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A 30-year-old female asked:

Can bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds cause bad neck stiffness/tension and pain that radiates to the jaw joints/head and face? should i be concerned?

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Dr. Milton Mintz
A Verified Doctoranswered
69 years experience
I dought bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Is cause? It's a sulfa drug used for infection! that would be a rare side effect condition.
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