What are the signs and symptoms of AS? From Medical News Today
What are the signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis?
A sign is something other people, apart from the patient, can detect, such as a rash or a swelling. A symptom is something only the patient feels and describes to others, such as pain or dizziness.
Ankylosing spondylitis symptoms vary considerably from patient-to-patient; they can take from a few months to several years to develop fully. Signs and symptoms usually start during a person’s late teens or early adult years. Over a period of years symptoms may come and go.
Signs and symptoms commonly found with ankylosing spondylitis are: