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A visit to a doctor is necessary when swelling of the knee is significant and accompanied by a high level of discomfort, or when there is redness, fever, warmth or tenderness near the joint, notes Mayo Clinic. If increas... More »

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The most common causes of swollen knees are injuries, including broken bones and torn ligaments, according to Mayo Clinic. Injuries damage the knees, leading to accumulation of too much fluid in or around the knee joint.... More »

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Swelling, stiffening and burning pain in the big toe can be symptoms of gout, a type of arthritis affecting joints and surrounding tissue, according to WebMD. Gout reoccurs until treated using a prescription medication, ... More »

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A person should see a doctor due to leg pain if there are symptoms of infection such as redness, warmth, tenderness, paleness or fever above 37.8 degrees Celsius. Swelling in the leg and having a breathing problem are am... More »

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If a person experiences increased pain or swelling around a joint that was otherwise normal, warmth or drainage around the wound site, fever, chills or fatigue, then a person's knee replacement may be infected, states th... More »

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Symptoms of infection following joint replacement include increased stiffness or pain, swelling, wound drainage, redness and warmth around the wound, fever, fatigue, chills and night sweats, according to the American Aca... More »

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Initial symptoms of cellulitis vary based on the patient's health condition but commonly include expanding red areas of the skin, pain, fever, swelling and tenderness, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients may also develop ... More »

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