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Can joint inflammation cause flu-like symptoms?

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In addition to redness, swelling, pain, and stiffness, inflammation may also be linked to symptoms including:

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  • Headaches
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle stiffness

SOURCE:

Arthritis Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on October 28, 2019

SOURCE:

Arthritis Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on October 28, 2019

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