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reactivity

 [re″ak-tiv´ĭ-te]
the process or property of reacting.

re·ac·tiv·i·ty

(rē-ak-tiv'i-tē),
1. The property of reacting, chemically, immunologically or in any other sense.
2. The process of reacting.

re·ac·tiv·i·ty

(rē'ak-tiv'i-tē)
1. The property of reacting, chemically or in any other sense.
2. The process of reacting.

reactivity,

n the degree to which a being responds to a stimulus. The degree may be affected by the receptivity of the being. See also receptivity.

Patient discussion about reactivity

Q. Does anyone have experience treating reactive arthritis? symtoms: bladder incontence, sore joint, eye irritation, cracked fingers and lips

A. The management of reactive arthritis usually starts with pain killers and injection of steroids into the joints, and if necessary, stronger medications. Due to the severity of this condition, consulting a doctor may be wise.

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