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What happens to old medial meniscal tear not treated earlier.?
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Dr. Allen Lu
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Not much
While a meniscus that is torn can sometimes tear a little further, the tears can also stabilize and settle into a position that no longer causes pain or problems.
A meniscus tear that doesn't cause pain is one that should be left alone. A meniscus tear itself does not cause arthritis or any other problems. Let pain be your indicator and guide.

In brief: Not much
While a meniscus that is torn can sometimes tear a little further, the tears can also stabilize and settle into a position that no longer causes pain or problems.
A meniscus tear that doesn't cause pain is one that should be left alone. A meniscus tear itself does not cause arthritis or any other problems. Let pain be your indicator and guide.
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