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I had me kneed xray and impression say " degenerative osseous changes on both knees" . what doea it mean?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
DJD: It means degenerative joint disease of bone. It is also known as osteoarthritis. It is usual wear and tear of bones with age. It is common and gets worse with age. In some people the replacements of joints are done. Initially you can manage with otc pain medications.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Aging Joints: It not only means that you have arthritis but the knee joints are wearing out.
Last updated Mar 16, 2018

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