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Relapsing polychondritis

Other Names for this Disease
  • Chronic atrophic polychondritis
  • Recurrent polychondritis
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Your Question

I was diagnosed with relapsing polychondritis about a month ago. I would like to know if there are certain foods I should avoid that could trigger the pains associated with this condition.

Our Answer

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Are there any foods that should be avoided that could trigger the pain associated with relapsing polychondritis?

A search of the resources available to us did not identify any foods that can trigger the symptoms associated with relapsing polychondritis. To our knowledge, no specific dietary recommendations have been made.[1]
Last updated: 6/10/2013