What causes joint pain? 101 possible conditions

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

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Polyarteritis Nodosa

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a condition that causes swollen arteries. It primarily affects small and medium-sized arteries, which can become inflamed or damaged. This is a serious disease of the blood vessels cause...

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Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation throughout the body. An autoimmune disease is a condition where the body's own immune system is responsible for the inflammation and breakdown of its own cells...

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West Nile Virus Infection (West Nile Fever)

A mosquito bite can turn into something much more severe if you are infected with West Nile virus. Mosquitoes transmit this virus after they bite an infected bird and then bite a person. While not all people wit...

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Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis causes a build-up of iron. This can cause serious health problems, since your body does not have a way to get rid of the excess iron. According to the Mayo Clinic, on an average, people absorb around 1...

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Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a severe and sometimes fatal infection that occurs tropical regions. It is most common in Southeast Asia and the western Pacific islands. The disease has been increasing rapidly in Lati...

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Broken Hip

A broken hip is defined as a fracture in the upper portion of your thigh bone (femur). Your hip is a joint, which is a point where two or more bones come together. The top of your femur and part of your pelvic bone mee...

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Animal Bite

Getting bitten by an animal can happen to anyone. You may be hiking or camping, and come across a wild animal that bites you to protect itself. Or maybe a neighbor's dog bites you accidentally during a friendly game o...

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Herpes Esophagitis

Esophagitis is inflammation of the esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that carries food and drink from your mouth to your stomach. Herpes esophagitis is a viral infection of the esophagus. The herpes simplex viru...

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Caplan's Syndrome

Caplan's syndrome is also known as coal worker's pneumoconiosis. It is common in coal miners, and can also be seen in individuals who have had long-term exposure to silica, coal dust, or asbestos. Caplan's syndrom...

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Metabolic Syndrome X

Metabolic syndrome X is a group of four risk factors that can increase your chance of developing cardiovascular diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. The four risk factors include: increased bloo...

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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is an inherited condition that affects the connective tissues in the body. Connective tissue is responsible for supporting and structuring the skin, blood vessels, bones, and organs. It i...

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Hemophilia

Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which a person lacks or has low levels of certain proteins called clotting factors, and as a result the blood does not clot properly. There are 13 types of clottin...

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Hypersensitivity (Allergic) Vasculitis

Vasculitis is inflammation of blood vessels. It can damage blood vessels by thickening, scarring, and weakening the cell wells. There are many different types of vasculitis; some are acute and last a short time, whil...

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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare disorder that involves your blood's tendency to clot. In this disease, tiny clots form throughout your body. These tiny clots have two major consequences.First, th...

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Felty's Syndrome

Felty's syndrome is a rare disorder that involves three conditions: rheumatoid arthritis (RA), low white blood cell count, and an enlarged spleen. Not much is known about the condition, but it is considered a seriou...

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Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

Systemic sclerosis (SS) is an autoimmune disorder. This means that it's a condition in which the body's immune system attacks its own body. Healthy tissue is destroyed because the immune system mistakenly thinks it is ...

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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) is the most common cancer in childhood, although it can also occur in adults. ALL is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. Cancer occurs when abnormal cells in a part of the body begi...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood and blood-forming tissues. There are many types of leukemia, each affecting different kinds of blood cells. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or CLL, is a cancer of th...

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Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

Leukemia is a type of cancer that starts in the blood or blood-forming tissues. There are many different types of leukemia, and treatment is different for each one. Chronic leukemias are slower growing than acut...

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Pseudogout

Pseudogout, also known as calcium pyrophosphate deposition (CPPD) disease, is a type of arthritis that causes spontaneous, painful swelling in your joints. This condition most commonly affects the knees, but it can als...

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