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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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Polyarteritis Nodosa

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a serious but rare disease of the blood vessels caused by an immune system malfunction.

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Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.

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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 is a condition that causes a buildup of iron in your body. Learn about the different types, symptoms, and treatments.

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Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Dengue virus rarely causes death. However, the infection can progress into a more serious condition known as severe dengue or dengue hemorrhagic fever.

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Broken Hip

A broken hip is a serious condition at any age. It almost always requires surgery. Complications associated with a broken hip can be life-threatening.

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Animal Bite

Learn what to do if a pet or a wild animal has bitten you.

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Herpes Esophagitis

Herpes esophagitis is caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). The infection can cause some chest pain and difficulty swallowing.

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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 five risk factors that can increase your chance of developing cardiovascular diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. The risk factors include: increased blood pressure...

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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.

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Hemophilia

Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which you lack or have low levels of clotting factors. This keeps your blood from clotting.

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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.

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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare disorder that involves your blood's tendency to clot.

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Felty's Syndrome

Doctors define Felty's syndrome as the combination of rheumatoid arthritis, an enlarged spleen, and a low white blood cell count.

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Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

Systemic sclerosis (SS) is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the body.

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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

ALL is a cancer in your blood and bone marrow that occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control. Read more about this disease in children and adults.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a form of cancer that affects your lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Learn about symptoms and treatment.

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

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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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