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How should I determine if I need surgery for a meniscus tear?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Pain/catching= surg

Not all meniscal tears require surgery, but most do.
The presence of pain, swelling and mechanical symptoms (catching or locking of knee) are common signs and symptoms that wil indicate a meniscus tear for surgery.

In brief: Pain/catching= surg

Not all meniscal tears require surgery, but most do.
The presence of pain, swelling and mechanical symptoms (catching or locking of knee) are common signs and symptoms that wil indicate a meniscus tear for surgery.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: See a surgeon

An orthopedic surgeon can evaluate your injury and help you decide whether surgery is indicated.

In brief: See a surgeon

An orthopedic surgeon can evaluate your injury and help you decide whether surgery is indicated.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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