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Do lots of people get Achilles tendonitis, or is it unusual?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: No

Check if you got an antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or Levaquin or other quinolone recently (sseveral days, or weeks).
Ocassionally pts who took any of these got Achilles tendonitis or even rupture but may affect any tendon in the body. Not common.

In brief: No

Check if you got an antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or Levaquin or other quinolone recently (sseveral days, or weeks).
Ocassionally pts who took any of these got Achilles tendonitis or even rupture but may affect any tendon in the body. Not common.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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In brief: Common

Achilles tendonits is a fairlycommon occurance.

In brief: Common

Achilles tendonits is a fairlycommon occurance.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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