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pneumonia

iam just geting over pneumonia and i have started getting joint pain. is this normal
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No it is not normal.

The most common reason is treatment with the class of antibiotics known as Quinolones, Levaquin being the primary culprit.
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It depends on where the joint pain is.  Joint pain in the area of your ribs, chest or back might be normal if you are coughing a lot.  Some medications can cause joint pain as well.  Probably best to check in with your primary doc, they may want to check some blood work.
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