Reactive Arthritis | Symptoms


What are the symptoms of reactive arthritis?

You may have swelling in a knee, ankle or toe. Sometimes your heel or Achilles tendon will hurt. (The Achilles tendon is on the back of your ankle, right above your heel). You may feel pain or burning when you urinate. You may also have a discharge from your penis or vagina. Your eyes might be red and painful, and you may feel a burning sensation. Your vision may be blurry.


Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome) by WF Barth, M.D. and K Segal, M.D. (American Family Physician August 01, 1999,

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 08/99