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Tendinitis: Introduction

Tendinitis: a painful inflammation of a tendon. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Tendinitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Tendinitis:

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

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Common Causes of Tendinitis

Tendinitis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Tendinitis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Tendinitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Tendinitis may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Tendinitis

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Tendinitis may include:

Medications or substances causing Tendinitis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Tendinitis 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.

Tendinitis: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Tendinitis

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Tendinitis:

Article Excerpts about Tendinitis

This refers to inflammation of tendons (tough cords of tissue that connect muscle to bone) caused by overuse, injury, or related rheumatic conditions. Tendinitis produces pain and tenderness and may restrict movement of nearby joints. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS)

This refers to inflammation of tendons (tough cords of tissue that connect muscle to bone) caused by ... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS)

Definitions of Tendinitis:

Inflammation of tendons and of tendon-muscle attachments. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of a tendon
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Tendinitis

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

How Common are these Causes of Tendinitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Tendinitis. Of the 12 causes of Tendinitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Tendinitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Tendinitis' 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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What are the alternative names for Tendinitis:

Tendon inflammation, Tendonitis
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Tendinitis:

Medical Conditions associated with Tendinitis:

Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Tendon symptoms (412 causes)

Symptoms related to Tendinitis:

Bowel bypass syndrome, Bowel-associated dermatosis-arthritis syndrome, Connective tissue diseases, Exercise, Gout, Injury, Overuse, Reiter's syndrome, Rheumatic diseases

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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