Category Archives: ankylosing spondylitis diagnosis

Red Eye – Eye health

A red eye can be alarming, but is often just a sign of a minor eye condition, such as conjunctivitis or a burst blood vessel. If it’s painful, there may be a more serious problem. Common causes of a painless red eye : The most likely causes of a painless red eye are minor problems … Continue reading

HLA-B27 Gene and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Hi, my father had ankylosing spondylitis. I am 53 years old and have scoliosis and some back pain. Recently I had SI joint X-rays that were normal. What are the odds of me having ankylosing spondylitis? Here’s the Answer for Curious Kids’ Questions! When ankylosing spondylitis (AS) runs in your family, the chances of you … Continue reading

What are the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis ?

Typical symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis include : Slow or gradual onset of back pain and stiffness over weeks or months, rather than hours or days Early-morning stiffness and pain, wearing off or reducing during the day with movement Persistence for more than three months (as opposed to coming on in short attacks). Feeling better after … Continue reading