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Spondyloarthropathy

What is Spondyloarthropathy?

Thats a way of referring to any disease affecting the tiny joints between the bones that make up your spinal column. You have to make sure you don't mistake it for another disease called Spondylopathy. That's a disease of the vertebra itself (the vertebrae, plural, are the bones that are stacked on each other to make your spinal column). Spondyloarthropathy can refer to alot of different diseases.

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I am 38 is diagonised with sero-negative spondyloarthropathy, ankylosing spondilytis. diagnosis - hla b27 positive with hlab-7 in 0.6% cases.can u tell me about the possible treatment.? because some one told me opreation is the only option. Please...
hi .welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.operation is done only in late stages.usually controlled well on medication.consult treating doctor.
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My son 16 years old. He has been diagnosed as having OCD(Mixed) , Tourette s Syndrome , Prodome vs sc hizotypal PD and idiopaththic spondyloarthropathy . He has been taking Nexito 15mg and Risperidone 1mg , 1tablet each at night. On query the...
hi... as your son has been suffering from multiple systemic disorders...his myopia may or may not be because of that. as for his intermittent blurring of vision...it may be because of his systemic illness...or drug reaction...or eye problem. because he had suffered neurocystecersis...he may have...
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My mother is 52 years old & is suffering from SPONDYLOARTHROPATHY for last 2 years. She is HLAB27 positive and is having Merthotrexate 15 mg once a week, Folvite 5 mg twice a week, Saaz 1000 mg TDS along with other Anti-Hypertensive drugs. From...
hi,
well, 1st u have to understand that this is a chronic disease and it cannot be cured completely but can be controlled. look, she is on steroid which aggravates osteoprorsis, that is why pain in feet and swelling also. uti is also because of steroid as it causes immunosupression. even...
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Hi, I am 25 year old male and diagnosed with seronegative spondyloarthropathy . I feel severe pain in standing or walking for more than 20-25 minutes. Morning stiffness in back and neck is also a problem. Is this a curable disease? What can be the...
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

I shall begin my discussion with this statement. "Seronegative arthropathy is a chronic disease with no specific treatment to cure it. The available treatments are primarily used to reduce the some of the symptoms of pain and to reduce the further complications like...
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Hello, should I drink tea, coffee if I have seronegative spondyloarthropathy? Any other herbal tea or spices to avoid?
Brief Answer:
Arthritis with herbs and spices

Detailed Answer:
Dear Saulius

Thanks for contacting Ayurveda with your health concern and following points are worth mentioning prior to Ayurveda management.

1. Arthropathy or any Rheumatic disease is consider under ‘AAM’ [AMA is toxic by product of...
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HI! I'm Curious about my somewhat rapid belly girth. I am a 48 yo female with two children ages 9 & 6 produced via intensive IVF ( I mention this because I had 11 stimulated IVF cycles on XXXXXXX FSH plus other meds). Oddly in 2006 I was diagnosed...
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Thanks for writing to us.
A growing belly does not mean that you have a tumor growing inside. You are otherwise a healthy female with no major symptoms right now. Having Spondyloarthropathy is an age -related problem. Taking NSAIDS for long time may cause gastric acidity and erosions only....
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Hello, I was recently diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis that affects my spine (spondylitis) and sternum. I have been on Enbrel injections for about 2 months now, but already had a very low immune system beforehand. I suddenly have become very lethargic and fatigued, have constant headaches ranging from moderate to severe, easy bruising, really bad chills, and have cold and flu like symptoms. What could be wrong with me? -Morgan
Hi Morgan,
Your disease psoriatic arthritis is a type of seronegative spondyloarthropathy, means the arthritic factors are usually negative in these conditions. As you are taking enbrel injection for last 2 months,(it is etanercept, a type of TNF-inhibitor) this might be the probable cause for...
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For almost 3 years had a very low immune system. Several kidney and uti infections. My vitamin D is always low even with supplements. I have severe pain in my spine, upper neck, lower back., knees, wrists, front of foot. i tested positive for hla-b27. It's a gene, but I don't have any family history. Lately my legs from my knee up will swell with fluid so I keep my feet elevated to help. My insurance has expired and won't have any until the first of the year. My stress and anxiety is high even with medication.
Brief Answer:
Follows.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Madam,

Thank you for posting your query on XXXXXXX

Well looking into your problem it is possible that you are suffering from the condition known as seronegative spondyloarthropathy ( ankylosing spondylitis ) since you are HLA B 27 positive also . It...
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I have been experiencing chronic pain in all of my joints and my back. It hurts to bend over,to twist, or to squat. My doctor wants me to see a rhematologist but the doctor he referred me to is 65 miles away and wants to charge me 500 dollars up front. My doctor doesn't even knoq if it is arthritis or not. I need a second opinion. I have to take ibuprophen 3 times a day, tramadol 3 times a day, and flexaril every 8 hours. I also have to take levothyroxin for my thyroid.
Hello,

Thanks for writing to us,

From your complains it seems you have multiple joint and back pains from a long time. Also you cant squat or twist or bend over, it is mostly due to stiffness of joints or sometimes in arthritis.
You also need to take lots of medicines and pain killers to relieve...
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Hi,Sir

I am prabhakar Behera. I am suffering from seronegative spondyloarthritis since 4 years. I am not standing or walking properly. Whole day I am laying down on the bed only. So, for this disease what is the proper treatment. Please guide me sir.
hi,
treatment protocol of seronegative spondyloarthritis is same of seropositive spondyloarthritis. I.e NSAIDS, sulfasalazine, and biologics. choice of biologics is different.
you need to see a rheumatologist se soon as possible.
Regards
Dr Alok
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Dear, Sir, I am Male 24 Yrs working in one of corporate company. I was suffering from lower back pain initially so I consulted a doctor. After 3-4 days treatment, exercise and physiotheorapy, there was good improvement. But then I started suffering from acute pain on my left hip. When I gone through MRI, it stated- 'Screening of SI joint reveals Marrow edema along the subchondral aspect of left iliac bone along inferior aspect of left SI joint. No evidence of collection along the joint space.' Then doctor gave me tablets - Etosine MR, Pan-D, Indo cap SR for 5 day course. I found improvement upto 60% in reducing pain. During next visit he changed my tabs to- Subsyde CR, Etashine 60, Omee 20. and again after 3-4 days I started suffering from pain at same left hip while walking, sitting or performing any leg movement. I only feel comfortable lieing down o my stomach. I have not attended office office because of this from last two weeks. My job is on stake. Please guide me how to deep dive to the route, what can be possible route causes, remedy for it and possible recovery time. I will be really thankful from bottom of my heart for your support and kindness.Please ...
Brief Answer:
can be possibility of ankylosing spondylitis.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I have studied your case with diligence.

As per your MRI there is no disc bulge or fluid collection.
SI joint shows marrow edema, so there can be possibility of ankylosing spondylitis.
Ankylosing spondylitis...
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I have been dealing with numbness and burning sensations throughout my body for several years now. I've had multiple test and MRI's but nothing is confirmed. As of now I am having lower back pain that extend to my left hip and down my left leg along with blurred vision and metallic taste in my mouth. Please tell me what this can be?
Hello
Lower back pain with blurring of vision can be the manifestation of disease i.e Spondyloarthropathy. Get the X Ray of your pelvis (AP view), ESR/CRP, HLA B27, and get your eyes examined by an ophthalmologist for evidence of uveitis or episcleritis. As of now for the pain take any NSAIDS...
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My sister has had a sore ankle since she was 18. It swells up for a couple months then spreads to her knee then the swelling goes down after a couple months but the pain never leaves. She has colitis and the doctor she seen here in kirkland lake said that the pain in her ankle and knee is probably arthritis because colitis and arthritis go hand in hand. She has never seen a specialist nor has she been properly diagnosed. She has been limping since she is 18 and is now 30 years old. She does not want to see the doctor anymore because he keeps wanting her to take Percocet and she does not want to take any type of pain killer that is addictive. What is your opinion on the matter? Will it get worse if not treated? Should she worry about her daughter having the same problem?
Hello,

From your question I come to know that your sister has been suffering from Ankle and knee joint pain and swelling since age of 18yrs till today, that is for 12 yrs and she also suffers from colitis,
The picture points towards a a type of arthritis (Joint Swelling) known as Seronegative...
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I have Crohns disease I was put on flagyl for 2 years I was put on an antidepresent to try and diminish the problem
this was years ago. In the last week I have noticed the same symptoms in my hands I cant sleep I drop things the
more I do the worse it gets. I take demoral for pain on a regular basis put I have not taken any for about 7 days. Is
there anything I can take because at this point I feel like going to emerg.
Hello,
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
Crohn's disease is associated with spondyloarthritis.
Now please get in complete blood examination as C B C, E S R.
Stool examination is also important .
Rheumatoid factor may be responsible for joint pain.
INFLIXIMAB is very important drug in...
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Hi,
I have had multiple joint pains, ankle, lateral knee and sometimes hip pain for the pass 3 weeks.
Was initially prescribed prednisolone 20mg for 10 days by a GP, however, I decided to go see a ortophedic. Did x-rays and blood test as suspected slip disc or RA. X-rays showed no damage, and RA factors (8.3) and Uric acid (0.33) levels were normal. XXXXXXX screening came back negative and C-reative were <1.
Ortophedic said to stop the prednisolone and he prescribed me arcoxia 90mg for 10 days. If does not work, I will be refered to a RA doctor.
Nevertheless, after 3 days, I had a very bad tummy upset and my ankle began to swell. So I reverted back to prednisolone. The prednisolone reduced the swelling and pain disappears. I tried to stop it for a day but the pain came back.

I am 30 years old, 78kgs, 175cm and pretty active at sports however I have not been active for the past 10 days due to this condition.

Appreciate what you might think this is due to.

Regards, XXXXXXX
Brief Answer:
Needs evaluation.

Detailed Answer:
Dear sir,

Thank you for posting your query on XXXXXXX

Well looking into your problem I would like to tell you that 10 days is a very short history for diagnosing arthritis . Since all your tests have come up normal . I would advise you to go for...
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For several years I have had infrequent bouts of scleritis that were resolved by a prednisone taper. More recently, in the past year this has happened four or five times and now to get relief I have to start with 100mg of pred!! My eye doctor wanted me to go to a rheumatologist to find out why this is happening and if I could take something to prevent this inflammation.

The doctor first suspected Ankylosing Spondylitis. I seem to have very many of the symptoms but the tests don't strongly support that diagnosis. Now he is thinking I might have something called DISH and also is testing for Lupus (which I tested negative for in the past). I was hoping some of the doctors on this site might have some ideas to contribute based on my profile. According to tests the inflammation and prednisone are beginning to affect my vision although I don't notice the changes yet.
Brief Answer:
You can be suffering from seronegative Spa

Detailed Answer:
Dear Madam,

Thank you for posting your query on XXXXXXX

Well looking into your problem I would suggest you that there is a possibilty that you can be suffering from seronegative spondyloarthropathy .

History of having...
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