Joint inflammation: Causes, treatment, and symptoms

Joint inflammation: Causes, treatment, and symptoms

Inflammation of the joints can result in swollen, painful joints.

It can affect just one joint or multiple joints throughout the body, depending on the cause.

Injuries and inflammatory arthritis are the most common causes of joint inflammation.

When the immune system or damaged tissue releases chemicals that cause swelling and other symptoms in a joint, it is called joint inflammation.

Multiple instances of joint inflammation can occur as a result of certain medical conditions.

The joint may feel hot or painful, and the inflammation may aggravate the pain from a previous injury or infection.

Localized inflammation is common after a joint injury.

If a person's foot is injured, they may experience joint inflammation in several toes.

Inflammation aids the body's delivery of nutrients and white blood cells to an injured joint, allowing infection to be fought and healing to occur.

Arthritis that is inflammatory causes inflammation in the joints.

Joint pain that occurs with a fever or after an infection could indicate a joint infection that requires medical attention right away.

The best way to treat inflammation is to figure out what's causing it in the first place.

A wrap can help to reduce inflammation by compressing the joint.

They develop chronic pain or inflammation of the joints that does not respond to home treatment.

Inflammation can manifest itself in a variety of ways, and it can affect a single joint or a large number of joints throughout the body.

An injury's short-term joint inflammation usually goes away on its own.

Read the original article "Causes, treatments, and symptoms of joint inflammation" at https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/joint-inflammation

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