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Reactive arthritis is a condition that may be triggered by a bacterial infection in the urinary or gastrointestinal tracts. It most often affects young men, although men of any age and women may also be affected.
Symptoms of reactive arthritis include:
Several medicines can be used to treat reactive arthritis.
Current as of:
April 1, 2019
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
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