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Dearborn, MI
A 35-year-old male asked:

Surgery on both knees 2 years ago.ortho said severe oa would have 2 knee repl. if i didn't do surg.still painful.wat should i do? oa in knees n spine.

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Get 2nd opinion: Osteoarthritis that requires knee replacement in a 35 yr. Old is rare.I would seek a 2nd opinion and bring your last arthroscopic photos w/ you when you go. See an experienced board certified ors w/ knee sub specialty training.Other options may include weight loss, nsaids, 'synvisc' injection(s), cartilage transplantation, ostetomy, etc. Etc. Best of luck !
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