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my wrist cracks when i type is this normal

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Can be: Cracking sounds joints in the move a very common just like knuckle cracking. If there was no injury and is no pain that nothing need be done. It cause ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
21 years experience Radiology
MRI suggested: Ct scan is optimized for evaluating the bony structures, while MRI (or MRI arthrography) is optimized for looking at soft tissues structures. As such ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bengt Arnetz
39 years experience Occupational Medicine
Neutral position.: Frequent typing might increase the risk to suffer from various pain symptoms in the wrists and fingers since you put stress on nerves passing between ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Take breaks: Breaks with frequent stretching helps keep muscles and joints loose and from stiffness.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Can be: Knuckle cracking is very common and has not ever been proven to cause any damage. Unless there is pain orthere has been an injurythere is no need for ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: Pain to the wrist due to typing is not normal. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common "repetitive motion injury" due to a tendonitis in the wrist. Possibl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
May be not: Go for a m r i of this right knee for evaluation.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: The information you provided is not enough to make a diagnosis. Was there trauma? Where is it painful? How painful? What type of pain? Etc. Etc. I ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
?: Bit unusual, if concernws see your doc for a check up
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Air in joint: normal occurance- there is normal air between the bones of your wrist and the the popping sound is similar to "cracking" your knuckles.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patella / kneecap: The most common reason for knee "cracking" is softening of the cartilage of the patella (kneecap). This condition is called "chondromalacia patellae". ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
26 years experience Podiatry
No: Pain is never normal, but specifically not normal that a joint would hurt just due to water exposure.
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
This is normal: It is normal to have some uneven feeling of your shin. There is nothing to worry about, unless there is pain, a palpable mass, or recent injury to th ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Tingling in fingers: Either a further panic attack or you damaged a nerve in your neck or arm or shoulder. See your doc or a neurologist for a careful exam if problem pers ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It might be meniscal: Problem. So have the knee checked out by your orthopod. This might be a tear of the meniscus, or some lesion in the knee causing snagging on the ligam ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience Wound care
Yes. : Each rib attachment is a type of joint that can become slightly misaligned and "pop" when realigned. Forcing it to happen often can irritate the joint ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
? tendonitis: Possibilities include tendonitis, arthritis, ct syndrome and more. See a rheumatologist.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Duhon
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
That's normal.: That's quite normal. Our feet are designed for barefoot walking, and the toes help grip the ground.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Wrist: hello- the sound is probably a low grade teno-synovitis of the wrist. You can get a wrist guard from the local pharmacy and reduce the rapid movements ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience Pain Management
Cracking: The sound is usually from nitrogen, generally means nothing.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Done with what?: It does not sound like something is broken.

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