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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience in Rheumatology
Auto-immune disease: An autoimmune disease that develops as a response to an infection, typically causing red, hot, swollen, and painful joints but can also involve other ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Infection!: Reactive arthritis is usually caused by venereal infection with chlamydia and some other agents, or GI infection with salmonella, yersinia, and other ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
The goal of the : Treatment is to manage your symptoms and treat any underlying bacterial infections that may still be present antibiotic to eliminate bacterial infect ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Multiple system : The signs and symptoms of reactive arthritis generally start one to three weeks after exposure to a triggering infection. Musculoskeletal, joint pain ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience in Rheumatology
Maybe: Depending on the severity of your symptoms and the type of work, it could.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: It is thought to be due to the immune system becoming overactive and misguided after it responds to an infection.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience in Rheumatology
Both: It can be either. Typically it starts as asymmetric. If it continues and becomes additive with additional joints effected then will likely become symm ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
REACTIVE ARTHRITIS: hello ~ reactive arthritis is a type of rheumatoid arthritis that follows after an STD like chlamydia infection in some cases. Please see you have had ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience in Rheumatology
Pain after strep: A few weeks after a strep infection (usually "strep throat"), some people will develop severe pain in one or more of their larger joints (knees, elbow ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fink
38 years experience in Family Medicine
An inflammatory dis.: An inflammatory condition that occurs after exposure to certain digestive and urinary infections, especially chlamydia, salmonella, shigella. The in ... Read More
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