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When i take stairs, i hear knee clicking sound. what is the potential cause and how i could get rid of it?

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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Knee cap: If you have 'noisy' knees that don't hurt, leave them alone! the clicking is likely coming from cartilage of the knee cap, the fat pad under the knee cap or a plica band. If not painful, then leave it alone.

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