Her it is. Early signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis may include pain and stiffness in your lower back and hips, especially in the morning and after periods of inactivity. These symptoms may come on so gradually that you don't notice them at first. Over time, symptoms may worsen, improve or stop completely at irregular intervals.
Pain, stiffness with. A decreasing range of motion usually.
Positive blood test for ankylosing spondylitis. 2 cases of iritis in 4 mos. No other symptoms like joint pain. Aside from iritis, will I get joint pain?
See below. It sounds like you are positive for hla-b27antigen. There is a good chance that you have joint involvement one day. However; it may be in the form of a different seronegative spondyloarthropathy besides ankylosing spondylitis. I would recommend that you consider seeing rheumatologist for an evaluation but also to be considered for therapy for your eyes since you have 2 attacks of iritis. Read more...