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why does my groin area click or pop when i open my leg outward

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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip: Hip pathology often causes symptoms referred to the groin, donut sounds like you may have an issue withdraw hip on that side. I would not hesitate to ... Read More
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Click: The noise could come from hip joint, but can also come from tendons or ligaments. Although you click do you have other symptoms? Pain swelling etc.

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Kercher
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendon: Snapping hip syndrome is a common phenomenon where the iliopsoas tendon snaps over a normal prominence on the upper end of your femur or leg bone.
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few choices: You may have a tendon snapping over the joint, or a torn labrum (cartilage) inside of the joint.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Evaluation needed: You may have a loose body in your hip joint or a slipped growth center. Further evaluation by a physician, preferable orthopaedic is advisable. Thanks ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Tucker
18 years experience Addiction Medicine
OCD Lesion: unfortunately yes. I had my ORIF, of my right Tibia in 2004. I still have numbness in that area as well as clicking. It did help some to have all my h ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: The first question would be - where exactly is the popping/clicking? Knee? Ankle? Foot? Oftentimes, if there is painless clicking then nothing nee ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
check this out: Orthoinfo.Aaos.Org/topic.Cfm?Topic=a00363‎.
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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Likely no problem.: You might have som crepitus, or crackling in your hip joint from joint ends grinding together. This can be a sign of arthritis, especially if you are ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Be happy!: At least a serious problem such as avn or significant osteoarthritis exists. Your pain may be coming from trochanteric bursitis or your tensa fascia ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Tendons: Popping is usually tendons and ligaments slipping over bones. Could also be your hip socket popping in and out. Because it is painful have it evaluate ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You need: an MRI before the next step can occur. If you have had one (POST-OP your prior surgery), sounds like INSTABILITY of one of the tendons in the ankle! H ... Read More
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