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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
ACL tear: This may be determined by exam or imaging. If it is graded than likely imaging. This would give you an exact image of your ACL. Sometimes these go on ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
FLuid is back: Fluid can recollect. It may or may not be blood. He is responding to the trauma of the injury. Homeopathic arnica, rhus tox, and bryonia work very wel ... Read More
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Acl: This is not unusual. The acl tear can bleed over a few days. Keep some ice on the knee and get it re evaluated in a few days.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Nefcy
39 years experience Radiology
Hard to tell: The anterior cruciate ligament has an angled or oblique orientation in the knee. Depending on how you were positioned in the scanner and technique, w ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaspal Singh
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Need more info: Without a physical examination it is. Dry difficult to diagnos an ACL tear.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL deficiency : Without acl reconstruction you can expect instability particularly with decending stairs or turning quickly from side to side. Long term acl deficienc ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
None: There are no braces that can substitute for the functions of an acl. Bracing technology has advanced greatly, but most of the rotation stability neede ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: Do you have any symptoms? What makes you think that you have an ACL tear. If you have symptoms, you may wish to consult an orthopedic surgeon and it m ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: After an acl reconstruction, the chances of tearing the acl again are somewhere between 10 and 30 percent. The same mechanism that tore the first one ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Please see link...: "acl is the medical abbreviation for the anterior cruciate ligament. The acl is one of four major ligaments of the knee and stops the lower leg (tibia ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pop, swelling: An acl tear classically involves either a hyperextension or valgus contact (blow to outside of knee)mechanism of injury. Symptoms include hearing or f ... Read More
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