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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
1 doctor agrees
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
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
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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