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Suggest treatment for ankylosing spondylitis

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Posted on Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Question: I am suffering from sacroilitis for last four months, because I used to walk on my left leg majorly, putting whole my body weight on it . Now, I am on bed for last 30 days but my pain is not reducing. My esr level is 28 units/hr and I have +ve blood report of HLA B-27 . TB Gold test showed negative results. Please help me.
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
as per test you have ankylosing spondylitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have studied your case.
AS per your test you are suffering from ankylosing spondylitis.
AS is difficult to treat,
Some patients may get relief with sazo 500 .
you also can take indocap.
Many of my patients get relief with yoga and pranayama, and XXXXXXX XXXXXXX so you can also start that.
To avoid stiffness you need to focus on exercises.
I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to ask. I will be happy to answer your question. Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi (27 hours later)
Sir, is it necessary to take medicines?

is it not possible for me to recover my health just by rest and soft exercises , pranayaam etc. ?

What do you think, how much time is it going to be well again?
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi (22 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Explained below

Detailed Answer:
Hello again

It is not necessary to take medicine always.

Yes you need to continue daily joint exercises to avoid stiffness.

If you do daily exercises ,yoga and pranayama with meditation ,soon you will be well.
There can be seasonal and stress induced aggravation which you need to balance.

I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to ask. I will be happy to answer your question. Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: as per test you have ankylosing spondylitis Detailed Answer: Hello I have studied your case. AS per your test you are suffering from ankylosing spondylitis. AS is difficult to treat, Some patients may get relief with sazo 500 . you also can take indocap. Many of my patients get relief with yoga and pranayama, and XXXXXXX XXXXXXX so you can also start that. To avoid stiffness you need to focus on exercises. I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to ask. I will be happy to answer your question. Take care.