A 37-year-old member asked:
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i just had surgery on my left knee for a torn meniscus, my right knee is popping now? ideas?

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Popping: Simple advice. Popping with no pain -- no treatment needed. Popping with pain -- needs further evaluation and treatment.
Answered on Oct 6, 2016
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Popping knee: Consider meniscal tear, synovitis, chondrolysis, ligament tears, loose bodies, tight capsule.
Answered on Apr 27, 2013

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