WHY SEE A RHEUMATOLOGIST?

Rheumatologists are doctors with specialized training in inflammatory arthritis and related diseases that affect the joints, muscles, bones, skin, and other tissues, and are often the best doctors to see for ankylosing spondylitis. AS is a complex disease, making it especially important to get the appropriate diagnosis and treatment options.

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Have you been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis?

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Be prepared for your next appointment. It can make a difference in your health.

Being proactive about your care and asking questions can lead to a better discussion with your doctor.

Use this short guide to prepare for your next appointment.

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  2. Fill it out
  3. Discuss with your doctor
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Not diagnosed with AS? Take the AS Symptom Quiz to assess your symptoms.

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Be prepared for your next appointment. It can make a difference in your health.

Being proactive about your care and asking questions can lead to a better discussion with your doctor.

Use this short guide to prepare for your next appointment.

  1. Download the PDF
  2. Fill it out
  3. Discuss with your doctor
VIEW PDF

Already diagnosed with AS? Download the right guide for you here.

Doctor discussion guide icon

Be prepared for your next appointment. It can make a difference in your health.

Being proactive about your care and asking questions can lead to a better discussion with your doctor.

Use this short guide to prepare for your next appointment.

  1. Download the PDF
  2. Fill it out
  3. Discuss with your doctor
VIEW PDF

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FIND A RHEUMATOLOGIST

If you have symptoms that suggest AS, first talk to your primary doctor. Your doctor may recommend you see a rheumatologist.

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The average person with ankylosing spondylitis may face delays in diagnosis ranging from

5-11 YEARS

depending on genetic markers, family history, and symptoms.

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FIND A RHEUMATOLOGIST

If you have symptoms that suggest AS, first talk to your primary doctor. Your doctor may recommend you see a rheumatologist.

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