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I have FAI and a torn labrum in my hip, I'm supposed to get surgery but if I can tolerate the pain would it cause future issues to not get surgery now?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: It could cause futur

The femoroacetable Impingement (FAI) can be treated non-operatively but usually the labrum tear can often be treated through an an arthroscope.
You need to discuss in depth with your physician and orthropedic specialist. Be certain to see someone experienced with arthroscopic hip surgery and even get a second opinion.

In brief: It could cause futur

The femoroacetable Impingement (FAI) can be treated non-operatively but usually the labrum tear can often be treated through an an arthroscope.
You need to discuss in depth with your physician and orthropedic specialist. Be certain to see someone experienced with arthroscopic hip surgery and even get a second opinion.
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