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What causes joint pain? 101 possible conditions

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

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Adult-Onset Still's Disease

Adult-onset Still's disease is an inflammatory condition causing swelling in joints, tissues, organs, and lymph nodes. Read more on this rare disease.

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Lung Cancer Overview

Lung cancer is a cancer that originates in the lungs. Lung cancer often goes undetected in the early stages, since symptoms don't usually present themselves until the advanced stages of the disease.

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer. Swelling of the face is one potential sign of lung cancer.

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Leukemia

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. There are several types of blood cells, including red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs), and platelets. Generally, leukemia refers to cancers of the WBCs. Two types o...

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis.

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Shingles

Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Chickenpox can live on in your nervous tissues.

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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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Sjogren's Syndrome

Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that primarily affects salivary and lacrimal glands. Read about signs and symptoms.

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Chickenpox

Also known as varicella, chickenpox is a virus that often affects children. It is characterized by itchy, red blisters that appear all over the body.

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Measles

Measles is a very contagious infection of the respiratory system. One of its several symptoms is a sore or swollen throat.

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Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

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Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus. This is an acute (short-term) type of hepatitis, which usually requires no treatment.

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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is liver inflammation caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV).

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Necrotizing Vasculitis

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Necrotizing vasculitis is the inflammation of blood vessel walls. It can interrupt blood flow, causing skin, muscle, and blood vessel damage.

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Acute HIV Infection

Acute HIV infection occurs soon after someone is infected with HIV. Learn about acute HIV infection symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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Brucellosis

Brucellosis is a disease caused by bacteria from the genus Brucella. Learn more about how this condition is spread, symptoms, and treatment.

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Endocarditis

Endocarditis, also known as infective endocarditis, is a condition in which your heart's inner lining is inflamed. Learn about causes and symptoms.

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Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic kidney disease is an inherited kidney disorder. It causes fluid-filled cysts to form in the kidneys. It may impair kidney function.

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Systemic Gonococcal Infection

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection. One of its symptoms is a skin rash containing pink and/or red spots that become filled with pus.

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Hashimoto's Disease

Hashimoto's disease is a condition that damages the thyroid's ability to function properly. It can cause a goiter, or enlarged thyroid, which can make the front of the neck look swollen.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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