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Acl and meniscus tear
I am 29 years in 6years ago I had a knee injury that time I didn't take MRI. Till now I did not do any complex physical activity like running pivoting after knee injury. In last week i took MRI and I have noticed acl and meniscus tear. Doctor suggest me operation..but I am not interested to operate my knee...can anyone suggest me can I live with this kind of problem...how can I recover from without surgery...I have attached the MRI report please take a look nd tell me your opinion for this problem
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This treatment is being suggested on bases of the information provided. However I would like to examine & investigate you  in detail. -Control  Hypertension, Diabetes or  metabolic disorder, if there is any. -Any way it may be tried, --. Dolokind Plus (Mankind) [Aceclofenac100 mg +Paracetamol 350 mg] 1 tab. OD & SOS. X 5 days. --. Caldikind plus  (Mankind) 1 tab OD x 10 days. -(You may need help of your local doctor to get these medicines.) --. Fomentation with warm water. Let the part not be exposed to cold. --. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding. --. Use no pillow under the head. --. Avoid painful acts & activities. -- .Do mild exercises for the affected part-ie. Knee and ankle exercises. --.(Take help of physiotherapist or you can visit my YouTube channel Dr. N. C. Gupta and watch 'Me & My Yoga' and 'Yoga Simplified'. --Do not ignore, let it not become beginning of a major problem. --Do ask for a detailed treatment plan. Kindly make sure, there is no allergy to any of these medicines. --For emergency treatment visit nearest hospital. --Wish you a quick recovery & good health. --I hope, I have solved your problem to your satisfaction.  Dr N C Gupta MS (ortho)
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Hello, ACL tears are quite common. However, patients can survive without it being treated.  But then there is a higher chance of early osteoarthritis if you dont curtail your physical activity.  Running or any other sports works give rise to more damages. Arthritis can be postponed by curtailing your activities. But then again, you do have a meniscus tear as well. I think this needs to be addressed. Since a combination of both is a higher risk factor for early arthritis.  Depends on morphology of the tear as well. Your whole life is ahead of you and it is not good for your overall health to curtail physical activity. I feel it's better to go ahead with the procedure. The results of the surgery are quite good. Hope this helps
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Considering your age, it would be better to go for surgery in your case. ACL tear is not a life threatening condition. You can survive with the tear but there will be a possibility of laxity in the joint which will prevent you from walking and running properly. ACL tear won't heal by itself. There are high chances of developing early osteoarthritis changes in the knee joint if the knee is not operated.
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Use long knee brace or a hinge knee brace for support.. Take analgesic for pain relief.. Start physiotherapy for Quadriceps strengthening..
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