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full thickness cartilage loss of the knee

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Knee MRI: The MRI is abnormal. Call your doctor for an appointment to discuss your condition and what options you have to get well.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Must be examined: and x-rayed.This may be an osteoma or enchondroma ( benign bone growths) ; however, you must rule out bone infection or possible tumor ( omalignant) f ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical therapy: First line treatment is conservative - physical therapy and anti-inflammatory meds. Sometimes a brace will help. Steroid injections into the knee al ... Read More
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Dr. David Schechter
36 years experience Family Medicine
It can improve: Strengthen quadriceps muscles, especially vmo muscle. Cross train with cycling or stationary bike. Depending on your age and xray and MRI findings, ... Read More
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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Question? HT Prime.: I assume you have a question regarding this finding on MRI, however none is stated. If you are having symptoms & want to know treatment options, I ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Medications / injections or surgery. Depends upon how much pain you have and what your response to prior interventions has been. Generally try the e ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not likely: We got to address the reason for your knee arthritis. Are you overweight? If so, you got to lose weight. In addition, consider the use of cane for ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Best answered by Ur-: Treating ortho. There R a few options, but one needs 2 C Ur x-rays and do a hands on xam. The options R from a high tibial osteotomy, arthroscopic ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: This decision is best made by your own orthopedist who has direct access to your x rays. A second opinion never hurts. In someone so young, if you can ... Read More
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Dr. Jim Hsu
Dr. Jim Hsu answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Hello: Most : Hello: most cartilage tears in the knee, whether it's the meniscal cartilage or the articular cartilage, can be and are fixed arthroscopically these ... Read More
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