A 74-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

Mri shows I have torn ACL & meniscus tear. Tear was repaired in oct'13. My knee keeps giving out & i keep falling. I am 68.Is ACL surgery safe for me?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience in Geriatrics
If your healthy: ; have no comorbidities your age should not be a problem.
Answered on Jan 11, 2014
1
1 thank

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
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
See knee doctor: you might need to see a knee doctor for evaluation and possible repeat MRI,to see what is causing these sounds. Meanwhile improved your thigh muscles ... Read More
2
2 comments
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Orthopedic consult: You had 2 left knee ACL surgeries & now left knee givesway. Try to pick non surgical treatments.- physiotherapy & injections in to the joints ... Read More
2
2 comments
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
HealthTap Prime.: This question requires a conversation with a doctor who knows you well. This forum does not permit a full discussion of risks & benef- use HealthT ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience in Family Medicine
ACL injury : You'll likely need surgery. I usually recommend to my patients to get a second opinion and research your orthopedic surgeon before committing to surge ... Read More
1
1 comment

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
Unlimited visits
$10/month