Arthritis

The swelling or inflammation of one or more joints in the body is called arthritis. Arthritis symptoms include joint pain, stiffness, redness, swelling, and reduced range of motion. The common types of arthritis include ankylosing arthritis, septic arthritis, thumb arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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Can ayurvedic medicine help in curing diabetes after pregnancy and correct vitamin D deficiency?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41 year old female, and I suffer from a lot of diseases. I gave birth five years back, and at that time, the doctor told me that I have diabetes. My blood sugar level is high even after delivery, and I also have vitamin D deficiency. Currently, I take 80 units of Insulin daily, an...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. As you have multiple health issues, it will take some time to resolve. Some may be cured completely, like vitamin D deficiency and foot pain, but diabetes can only be controlled, and with the help of ayurvedic medicine you can prevent further ...  Read Full »

Will previous history of arthritis in the right side of the hip cause pain in the left side?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. I have had excruciating pain around my lower back or left the hip area the last day or so. It has been so bad it has stopped me evening from being able to stand up, and I have had to take a couple of days off of work now. I did have some numbness or tingling i...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, pain can be due to arthritis only because you have a similar history, so somehow, it increases the risk of other joints' involvement. And this time, it is back, so possible your bones have deficiencies, or maybe there is a slipped disc, so that would be checked...  Read Full »

My husband got lower back pain suddenly. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is a healthy 38 year old, who does not smoke and drink. He has worked hard since he was 11 years old, and he held his current job for five years now, which includes laying carpet and floors of all kinds. He has never had any issue with his body in his entire life up until last ...  Read Full »


Dr. Maan Singh Dhanjal Dc

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It sounds like a classic case of sciatica or perhaps aggravated lumbar disc herniation. Your husband will require an MRI of the lower back to confirm the diagnosis. If true, then you should visit a chiropractor to start conservative care. Low back pain can be helped d...  Read Full »

What is the cause for severe joint pain that increases day by day with white dots on legs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32-year-old of weight 93 kg and height 181 cm. For almost 15 years, I have serious pain in all my joints. As I grow, these pains grow with me. I have a complete analysis done lately, but I do not think I had the best medication as I still live in pain daily. I have small white dot...  Read Full »


Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know about your joint symptoms in a little more detail. Which were the joints predominantly involved? Was the pain associated with swelling? Do you have stiffness in the morning that goes away with activity? Is the pain more after rest or work? An...  Read Full »

Will nutrition deficiency cause arthritis if there is a familial history?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 45 years old male and a vegetarian. I occasionally take eggs. For the past month, I have been taking one egg every alternate day. I do not drink milk. I am worried that my intake of calcium is very less. My mother has arthritis. She is a vegetarian and never ate eggs. I am worrie...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Calcium is essential to our body. If you have a good lifestyle, you need not worry. It is eating a balanced diet going in sunlight walk for vitamins-D and including vitamin-C rich food diet for overall strength and bone health. Till then, follow these tips: 1) Increas...  Read Full »

Can I have a low platelet count due to arthritis?

Query: Hi doctor, About a month ago, I woke up with three of my fingers popping in the knuckles and fist. I put them under cool water, and it was better. When I went to my doctor, he said it as rheumatoid arthritis and prescribed some medicine. But, those medications did not work. My blood test came back n...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like two of your joint sites (fingers and elbow) are involved, which could happen in the different type of arthritis. Some of the arthritis can cause low platelets. Kindly please give me the following extra information. How long do you have the finger poppin...  Read Full »

What is causing pain in the wrists when moving it?

Query: Hi doctor,I have wrist pain, and it is swollen. It hurts to flex my wrist doing push-ups or moving it left and right.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thanks for writing to us.Sorry to hear about your wrist pain and discomfort.I hope the pain is not severe.From the picture attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), we can see soft tissue inflammatory changes in the area on the radial part of the wri...  Read Full »

What causes recurring knee pain?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 21-year-old female with a weight of 52 kilograms and a height of five feet two inches. I have recurring knee pain and sometimes it occurs alternatively from left and right. Why do I have it? It hurts me a lot and it keeps on coming back even though I am not giving any stress on them...  Read Full »


Dr. Santosh-kumar Bashyal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are some conditions that causes knee pain. It can occur due to irritation of soft tissues or lining of the knee or torn cartilage or strained tendons, trauma due to overuse of knee cap, misalignment of the kneecap due to complete or partial dislocation of the knee...  Read Full »

What does arthritis in the knee feel like?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 42-year-old woman who is a non-smoker and fit person, but I experience pain in my legs and feet. It started with a swollen and stiff knee, and then the pain moved to the other knee, then it goes to my feet. I cannot walk or do sit-ups without feeling constant pain. It goes away, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It can be due to arthritis only, but sometimes kidney dysfunction can lead to swelling in limbs. I would like to see your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and x-ray reports, and then I can let you know if there is any information on soft ti...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for excruciating joint pain.

Query: Hi doctor,I am experiencing joint pain in my hands, elbows, ankles, and toes. It has progressed rapidly over the past few weeks. It causes excruciating pain at night and I sleep very little. I am waking up with swollen joints and I have to sit for an hour or two before getting up from the bed. Is th...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two types of arthritis. The first one is osteoarthritis and the other one is rheumatoid arthritis. There is one more disease called gout's disease. Sometimes it looks hard to diagnose them. But we can differentiate them without doing testing. Usually, oste...  Read Full »

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