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What could potentially cause sudden joint pain and swelling?

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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Many causes

If you have joint swelling, you should get evaluated for a correct diagnosis and treatment.
There are many causes of sudden onset of joint pain and swelling. Some causes include, injury, infection, gout, pseudogout, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune arthritis (lupus), psoriatic arthritis and serum sickness.

In brief: Many causes

If you have joint swelling, you should get evaluated for a correct diagnosis and treatment.
There are many causes of sudden onset of joint pain and swelling. Some causes include, injury, infection, gout, pseudogout, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune arthritis (lupus), psoriatic arthritis and serum sickness.
Dr. Betty Keller
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Common causes

Oh severe acute joint swelling and pain are gout pseudogout infection arthritis trauma.

In brief: Common causes

Oh severe acute joint swelling and pain are gout pseudogout infection arthritis trauma.
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