... I have a different take on these words. Degenerative joint or bone disease is the same as osteoarthritis, arthritis caused by normal aging, wear and tear, or injury to the joints. ... (3 replies)
... ight jaw!! the strain is still present in mild form even today. when i went to the hosp with all these, i was referred to a rheumatologist and he diagnosed it as reactive arthritis because of inflammation in left knee, right wrist and jaw. HLAB27 test was negative!! ... (0 replies)
... should be included, since this seemed to start shortly after a sinus infection. Reactive arthritis usually follows a STD or diarrhea from certain germs. ... (6 replies)
... Hello all, I have been creeping around your boards for a week now & have finally decided to register. I suppose I'll introduce myself first, I am a 23 recent graduate . I have been in generally great health all my life so the recent deterioration of my health has been pretty stressful & caused great anxiety. Upon returning from Cleveland (around June 10th) I'd developed a... (6 replies)
... Anyone else dealing with Reactive Arthritis? ... (2 replies)
... My message post to Lisa was regarding my recent diagnosis of Reactive Arthritis. I didn't know that RA meant Rheumatoid. ... (5 replies)
... Just making sure we don't have a communication problem here. RA when used here is generally for rheumatoid arthritis not reactive arthritis. ... (5 replies)
... Reactive arthritis used to be called Reiter's Syndome so you might find more info under that name. ... (5 replies)
... I am trying to find information on reactive arthritis in children. We went on a mission trip in Oklahoma, and our son got sick on the way home. ... (5 replies)
... It really depends on the infection that triggered the reactive arthritis. Some clear up quickly and others don't. And sometimes the infection starts the process of the arthritis and it never goes away. ... (1 replies)
... After how many days of treatment for reactive arthritis the joint pain decreases? ... (1 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear you're suffering with reactive arthritis (ReA), I was diagnosed with it a year ago and I am glad to report it's 95% gone...so there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Coincidentally mine began shortly after getting married...weird. Mine came from a urinary tract infection, which I'm not entirely sure how I got, but like yours I knew something wasn't right... (1 replies)
... I have just been diagnosed with Reactive Arthritis and wandered if anyone else has had similar symptoms and experiences ? ... (1 replies)
... It seems there are very few posters on this board with reactive arthritis/reiters syndrome, but if anyone has experience with relapses I'd really like their opinion as to typical duration and severity. I was basically laid-up in pain January - March 2008 and then began recovering through April to the point of almost being symptom/pain free, but then began relapsing at the end... (0 replies)
... wrong with me. This has been very trying for me and I am still on sufa and relafin and now my strernoclvicular joint is inflamed and im very worried. Do you have reactive arthritis as well and how have you dealt with it? ... (4 replies)
... after about two years. If such an arthritis is persistant, the HLA B27 antigen test should be performed. ... (4 replies)
... does anyone have reactive arhtritis and"sausage toe syndrome". I have had reactive arthritis in my feet and rt knee. my knee pain went away after taking sulfa but my toes still swell and are painful. ... (0 replies)
... does anyone have reactive arthritis and "sausage toe syndrome" i have this and it is very painfull and wonder if anyone else has this and if it went away. ... (2 replies)
did u have bowel problems did they find the bacteria in feces or antibody in blood. almost all joints are affected now.
first started in right knee than left knees right ankle and left hip and now my neck and ribs pain. i had pain in toes that went away than elbows pain and shoulder. is migratory pain and after 1 and half year no dx and treatment.
for how long time do u... (60 replies)
... I was diagnosed with reactive arthritis 2 months ago after a bowel infection (food poisoning during chrstmas holiday in egypt) I thought ReA was supposed to clear up between 3 and 12 months, by the looks of things it doesn't.
Inflammation first started in my heel then big toes, both knees, slightly in fingers and now top of neck, giving me awful head pain and numb arm wen... (60 replies)