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what is popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Popping,pain: Possible causes are tendinitis(inflammation of a tendon), tendinosis(chronic injury and degeneration of tendon), arthritis, rotator cuff pathology. An ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bonnie Colville
12 years experience Family Medicine
Shoulder pain: If you can tolerate Ibuprofen, take 800 mg with food up to three times per day for a maximum of 5 days. stretch as tolerated avoid activities causing ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
It depends,,,: It depends on how long you have had this and if it stops you from doing your regular activity. If it has been going on for a long time, it might be a ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Blain
25 years experience Family Medicine
Shoulder pain: Popping or snapping is almost always osteoarthritis (i.e., getting older, bone rubbing on bone, pain), but you always have to worry about torn ligamen ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Crepitus: There are many causes for popping in the joint (crepitus). This can include but is not limited to bursitis, tendinitis, cartilage or labral tear, car ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to tell: A lot of patients are concerned about their joints popping and grinding. Unfortunately, this is the least sensitive symptom of all when it relates to ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation: It could be tendon or labrum or maybe something esle. You need an evaluation, imaging and may need to see a shouder sepcialist
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See a doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Your description suggest ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Cracking shoulder : No. Would follow up with orthopedist, may have mild rotator cuff or labrum damage. Consider MRI to assess Since pain is mild likely PT would help bu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
No good answer : You need an evaluation from a rheumatologist to see what the diagnosis is

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