3 doctors weighed in:
Can ehlers-danlos syndrome get worse?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes it can
Because of the tendom laxicity, joints may not be as stable as normal joints.
That can lead to increased risk of osteoarthritis particularly in larger joints such as the shoulder, hips, and knees. There may also be complications of chronic joint dislocation and chronic pain. The disease itself should not lead to any specific inflammatory diseases such as lupus or ra.

In brief: Yes it can
Because of the tendom laxicity, joints may not be as stable as normal joints.
That can lead to increased risk of osteoarthritis particularly in larger joints such as the shoulder, hips, and knees. There may also be complications of chronic joint dislocation and chronic pain. The disease itself should not lead to any specific inflammatory diseases such as lupus or ra.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
However there is quite a variety of types. Dependent on type, it is important to rule out aneuryms
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
17 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors