Ankolyne spondulytus

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Iainmc
Iainmc Member Posts: 2
edited 11. Mar 2016, 05:15 in Community Chit-chat archive
Anybody on here got ankolyine spondolitus

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  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 3,635
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Dear Iainmc welcome to Arthritis Care Forums.

    As mods we are here to help with any problems you may have using the forums.

    There are many lovely people who use the forums with a wide range of experiences in regards to having and living with arthritis. Have a good look through the different forums and pick the ones you feel are best for you.

    Best wishes,

    ModEm
  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Is that the same as ankylosing spondylitis? It's usually abbreviated to AS on here, I don't have it but some do: unfortunately they tend not to read this section so if you repost on the Living with Arthritis board on here you are more likely to be spotted. What meds are you taking at the moment? DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • barbara12
    barbara12 Member Posts: 21,281
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Welcome to the forum Iainmc
    Like DD says put a post in living with arthritis and hopefully someone will be along to give you some answers, or like the mods say there is the search button at the top of the forum..hope you get some answers
    Love
    Barbara
  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,622
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    A very quick hello and welcome from me too Iainmc :)

    Lovely to meet you :)

    Toni xx
  • rondetto
    rondetto Member Posts: 2,532
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Yes I have suffered this for 15 years. Learnt to live with it too.
    Painkillers and anti inflammatory drugs is what keeps me going.
    10 years ago I had all the scans under the sun and was told that
    there was an operation that could help but it was 50-50 whether it would work.So my GP advised against it.
    My biggest problem was getting out of bed in the mornings so he put me on Brufen retard which I take at night with food and it works over a twelve hour period.
    Believe me it was like a miracle....not a cure but it means that
    my body doesn't seize up and I can get out of bed.