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Would you have Ankle swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling) when you have Ankylosing spondylitis?

Summary: Ankle swelling is reported only by a few people with Ankylosing spondylitis.

We study 2 people who have Ankle swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling) and Ankylosing spondylitis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine) can be treated by Humira, Enbrel, Remicade, Sulfasalazine, Celebrex, Methotrexate. (latest reports from 21,242 Ankylosing Spondylitis patients)

Ankle swelling

Ankle swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,395 Ankle swelling patients)

On Jan, 6, 2015: 2 people who have ankylosing spondylitis and Ankle Swelling are studied.

Trend of Ankle swelling in ankylosing spondylitis reports

Gender of people who have ankylosing spondylitis and experienced Ankle swelling * :

FemaleMale
Ankle swelling50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have ankylosing spondylitis and experienced Ankle swelling * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ankle swelling50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. High blood pressure (1 people, 50.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Prednisone (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Remicade (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Losartan (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Enbrel (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Support group for people who have Ankylosing spondylitis
    Hi everyone!!! I was diagnosed with AS 4 months ago after 9 months of waking up at 3am every morning with Thoracic stiffness and aches. A Rheumatologist diagnosed me and administered Humira. I have been pain free for 4 months.

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