
C 70, Major Sudesh Kumar Marg, Rajouri Garden
Rajouri Garden Delhi, Delhi - 110027
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Asked for Male, 37 years old from Bangalore
My wife often complains pain in her elbows and knee joints. I had her ASO test done and the result was 1050 IU/ml. She is 28. Her parents and one of her sibling have history of joint pain, rheumatism. My wife has not taken any kind of medication or therapy regarding this in her life. Please help.
Please dont treat her for rheumatic heart disease. Aso is a misused test and patients are treated long term for no reasons. If she has pain and swelling in the elbow and knee joints, I would suggest you visit a rheumatologist and get it sorted out. Dont go on pencillin.
Asked for female, 64 years old from Delhi
I am 57 year old lady suffering from rheumatoid arthititis and taking medicines from last 9-10 years. What is other remade for it.
Well, if your disease is well controlled on it, continue the same. Try to go off medrol as it will affect your bones in the long run.
Asked for female, 38 years old from Amritsar
My mom is 60yrs old she has knee pain according to the xray report she has oa change are seen in the knee joints and joint space of the medical compartments is reduced more so on the left side. What will be the remedy.
Is there any chance of getting arthritis at the age of 22 the patient is not obese young girl. Please advise.
Yes, we even see arthritis in kids who are 6-7 year old. Arthritis as such has no age and is more common in females between 20-40 years.
Asked for male, 38 years old from Patna
Hi. I'm suffering from rheumatoid arthritis for last four years. I m under treatment of rheumatologist. For last two years i'm taking hydroxychloroquinol sulphate 400. Having pain in left knee and fingers. My question is will this medicine cure my disease? i'm male 36 years. Unmarried.
Good evening. Well hcqs is a very mild medicine for rheumatoid arthritis. Firstly arthritis can be controlled, but to cure it is hard. For some people, it automatically goes into remission. If your symptoms are increasing you need to get your medicines adjusted.
Asked for male, 71 years old from Kolkata
I am 68 years male. I have problem of bending my left knee fully especially after walking. I also get pain when I stand for long duration. I regulalry walk 4 to 5 kms and also swim. What can be done for my knees?
Good evening. Well it looks like an early start of osteoarthritis. You should get an x ray done to see the aligntment and the joint space of the knee joint. Try working on your quadriceps muscles as well.
Asked for female, 50 years old from Faridabad
I am lady aged 47 years, suffering from rheumatoid arthritis for the last 10 years. Taking medicines as prescribed by my doctor. The medicines are alfa calanm, naproxen tablets ip 500 once daily (when pain and swelling). This I am taking after completing medicine course of hcqs. I am still having pain and swelling on my finger joints. Please suggest some remedy ?
l if you are a known case of rheumatoid arthritis these are not the medications you should be on. Naprosyn on long term is not good nor would it help control the disease. You need the medications for rheumatoid to control the disease do let me know your location so I can guide you to a rheumatologist regards
Asked for male, 68 years old from Delhi
My age is 65 years and I have been treated for rheumatoid and taking nicosia tab 120mg daily and medrol 16mg once a week. But if I sit on chair for 2hours or more I get pain in my back. Please advise me.
Well, for rheumatoid nucoxia and medrol are not the good options. Considering your age it can have an impact on the kidneys. If it is rheumatoid you will have to take proper treatment for it like folitrax (methotrexate). Kindly consult a rheumatologist around you. Backpain is not a symptom of rheumatoid arthritis. So it has to be looked into. Regards.
Hi, my mother is 60 year old and is sufferring from a type - 2 since 15 years. She has severe knee pains since four years. Kindly advice.
Good evening considering her age, it looks more of an osteoarthritis. However with diabetes it is neccessary to rule out other forms of arthritis as well. A examination would be helpful. If not possible, you can post a picture of the x ray of both knees (standing once). Avoid strong pain killers as it can harm the kidneys with diabetes as background.
Asked for male, 77 years
I'm a 75 year old male. I have osteoarthritis in my both knees. Some doctor suggest to go for knee replacement. Some suggest to have injection to delay the operation. How effective injection is and what injection you suggest. Please advise.
well for osteoarthritis, best is to do some exercises and take vitamin d and calcium supplements. Avoid taking any strong pain killers as it can affect the kidneys. Do let me know for more information you need regards Dr. Naval.
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