U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A female asked:

My wrist cracks and pops every time i move it. it also makes a crunching sound. i will now get pain shooting up my arm that lasts for at most an hour.

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Inflammation : You may have some arthritic change. See a physician as an xray may give you more information and an indication as to how it should be treated. Good Luck
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Wrist noises: Those types of noises can be from the joint, tendons or ligaments. The fact that you get pain implies an inflammatory process. I recommend that you consult an orthopedic specialist for diagnosis and treatment. An xray of the wristband be ordered.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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.