Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Based on your answers, some of the most likely causes of your joint pain include muscle strain, a viral infection, and thyroid disease. If you have joint swelling, rheumatoid arthritis or a related condition could be present.
However, there are other possibilities, and more than one condition could be present at the same time to cause your symptoms.
While over-the-counter pain medicines and rest, balanced with exercise, may be helpful, it is important that you see a physician to evaluate these symptoms.