10 Osteomyelitis Symptoms

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Fatigue

Another symptom of osteomyelitis is fatigue. Fatigue is a common condition of some of the symptoms associated with osteomyelitis, including fever, and the general malaise often found in those with the condition.

This fatigue is caused by the inflammation and the immune response fighting off the infection, resulting in a feeling of tiredness and the need to sleep.3‘Osteomyelitis.’ NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders), National Organization for Rare Disorders, 13 Aug. 2019, rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/osteomyelitis/ The infection can also cause sleeping problems, leading to more fatigue during the day.

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