A 36-year-old male asked:
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i have a slightly torn labrum (hip), no real pain. should i get arthroscopic surgery or wait and see how it feels? or some other course of action? ty

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Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depend upon concomit: Torn hip labrum is usually associated with other hip pathgology specially fai(femoro acetabular impigment0if the torn labrum is repair, what caused the labrum to tear need to be fix as well.What symptoms do you have?Obiosly you went to see thedr because something was bothering you and if those symptoms interfiere with your activities it should be fix.
Answered on Jan 21, 2019
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip labrum: If the tear is not causing any symptoms then i would wait on the surgery. Continue your normal activities and see what happens.
Answered on Sep 8, 2012
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