Reactive Arthritis

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Last Updated: 05 May 2022
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Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis that complies with an infection. Reactive arthritis usually happens in men between the ages of 20 and 40, although it does occasionally influence women. One of the most common germs that cause such infections is called Chlamydia trachomatis. Reactive arthritis can also follow a stomach infection. In as much as one fifty percent of people believed to have reactive arthritis, there might be no infection. Reactive arthritis may occur in children ages 6 to 14 after Clostridium difficile intestinal infections. Infections in the intestine might cause looseness of the bowels and abdominal pain. The diarrhea might be watery or bloody. Heel pain or pain in the Achilles tendon; Pain in the hip, knee, ankle joint, and low back; Pain and swelling that affects one or more joints; Symptoms may include skin sores on the palms and soles that appear like psoriasis. The most common symptom of reactive arthritis is pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints and ligaments, most generally the knees, feet, hips, toes and ankles. See an eye specialist or most likely to A&E as soon as possible if one of your eyes becomes very unpleasant and the vision ends up being hazy. Usually, reactive arthritis is caused by a sexually transmitted infection, such as chlamydia, or an infection of the digestive tract, such as gastrointestinal disorder. You may also develop reactive arthritis if you, or somebody close to you, has lately had glandular fever or put cheek syndrome. People who have a genetics called HLA-B27 are far more likely to develop reactive arthritis than those that do not, but it's unclear why. Reactive arthritis is a type of spondyloarthritis, a group of arthritis problems that generally entail the sacroiliac joints in the lower back, and entheses. Foot pain in people with reactive arthritis is usually as a result of inflammation of entheses. Sexually transmitted infections can occur just before the start of reactive arthritis, many cases of reactive arthritis are associated with other types of infections that are not sent sexually. Genes, People who have a genetics called HLA-B27 have a higher risk of getting reactive arthritis and of experiencing more severe and more resilient symptoms. Some people with reactive arthritis have mild symptoms, while others have extreme symptoms that restrict day-to-day activities. Pain in the heel or foot pain suggests enthesitis.

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