Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. Potential causes include injections around the bone, fractures that puncture the skin, recent surgeries, and bacterial infections that travel from other areas of the body, spreading through the blood to the bone. Symptoms include pain, fever, chills, stiffness, and nausea. Treatment involves antibiotics and pain medications. Surgery is sometimes necessary. Read more: Osteomyelitis Article
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- Ankle Pain
- Swollen Ankles and/or Swollen Feet
- Hip Pain
- Foot Pain
- Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)
- Heel Pain
- Joint Deformity
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