Initial symptom diagnosis / KNEE

Chronic knee pain and swelling


Knee pain may result from repeated overuse or misuse over a period of time, gout, septic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Symptoms of septic arthritis include joint pain, swelling, redness, stiffness, warmth, inability to straighten and bend the knee, and difficulty getting up and walking due to pain. Some may also experience a fever.

Diseases or conditions which cause the symptoms

● Bursitis from repeated overuse or osteoarthritis
● Gout
● Septic arthritis
● Rheumatoid arthritis

When to see a doctor

● Joint pain, swelling, inability to bend the knee, and difficulty walking
● Fever

Fri, 18 Jun 2021
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