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10 Common Symptoms of Bursitis

Many a time, we overwork our joints, and we suffer pains in these areas as a result. Some of the pains we had to take care of medically or domestically while some just vanished on their own. This pain in the joint is what is referred to as bursitis. Bursitis can be caused by pressure on the joints, overuse of the joints due to hardworking or triggered by aging. This medical condition happens when the bursae, small sacs filled with fluid, near the joints, are irritated and inflamed. Below are some of the symptoms of bursitis.

Sharp Pain

Everyone dreads the feeling of pain. In fact, just the slightest feeling of pain in any part of the body can make one feel so sick and completely uncomfortable. When you have bursitis, pain is the first symptom you experience because it is evidence that you have suffered a physical hurt in that area. It is also the most common symptom of bursitis. This pain may build up gradually and get to increase every day by day. In some cases, it may start so sudden and severe if calcium deposits are present. Pain occurs because the swelling in the joint push against the sensitive nerve endings, sending pain signals to the brain. [1]