Rheumatic Fever symptomsRheumatic Fever
Symptoms could include:
- Joint Pain
- Shortness of Breath
- Ankle Pain
- Muscle Weakness
- Joint Swelling
- Wrist Pain
- Elbow Pain
- Inflamed Joint
- Joints Warm
- Feels Hot to Touch
- Chest Pain
- Abdominal Pain
- General Weakness
- Knee Pain
- Involuntary Movements
- Arm Pain
- Skin Nodule
- Myoclonic Jerks
- Motor Tic
- Unable to Control Emotions
- Swollen Ankle
- Chest Tightness
Fever is also known as hyperthermia, pyrexia, or simply elevated temperature. It describes a body temperature that is higher than normal. Fever can affect children and adults alike. A short-term increase in body temperature can help the body fig
Fatigue is a term used to to describe the general overall feeling of tiredness and/or a lack of energy. Other words that are sometimes used in place of fatigue include exhaustion, weariness, and lethargy. According to the National Institutes of He
Joints are the parts of your body where your bones meet. Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body's joints. Joint pain is a common complaint, and does not typically require a hospital visit. Arthritis is
Breathing difficulties make you feel as though you cannot get enough air. Mild breathing problems, such as fatigue following an aerobics class, are not a concern. Frequently occurring shortness of breath or sudden, intense breathing difficulty ma
Ankle pain refers to any type of pain or discomfort in your ankles. This pain could be caused by an injury, like a sprain, or by a medical condition, such as arthritis. According to the University of Illinois, an ankle sprain is one of the most
True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a signal through the spinal cord and nerves to a muscle.
Joints are the structures that connect two or more bones in your body. They are found in the hips, the knees, the hands, and many other parts of the body. Joints are surrounded and cushioned by soft tissues. Swelling occurs when fluid accumulates i
Wrist pain is pain located in the wrist. It is often caused by carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Other causes include arthritis, injury, and gout. CTS is a common condition in which swelling in the wrist tightens around the median nerve. Swelling may o
A number of disorders can affect the elbow. Many elbow conditions are caused by overuse and sports injuries. Golfers, baseball pitchers, tennis players, and boxers often suffer from elbow disorders. Elbow disorders may involve the arm muscles,
Warm joints is a feeling of warmth or heat in a joint..
Sometimes a person feels hot to touch due to illness or environmental situation that causes elevated core temperature. A compounding factor can be dehydration (lack of fluids.
A rash is a noticeable change in the texture or color of the skin. The skin may become itchy, bumpy, chapped, scaly, or otherwise irritated. Rashes are caused by a wide range of conditions, including allergies, medication, cosmetics, and various
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chest pain is one of the most common reasons that people ages 15 and older visit the emergency room. In 2008, about nine percent of all ER visits were related to chest pain. (
Abdominal pain is pain that occurs between the chest and pelvic regions. Abdominal pain can be cramp-like, achy, dull, or sharp. Organs in the abdomen are: intestines kidneys appendix spleen stomach gallbladder liver pancreas Inflammation
Weakness is the feeling of body fatigue (tiredness). A person experiencing weakness may not be able to move that part of their body properly or they may experience tremors (uncontrollable movement or twitches) in the area of weakness. Some pe
Being tired is the familiar aftermath of physical exertion, prolonged labor or lack of sleep. When does being tired become a symptom of a condition? Fatigue, malaise, lassitude, exhaustion are all subtle variations of the same subjective feelings of not having enough energy to meet the demands of one's life.
Knee pain is a frequent ailment that can be experienced by older adults, young adults, and children. This type of body pain may take place immediately after an injury, or it may appear as an extension of a chronic medical condition. The amount of
Nosebleeds are common. They may be scary, but they rarely indicate a serious medical problem. The nose contains many blood vessels. These blood vessels are located in the front and back of the nose, close to the surface. They are very fragile and
Uncontrollable movement refers to involuntary motions in an individual. They may also be referred to as involuntary body movements. You can experience these movements in almost any part of the body, including the neck, face, and limbs. There are
Pain is an unpleasant sensation triggered in the nervous system that can range from mild discomfort to unbearable agony. Pain receptors located throughout the body send electrical impulses via the spinal cord to the brain.
A nodule is a growth that forms under your skin. A nodule may be filled with inflamed tissue or a mixture of tissue and fluid. The collection of colored fluid within a nodule may indicate an infection. Nodules are usually wider than pimples,
Chronic motor tic disorder is a condition that involves either brief, uncontrollable, spasm-like movements or vocal outbursts but not both. (If both a physical tic and vocal outburst are present, the condition is known as Tourette syndrome and not
Emotional content floods the brain in response to our experiences, physiological and psychological states. Most of us learn how to prevent emotions from interfering with functioning as we mature.
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling-also known as peripheral edema-refers to an accumulation of fluid in these parts of the body. The buildup of fluid is not usually painful, unless it is due to injury. According to the University of Maryland Medical Ce