banners
Kickas Main Page | Rights and Responsibilities | Donate to Kickas
Kickas Links
·HOME
·Forums Main Index
·Register!
MEDICAL CENTRE
·Medicine Contract
·AS Patient Guidebook
·Pain Map
·Disease Modification
·Ask your doctor
·AS and RA Papers
·AS Acronyms
DIET CENTRE
·London AS Diet
·Molecular Mimicry
·AS Dietary Primer
·AS Food Guide
SUPPORT CENTRE
·In Memorium
·KickAS Stories
·KickAS Banners
·Donations
Forum Stats
12,685 Registered Members
28 Forums
43,345 Topics
515,697 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,568 @ 06/29/16 03:25 PM
Newest Members
Kells, HappySwede, ClearBlueSky, asumom, JJBT
12685 Registered Users
KickAs Team
Administrator/owner:
John (Dragonslayer)
Administrator:
Melinda (mig)
WebAdmin:
Timo (Timo)
Administrator:
Brad (wolverinefan)

Moderators:
- Tim (Dotyisle)
- Chelsea (Kiwi)
- Megan (Megan)
- Wendy (WendyR)
- John (Cheerful)
- Chris (fyrfytr187)

QR Code
If you want to use this QR code (Quick Response code) just save the image and paste it where you want. You can even print it and use it that way. Coffee cups, T-Shirts etc would all be good for the QR code.
Topic Options
#510049 - 03/27/15 04:36 AM Doctors diagnosis confused
Bax1 Offline
Apprentice_AS_Kicker

Registered: 08/26/13
Posts: 82
My father and I are very similar. We are both hlab27 positive, he have both suffered from back pain since early 20s. With him it was late teens, although he did get in the Army. So I sent him to the same they my that diagnosed me and treated me with anti tnf. At first this doc told me I didn't have as because my spine looked normal, except some mild disk degeneration. No fusions, but he eventually came to the conclusions, that did have it and started treatment

With my dad. He told him tha his problem was due extreme disk de generation. He has three that are bone on bone. He sent him home with the pain killer ultram. He said he couldn't have AS because he had no fusions. What do yall think about that.

Top
#510050 - 03/27/15 10:38 AM Re: Doctors diagnosis confused [Re: Bax1]
MollyC1i Offline
Very_Addicted_to_AS_Kickin

Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 9712
Loc: Brittany, France (since Nov 08...
Find another rheumatologist for yr father. Meantime read the ASAS / EULAR Handbook - in the spondy research forum. Back at the beginning, or, google up the subject matter.

Best to you and yr dad.
_________________________
MollyC1i - Riding OutAS

Top

Moderator:  fyrfytr187, WendyR 
Who's Online
0 registered (), 114 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Recent Posts
Mayo clinic
by jay_bharat
Today at 05:48 AM
Headaches from Humira
by baileyo
08/15/17 06:43 PM
Dr. Reveille
by Tnate
08/11/17 12:27 AM
Various questions, and about Candida
by kj243
08/10/17 02:10 PM
updating account
by Possi
08/10/17 12:41 PM
Hello!!!
by Possi
08/10/17 12:39 PM
Ubiquitous Steroid Use Unwitting Cause for Glaucom
by MollyC1i
08/09/17 04:30 AM
(Views)Popular Topics
"FITNESS" TEAM! - All Physical Activity & Sports 34,038,936
hmmm 1,693,679
Has anyone had Pedicle subtraction Osteotomy ? 1,453,080
What to do about healthcare? Can it be fixed? 940,673
User names revisited 815,269
Medicinal Marijuana 726,493
A.S and beds, What do you find best? 722,266
OMG!!!! 679,034
No/Low Starch Diet Success Stories 500,123
THE STARCH CONTENT OF FOODS - THE LIST 413,970