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It says in my operative notes that there is no evidence of meniscal tears. Then I have an MRI and it shows that I have a diplacement of mensical root?

It says in my operative notes that there is no evidence of meniscal tears. Then I have an MRI and it shows that I have a diplacement of mensical root?

Little complicated: As you can see from this picture, that the menscus have body and root, in this picture the root is torn but the body is not. ...Read more

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What does it mean on ankle MRI when it says incendental note of tear of atfl. I have pain in right ankle.

What does it mean on ankle MRI when it says incendental note of tear of atfl. I have  pain in right ankle.

Ankle Instability: When a tear of the anterior talo-fibular ligament is noted on mri, it suggests mechanical instability of some degree. The word "incidental" means that the order for the MRI did not say that this was something of concern. It could also mean that there was no surrounding inflammation to suggest that this was a new tear (part of the present reason for ordering the test itself). Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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MRI notes medial meniscus root tear, & moderate to large joint effusion?

MRI notes medial meniscus root tear, & moderate to large joint effusion?

Orthopedic: Please see an orthopedic surgeon, as you may require arthroscopic repair. Good luck. ...Read more

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Knee pain, instability, and painful cracking. MRI notes meniscal degeneration, no tear and severe osteoarthritis. Am I looking at a knee replacement?

Knee pain, instability, and painful cracking. MRI notes meniscal degeneration, no tear and severe osteoarthritis. Am I looking at a knee replacement?

Maybe: Although the MRI shows severe Osteoarthritis the decision about knee replacement is based on how you are functioning rather than the MRI image. Physical Therapy, medications, weight control and non drug interventions (such as Tai Chi) can help to reduce pain/improve function. You may want to discuss a comprehensive program with your health care provider as well as an Orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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MY nose is dripping s clesr substsnce that tastes like tears and has the consistancy of water. What is this?

MY nose is dripping s clesr substsnce that tastes like tears and has the consistancy of water. What is this?

Allergy/sinuses: If you have had a head injury recently then this could be a serious problem and you need to be seen right away. If you have not had a head injury then it is likely to be allergic rhinitis or chronic sinusitis. You could try a nonsedating anti-histamine like loratadine and nasal saline solution to try and clear up the drainage. If this does not work then see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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If I have s muscle tear of bout 1 1/2 inches and did not operate on it, will I be paralysed?

If I have s muscle tear of bout 1 1/2 inches and did not operate on it, will I be paralysed?

Muscles: Muscle tears do not lead to paralysis. Injuries to the spinal cord lead to paralysis. Sounds like you'll be ok. ...Read more

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How does our body produce tears?

How does our body produce tears?

Eye glands: Tears are nutrient, and fluid rich fluids secreted to protect the eye surface. They are made continuously by multiple glands interwoven in the conjunctival eye lining. These are distinct from the lacrimal glands which secrete a salt/water solution in response to irritation, and emotional situation. All glands extract the proper components from the blood stream to make the end product. ...Read more

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If my baby is tearing a lot, what should I do?

If my baby is tearing a lot, what should I do?

Lacrimal duct: Sometimes babies can have a blockage of the duct that collects the tears please contact your physician for possible treatment. ...Read more

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