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12 possible causes of "Joint swelling, Shoulder pain"
Symptoms:
  • Swollen ankle
  • Knee stiff
  • Chronic pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Shoulder pain
  • Joint tenderness
1. What Is Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, causes inflammation of the joints in the body. Explore our doctor-reviewed health articles and learn more about osteoarthritis.
Symptoms:
  • Foot pain
  • Arm pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Shoulder pain
  • Heel pain
2. Bursitis
Bursae are fluid-filled sacs found in your joints. They surround the areas where tendons, skin, and muscle tissues meet bones. The lubrication they add helps reduce friction during movement. Bursitis is an inflammatio...
Symptoms:
  • Limited range of motion
  • Chronic pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Shoulder pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Knee pain
3. Dislocations
A dislocation occurs when the bones that are usually be connected at a joint separate. You can dislocate a variety of different joints in your body, including your knee, hip, ankle, or shoulder. Since a dislocatio...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Hip stiff
  • Joints warm
  • Chronic pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Shoulder pain
  • Arm pain
4. Tendon Sheath Inflammation (Tenosynovitis)
A tendon is a type of fibrous tissue connects your muscles to your bones. These tissues help control actions such as running, jumping, and lifting. Without tendons you would not be able to control the movement of you...
Symptoms:
  • Joint tenderness
  • Knee stiff
  • Joint swelling
  • Shoulder pain
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic pain
5. Arthritis
Arthritis is inflammation of the joints (the points where bones meet) in one or more areas of the body. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, all of which have different causes and treatment methods. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Joint erythema
  • Shoulder pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
6. Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic pain and disability. In more advanced cases, th...
Symptoms:
  • Raynaud's phenomenon
  • Tendon inflammation
  • Tired
  • Joint swelling
  • Shoulder pain
  • Arm pain
7. Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview
Learn about rheumatoid arthritis information, causes, symptoms and treatments. Explore our doctor-reviewed articles and read more now!
Symptoms:
  • Blurred vision
  • Motor tic
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Joint swelling
  • Shoulder pain
  • General weakness
8. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
The immune system normally fights off dangerous infections and bacteria to keep the body healthy. An autoimmune disease occurs when the immune system attacks its own body because it confuses it for something foreign...
Symptoms:
  • Bow legged
  • Joint swelling
  • Uneven limb lengths
  • Shoulder pain
  • Deformity of toe
  • Deformity of spine
9. Fracture
A fracture is a broken bone. It can range from a thin crack to a complete break. A bone can fracture crosswise, lengthwise, in several places, or many pieces.
Symptoms:
  • Bursitis
  • High blood pressure
  • Loss of appetite
  • Joint swelling
  • Shoulder pain
  • Malaise
10. Gout Overview
More than 8 million Americans suffer from gout, and incidence of the disease has increased by about half in the last 20 years. Explore our gout learning center and learn more.

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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