Reactive Arthritis: Infectious Symptoms To Be Aware Of

A Sore Throat Or Mouth Sores

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The development of a sore throat or mouth sores in addition to painful and swollen joints may be an infectious reaction of reactive arthritis. Mouth sores may occur either inside the mouth or in the form of cold sores on the lips. In rare occasions, cold sores develop on the cheek or face. They can also grow anywhere a mucous lining is present, such as on the eyelids. A sore throat and cold sores are both highly contagious; therefore, contact with others should be avoided.

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