Fever, Swollen feet: 8 Possible Causes
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What causes fever and swollen feet? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.



Cellulitis is a common bacterial skin infection. Cellulitis may first appear as a red, swollen area that feels hot and tender to the touch.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. It causes joint problems. In autoimmune diseases, the immune system mistakes the body's own cells for invaders.

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Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)

A bone infection may occur when bacteria or fungi invade the bone, causing many symptoms, including fever, redness, stiffness, and swelling.

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Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can be life-threatening and requires immediate treatment. The condition is sometimes called nephritis.

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Sickle Cell Anemia

Red blood cells are normally shaped like discs, which allows them to travel through blood vessels. Sickle cell disease causes sickle cells to be sickle-shaped.

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Kawasaki Disease

Early treatment is key to treating Kawasaki disease, especially in children. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of Kawasaki disease and when to see a doctor.

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Infective Endocarditis

Infective endocarditis is an infection in the heart valves or endocardium. It can lead to stroke and heart failure. Read about the symptoms and treatments.

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Pseudogout is a type of arthritis that causes painful swelling in your joints. It most commonly affects the knees.

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