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

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