Infection of Joints

The children of varying age groups develop infection of joints or septic arthritis on their bones, joints, or muscle which is caused by staphylococcus aureus and similar bacteria found in living environments. The joint infection adversely affects the child’s growth and leads to physical dysfunction.

Causes
The bacteria enters into the child’s body and multiply rapidly. Hence, the parents must treat the joint infection without any delay to boost the child’s growth and development

Symtoms
The normal symptoms of infection of joints are fever, pain, and difficulty in moving the infected joints. Some children even feel lethargic and irritable when their joints are infected by bacteria.

Treatment
Dr. Deepak Agrawal always treats joint infection non-surgically by antibiotics and performs surgery only if antibiotic fails to cure the condition.

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