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Stiff joints

Stiff joints: Introduction

Stiff joints: Reduced mobility or movement of the joints. See detailed information below for a list of 258 causes of Stiff joints, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Stiff joints:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Stiff joints. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Stiff joints:

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Stiff joints: Symptom Checker

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Stiff joints Treatments

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Stories from Users for Stiff joints

Real-life user stories relating to Stiff joints:

Message Boards for Stiff joints

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Stiff joints: Animations

Medications or substances causing Stiff joints:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Stiff joints as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Stiff joints: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stiff joints

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Stiff joints: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Stiff joints

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Stiff joints: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Stiff joints: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Stiff joints:

The list of organs typically affected by Stiff joints may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Stiff joints

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

How Common are these Causes of Stiff 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 Stiff joints. Of the 258 causes of Stiff joints that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 9 causes are "common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 240 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stiff joints:

The following list of conditions have 'Stiff 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Stiff joints:

The following list of medical conditions have Stiff joints or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



  • Gout ... joint immobility



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Causes of Stiff joints Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Stiff joints?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Stiff joints, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Stiff joints:

    Subtypes of Stiff joints:

    Arthrogryposis (47 causes), Heberden's nodes (1 cause)

    Medical Conditions associated with Stiff joints:

    Stiffness (692 causes), Arthritis-like symptoms (764 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Joint pain (773 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes)

    Symptoms related to Stiff joints:

    Stiff knee (21 causes), Stiff elbow (9 causes), Stiff ankle, Joint injury, Joint strain, Joint sprain, Joint overuse, Prior joint injury, Normal aging, Tendinitis (12 causes), Bursitis (11 causes), Muscle spasms (929 causes), Arthritis (224 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Stiff joints

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Stiff joints

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