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A 29-year-old female asked:

both my knees "pop" when climbing stairs. there is no pain. what could this be?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
No pain=no problem: As long as you do not have accompanying pain or limited mobility, popping or cracking of joints should be of no concern. The tissues in joint may have minor rough spots or imperfections that cause sounds. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Most likely: Your patella is just more mobile than is typical. It is a good sign that you don't have pain, but you may want to have your joints examined to make sure you aren't at risk of patellar-femoral syndrome which is a common problem in female athletes due to the angle at which the distal femur meets the other tissues of the knee joint. Crunching/popping is called "crepitus" and if painless is no problem.

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