What are symptoms of a torn meniscus?

Meniscal tears. There are several types of meniscal tears (see pic). Some meniscal tears occur with acute injury and some as degenerative changes (over time). Common symptoms include pain, swelling, clicking/ popping, locking/ catching, giving way, and/ or limited range of motion. Hope this helps.
Knee pain. Pain especially after sitting, stifffness, locking, popping and swelling.

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What are the symptoms of a torn meniscus of knee?

Pain. Pain along the joint line, pain, or locking/catching with rotational actions, such as rolling over in bed, getting in/out of a car, putting on socks, etc. Read more...

What are the symptoms of a torn meniscus in the knee?

Varied. Typical symptoms of this problem are swelling of the knee, pain in the knee, giving way of the knee. You should see your orthopedic specialist and obtain an MRI . Read more...

What are some of the symptoms of a torn meniscus?

Pain. A torn meniscus can cause pain, locking, catching and swelling in the knee. The symptoms are often intermittent and related to position of the knee. Read more...
Joint line pain. Pain along the joint line of the knee, and pain in that area with twisting , or pivoting maneuvers. Read more...

What are the signs and symptoms of a torn meniscus?

Locking and catching. The most common sign of a torn meniscus is the locking and catching of the knee joint when one flexes and extends the knee. Also, there may be an effusion, joint line tenderness, and the inability to fully extend one's knee. Read more...

Symptoms of a torn meniscus cartrilege?

Mechanical. Usually an acute meniscus tear causes pain with ambulation, stiffness when sitting for long periods of time, and tenderness either medially or laterally along the joint line. Sometimes the torn tissue can cause mechanical symptoms such as popping, locking, or catching during range of motion of the knee. Read more...

Which symptoms are you supposed to have with a torn meniscus?

Pain swellingand loc. Meniscus treats usually happen with s twisting injury. They do not cause instability. Most common symptoms are joint line pain, recurrent swelling, and locking. You feel something shift then you cannot completely straighten the knee. The symptoms are worse worth activity. It hurts the most on the medial side of the knee just below the muscle at the joint line. Read more...
Pain. Pain along the joint line of the knee . Pain there with twisting/rotational activities. You could have swelling, locking or popping as well. Read more...

Is it possible to have both a torn meniscus and a torn acl? Have symptoms that match both. Is there a way to know w/o mri? No money for mri.

Yes. A good history and exam can tell whether you need further imaging. Sometimes a good exam cannot be performed on a very painful knee. Read more...
Torn meniscus/acl. Yes, you may have both. Unfortunately, it may be virtually impossible to diagnose both if present at the same time without further imaging. Read more...

Torn meniscus, week after, I have a sore calf and cramps in my calf & thigh, and my leg is swollen, is this normal? Are these symptoms of blood clot?

No normal. At your age (esp. if you have any other health issues, smoker, diabetes, blood vessel problems) and with the inactivity that comes from this injury, blood clot is on the list of things, as are others. Best to see your doctor for evaluation and if need be, ultrasound to evaluate for clot. Dr R. Read more...

What can cause a torn meniscus?

Many reasons. Trauma or degeneration are the most common reasons. Might be associated with instability or inflammatory arthrititdes. Read more...
Twisting. Very often a meniscus tear is caused by a twisting/torquing injury to your knee. Read more...