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A 18-year-old member asked:

I've been experiencing weird deep popping noises in my chest, almost like when u pop ur back or your fingers. i don't do this on purpose. y is this?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
Pneumothorax: There is a condition called noisy pneumothorax that can cause this. It is a small pneumothorax on the left. Loud popping sounds can occur with certain body positions. It should resolve but you need a chest x-ray.

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