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Are all joint pains arthritis?

Joint pains can be caused by many problems, not only arthritis. Trauma, infections, other types of inflammation or overuse can sometimes cause pain in the joints that is not due to arthritis. If you are worried that your joint pain is due to arthritis, you should see your physician for an evaluation.

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