How are urethritis and gastroenteritis treated in patients with reactive arthritis (ReA)?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Antibiotics may be considered for urethritis and gastroenteritis, depending on the cultures used and their sensitivity. In general, urethritis may be treated with a 7- to 10-day course of erythromycin or tetracycline. Antibiotic treatment of enteritis is controversial.


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