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#517578 - 09/02/17 10:02 PM cold and flu that never ends?
Didier Offline
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Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 178
Hi all,

After a couple years of remission I had some really stressful events that have triggered an AS flare - back and SI pain, inflammation, lots of fatigue. But along with those classic symptoms, this time I've also got a never-ending runny nose, cough, chills, and an on-and-off fever that can go as high as 102.

Does it happen as part of an AS flare to get a runny nose and cough that keeps going for 7+ weeks? I've heard of 'flu like symptoms' but I always thought that referred to low-grade fever and fatigue. Trying to figure out if it's indeed part of the flare or something else.

I take no meds for AS other than tylenol, no immunosuppresants or anything.

Didier



Edited by Didier (09/02/17 10:04 PM)

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#517579 - 09/03/17 04:41 AM Re: cold and flu that never ends? [Re: Didier]
Frederick Offline
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Registered: 03/28/06
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Personally I have always found A.S. Flareups to be a complete mystery. There was a time when I used to get a Flareup every six weeks or so as regular as clockwork. So the Flare never lasted more than a week or so before I was back to some sort of normality for another six weeks.

Anyway I think there are some things about your condition that should be checked out by a doctor. The usual A.S. related things he can and probably will ignore but a temp. of a as high as 102 should be at least mentioned to a doctor. The cough should also be investigated.

The chances are that everything will eventually return to normal and you will never find out what the problem is caused by. But if you can see a doctor at the right time when you are at your worst then a chest Xray and blood test may provide an answer.

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