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Lewiston, ME
A 49-year-old female asked:

what could be the cause of locking and popping of the back of the knee joint? no arthritis. i have a lot of pressure.no bakers cyst. swelling

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Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Many possibilities: The locking you describe is suspicious for a torn meniscus. See an orthopedist or sports medicine physician for a work up that may include a MRI.

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Last updated Oct 26, 2017

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