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I Have Spondylosis Not Spondylitis Any One Else Have This As They Are Different

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Thanks for the the information it's nice to know you're not alone

posted May 27

Is Spondylitis An Autoimmune Disease Too ?

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I am a newly diagnosed patient with Spondylosis. My condition is very advanced, considering I'm just 33 years old. I have a plethora of non pain related symptoms all day everyday in Conjunction with my pain and limited mobility. Is this considered an autoimmune disease too?

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I know AS is auto-immune as i have had it since I was 20. Spondylosis is not auto-immune.

posted April 1

I Have As And My Symptoms Seem To Be Getting Worse My Question Is Does Anyone Else Experience Worsening Memory As Time Goes On?

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Also maybe finding it harder to come across words?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

yeah I hate being like that people just stare at me heck my own kids do

posted April 18

Does Colder Weather Affect Your Spondylitis Symptoms? What Helps?

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A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I use horse linamint mint sent. It works amazingly for the aches and pains and also leg cramps and you smell minty fresh lol

posted January 10

Has A "professional" Eg, Dr. Surgeon, Specialist Ever Doubted Your Pain? Looked At Yu Like You Are Crazy Or A Drug Seeker?

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I started symptoms when I was 16, chiropractors and more chiropractors until my early 30's and I quit. Diagnosed at 43 :'( Two spinal fusion surgeries, 70% curve in my l 4, l 5 and because I walked around with a fractured screw for over a year after my first surgery that caused 6 discs to rupture which were caged in my second surgery along with rods, bigger now :/ pins screws etc etc etc, instead of supporting my spine from the inside with screws which obviously didn't work, they went t the… read more

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I truly am sorry for all the mistakes you have encountered from so called "Professional" physicians! We are like science experiments, specimens to them. I would bet, if anyone of them had to… read more

posted February 11, 2023

I Was Just Told I Do Not Have Spondylitis But Spondylosis. Does Anyone Have Any Information On This?

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The second one comes from age disease, the first one comes from systemic and genetic disease. I'm not sure but I think you might be lucky to have the one that is age related.

posted March 20

Can Spondylitis In The Spine Cause Neck Pain And Hand Numbness?

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Recently I've been having neck pain, which feels stiff and my hands sometimes feel a little numb or like I'm getting pins and needles. My arms are fine it's just my neck and hands. Could anyone please tell me if this is related to the spondylitis in my spine? Many thanks.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I have numbness in both of my forearms into my fingers and now both legs.

posted March 3

I Have Been Calling More Often Over The Last Few Months. I Avoid The ER Because I Tend To Be Treated Like An Drug Addict. Any One Tx So?

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I have a spinal fusion, spinal cord stimulator, and I am in pain management program but they do not have urgent appoints and will not adjust meds between appointments so they tell be to go to the ER but the ER staff treat me like an addict. I currently have a hugh bruise going across my back and hip from a fall 2 days ago and am in terrible pain. Any one else running into these problems of caught in the middle between pain management and ER?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Yeah like Friday evening I went out Friday 9 hours before I came to having hard jerking like a terretts patient or sy

posted January 24, 2023

Does Anyone Else Have Spinal Stenosis And Resulting Leg Numbness/pain/weakness When Walking?

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Does anyone else have spinal stenosis and resulting leg numbness/pain/weakness when walking? I’ve had stenosis affecting my walking to some degree since I was 26. I keep hearing I’m “too young,” so I’m just curious if others on here experience it as well.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Spinal stenosis is a pain. Pun intended. It's a different type of pain especially when it takes your legs out suddenly. It lingers around. I find a tumeric and collagen smoothie helps take the edge… read more

posted March 26

Does Anyone Else Have Trouble Controlling Your Body Temperature? Sometimes I Am Freezing, Other Times Burning Up.

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If I sit or lay down for too long, my fingers and toes get very cold and soon, I feel like I am freezing to death. When I get up and move around, I feel okay after a little while. But, if I move around a lot, I over heat, and it takes forever to cool off and i feel very weak.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I dress in cotton and layers.

posted March 21
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