Painful, swollen joints that are stiff, red, warm and difficult to move are an early symptom of arthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Some forms of arthritis have pain that is not linked to the joints, with s... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Early symptoms of arthritis in fingers include dull or burning pain, joint stiffness, mild joint inflammation or swelling and warmth in the affected joints. When an individual begins to develop arthritis in the fingers, ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Signs of arthritis in the knee include progressive or sudden pain, inflammation, weakness and stiffness in the knee joint, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' OrthoInfo website. The affected indivi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Treatment available for eyes affected by arthritis largely consists of eye drops, salves or artificial tears to control the inflammation and keep the eyes moist, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Other treatments ar... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treatments for arthritis in the feet include taking medications such as painkillers and oral or injectable corticosteroids, which reduce inflammation, states the Arthritis Foundation. Other treatments include physical th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases