Health Tip: Why Do My Joints Hurt?
(HealthDay News) -- Joint pain and stiffness are classic
symptoms of osteoarthritis, but there are many other factors that
can make your joints hurt.
The University of Maryland Medical Center says other causes of
joint pain include:
- An autoimmune disease, such as lupus or rheumatoid
- Gout, which commonly causes pain the big toe.
- Bursitis, an inflammation of the sac between a bone and
- Diseases such as chickenpox, the flu or Lyme disease.
- A joint injury.
- Tendinitis, an inflamed tendon.
- An overuse injury, or suffering a strain or sprain.
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