Synonyms of 'inflammation'
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A sore is a painful place on the body where the skin is infected.
All of us had long sores on our backs.
A swelling is a raised, curved shape on the surface of your body which appears as a result of an injury or an illness.
There is some swelling and he is being detained for observation.
Thesaurus for inflammation from the Collins English Thesaurus
An inflammation is a painful redness or swelling of a part of your body that results from an infection, injury, or illness .