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How long can a torn meniscus take to heal without surgery?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Torn meniscus

Frequently a torn miniscus will not heal.
It is important to get medical advice, usually from an orthopedic specialist to determine the severity of the tear and whether or not surgery is necessary to get well.

In brief: Torn meniscus

Frequently a torn miniscus will not heal.
It is important to get medical advice, usually from an orthopedic specialist to determine the severity of the tear and whether or not surgery is necessary to get well.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology

In brief: They don't

A meniscus tear does not heal itself.
The torn portion needs to be removed and smoothed in order to re leave pain and ongoing inflammation in the joint.

In brief: They don't

A meniscus tear does not heal itself.
The torn portion needs to be removed and smoothed in order to re leave pain and ongoing inflammation in the joint.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
Thank
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