Anyone have intermittent genital nerve pain/tingling? My pelvic PT says it may be pudendal neuralgia from spinal muscle spasms pressing on a nerve. She also said the pelvic area tightens when the SI joints need help. But my rheumatologist says the genital tingiling is from fibromyalgia.
I am really having difficulty getting what should be a simple answer to a simple question. If anyone knows the answer please do share. I need a test to measure the Ankylosis (fixation) of the dorsolumbar or cervical spine as shown by appropriate medically acceptable imaging and measured on physical examination at 45 or more of flexion from the vertical position (zero degrees); I have… read more
I have had cervical spondylitis for many years and pain is increasing I take pegablin, paracetamol and non steroidal.
Is it stronger than codeine?
I also have circulatory disease, Scoliosis, fibromyalgia, impaired mobility, risk for falls, Osteoarthritis, CAD, Parkinsonism, Mycoplasma caused disease and on and on..
I'm in constant chronic pain.
I'm very happy that I DON'T have - high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis, or cancer.
Any info would be appreciated.
Does anyone know if the flu jab helps with AS ? Considering the flu like symptoms that comes with AS will this help?
Hello everyone! I need some advice. I have Ankylosing Spondylitis and have a really hard time with anti-inflammatory meds. All of the nsaids that my Drs have given me to this point and the otc ones I've tried on my own have really done a nasty number on my stomach. So, today my new rheumatologist prescribed Celebrex for me saying that he has had some really good luck with it being better tolerated by patients with stomach issues like myself. We also discussed my… read more
I was diagnosed with non-radiographic axSpa a few months ago. I’ve tried several NSAIDs, PT over the years, exercise, prednisone, injections etc., all of which have helped some, but I am still having pain.
The rheumatologist wants me to try 4 weeks of prednisone again, along with Tramadol, to see if that will help. When I mentioned concerns about progression, he said that I shouldn’t worry about it - but that Enbrel might be an option if I would like to try it.
I appreciate all… read more
I got spndylylis anklosing .ive been having numbness and painsand kneedles also my back feels as if been pulled apart .ive also had problems with my leg giving way ,i know have to irrigate myself cause of loss of feeling in my back passage. I been under drs had pain injections also had mri s xrays everything but nobody told me i loose the feeling in .my back passage .so now i put up with bleeding terriable back pain and told ill have to have stoma bag .feeling really pe off and let down by my drs… read more
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