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Have back pain. HLA B27 test positive. Taking nucoxia. Have anklosying spondiliys. What is the cure?

Sir ihad severe pain in low back 10 yrs backI was diagnosed for HLA B 27 test which came positive.Then onwards i have been taking Nucoxia on SOS but from last3 years i am having UVities in peak summer does it mean i am suffering from Anklosying spondiliyis
when i take nocoxia i get temporary relief and i do not have that much severity shd i take saaz and what are its side effects
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disorder affecting various ligaments and causing ossification of the same. It leads to progressive stiffness with restriction of the body movements. In acute attacks we always prescribe the anti-inflammatory medicine. However in long run you need to keep yourself quite flexible and regular back muscle stretching and exercise if possible swimming will definitely delay the body stiffness. I would suggest to consult a rheumatologist for medicinal treatment. Thanks.
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