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A 17-year-old female asked:

My knee got injured when i landed a jump. it also made a popping sound when it happened. pain soon followed. i got it checked out by the doctors, and nothing was torn, just sprained. but if nothing was torn, what made the popping sound in my knee?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Muscles and tendons moving suddenly can make a "snapping sound". People crack their fingers all the time and make "snapping sounds" without any damage to the joints. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs.
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