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complications of degenerative disease of the knee joints

A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: And it should not. Many no-surgical remedies and finally knee replacements. This should not diable a sixty year old since treatments exist to greatly ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Maybe not: Don't know how old you are but early injuries sustained in trauma/accidents over time can lead to degeneration of the joints. If you are still under ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Arthritis pain: Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is a descriptive phrase for arthritis. DJD involves wear and tear to the articular cartilage of the knee. This proc ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Yes. It is not impossible, but certainly far from the norm for a 30 year old to have djd.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely you will.: That sounds like a severely degenerated knee, especially for someone of your young age. That youth will likely relegate you to surgical correction - ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: Degenerative joint disease per se cannot cause chf. But using antiinflammatories for a long time may cause chf.
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Question unclear: Bilateral leg swelling can have many causes. Whether prior cellulitis in one extremity played any role is difficult to know, but was unlikely to have ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: Joint damage from lyme arthritis is relatively unusual but has been reported.
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Dr. Daniel Kingsbury
36 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Often : Often times, the joint disease can serve as a "barometer" for underlying GI inflammation in patients with crohn's disease. There can be low-grade GI ... Read More

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