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Joint pain and swelling
Joint pain and swelling can affect any joint in the body, and is often accompanied by stiffness and aches. Find out how to relieve the pain.
Ross River virus
Ross River virus is carried by mosquitoes. Symptoms include fever, rash and joint pain - but most people recover in a few weeks. Learn more here.
Fifth disease (Slapped cheek disease)
Fifth disease or 'slapped cheek disease' is a mild viral illness marked by a red rash that makes children’s cheeks look like they’ve been slapped
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Chikungunya virus is a disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. It's found mainly in Africa and Asia, so if you're travelling to these areas it's important to take precautions against being bitten.
Bursitis is a condition where fluid-filled cushions called bursae, which protect areas where tendons cross bones and joints, become inflamed. Learn more here about the prevention and treatment of bursitis.
Barmah Forest virus
Barmah Forest virus is an illness transmitted by mosquitoes and found only in Australia. Read more about symptoms and treatment.
Osteoarthritis is a common, long-term joint condition that causes pain and limits joint movement. There are many causes, but the symptoms can often be managed.
Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted in a tick bite however, the types of tick that carry the bacteria have not been found in Australia.
Vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D deficiency occurs when your body doesn’t get enough vitamin D to function well. Learn about the symptoms, who's at risk and how to get enough vitamin D.