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My name is Stacy from Pennsylvania. It has been over 5 years that I have been dealing with issues consisting of severe pain affecting all joints, stiffness in my back, neck and wrists, numbness and tingling from my waist down. Over the past 2 months I have developed gastroparesis, severe headaches and optic neuritis. After all of these years in and out of doctors offices, ER visits, etc, I was finally diagnosed with an autoimmune disease with 3 different components. 1) Ankylosing Spondylitis 2) Reactive arthritis and 3) I have progressed to now having a neurological component  which isn’t explained by the previous 2. Now we wait for more of a workup to get more answers and start treatment in hopes to start feeling better!
Pennsylvania, United States of America

One Response to “Stacy”

  1. Dear Stacy,
    Thank you so much for sharing your story with us.
    Sincerely Cookie

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