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A 19-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing popping or snapping sound from knee joint and knee pop. the following also describes me: knee pain. what should i do?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 19 years experience
See below: Knee pain is most commonly caused by inflammation from bursitis, tendonitis, or cartilage degeneration. Meniscus tears often cause popping and snapping. A good physical exam and possible imaging could be used to confirm the diagnosis.
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