Reactive Arthritis.

Reactive Arthritis.

Many older people suffer from age-related diseases of the joints. Reactive Arthritis. Folk and official medicine is looking for and is looking for at least a stable and long-lasting remission for this disease.

But there are often cases when ordinary medicines and folk remedies do not give the desired effect. Then we can assume that this is not a normal disease of the joints. This reactive arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joints.

Usually such arthritis develops after infectious diseases: enterocolitis, dysentery, chlamydia, cystitis, etc., As a rule, the intestinal and urinary system.

Such arthritis is called “reactive” because there are no traces of infection in the articular cavity. Which are fixed for other types of damage to the joints. Not all patients who have had an infectious disease may have reactive arthritis.

This is due to the peculiarities of the human genotype. The presence of these genes indicates a propensity for reactive arthritis. Such signs are recorded by the genotype quite often.

Joint diseases.

Approximately 3 weeks after the transferred infectious disease, the patient begins to hurt and swelling of the knee, ankle and leg joints. Inflammation of the joints, in contrast to other types of arthritis, is unsystematic and asymmetric.

First, the right knee may become inflamed. Then — ankle. Reactive arthritis in the hands of rare. Finger swells strongly. It becomes like a sausage.

In other patients, arthritis begins with periarticular tissues. There is achillodynia, heel or bursitis. In this case, the patient does not need to talk a lot to step on the heels and walk. The disease is acute.

Unfortunately, the reactive arthritis is like a part of Reiter’s syndrome. Further its manifestations are expressed in cystitis, colitis, urethral rub, it affects the eyes (bilateral purulent conjunctivitis). Often patients and physicians believe take these illnesses have arisen separately and try to treat them without adhering to reactive arthritis and Reiter’s syndrome.

This is extremely dangerous as the disease becomes chronic and can cause ankylosing spondylitis, or a serious eye disease with subsequent blindness. Perhaps the appearance of skin lesions on the palms, soles and mucous membranes.

What microorganisms caused the disease?

The doctor must determine laboratory tests before prescribing the treatment. What microorganisms caused the disease?

So, with urogenital infections that caused arthritis, scrapings were studied. And after a gastrointestinal infection in the feces found nothing. Since modern bacteria is difficult to detect.

It is best to test for the presence of antibodies to a specific infection. This allows you to identify the cause of reactive arthritis. When antibodies are detected, it is necessary to completely get rid of the infection. By determining the sensitivity of antibiotics to them.

The fight against the root cause will last at least 1-3 months. Doses are prescribed more often than usual. Because as long as the live microbe’s immune system is weakened.

Reactive Arthritis.


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