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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: The current symptom appears to center around the leg which is painful,weak and muscle twitching is observed. There is also some buttock discomfort. I ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Obviously unstable &: not due 2 the meniscus. U need 2 C a knee specialist & find the reason for the instability. That's what needs 2 B addressed.
A female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience Podiatry
Ligamentous laxity: A joint may 'Crack' with arthritis (loss of cartilage in a joint) or may be related to a ligament sprain (stretching of a ligament) or ligament tear/r ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fairly common due to: Patellar subluxations. See an orthopedist to be properly diagnosed and treatment started.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: The patellae appear unstable and chronic prepatella tendonitis may be the problem. . You should consult an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation, advice a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience Family Medicine
Need pain: This is a general answer and need more details such as did you have any injuries?Generally without injury symptoms on both sides would be likely to b ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darren Mark Pedro
Specializes in
Patella instability: It is not normal for recurring "knee popping" as you describe it. It sounds as if your daughter might have patella instability which could be caused b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is a lot of : Fractures in one year. Unless one was a stunt woman or very clumsy -this is difficult to explain. I reviewed side effect profiles for phenergan, (pr ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Knee: You should have your knee examined. You may have damaged some ligaments in your knee. If your kneecap had dislocated then it may have laxity now ca ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Different causes: Popping can be from a fracture, torn cartilage, loose body, or a benign condition. See an orthopedist for an eval.
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