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Hi. ive been living with a hip labral tear for 2 years. taking celebrex. can the condition cause arthiritis? worth having surgery?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Labrum tear: Damaged labrum may cause arthritis after prolonged periods, but the recommendation for hip labrum repair would be made by you and the orthopedic surgeon. At this time I presume your orthopedic surgeon has made some recommendation. You could always get a second opinion.
Answered on Dec 21, 2018
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