Early symptoms of arthritis

on December 02, 2022
Arthritis refers to inflammatory diseases that occur in and around the joints of the human body and are caused by inflammation, infection, degeneration, trauma or other factors, and can be divided into dozens. There are more than 100 million arthritis patients in China, and the number is increasing. Clinical manifestations are redness, swelling, heat, pain, dysfunction and joint deformities of the joints, and in severe cases, joint disabilities and affect the quality of life of patients. According to statistics, half of the population over 50 years old in China suffers from osteoarthritis, and 90% of women and 80% of men over 65 years old suffer from osteoarthritis. The prevalence in China is 0.34% to 0.36%, and the life expectancy of severe patients is shortened by about 10 to 15 years. 
Early symptoms of arthritis:
1. Joint pain. Pain is mild in the early stages, mostly occurs during activity, relieves after rest, and later on rest, and often occurs at night. Overexertion can cause the pain to suddenly worsen.
2. Swelling of the joints, because the joints appear inflamed, it may have a fluid accumulation in the joints, and even a serious swelling of the joint capsule or joint ligament, so the patient has swelling of the joints.
3. Joint dysfunction, joints can be flexed and extended, movable, walking, if the symptoms of joint inflammation are more serious, or the condition is more serious, the function of the joint will be damaged, resulting in functional disorders
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