Information for patients with reactive arthritis: what it is, common causes, who it affects, getting diagnosed and treatment options.
Symptoms & Prevention Of Reactive Arthritis
Reactive arthritis i s also known as Reiter's Syndrome. It can be recognized by heat, redness and swelling of the joints. It specifically at...
The term 'reactive arthritis' is used to describe inflammation (heat, pain and swelling) in the joints that can develop after you have had a bacterial or viral infection somewhere else in the body. Often reactive arthritis causes only joint inflammation but sometimes joint pain and swelling may be accompanied by symptoms such as red eyes (conjunctivitis), scaly skin rashes over the hands or feet, diarrhoea, mouth ulcers, and inflammation of the genital tract
Reactive arthritis is yet another type of arthritis which also includes inflammation of bones and joint muscles. This inflammation is result of infection from some other body part thus, this type of arthritis is known as reactive arthritis.