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Muscle stiffness
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6 possible causes of "Muscle stiffness, Joint pain,..."
Symptoms:
  • Fever
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
1. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes pain and stiffness in various parts of the body. Parts of the body commonly affected include the shoulders, neck, arms, thighs, and hips. This disorder i...
Symptoms:
  • Low grade fever
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dermatitis
2. Dermatomyositis
Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disease. It is an inflammatory myopathy, a condition that occurs when muscles become inflamed. It is one of only three known inflammatory myopathies. The most common symptom i...
Symptoms:
  • Choking
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Constipation
3. Polio
Polio (also known as poliomyelitis) is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. Children younger than 5 years old are more likely to contract the virus than any other group...
Symptoms:
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Neck lump
4. Infectious Mononucleosis
Infectious mononucleosis, often called "mono," is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It typically occurs in teenagers, but you can get it at any age. The virus is spread through saliva, which is why some peopl...
Symptoms:
  • Ataxia
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Confusion
5. Legionnaires' Disease
Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of lung infection, or pneumonia. It is caused by bacteria called Legionella. The bacteria and the disease were named following an outbreak of the infection at a Philadelphi...
Symptoms:
  • Weight loss
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
6. Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
Coccidioidomycosis-also called valley fever-is a fungal infection that starts in the lungs, and in rare cases spreads to the rest of the body. According to the California Department of Health, approximately 150,00...

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