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cartilage clicking noise swallowing

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Hyoid click: Doubtful- the clicking is common with a lax hyoid and as long as your thyroid is normal in size and shape, do not panic. Good idea to make an appointm ... Read More
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Dr. William Wyttenbach
37 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
This sounds : more like undiagnosed TMJ problem. Need to see a ENT specialist to really know for sure or oral surgeon.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It will not regrow. However, that diagnosis would be very unusual in a 23 year old. I would urge getting another opinion about the knee. See a rheumat ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Leave it alone: Recent injury may have caused some of the cartilages/tissues there to come loose..Thus some clicking may be observed with movement. If it is no pain, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Knee clicking or "crepitus" can be caused by a torn cartilage, ganglion cyst, patella chondromalacia, synovitis, swelling (also known as an "effusionn ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscal tear?: Your symptoms are suggestive of a meniscal tear. See an orthopedist for evaluation.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
31 years experience Dermatology
Cartilage noise : Stop doing that and it will stop making noise. Cartilage can shift normally and you only hear it because it is close enough to vibrate your ear drum m ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Later: You need a doctor who does a thorough history and a thorough physical examination. In my experience, I have found in general that the South African tr ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: You need to see an ENT to possibly be scoped. Think if you swallows somethings earlier and perhaps got stuck in your throat. Go back to when you first ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain? Discomfort?: "clicking" by itself is nothing to worry about. As long as you're not having pain or discomfort or difficulty swallowing it is just a "sound". If you ... Read More
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