6. Rheumatoid Arthritis
This is one of the most common type of arthritis that people get affected with. However, it is not the same as the wear-and-tear kind of arthritis, also called osteoarthritis, that develops with age.
Rheumatoid Arthritis is very common in females and 75% of the 1.3 million targeted individuals are females. Troum says that is is alarming to see rheumatoid arthritis in such young patients. He says that he has seen new mothers struggling hard to care for their babies with intense inflammation in their hands.
The most common symptoms are tenderness in joints, swelling of the joints and feeling stiff in the morning. There are other symptoms as well, that include fatigue, fever and weight loss.
Joint pain has become very common in people of different age groups due to different reasons. It should be kept in mind that even a mild joint pain at the beginning can result in some serious health problems in the later stages so it shouldn’t be ignored at all and you should go to a doctor before it gets worse.
Sometimes, joint pain can not be cured totally, but it can be reduced by certain medicines, antibiotics and exercises. You should get it treated so it does not spread throughout your body and affect the other parts.