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what is popping or snapping sound from ankle joint

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Joint issues: You need to find out the cause, which may be mechanical or arthritic in nature, or both. Please start w/a visit to your doctor. He/she may refer you ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You should: See a specialist. This does not sound like it will get better on its own. You also need a definitive diagnosis and to figure out if this is one or mor ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keri Mcfarlane
22 years experience Family Medicine
Knee pain: It sounds as if you may have something wrong with your meniscus or cartilage in your knee. Did you have an injury to your knee. I suggest you see yo ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Internal injury: this could be bone, joint, tendon, ligament. You will need an evaluation, X-Rays and probably an MRI. Have your physician send you toa rheumatologist.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: Painless cracking or popping of a joint by itself is very common and not a problem by itself. But, if it is a associated with pain or locking/unlocki ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Hypermobile joints: It is likely hypermobile joints. Can be other things. I would not do this often, as it could lead to arthritis.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Then you should be: In a doctors office or emergency room. Keeping ice on it until you get there.
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