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A 21-year-old member asked:

What causes the pain, swelling, and stiffness?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Inflammation: Pain, swelling, redness, warmness to feel and loss of function are classical signs of inflammation.
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Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management 34 years experience
Arthritis: I assume you mean about your joints. Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, psoriatic arthritis. Dermatomyositis, scleroderma or lupus can also cause this.
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Last updated May 23, 2016

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