What is the best treatment for reiter's syndrome?

NSAIDs, Rx infection. Reactive arthritis (reiter's syndrome) is usually treated with anti-inflammatory agents like Ibuprofen or naproxn. If there is an ongoing infection believed to have triggered the arthritis, this should be treated too. Sometimes, other drugs will be used for the arthritis, including steroids. Eye drops might be required for conjunctivitis symptoms.

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What is reiters syndrome like?

Eye, joints, urethra. Reiter's syndrome is a triad of conjunctivitis, arthritis and inflamed urethra, or urine tube, seen most commonly in males. Women can get it also, but is much more rare. Sometimes there is also inflammation inside the eye and it can be painful. Read more...

How do I know if I have reiters syndrome?

Reiters syndrome. Reiter's syndrome is Reactive arthritis triggered by an infection in a susceptible person,many of which carry the HLAB-27 gene. Triggers include diarrheal and urogenital infections with salmonella.shigella, campylobactor, chlamydial.,and yersinial infections.There is large joint,spinal and sacrificial arthritis,and mucocutaneous and eye lesions.There is treatment by a. Rheumatologist. , , Read more...

I have reiters syndrome. Tell me about it plz?

Information. Reiter's syndrome includes inflammation of the eyes, joints, and urinary system. The following link includes a lot of good information: http://arthritis.Webmd.Com/reiters-syndrome the important thing is to be sure to keep good followup with your primary care and eye doctors to minimize risk of problems. Read more...

What is reiters syndrome and how can I tell if I have it?

Classic triad. Typically defined by the classic triad of eye inflammation (conjunctivitis, iritis, scleritis), urethritis, and arthritis. Many patients with reiters also have a gene called hla-b27. Talk to your primary care doctor about your symptoms to see if referral to an ophthalmologist is indicated. Read more...

For someone diagnosed reiters syndrome, is there any pattern to when/why arthritis begins and stops?

Not necessarily! But reiter's is remmitable. That said, patients feel pain with falls in barometric pressure, activity, etcc. Anyone with reiter's should be treated with antimicrobials. The tnf-alpha inhibitotrs work very well in conjuction with older drugs! Read more...

Does reiters syndrome cause dysmetria like symptoms in leg?

Not true dysmetria! Dysmetria ) refers to a lack of coordination of movement typified by the undershoot or overshoot of intended position with the hand, arm, leg, or eye. It is a type of ataxia. It is sometimes described as an inability to judge distance or scale. However, symptoms like dysmetria can occur if you have pain in the feet, typical for reiter's. Read more...