Torn Meniscus of Knee

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What is Torn Meniscus of Knee?

There are two menisci in the knee, one on the inside (medial meniscus) and the on the outside (lateral meniscus). The most common causes for the meniscus to tear are traumatic injury (often seen in athletes) and degenerative processes.

What is it like to have Torn Meniscus of Knee?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Tramadol, Duloxetine
Zolpidem, Clonazepam, Trazodone
Naps, Rest, Vitamin B Super Complex
Duloxetine, Bupropion, Escitalopram
Alprazolam, Escitalopram, Clonazepam

What do patients take to treat Torn Meniscus of Knee and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Doliprane, Perdolan, Pamol, Stopain)


These charts show data from Torn Meniscus of Knee patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Torn Meniscus of Knee on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 262 patients have this condition
  • 4 new patients joined this month
  • 73 say Torn Meniscus of Knee is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 10
30s 31
40s 48
50s 84
60s 40
70+ 6


Distribution of females vs. males

67% Females
33% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 13
20-29 years 18
30-39 years 26
40-49 years 17
50-59 years 17
60-69 years 4
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 136
Not Diagnosed 5

These charts show data from Torn Meniscus of Knee patients who have completed their condition history
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