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Can you have joint swelling and pain from influenza b?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes but

Yes, but not usually as the only symptoms.
Other viruses like parvovirus b19 are more likely to cause joint symptoms without other symptoms.

In brief: Yes but

Yes, but not usually as the only symptoms.
Other viruses like parvovirus b19 are more likely to cause joint symptoms without other symptoms.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Usually not

No, joint swelling does not usually occur. Joint pain is also uncommon.
Muscle pain and inflammation occur commonly with influenza b.

In brief: Usually not

No, joint swelling does not usually occur. Joint pain is also uncommon.
Muscle pain and inflammation occur commonly with influenza b.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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