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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Orthopedic Perspective (cont.)

Questions to Ask the Doctor

A doctor can determine if a person's symptoms are related to ankylosing spondylitis or another seronegative spondyloarthropathy disorder. Many of the symptoms are not specific to ankylosing spondylitis and can result from other causes or can be part of the normal aging process. A doctor can help determine the cause of the symptoms.

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