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Review: could Vitamin c cause Knee swelling?

We study 1,115 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 1,479 users) has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in health.

Knee swelling

Knee swelling (latest reports from 164,724 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 30, 2014: 1,115 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 164,724 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):

  • I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.

    My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.

    My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.

    I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.

    Reply

    kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:

    Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • After tapering off the clonazepam I started to feel this way 2 days later. I also had mild sleep interruption and dripping in my throat. I am currently back on the clonazepam to taper off more. Symptoms are worsening.

    Reply

  • 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

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