U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Tustin, CA
A 24-year-old male asked:

Had a hip muscle injury 6 months back, not yet cured. suddenly i am hearing painless cracking and popping sounds in my joints, no swelling or redness.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
No worry if no pain: I typically don't worry about painless popping and cracking of joints, even if asymmetric. Painful popping does need a physician evaluation.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Feb 25, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.