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Is it normal to experience joint pain after allergic reaction?

Is it normal to experience joint pain after allergic reaction?

Yes: There are allergic reactions to antibiotics in the cephalosporin family which can cause joint pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Is there an association between environmental allergies and joint pain?

Is there an association between environmental allergies and joint pain?

Rheumatism: A controversial area. Some individuals reports more rheumatism or muscle pain when exposed to food intolerances or environmental solvents or other vapors. There is not a lot of scientific studies to confirm this but in my 40 years of practice i often belive my patients. ...Read more

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I have joint pain/stiffness). Up until this week, the gluten free diet has helped my bowels. Could this be food allergies?

I have joint pain/stiffness). Up until this week, the gluten free diet has helped my bowels. Could this be food allergies?

Possibly: Celiac disease is associated with generalized aching and fatigue. If you have gluten sensitivity then a gluten free diet often provides good benefit. ...Read more

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30 yr albanian male. Joint pain, 99.8 temp, food allergies. Hemoglobin 6.7, RDW 18, mvc 74, platelets 530. Sed w rate 58. Ferr. 105, iron sat. 6.

30 yr albanian male. Joint pain, 99.8 temp, food allergies. Hemoglobin 6.7, RDW 18, mvc 74, platelets 530. Sed w rate 58. Ferr. 105, iron sat. 6.

U r seriously sick: You're a 30 year old man and no matter how dysfunctional your health care system is, you have a right to demand that your physician explain why you are apparently iron deficient. You have a bleeding ulcer or gastrointestinal cancer until proved otherwise. ...Read more

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I quit drinking 3 months ago and I have lost 30 pounds. I have been having joint pain and some muscle weakness. Is this a normal reaction.

I quit drinking 3 months ago and I have lost 30 pounds.  I have been having joint pain and some muscle weakness.  Is this a normal reaction.

Not entirely: Alcohol packs in massive quantities of "empty" calories, which tends to suppress "normal" appetite, so its absence can result in wt loss. The joint/back pains, not so much. Sounds like you should be seen by your dr for thorough once over. ...Read more

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Can the herxheimer reaction cause joint pain?

Can the herxheimer reaction cause joint pain?

Forgive my frankness: The real herxheimer reaction results from the killing of large numbers of micro-organisms deep in the tissues by antimicrobial agents. Classically seen in the treatment of advanced syphilis, it's also been reported in other diseases with huge bacterial loads such as bartonellosis. Today's medical quacks diagnose a "herxheimer reaction" whenever one of their own products makes somebody sick. ...Read more

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Took Amoxicillin for an infection, had a reaction & still have muscle & joint pain two weeks after stopping. What should I do?

See your Doctor: Probably need to get some Blood Work to see if there is an continuing inflammatory process going on. On the other hand you might have a totally coincidental process that is causing your symptoms. Either way, you need to get checked. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acute drug reaction to omeprazole ,had chills , bone ,joint pain ,hand feet twitch,dizzy, rash come n gofrequent urination?

Here are some...: At suspecting drug allergy, stop the offending drug and seek evaluation / counseling for possible use of antihistamine and a short 3-5 day course of steroid; if short of breath occurs, take emergency visit right away; if just having bearable itch with no swelling of mouth, take antihistamine and wait out-if not getting better as expected in 3-5 days, seek medical attention timely. ...Read more

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On augmentin and feeling worse on it. Joint pain and lethergy. Can this be a reaction. Had it when i was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) too. Constant antibiotics 5 year?

See details: Are you saying you have been on antibiotics for 5 years? If so, why? Augmtntin can cause a serum sickness reaction that includes joint inflammation, not just pain. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more