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I have had abnormal blood results. I’m anaemic and have

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I have had abnormal blood results. I’m anaemic and have positive ANA tests. I have fatigue and joint and muscle pain.
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 12 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 12 days ago.


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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 12 days ago.

Your symptoms/investigations can be due to autoimmune arthritis.

The following medications would help you;

Steroids

Methotrexate

Leflunomide.

The other helpful measures are;

a) Physical therapy

b) Deep electrotherapy

c) Acupuncture

d) Local analgesic cream

e) Pool therapy/hydrotherapy.

f) Analgesics

g) Lidocaine cream

h) Rest

i) Capsaicin cream.

j) Hot fomentation

k) Brace

l) Gentle massage


I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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