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What is the outlook for people with reactive arthritis?

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This form of arthritis can affect your joints, eyes, skins, and urethra, the tube that carries pee out through your body. Most people recover in 3 to 4 months. But half of them may get it again for several years. Some people have complications that can include damage to heart muscles and the spine, vision loss or blindness, and fluid buildup in the lungs.

From: Reactive Arthritis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Arthritis Foundation. American Academy of Family Physicians. The Arthritis Society.


Reviewed by David Zelman on November 04, 2018

SOURCES: Arthritis Foundation. American Academy of Family Physicians. The Arthritis Society.


Reviewed by David Zelman on November 04, 2018

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