Joint swelling is the buildup of fluid in the soft tissue surrounding the joint.
Swelling of a joint
Joint swelling may occur along with
Joint swelling can cause pain or stiffness. After an injury, swelling of the joint may mean you have a broken bone or a tear in the muscle tendon or ligament.
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