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I have pain in one knee. The pain eases when i walk or use it. I think it might just be arthritis. I'm worried about knee replacement?

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Dr. Jc Alvarez
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: X-ray for djd dx

Usually a simple x-ray will tell us if you have arthritis.
There are many other treatments for arthritis prior to knee replacement.

In brief: X-ray for djd dx

Usually a simple x-ray will tell us if you have arthritis.
There are many other treatments for arthritis prior to knee replacement.
Dr. Jc Alvarez
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Dr. Mark Kallgren
Pain Management
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In brief: It

It may be osteoarthritis, but without further information, it is difficult to be 100% certain.
Typically, one would need to know some of the following: how long has it be bothering you, any history of injury, has it ever swelled up or turned red, and do you have similar problems in any of your other joints. The starting point should be to see your primary care doctor and let them discuss diagnosis and treatment options.

In brief: It

It may be osteoarthritis, but without further information, it is difficult to be 100% certain.
Typically, one would need to know some of the following: how long has it be bothering you, any history of injury, has it ever swelled up or turned red, and do you have similar problems in any of your other joints. The starting point should be to see your primary care doctor and let them discuss diagnosis and treatment options.
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