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Pain Control

Pain Control

Is the goal of pain control to be completely pain free or just get it to be tolerable pain? Is it possible to be pain free? I can get about 3 hrs out of ibuprofen 800 mg.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

How do you control the pain and inflammation? I guess my main question is if the pain ever goes away with anything or is it to be expected to be in some… read more

posted about 8 hours ago

I've Been Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis In My Neck. Is It Part Of Spodilytis?

I've Been Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis In My Neck. Is It Part Of Spodilytis?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Yes it is, I had Spinal Stenosis surgery a 1 1/2 ago. I`ve had AS since the mid 70`s, but after 3 lower back operations they finally diagnosed AS in… read more

posted 7 days ago

Costochondritis Anyone

Costochondritis Anyone

My chest , upper back hurt and feel inflamed. Makes it difficult to breathe Anyone else experienced this at one point. Having a hard time

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Always get shortness of breath checked out! I know you said makes difficult to breath just saying if it changes get checked out. I have had all the… read more

posted 1 day ago

Anyone Had G3R Minuteman Implanted?

Anyone Had G3R Minuteman Implanted?

Looking for information regarding procedure, pain, & healing time. Pain clinic wants to do it to provide space between vertebrae that are pinching nerves.
Thanks.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

So sorry about your pain. It is a tough thing to endure and definitely affects your mental health. I've been struggling myself lately and it has been… read more

posted 7 days ago

Cortisone Shots

Cortisone Shots

I`ve had numerous Spine, Hips, Shoulder operations, which I endured, but CFS is something I`m having trouble with. Any suggestions?? Thanks in advance.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Hi JoAnneHag,
Thank you for sending me a hug for my post. Hope U R having a great day. I am sending U a hug and wishing U well.

posted 7 days ago

I Have Spondalytis AND Lyme Disease

I Have Spondalytis AND Lyme Disease

Anyone else worth spondalytis have Lyme disease!!! I'm 44 but was infected with Lyme unknowingly around age 17 in Arkansas. I passed onto all 3 of my children as I didn't know until 16 years AFTER initial infection. So now I have all this stuff...narcolepsy...chronic fatigue syndrome...sleep apnea....spasmodic dysphonia...bipolor disorder...early onset dinentia...and the list goes on....what if it's ALL the Lyme disease and not all these other names??

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Jennifer I am so sorry you’re in so much pain. Sometimes it is so overwhelming you think what can I do? I just normally cry and it makes me feel better.… read more

posted 1 day ago

Does Anyone Else Have Spondylolisthesis With Spinal Stenosis? What Have You Done For The Pain?

Does Anyone Else Have Spondylolisthesis With Spinal Stenosis? What Have You Done For The Pain?

debilitating pain especially in the morning.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Yes. Stenosis, spurs, arthritis, and bulging discs!!! Ugh along with Non Radiographic Axial Spondyoarthritis, and fibromyalgia. It's really really… read more

posted 7 days ago

Anyone Have Burning In Bottom Of Their Foot

Anyone Have Burning In Bottom Of Their Foot

When I stand for a while my right foot burns on the bottom in the pad area just below the toes. The burning feels like I’m standing on a fire. I have been to a podiatrist and have had never conduction studies but the best answer the give me is that it is neuropathy. And unfortunately there is nothing in het can do ! I am thinking about making appointment with or to surgeon to see what they come up with. It gets so severe . If anyone has had this experience and found… read more

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I had similar....it was a neuroma and podiatrists injected the joint with cortisone and so far so good....

posted about 1 hour ago

Itchy Feet

Itchy Feet

For the last 8 months or so i have had this strange itching on my feet one day it might be the top of my right foot the next day it might be the side of my left foot its very random spots on my feet the itching is extreme last a few hours then its gone it happens everyday does anyone else experience this? Could it be related to AS?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Oo that makes sense im doing cytoxan infusions. Thank you

posted 24 days ago
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