hey I'm going through the ringer with symptoms myself, possibly being reactive arthritis, so I've researched it for a while. In order for your wife to have that disease she'd have to have had either a urinary or digestive tract infection leading up to the symptoms...could have a delay in between by a few weeks...has she? If yes, then that's probably what she has and the symptoms can last for 3 months up to a year...and you should be very happy that it's a temporary thing. The fact that she doesn't have lower spine pain definitely rules her out for spondylitis which is a very good thing too...that's what I'm struggling with now. Good luck to you.
Just an FYI, I was dx with Reactive Arthritis 4 years ago and just started taking Enbrel for it. In 2 out of 3 people it usually goes away. Hopefully your wife will be one of the 2, I was not as fortunate. Best of luck to you.
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