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Jul 11, 2018 12:25 AM

Hi everyone:)
I’ve been out of touch for the last several months but I’m back:)
Has anyone been diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and then re-diagnosed with juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis?
I am now 34 and I’m having considerable pain and swelling in hands and elbows. My current diagnosis is AS but I’m wondering if perhaps it’s RA and not AS?
Thank you 😊

Jul 11, 2018 1:55 AM

You should see a rheumatologist for a diagnosis. The two can have many overlapping symptoms. Best of luck to you.

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