The signs and symptoms of arthritis involve joints. The symptoms differ depending upon the type of arthritis. The most common symptoms include:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Stiffness in the joint, especially in early morning
  • Redness of the skin
  • Reduced ability to move the joint
  • Warmness around the joint

Certain forms of arthritis can cause signs and symptoms related to some organs, because many of them are rheumatoid diseases(diseases that develop due to inflammation of synovium). Symptoms in such conditions include:

  • Fever
  • Swelling in the lymph nodes
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Symptoms related to kidneys, heart and lung abnormalities