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An MRI showed that my daughter has slight year in rotator cuff small nodule. Is surgery necessary?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Most do not need

Surgery responding well to non op care including physical therapy, activity modification, icing, medication use and sometimes injections with about 10% needing surgery failing 3 months of non op care.

In brief: Most do not need

Surgery responding well to non op care including physical therapy, activity modification, icing, medication use and sometimes injections with about 10% needing surgery failing 3 months of non op care.
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Dr. Philip Chao
not all tears need surgery but this should be carefully followed
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ortho

Only orthopedic surgeon who examined your daughter can answer this question.

In brief: Ortho

Only orthopedic surgeon who examined your daughter can answer this question.
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Dr. Philip Chao
with careful review of the films
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