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bilateral meniscus tear

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: A meniscus is a structure that is made of cartilage and serves as a cushion between two bones. The knee has two: one medial and one lateral. Sometim ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
With stuures : Inside the knee through arthroscopy, special needle and stures.
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Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus repair: Via scope with anchors, sutures. Shuttle-type devices are used. Some far posterior repairs may use a mini-open incision on rare circumstances.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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You can't: A medical professional should be able to give you a working diagnosis regarding likely or not likely a 3rd degree sprain, or full tear. Without MRI or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, it can, BUT it-: Is rather unlikely, as they generally don't, unless the tear is a minor one. I don't think they heal but they certainly become symptom-free. Surgery ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Quam
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Diagnosis a meniscal: Google mcmurray's test. It often is a pain at the joint line area. Swelling is usually involved as well. Mri is helpful to diagnose it too, but not 10 ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: This is not a common symptom, but every person is different. Any time there is healing/inflammation involved, there may be associated itching.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not usually: Most tears do not heal. Only the outer third of the meniscus has a blood supply to heal itself but this is not the common way they tear. But, it is ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
U would only know U-: -have a torn meniscus if U have already seen an orthopedic surgeon, an you would have got if you were having symptoms. So if you have locking, giving ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint line pain: The most common physical finding is pain along the joint line. Clicking and locking are also common symptoms for unstable tears. Many patients will ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Asking you doctor?: The most important questiosn to ask your doctor are: is anything else inured (ligament tears, arthritis)? Where is the tear located? Is it reparable ... Read More

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