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What else could cause joint inflammation?

What else could cause joint inflammation?

What else compared 2: Campared to what? Google it the list is long. If hot and red see a docotr soon ghonnorrhea, rheumatoid arthritis at the two main ones. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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What could cause joint inflammation/redness without pain?

What could cause joint inflammation/redness without pain?

Arthritis : Arthritis would be my first choice. It is inflammation but not always pain. But you can have swelling, and redness without pain. Caution just because it is redness and swelling doesn't mean it is arthritis. This could be seen in allergic reaction, soft tissue inflammation or cellulitis to name a few. ...Read more

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Joint inflammation/redness without any pain, what could this be?

Joint inflammation/redness without any pain, what could this be?

Inflam or infect: Any of 20 or 30 types of inflammation or infection. Pain does not have to be present. ...Read more

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How common is joint inflammation?

How common is joint inflammation?

Inflammation: Very common. Related to joint irregularities, weight, activity, genetics, to name a few. ...Read more

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How to deal with pain from joint inflammation?

How to deal with pain from joint inflammation?

Need to be seen: There are many types of joint inflammation, and thus treatment needs to be tailored to your specific case. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Can childern have arhritis with out joint inflammation?

Can childern have arhritis with out joint inflammation?

No, but...: The definition of juvenile arthritis is inflammation(often seen as swelling)in a joint for 6 weeks that is not due to infection or injury. Inflammation in a joint does not always show visible signs of swelling on physical exam (need an MRI with contrast to see inside of joint). Some types of juvenile arthritis involve inflammation in attachments of tendons & ligaments to bone-also not visible. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more