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Review: could Vitamin c cause Knee 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 1,485 users) has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in health.

Knee swelling

Knee swelling (latest reports from 166,667 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 week 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 .

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I've been diagnosed with sero-negative rheumatoid arthritis. I have only tested minimally positive on the anti-CCP test and had a slightly high SED rate. My most recent tests showed some slight elevation in some RA marker tests, but nothing really significant. My rheumatologist is now doubting whether I have RA or some other pain syndrome going on.

    Reply

    IHateRA on Jul, 22, 2014:

    My first RA Dr. put me on Plaquenil, it seemed to work for six months, then stopped - I thought the dose would be adjusted but it wasn't, so I went to another RA Doc - C-RP wasn't too high, sero neg. Was put on methotrexate - I ended up with a mouth sore the NEXT day, then bumps started appearing on my face, like zits, but NOT zits. I didn't touch them, but they ulcerated, left me full of scars on face, legs, etc - I have been OFF methotrexate for 5 years AND still have the same problem along with a daily fever (100+) and severe sweating - I knew the bumps were a sign of being allergic to Methotrexate, I quit it right away, called Dr. to get in - they told me 3 months (I was an established patient). In terms of fever and sweating, the ONLY thing I have in common with some of these posts and drug lists is METHOTREXATE - I wouldn't allow a pet to take it. I seem to have more in common with a friend who as MS - but my reg. doc doesn't listen to that. I can't take bio. drugs (live in "fungal" region), so I take pain medicine - as little as possible, I guess the Methotrexate is STILL messing with my body. I have a very good acupuncturist - when I told him that my Doc. wasn't "sure" about RA, he poked me (lightly) with his finger in two places and ask which hurt more. He confirmed the RA as it travels on certain meridians in Chinese medicine. Had I picked a different spot for hurting more, then we would have to figure out what I really had. My joints are deteriorating but now I'm afraid of the drugs for RA, so I just put up with and manage the pain (which is extreme) with pain meds, cold therapy (I love my cryo-cuff), and acupuncture. I wish that the side effects of RA drugs weren't as bad as they are! Leaving Cymbalta, Lyrica, Plaquenil and Methotrexate (all at different times) OUT of my body made me realize that they did affect me - I was "foggy" and sluggish mentally but didn't really notice it until I quit them.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I am now unable to walk with my crutches, my primary doctor put in for a wheelchair. This CRPS is getting worse and worse every day and spreading to both feet both knees both legs.

    Reply

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