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I have Ankylosing spondylitis
I suffer from ankylosing spondylitis. Can I consult an orthopaedic if rheumatologist is not available near me?
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Yes you can.
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Ankylosing spondylitis needs support of rheumatologist , Orthopedic surgeon and physiotherapist. You can consult an Orthopedic surgeon too . Do consult rheumatologist for 1. Confirmation of diagnosis 2. Long term medication advise Do consult Orthopedic surgeon for 1. Any individual joint pains 2. Knee pain / hip pain 3. Acute pain exacerbation
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Both orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologist can treat you with equal competency.
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You can consult an orthopaedic surgeon if a rheumatologist is not available.
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Consult orthopaedic and Physiotherapy
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