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Orthopaedic Specialist Forum
It is not acceptable that any doctor is "too busy " to answer your questions. It is part of any medical practitioner's duties to inform his patient of the diagnosis,the treatment etc. Maybe you should seek an opinion from another practitioner who has time to speak to you. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a narrowing of the spinal canal and you should be told how severe the narrowing is, and if it is possibly a cause of referred pain to your hip
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