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Ankylosing Spondylitis And Eye Problems
Arthritis/inherited: This is an inflammation of the facets of the spine, the sacroiliac joint and rib facets related to an inherited deficiency of bodily antigen (termed hla b27). Treatment is very helpful and it tends to be episodic. The spondylitis part is when the facts fuse causing stiffness of the spine. You should be under the care of a rheumatologist for this as it is best to avoid the crippling aspects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
-defect that effects the spine, causing ligaments and other elements of the spine to calcify, & making it essentially fused in severe cases. As the spine calcification takes place, it is painful, & flexion is more comfy. So accentuated kyphosis CS&TS. Essentially ending fixed downward gaze. It effects hips, & has pulmry compromise 2nd 2 deformity. Indomethacin is manic early for slwng ...Read more
For years I have been in chronic pain, mostly lumbar spinal problems which show on mri. Symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis. What is best recommended?
See a rhumatologist: If you have a presumptive diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis, you need to see a specialist who will run blood tests and other to confirm the diagnosis, advise you as to the best treatment, and counsel you on lifestyle measures to spare your joints and function the best way possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breathing problems and chest wall restriction from ankylosing spondylitis. I have no idea how to fix this. Its steadily gotten worse over last years.
Pain in groin thighs legs side of throat even after taking folitrax 20 for two months
M suffering from ankylosing spondylitis
Is it any other problem?
Sure: It generally fine. However, if your cervical spine movement is severely limited be sure to make use of your outside mirrors at every opportunity and consider buying cars in the future with a backup camera and self-parking capability. ...Read more
Stay active: Stay active. If it is early in the process, medication can reduce the pain and physical therapy can counsel on ways to achieve good posture. If it progresses and one becomes fused (not all cases go that far), you want to have good posture, which reduces the risk of progressive deformity. If fused, take precautions to avoid falls and other trauma. New pain should be promptly evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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