Arthritis Treatment

Apart from pain, arthritis victims also encounter joint swelling, redness and stiffness caused by the inflammation. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder where the body immunity attacks the parts of the body causing inflammation and redness. In rheumatoid arthritis, diagnosis is done with the help of blood tests, reading the percentage of the RA factor in the blood as well as X-ray of the joints to assess the damage.

Apart from pain, arthritis victims also encounter joint swelling, redness and stiffness caused by the inflammation. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder where the body immunity attacks the parts of the body causing inflammation and redness. ... More

Health Q&A
Lower Back pain

I am having back pain from last 15-20 days, from middle back to hip bone. I feel better when use hot water bag for a while. but again it starts aching. i have job of continuous sitting. Please suggest what should i do?

Confused abt fracture

Hi all I slipped in washroom Injured right shoulder Confused whether it is fracture or some other injury Cos i can move my hand but i cant move it completely Pain is also not much as it was Any suggestion pls

Juvenile Arthritis

Body aches like anything, swelling in left knee, both the elbows and ankles. Stiffness in neck. I have been consulting Rheumatologists sonce long time but still there is lot of pain and no improvement.

Lower pack pain

I am having my back pain from 2 years and the pain is very extreme sometimes and it starts frm the lower bck pain and goes to leg and it complete senseless and i cant even move my leg from one side to another plz jsss help me out......

Swelling in hand and foot

Hi I have problem with joint pains from around more than an year in all over body Also have swelling in hand and legs ,sometimes it becomes difficult to even bend hand and leg please suggest which doctor to visit and which medical department will be approached for the same

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6 Frequently Asked Questions About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthritis is a broad term that describes inflammation of the joints (pain, swelling and redness). Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease of immune system. Patient with Rheumatoid arthritis suffer from multiple joint pains and swelling. In severe cases RA can affect eyes, lungs, heart, nerves or ...

Doctors
Dr. Sharath Kumar - Rheumatologist
Dr. Sharath Kumar Rheumatologist (MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, DNB - Rheumatology, Graduate Certificate of Paediatric Rheumatology) 15 years experience Optima Arthritis And Rheumatology Clinic
2522 recommendations Mahalakshmi Layout, Bangalore INR 750
Dr. Vijay Rao K R - Rheumatologist
Dr. Vijay Rao K R Rheumatologist (MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP - Rheumatology, CCT - Rheumatology) 15 years experience Manipal Hospital
232 recommendations Old Airport Road, Bangalore INR 750
Dr. B.G. Dharmanand - Rheumatologist
Dr. B.G. Dharmanand Rheumatologist (MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Rheumatology, FTTA in Rheumatology) 34 years experience Sakra World Hospital
23 recommendations Bellandur, Bangalore INR 800
Dr. Krishna Bhat - Ayurveda
Dr. Krishna Bhat Ayurveda (BAMS, MD - Ayurveda, Fellowship in Sexual Medicine, Fellowship in Rheumatology) 6 years experience Dhatri Ayurvedic Clinic
74 recommendations Vijayanagar, Bangalore INR 150
Dr. Srinivasa. C - Rheumatologist
Dr. Srinivasa. C Rheumatologist (MD - General Medicine, MBBS, DM - Rheumatology) 7 years experience Sakra World Hospital
9 recommendations Bellandur, Bangalore INR 700