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Surgery for Meniscal tear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   i have knee joint problem
Hello I live in china I’m 32 years old my problem started before about two months or more in fact I have a very strong sensitive in my nose and I need to take so many kind of medicine finally one friend advise me to take the Cortisone injection after some days I was walking and suddenly my knee joint the right one start same play for some seconds after I need to set for a while after I move again after about 50 days I take another injection of the cortisone the white color injection and after two weeks I start have no control on my Thigh muscle in the point which it joint with the knee or that I what though after walking for about 21 days it became very bad after I go to the hospital they say your problem in the knee and take for me an MRI I have a copy can send you by internet can see inside computer .
The doctor in china say I need micro operation but to be honest I afraid make operation in china I afraid they broken my leg for ever
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User :   how are you doctor
Doctor :   Iam reading ur query
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User :   ok
Doctor :   plz be patient
User :   hi
User :   i think have some probleam for my visa card
Doctor :   Hi
User :   what i shuld do can help me ?
Doctor :   I am reading
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Doctor :   You can just type the final impression of the MRI findings
Doctor :   I will read and analyse the problem
User :   i have by chines
Doctor :   I need english translation
Doctor :   can u translate in google
User :   one min
User :   Right knee lateral meniscus anterior horn mild degeneration, with little intra-articular effusion
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did theymention the grade of tear
User :   i can give you the mri file
User :   25 mb
Doctor :   U can sedn it
Doctor :   But I got ur problem
Doctor :   I can discuss the treatment modes
Doctor :   Doyou follow me?
User :   do i need make operation ?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   That is what I am going to mention
Doctor :   They do Orthoscopy
Doctor :   That means they put small video inside the knee and see the cartilage/meniscus on monitor
User :   understand
User :   so my problem can not solve my medicne
Doctor :   They will suture the torn edges of cartilage
Doctor :   No If there are tears and you have knee pain , waking problems , surgery is needed
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