Yes viral infections can result in arthritis.
is a type of arthritis that is triggered by a viral infection in the body. When viral arthritis attacks it can cause some of the same symptoms that people get with other types of arthritis like joint pain, joint swelling and inflammation. There are several virus-related illnesses that can cause the viral arthritis to ensue including: Dengue fever
, Hepatitis B
and C, HIV, HPV
Viral arthritis is easy to treat and it typically disappears within a matter of few weeks and treatment is usually by anti inflammatory medicines only and local hot fomentation.