ASO (anti-streptolysin O) is the antibody made by the Streptococcus bacteria, and the test done to detect this antibody is called ASO titer. High levels of ASO in the blood might damage the heart and joints. High ASO is treated with Penicillin.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have knee pain in both the legs and it is paining alternatively for the past 1.5 years. Pain starts with swelling around the knee and stay for three to four hours and the pain will be at least once in one to two months. I feel like pinching with needle in the feet. I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your complaints and also gone through the reports carefully (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You seem to have a preceding streptococcal A infection. I would like to know if you had any history of skin or throat infection left untreated or ... Read Full »