4 Reasons Why You Are Having Joint Pain

Joint pain is nothing new to people as it is common and because a lot of people know about it. Unfortunately, many associate it with age and are really quite ignorant to the real reason of feeling that way i.e. the joint pain.

The saying, “With knowledge comes power”, is quite through. Once you are aware of the reasons for the joint pain, you are able to prevent them or deal with them in a better way. Although, there are many causes of joint pain but in this article, four reasons for your joint pain will be revealed.

1. Reaction to medications

We take medicines for various reasons with the aim of treating certain diseases and sicknesses but then sometimes there can be negative effects. They can fuel agony sometimes, like antibiotics such as penicillin, which can cause the body to have inflammatory antibody response.

Sometimes you will get rashes, red eyes or even irritation and joint pain. When you have such problems, consult your doctor and he will prescribe some medicines such as antihistamines or corticosteroids to help relieve these symptoms.

2. Gout

Gout is a painful condition which is caused by the buildup of uric acid and begins to form crystals that cause inflammation in your joints. It is commonly found in men, but sometimes in women too, especially those women with menopause. People who have the family history of gout, drink too much alcohol, are overweight or eat a lot of meat and seafood. If you face these situations, consult your doctor.

3. Sarcoidosis

This is a very bad sickness as it causes your immune system cells to form clusters in different organs. So that your immune system stops defending you i.e. fighting sickness. There are various symptoms for this sickness, including joint pain, fatigue, fever, wheezing. It gets better eventually after using NSAIDs or a steroid regimen.

4. Bone cancer

This is rare but still a possibility and sometimes when you have a tumor near your joint, you will notice a swelling. However, you don’t have to freak out, since it’s rare and its symptoms are similar to other cases.

Note if the swelling lingers for more than two weeks, you must see your doctor.

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