The following are the most common symptoms of arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.
But each person may have slightly different symptoms.
Also different types of rheumatic disease have different symptoms.
- Joint pain
- Swelling in a joint or joints
- Joint stiffness that lasts for at least 1 hour in the early morningChronic pain or tenderness in a joint or joints
- Warmth and redness in the joint area
- Limited movement in the affected joint or joints
- Tiredness (fatigue)
SOURCE: PIEDMONT HEALTHCARE IMAGES: BrownMed and Everyday Health
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