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A 43-year-old female asked:

if there is constant pain from a slight superior meniscus displacement. does it require surgery to fix it? how do they fix a displacement anyway?

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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Arthroscopic surgery should fix it up.See your personal provider for further evaluation.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 54 years experience
Needs investigation: The cause of the displacement needs to be ascertained; some meniscal tears can be repaired arthroscopically.

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