Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

knee meniscus tear medication

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Meniscal tear: ice would help, strengthening your quads and hamstrings will help was well, gentle stretching too
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Should be: With the limited information provided, this should be ok, however i feel it is always best to discuss with your primary care doctor so even over the c ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: If you do take glucosamine make sure the dose is at least 1, 500 mg daily and give it a 3 month trial before deciding if it helps.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on dx.: Whether you have to have your knee 're- scoped' depends on your present diagnosis . If you have retorn your meniscus then probably yes. If your knee i ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Some activity: You do not have to have a specific injury to cause a meniscal tear. Sometimes the meniscus can degenerate and tear from repetitive activities such a ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
None that I know of-: -if U have significant symptoms like giving way, locking, trouble squatting,& Ur physical exam. is positive, the only way to Rx it surgery, arthro ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Except in very young patients with open growth plates (children and adolescents), meniscus injuries rarely heal without intervention. Meniscus tissue ... Read More
1
1 comment
2
2 thanks
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: The tear in the meniscus can extend if not repaired. Consult an orthopedic specialist.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Generally: Meniscus tears generally do not heal, because the blood supply to the meniscus is very poor. Root tears are at the very edge of the meniscus and are v ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Meniscus tear: If it is still symptomatic at this point I would see a sports medicine specialist. Till then RICE and NSAIDs.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not really: An exam from a sports specialist, then an mri, and then an arthroscopic surgery... This is the sequence of detecting meniscal tears with specificity i ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month