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How could you know if you have torn the cartilage in your knee?

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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: See your doctor

Cartilage tears are diagnosis with a combination of history taking, physical exam, x-rays, and occasionally advanced diagnostics like mri.
There is no reliable way of diagnosing knee cartilage injuries or meniscal injuries by looking at it. Untreated cartilage injuries are potentially serious problems best treated early and a visit to your local orthopaedic surgeon would be a wise move.

In brief: See your doctor

Cartilage tears are diagnosis with a combination of history taking, physical exam, x-rays, and occasionally advanced diagnostics like mri.
There is no reliable way of diagnosing knee cartilage injuries or meniscal injuries by looking at it. Untreated cartilage injuries are potentially serious problems best treated early and a visit to your local orthopaedic surgeon would be a wise move.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: NO X-RAY

I agree on every said in the answer but how x-ray could diagnose torn cartilage, it dose not, MRI is the best know to diagnose torn cartilage in the knee.

In brief: NO X-RAY

I agree on every said in the answer but how x-ray could diagnose torn cartilage, it dose not, MRI is the best know to diagnose torn cartilage in the knee.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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