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

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
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.
Answered on Mar 16, 2018
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Aging Joints: It not only means that you have arthritis but the knee joints are wearing out.
Answered on Sep 13, 2013

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