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Search found 54 matches
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Other types of arthritis (e.g. spondylitis, spondylosis, rheumatica, polymyalgia, fibromyalgia)
Topic: Crohn’s related joint pains
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

Re: Crohn’s related joint pains

Hi,

if you have inflammation of your joints , then Amgevita can help both the gut and the joints.

Are you under the care of a Rheumatologist? Does you GP feel your joints are swollen?

SB
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Other types of arthritis (e.g. spondylitis, spondylosis, rheumatica, polymyalgia, fibromyalgia)
Topic: Preventative
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Re: Preventative

Hi,

Muscle toning and strengthening, good healthy balanced diet.

SB
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Other types of arthritis (e.g. spondylitis, spondylosis, rheumatica, polymyalgia, fibromyalgia)
Topic: Crohn’s related joint pains
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

Re: Crohn’s related joint pains

Hi,

you are correct, Crohns can be related to joint arthritis.

You say you are on biologic therapy - is it Amgevita?
This drug will help Crohns and your joints.

If it is not working you may need a change of biologic

SB
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Hot and Cold pains
Replies: 2
Views: 588

Re: Hot and Cold pains

Hi,

a little atypical history. Have you been to your GP? How are you in the morning? Has your GP done any blood tests?

Advise you to see your GP

SB
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Pain in my thumbs
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: Pain in my thumbs

Hi,

not sure re your age, however OA at the base of thumbs is common as we get older - have you had them x rayed?
Physio and possibility of a joint injection if appropriate are treatment options.

Have you seen your GP?

SB
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Bad neck pain
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: Bad neck pain

Hi, Sorry to hear about your pain - how did it start? any injury? and relevant past medical history? As long as you don't have neuropathic symptoms - pins and needles or muscle weakness then the mainstay of treatment will by physiotherapy. Sometime posture plays a part. Interesting to see what the x...
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Pain in side after having ovary removed
Replies: 2
Views: 517

Re: Pain in side after having ovary removed

Hi,

you really need to discuss this with your GP +/- Gynaecologist

SB
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Arthritis from an old pelvis fracture
Replies: 2
Views: 531

Re: Arthritis from an old pelvis fracture

Hi,

Physiotherapy and Biomechanics assessment. May also need hip X-rays.

SB
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Ongoing pain from sciatica
Replies: 4
Views: 2660

Re: Ongoing pain from sciatica

Sorry to hear about your issues. Back Pain can be very inconvenient and painful. First and foremost is pain control. You may need further investigations if it is not settling down or if you have red flag symptoms. So , if not already done so, do please see your GP. Physiotherapy also plays a large p...
by Dr Sandeep Bawa
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Topic: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lyme Disease
Replies: 2
Views: 968

Re: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lyme Disease

Hi, any infection can leave fatigue tiredness and lethargy as symptoms. Also joint pains. Usually this will be self limiting so as time goes by this should ease. medications can be used to help manage the symptoms. If it is confirmed he does not have RA then that is good news. Hope that helps Sandeep
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