Arthritis symptoms: Seven signs YOU could be suffering with painful condition

Painful wrist

Unknown signs: losing lots of muscle is an indicator

Swollen joints
Swelling around joints can mean one of two things according to the NHS: an injury or arthritis. So if no injury has occurred, it may be the latter.The Arthritis Foundation adds that if swelling lasts for more than three days, or happens more than three times a month, you should see a doctor.Warm and red joints

Inflamed joints can not only indicate arthritis, but also point to which type you may have.

The Arthritis Foundation explains that in rheumatoid arthritis there is often warmth and redness because your immune system attacks the lining of the joint, causing it to become inflamed.

In osteoarthritis, there’s usually only minimal redness and warmth, while if it’s psoriatic arthritis – another common type – redness usually hits knees, ankles, fingers and toes.

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