Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. The bone can acquire an infection from nearby tissues or the infection can travel from a distant site to the bone through the bloodstream. Some people in Mason who have osteomyelitis do not have any symptoms. The symptoms of osteomyelitis include fever and chills and the area that is affected feels warmer than the surrounding areas. The condition also presents with fatigue.
The severity of the symptoms varies in different people and sometimes these symptoms can be non-specific and mimic symptoms of other diseases. In Mason, joint pain can be caused by osteomyelitis occurring in the joint, especially in elderly people or after trauma to a joint. If you have any of the … Read the rest