A doctor who has the ability and knowledge to treat rheumatic diseases like arthritis, anemia, spondylitis, auto immunological diseases etc. without the use of surgery is known as a rheumatologist.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT RHEUMATOLOGIST?
A rheumatologist can treat severe medical conditions like unexplained fever and rashes, anemia and weakness, unintended loss of weight, osteoarthritis and other rheumatoid disorders associated with the auto immunological system.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF RHEUMATOLOGIST?
The rheumatologic treats recurring conditions in his patients and discusses with them the type and scope of the treatment plan during follow up treatment sessions.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE RHEUMATOLOGIST FOR
Besides treating the rheumatic diseases, a rheumatologist also talks to his patients about their medical conditions, medications, recurring conditions, ways to cope with the diseases and technique to prevent permanent damage to body organs etc. during follow-up appointments as a part of his profession.
DID YOU KNOW?
Smoking is the trigger in 1/3rd of rheumatoid arthritis cases.