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my knee hurts and pops

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on dx.: Whether you have to have your knee 're- scoped' depends on your present diagnosis . If you have retorn your meniscus then probably yes. If your knee i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Crepitus: The sound a moving joint makes is called crepitus. It is often associated with inflammation, pain & joint immobility, which means arthritis. You d ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Chondromalacia: There are several possibilities that could explain what is going on.These include patellar tendonitis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, patellofemoral s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You need to see MD: Can't help you on Health Tap you need to be examined possible xrays and other exams. You should be examined by a Orthopedic Physician.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: There are several possible causes for knee. If the knee truly buckles, it could be a tear. See an orthopedist.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Knee pain: Please have your primary doctor refer you to an Orthopedist.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mario Hernandez
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Patellofemoral pain : Unless you had mechanical injury it is likely patellofemoral pain. See pcp get X-ray to make sure and physical exam. This should resolve with physical ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee cap tracking: It sounds like you are having problems with knee cap tracking or subluxating. It is common for young females to have loose knee caps that get slightl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience in Family Medicine
Knee: As age continues there is problem of knee cap gliding smoothly along groove in tibia. Normal is smooth as glass gliding over ice. Time creates changes ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Snapping hip syndrome, sometimes called dancer's hip, is a condition in which you hear a snapping sound or feel a snapping sensation in your hip when ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Acute trauma: To the knee with common symptoms: focal tenderness, effusion, inability to bear weight. Most soft tissue injuries, including internal derangements of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: You need to have this evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
No age?: If you are under 30 i'd suspect meniscus injury.Over that age opens a huge box of reasons.If not really painful i'd recommend "watchful waiting" and c ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Many: Usually this involves either an inflammatory issue (arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis, synovitis) or an injury to the cartilage (meniscus tear or articu ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
34 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Multiple options: The symptoms you describe could be from an allergy, a type of arthritis, an infection or a combination. The best doctor to see to sort this out is a r ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: This may be due to muscle, tendon or cartilage problem. If you want to continue a running program, see an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and advice ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Need Orthopedic eval: Your doctor can request physical therapy, get an MRI and send you to an orthopedic doctor. Sounds like you have hurt your rotator cuff.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Could be many: things. If there was a trauma certainly i would worry about a growth plate injury in an 11 year old and that requires an X-ray and doc visit to an or ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Something new?: Swelling from knee can be from trauma/injury, infection(i.E lyme disease), gout, and rheumatologic diseases etc.. Sometime effusion/swelling occurs w ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: See an orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. You may need a new mri.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Go to the doctor: I am sure you understand but you need to be seen urgently when your family clinic opens tomorrow. You do not need an emergency room.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Common problem : Many people that practice sports and present similar symptoms suffer of patellofemoral syndrome caused most likely by muscle imbalance that creates st ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information like if there is history of any trauma,how long it has been swollen,what your occupation is etc And swelling of knee ... Read More

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