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Posted on 18. Dec, 2011 by Jennifer.
Reactive Arthritis is a form of arthritis that develops in reaction to an infectious agent, such as bacteria, usually in the bowel or genital areas. Those developing the illness experience pain, swelling and stiffness, usually in larger joints, particularly the lower limbs, as well as the spine and ligaments. Typically the immune system readjusts its [...]
Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 by Peter.
Reactive arthritis is joint inflammation that is a “reaction” to an infection in your body. “Inflammation” is the way tissues react to injury or disease. It can cause swelling, redness, heat, and pain. It is also known as Reiter’s syndrome.