Pain in one joint and Single swollen joint

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Bacterial arthritis

Septic arthritis is inflammation of a joint caused by a bacterial infection.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain in one joint
  • High temperature
  • Affected joint feels warm
  • Single swollen joint
  • Single joint stiffness

More information on Bacterial arthritis is available here.

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Bunion

A bunion is a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Foot pain
  • Pain under front of foot
  • Pain in toe
  • Swollen toe
  • Pain in one joint

More information on Bunion is available here.

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Bursitis

Bursitis is inflammation and swelling of a bursa.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain in one joint
  • Pain in shoulder
  • Pain in elbow
  • Swollen elbow
  • Single swollen joint

More information on Bursitis is available here.

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Gout

Gout is a type of arthritis, in which crystals of sodium urate produced by the body can form inside joints.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Affected joint feels warm
  • Affected joint is red
  • Single joint stiffness
  • Single swollen joint
  • Pain in one joint

More information on Gout is available here.

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes joints to become painful and stiff.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Hip pain
  • Painful knee
  • Single joint stiffness
  • Single swollen joint
  • Stiff knee

More information on Osteoarthritis is available here.

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Reactive arthritis

Reactive arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation (redness and swelling) in various places in the body.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Stiffness in many joints
  • Pain in more than one joint
  • Single swollen joint
  • Pain in one joint
  • Stiff hip

More information on Reactive arthritis is available here.

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