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Is gout curable?

Is gout curable?

Manageable.: No cure. If managed appropriately, prolonged remission is possible. Would recommend seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

A form of arthritis characterized by severe pain, redness, ...Read more


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Is rheumatic arthritis is curable?

Is rheumatic arthritis is curable?

No: Rheumatoid arthritis is not curable. Actually no form of arthritis is curable. For rheumatoid arthritis there are some medications available referred to as "disease modifying agent" that are thought to slow down the progress of the disorder. That is why it is important to establish the diagnosis as early is possible. Symptoms or red, swollen, stiff joints should prompt a visit to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is osteoarthritis curable?

Is osteoarthritis curable?

No: Osteoarthritis is a degeneration of the actual joint surface which in general is a non-eversible event. Exciting fast pace research is being conducted around the word in an attempt to discover the causes of joint degeneration and find ways to grow new cartilage. That research is in its' infancy and widespread clinical use of this research is years, or decades away. ...Read more

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Is septic arthritis curable?

Is septic arthritis curable?

Yes, but urgent: Successful treatment requires culture to identify the best antibiotic and emergency irrigation and cleansing of the joint. Usually 6 weeks of intravenous antibiotics is required. A delay or inadequate treatment can lead to loss of the joint and bone infection. ...Read more

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Is takayasu's arthritis curable?

Is takayasu's arthritis curable?

No: Takayasu's arteritis (it's not an arthritis) is a vasculitis, which is inflammation of the vessels. Etiology remains unclear, but the immune system is thought to contribute the most to disease. Immunosuppressive meds help control symptoms, but this disease tends to flare. The more severe and frequently the pt flares, the more worried i get about prognosis and may identify pts who need surgery. ...Read more

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Is rheumatoid arthritis curable?

Is rheumatoid arthritis curable?

No: Though rheumatoid arthritis is not curable, there are now many treatments that dramatically lessen the symptoms of arthritis. If the disease is treated early enough, there is also a reduced chance of developing joint deformities. ...Read more

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Is osteoarthritis a curable disease now?

Is osteoarthritis a curable disease now?

No: All treatments such as weight loss, exercise, supplements, medications, injections, and surgery are designed to reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis. There is no cure for the condition but the progression may be slowed down. ...Read more

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Is osteoarthritis a curable affliction?

Is osteoarthritis a curable affliction?

There is no cure...: "there are currently no known therapies that can prevent progression of oa. Treatment of oa typically focuses on minimizing pain & swelling, reducing disability & improving quality of life. Treatment typically starts w/ non-pharmacologic therapy approaches including exercise programs, weight loss, patient education & shoe insoles" - (drmarkgalland.Com; 12/29/12). ...Read more

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Is chondromalcia not curable?

Is chondromalcia not curable?

Not a disease: Chondromalacia is not a disease and thus there is no "cure." it is softening or wearing down of cartilage. Ask your doctor if he or she has identified the activities (if any) that may have caused the condition. When the joint hurts, rest it, apply ice, and take medications prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is gout hereditary?

Is gout hereditary?

Yes, sometimes: Gout does run in families. To lessen the risk of developing gout, lose weight if you are overweight. Reduce the amount of red meat and shellfish you eat. Reduce the amount of alcohol and high fructose processed food that you eat. Eat more grains, vegetables, and low fat dairy products. ...Read more

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How common is rheumatoid arthritis? Is it hereditary?

How common is rheumatoid arthritis? Is it hereditary?

Rheumatoid arthritis: -prevalence: 0.3 - 1.5% of population -women affected 2-3x more often -twin concordance: 30 to 50% -peak incidence ages 30 to 50 years. ...Read more

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Is uveitis disease is curable?

Is uveitis disease is curable?

Depends: Uveitis is a group of diseases that is quite large. Some uveitis diseases are curable, notably those caused by infection, others are treatable but not curable, such as those caused by autoimmune disease. So, the exact diagnosis is very important to know in order to answer the question whether it is curable. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is diabetes curable?

Is diabetes curable?

Possibly : Scientific community, while acknowledge the benefits of exercises and healthy lifestyle in treating diabetes, differ when it comes to the claims of permanently curing disease.Physicians and surgeons are studying pancreatic transplant in patients with uncontrolled type 1 diabetes, but with a functioning kidney. Islet cell transplant from pancreas of deceased to live patient another possibility. ...Read more

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Is lupus curable?

Is lupus curable?

Unfortunately, no: Unfortunately, lupus is incurable. The best chance for success lies with meaningful partnership with a caring and able rheumatologist with experience in lupus. ...Read more

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Is discitis curable?

Is discitis curable?

Yes: You should be seen by your physician, and he/she would treat you with antibiotics. It can be serious so be seen. ...Read more

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Is psoriasis curable in future?

Is psoriasis curable in future?

No: Psoriasis is not curable with the current therapies available but it can be markedly improved with proper medications. ...Read more

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Is pancreatitis curable?

Is pancreatitis curable?

Curable?: It can be treated and resolved but unless the cause is found and correctly addressed, it can happen again. ...Read more

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Is gout fatal?

Is gout fatal?

No: Gout is not fatal. Gout is part of a syndrome, or collection of other diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and overweight, which can increase the chance of heart attack. But gout itself is not fatal. ...Read more

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Is osteoporosis curable?

Is osteoporosis curable?

Osteoporosis: Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition that can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary modifications, ingestion of supplemental calcium, vitamin d and a class of agents notice the bisphosphonates. These are usually delivered via oral or intramuscular injection on a weekly or monthly or even yearly basis. ...Read more

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