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First RA, Now AS

I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) 6 years ago. Now I'm told it could be ankylosing spondylitis.

Has this happened to anyone else?

  1. Hi

    1. Hey !

      I experienced this. I got diagnosed with JRA when I was younger. At this time I was experiencing high levels of pain and inflammation in almost all of my joints, but as I got older and many years of them keeping tabs on where I was getting damage (my spine), they diagnosed me with AS.
      This was a long time ago, so as Doreen said there are tests that can be done but know that you are not alone in this experience!

      I hope you find some answers and if you ever need to feel free to reach out 😀

      Wishing you the best,

      Sarah (community advocate)

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