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Is Ankylosing spondylitis curable ?

Dear Doctor , I am 28 old man, I am suffering from Acne losses spondelities since two years, plz give me suggestion can this disease be curable or can I over come with this disease. How old I live? Thanking You.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
it spell as ankylosing spondylitis
it is chronic arthritis and autoimmune disease mainly involve spine and sacroiliac joint
it is long term condition ans has genetic factor
there is no specific treatment for it
medicine are given to reduce pain and other symptoms
physiotherapy is the best mode of treatment
u have to do it regularly .
Answered: Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
ankylosin spondilytis is chronic inflammatory disease affecting spine and other joints and other system sometime
it is auto immune disease
with treatment there will be some relief and modification of disease
with strong determination you will be able to cope with
be under treatment
hope you remain all right
Answered: Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.welcome. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of spine and sacroiliac joints of unknown fusion of spine occurs in many pts and can't be prevented or predicted.Physical therapy emphasizing extension exercises and posture is recommended to minimize late poetical defects and respiratory compromise.Indomethacin is used for symptomatic relief.Many patients develop osteoporosis and are at risk of spinal fractures.Generally this problem is self limited although glaucoma and blindness are unusual secondary complications.Good luck.
Answered: Fri, 23 Sep 2011
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