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Painful joints

Painful joints: Introduction

Painful joints: occurs due to acute inflammation of the joints. See detailed information below for a list of 40 causes of Painful joints, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Painful joints

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Painful joints: Symptom Checker

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Painful joints Treatments

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Painful joints: Animations

Painful joints: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Painful joints may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Painful joints

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Painful joints: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Painful joints

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Painful joints: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Painful joints: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Painful joints

The list below shows some of the causes of Painful joints mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Painful joints?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Painful joints. Of the 40 causes of Painful joints that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 9 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 26 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Painful joints:

The following list of conditions have 'Painful joints' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Painful joints Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Painful joints based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Painful joints:

    Medical Conditions associated with Painful joints:

    Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Painful joints:

    Osteoarthritis (29 causes), Rheumatoid arthritis (17 causes), Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Rheumatism, Reiter's syndrome, Psoriatic arthritis, Gonococcal arthritis, Inflammatory bowel syndrome

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