If I Have Joint Pain, Does That Mean I Have Osteoarthritis?

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No, not at all. Joint pain is a generic term, joint pain means many hurts. You can get joint pain from tendonitis, which I have right now on my left knee, which is not osteoarthritis. You can get it from over use, you can get it from arthritis. You can have a meniscus tear on you knee which is not arthritically-related, which is wreaking havoc on your fluids in your knee.

There's probably 20 reasons you have knee pain, and one of them is arthritis.