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Do infections cause arthritis?

Board Certified Rheumatologist, Dr. Melvin Churchill, hosted "Do infections cause arthritis?" This free public seminar was held September 17, 2015. Reactive arthritis is caused by an infection elsewhere in the body. Symptoms often include swelling and pain in the joints of knees, ankles, and feet, but eyes, skin, and other organs can also be affected. He also explained treatments and lifestyle management.

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Melvin Churchill, MD, was educated at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and subsequently at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, receiving a Doctorate of… Read more.