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.
Many different types of arthritis may cause swelling, redness, or warmth around...Read more
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Over the weekend, I had an opportunity to visit with my friend, Leslie, and her husband. Her husband noted that Leslie, who is in her late... Read more »
Dear Dr. Krant:I am a 55 year-old man who has had osteoarthritis in my feet for 17 years. During the last 3 years it has spread throughout... Read more »
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