Joint Infection Symptoms

Symptoms of a joint infection may include:

  • Severe pain.
  • Swelling.
  • Sudden redness over or around the joint.
  • Warmth in or around a joint.
  • Not being able to move the joint because of pain or swelling.
  • Pus draining from the area.


Current as of: March 9, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine

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