1. Pain in the lower back, hips, or buttocks:
Ankylosing spondylitis can cause pain in the lower back, hips, and buttocks. The pain may be worse after sitting or standing for a long time.
2. Stiffness in the morning or after periods of rest:
The stiffness may be worse in the morning or after periods of rest.
3. Difficulty bending forward or twisting at the waist:
The disease can make it difficult to bend forward or twist at the waist.
Fatigue is a common symptom of ankylosing spondylitis. You may feel tired all the time, even if you’ve had a good night’s sleep.
5. Numbness or tingling in the feet and hands:
Ankylosing spondylitis can cause numbness and tingling in the feet and hands. This is often called peripheral neuropathy.
6. Loss of appetite:
You may lose your appetite if you have ankylosing spondylitis. This can lead to weight loss.
7. Weight loss:
You may lose weight if you have ankylosing spondylitis, because you may not be eating enough due to a lack of appetite or problems with digestion caused by the disease.
You may have a fever if you have ankylosing spondylitis. This may occur if the disease affects your immune system.
9. Chest pain:
Chest pain is a rare symptom of ankylosing spondylitis, but it can occur if the disease affects your lungs.
10. Sore throat:
You may have a sore throat if you have ankylosing spondylitis. This may be caused by inflammation in your throat.