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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Generally, yes.: They usually do not heal themselves. See an orthopedic knee surgeon to determine if surgical intervention is the right option for you.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
36 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
~6 weeks: Typically will take 6-8 weeks of physical therapy plus independent exercises(per therapist) to see recovery. If not, see your doctor.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Locking not normal : 2 months after arthroscopic knee surgery it is still normal to have some discomfort and mild swelling which can produce popping. As a surgeon, I get c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If recommended by your orthopedic.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Blauvelt
32 years experience Hand Surgery
Trim away: Most meniscal tears are trimmed away. In a rare case, in a young person, the meniscus can be repaired. The root is part of the meniscus wear it atta ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, it is possible that you tore your meniscus again, particularly if it was not yet fully healed. There are other possibilities as well. I would c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Recent study: There was a recent study done in europe comparing surgery for meniscal tears and a sham operation where no meniscus was trimmed. This was a very well ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
37 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Time will tell: Not everyone who has a meniscus tear needs surgery. What happens to the meniscus if you don't do surgery is it will either get better and not bother y ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends on the size, location, and tear pattern of the meniscus tear. It also depends on your age and activity level. The spectrum of nothing to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Symptoms will likely stay the same or worsen over time. Arthritis can develop if there is a large tear causing friction within the joint. If conservat ... Read More

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