6 doctors weighed in:

Can ankylosing spondylitis effect you much?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

It can cause pain, lead to fixed deformities of the spine and place you at higher risk for a spinal fracture in a fall or accident scenario due to loss of flexibility.
You should see a rheumatologist for treatment.

In brief: Maybe

It can cause pain, lead to fixed deformities of the spine and place you at higher risk for a spinal fracture in a fall or accident scenario due to loss of flexibility.
You should see a rheumatologist for treatment.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

I agree with the previous statement but it also affect other systems in your body as it is a systemic disease.

In brief: See below

I agree with the previous statement but it also affect other systems in your body as it is a systemic disease.
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Dr. Tracy Lovell
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