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Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer

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Alternate Names : Joint Inflammation

Arthritis | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

Symptoms vary according to the type of arthritis and how severe it is. However, common symptoms include the following:

  • difficulty with weight-bearing activities, such as walking, bending, and moving
  • joint deformity
  • joint pain and swelling
  • joint stiffness, especially in the early morning
  • limping or making other adjustments to protect the affected joint
  • warmth or redness in a joint
  • weakness of the joint

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    Arthritis: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: John A.K. Davies, MD
    Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 08/01/01

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