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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How soon does it end?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Depends on cause

Thiis is commonly seen after settings such as a reaction to a foreign antigen (drug, infection, etc) and once that antigen resolves the immune complex reaction subsites - time depends can be days, weeks or months. But with a chronic setting where the antigen persists like in an autoimmune reaction in lupus, then the immune complexes persists and the condition continues.

In brief: Depends on cause

Thiis is commonly seen after settings such as a reaction to a foreign antigen (drug, infection, etc) and once that antigen resolves the immune complex reaction subsites - time depends can be days, weeks or months. But with a chronic setting where the antigen persists like in an autoimmune reaction in lupus, then the immune complexes persists and the condition continues.
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