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What are the symptoms of inflammation?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Inflammation can vary in its severity and its symptoms. They can be confined to a particular area or can affect much of the body. Usually at least a couple of the symptoms are present. The affected area can be red, sore, swollen, stiff, and warm. You may lose some range of motion in affected joints or muscles. Occasionally, you may also have fevers or chills with headaches and a lack of energy.

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