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symptoms of ligament tear in knee

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ligament tear: Pain, swelling, possible instability or feeling of giving way.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Recheck?: Hopefully just a mild re strain but if it doesn't get better probably should be rechecked.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Sort of: Your ligaments can heal but not usually to complete normal. Ask your ortho surgeon. Each ligament is different.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many can help: If your ligament is completely torn i advise surgery but partial tears can heal. I advise an anti-inflammatory diet:https://tinyurl.com/38mdp6 Importa ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Ask your: Ortho surgeon. Do you know which ligament?
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Knee ligament tear: One could experience severe pain from a knee ligament tear (e.g. Mcl, lcl, acl, pcl, etc.). If the pain is severe and lancinating and the equation co ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies.: Usually mcl partial injuries heal within 6 weeks, improving with initial rest, brace, ice, then progressive exercise.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Abrutyn
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Which ligament?: Please provide more information; which ligament was torn? Mcl? Acl? There is no medicine that will help this heal but sometimes anti inflammatories ar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain : Knee pain can come from the following: muscle pain, ligament inflammation, torn cartilage in the knee, the knee cap tracking improperly, arthritis, hi ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Based on the info provided, it is hard to give details. The time to heal depends on which ligament or ligaments or injured and to what degree.
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