Symptom: Swollen Joints (Joint Effusion)

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Swollen Joints (Joint Effusion)

Joint effusion, or swollen joints, occurs when there is an excess amount of fluid in the tissue surrounding the joints, causing the area to become enlarged.

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Tightness. My right index finger has doubled in size. Knees as well and feet.11/17/2012 at 06:05 PM
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Worse in the morning with stiffness and pain,tingling and sometimes burning10/17/2012 at 04:05 PM
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During flare ups, joints especially knees swell and can't bend or walk up stairs, etc. Heating pad and cold compress can relieve some of the pain. 1/8/2012 at 11:18 AM
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I feel as if I am unable to walk in a normal fashion because my joint are so tired from running or walking stairs and I have yet to do a thing...Hips are the worst...8/10/2010 at 10:40 AM
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Rigjt knee develped swelling last fall. Required fluid drainage. Needed a cane for over 3 weeks.6/7/2010 at 04:32 AM
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