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How Long Should Ankylosing Spondylitis Last
I'm 35 year old and from last 8 year's I have ankylosing spondylitis. My hight is 5'7" and my weight is 55 kg.How I can get some weight and be healthy?
BMI 19.7 (normal): according to the numbers you provided, normal range for body mass index is between 18.5 and 25, yours is on the lower side of the normal range, better keep it this way given that you have ankylosing spondylitis, your best bet with this condition is to keep moving and exercise as much as you can, good luck ...Read more
I have ankylosing spondylitis and have experienced a tender vertebra for the last 6 months. Could this be progressive AS? Other AS symptoms are mild.
Possibly: With A/S your vertebral joints cannot heal as quickly when strained, hence, become inflamed and tender more easily. Speak with your rheumatologist about reducing the inflammation with alternative (turmeric) or prescription agents NSAIDS. Pain docs can also inject specific joints to ease your burden. TNS units, topical anti inflammatory (flector patch) agents can help too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ankylosing spondylitis from 2007.
I take nucoxia 90 everyday.
But my pain is increasing from last one week in my lower back on right si joints?
Hi there, I have been diagnosed with Ankylosing spondylitis. In the last 15 months I've had trouble lifting my right leg towards my chest (put pants o?
ANK SPONDYLITIS: AS is an autoimmune disease that can be tough to manage . You need a good Rheumatologist , full exam and lab work up. Also Mri of cervical and lumbar spine to assess your anatomy. There are several medications that are effective. If you have a bulging disc steroid epidural injection may help. I would seek prompt evaluation to assess what is underlying your symptoms. ...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.
Had a chest X-ray - Mild apical pleural thickening with minimal interstitial process- have ankylosing spondylitis. Pleurisy 4x last 6 months.Serious?
Rarer finding: Fibrocystic changed in apices of lungs common pulmonary manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis. Pleural and pericardial effusions are less common. Effusions usually respond to steroid therapy if they do not clear spontaneously. AS is inflammatory disease with not uncommon apical fibrocystic lung disease. ...Read more
No: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown, genes: The exact cause is uncertain, but it does seem to have a genetic connection. It is more common in males. It usually starts in early adulthood (occasionally earlier or later), ofter with morning stiffness and back pain. Severe pain, stiffness in a young person in the absence of trauma may be a good reason to see your doctor. Consider a seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Joint inflammation: Ankylosing spondylitis is a long-term disease that causes inflammation of the joints between the spinal bones, and the joints between the spine and pelvis. It eventually causes the affected spinal bones to join together ("bamboo spine"). Cause unknown. Associated with hla-b27 antigen. Symptoms of night/morning stiffness better with exercise. Can also have eye and heart involvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Several: Non-steroidal antiinflammatories like Motrin are effective and the best to start with. Prolonged use may cause gastric pain and ulcers. The most effective drugs are tnf inhibitors like infliximab, but they are extremely expensive and pose more severe side effects. Other options exist, like sulfasalazine, and your doctor can optimize treatment as severity and one's response change over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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