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Hi my doctor believes I have suffered an meniscus tear of my

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Hi my doctor believes I have suffered an meniscus tear of my knee, is surgery always necessary in this situation.

Thank you for your question,

I’m Dr. Saha and I’ll try to help you.

What are your symptoms?

Did you have any injury?

Did you have MRI or any test?

Hello again,

Surgery is not always needed in case of meniscus tear.

Treatment of meniscus tear depends on the site, degree of tear.

Outer part of the meniscus has good blood supply & can heal without surgery.

But if conservative management fails, doctor can advise surgery.

You can have MRI examination of the knee.

You can also consult an orthopedic specialist for an evaluation.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.
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