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10 Alarming Arthritis Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

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What Is Arthritis ???

Are you one of 53 million people who have arthritis? Arthritis is the collective name for over 100 joint diseases affecting both adults and children. It can cause joint pain, swelling, inflammation, and affects your range of motion. It can also get worse as you age and may even begin to harm your organs and skin

1. Joint Swelling, Redness, And Warmness

Swelling of joints with redness around the inflamed area is a main sign of Arthritis, You may feel pain while trying to move those joints.

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2. Chronic Severe Fatigue

Latest studies have revealed that chronic fatigue is one of the most observed symptoms in patients suffering from Rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which your immune system attacks your own body cells causing severe decrease in the immunity.

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3. Sever diarrhea followed by inflammation of your joints

This form of Arthritis called ” reactive Arthritis’  as it occurs in reaction to infection by certain bacteria make the patient suffers from a few days of diarrhea. You may experience stiffness in joints especially in the ankles, knees, and toes, visible Achilles tendon (swollen tendon and ligament at the back of the ankle) and severe pain in the joints

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4. Skin Photosensitivity 

skin sensitivity like burning and reddening of your skin, then developing a skin rash when you are exposed to sunlight is one of the signs of arthritis.

If you suffer from arthritis may also have discolored fingers and toes, as well as red or purple lines under your skin.

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5. Unexplained Weight loss

As we mentioned before Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, and because of the chronic autoimmune condition, the metabolism rate will be increased, resulting in weight loss.