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A 45-year-old female asked:

Morning- what will happen if i leave a meniscus tear untreated? i fell yesterday but are in my 3 months general waiting period

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not too long: Three month wait is not too long and it should result in any extra or permanent damage. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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Wish you good health!
Jun 18, 2018

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