Causes of joint pain include:

  1. Adult Still disease
  2. Ankylosing spondylitis
  3. Avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis) (The death of bone tissue due to limited blood flow.)
  4. Bone cancer
  5. Broken bone
  6. Bursitis (A condition in which small sacs that cushion the bones, tendons and muscles near joints become inflamed.)
  7. Complex regional pain syndrome
  8. Depression (major depressive disorder)
  9. Fibromyalgia
  10. Gout
  11. Hepatitis B
  12. Hepatitis C
  13. Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
  14. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  15. Leukemia
  16. Lupus
  17. Lyme disease
  18. Osteoarthritis (the most common type of arthritis)
  19. Osteomyelitis
  20. Paget's disease of bone
  21. Polymyalgia rheumatica
  22. Pseudogout
  23. Psoriatic arthritis
  24. Reactive arthritis
  25. Rheumatic fever
  26. Rheumatoid arthritis
  27. Rickets
  28. Sarcoidosis
  29. Septic arthritis
  30. Sprains (Stretching or tearing of a tissue band called a ligament, which connects two bones together in a joint.)
  31. Tendinitis (A condition that happens when swelling called inflammation affects a tendon.)

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

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