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Review: could Vitamin c cause Knee swelling (Joint swelling)?

We study 1,121 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Knee swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee swelling and more.

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Vitamin c

Vitamin c (latest outcomes from 1,490 users) has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation.

Knee swelling

Knee swelling (latest reports from 166,704 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 30, 2014: 1,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c. Among them, 5 people (0.45%) have Knee Swelling. They amount to 0.00% of all the 166,667 people who have Knee Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Knee swelling in Vitamin c reports

Time on Vitamin c when people have Knee swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Knee swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c * :

FemaleMale
Knee swelling40.00%60.00%

Age of people who have Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Knee swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

Severity of Knee swelling when taking Vitamin c ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Knee swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Knee swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Knee swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Pseudomonas infection (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Hypertension (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Ulcer - duodenal or gastric (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Crohn's disease (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Aspirin (3 people, 60.00%)
  3. Folic acid (3 people, 60.00%)
  4. Vitamin e (3 people, 60.00%)
  5. Prednisone (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • above an implant my gum became swollen while on the drug. After quitting for 12 days the swelling has gone down.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Had an emergency appendectomy in February with complications.... have lived with joint, muscle pain most of my adult life. Constant stomach problems from a young wage. IBS, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite. Feel like I am basically a failure, unable to keep a permanent job. Marriage is on verge of divorce, my family thinks it's all in my head, and that I cause this or even like to be a I. That I do it for attention, or mainly bc I am not responsible. I do not like discussing with family bc I feel misunderstood & like a. Broken record. I want to participate in life , if I don't I am criticized , if I do I pay the price. With either "pain" or comments like " well you did this "
    I feel scared, alone , but mostly hurt all over, including heart ache!!
    It's very confusing and will definitely make you think you are crazy at times.
    Was told yesterday I had fibromyalgia & vasculitis . Going to have blood test tomorrow .

    Reply

    gracekellygirl on Aug, 29, 2014:

    I had those same symptoms and they discovered a parathyroid tumor. Check out the symptoms for that. I was told I had fibromyalgia for years and lived in pain. Now it is gone and I feel much better. A sestamibi parathyroid scan will tell you for sure even when the parathyroid blood test comes back normal. Usually with this you have a high blood calcium as well.

    Reply

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