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Crunching And Crackling Sounds In Ribs
When does it occur? : This can be a simple muscle/tendon/cartilage situation, or it could be a dislocating clavicle or shoulder, depending on the location of the snap, and the presence or absence of lingering pain, decreased strenghth, or disfigurement. A doctor's exam is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Couple things: One of the major causes of this would be osteoarthritis. Is it painful? I would recommend seeing your doc to for a physical exam, possible pt if it is painful, as well as shoulder exercises. If there is no pain, could be early in process or impingement which could later lead to issues. Most likely nothing too serious, but get it checked. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain, popping or snapping sound from knee joint and knee swelling. my knee also locks up and is almost unbearable to move.
Get Evaluation: When the knee joint starts to lock/pop etc, you should be evaluated for an abnormality in the knee itself such as a meniscal tear or other structural abnormality to the knee cap or knee joint it self. Radiographic studies most likely will be needed. Good luck ...Read more
2 years popping sound when moving right shoulder blade and pain which i also have in the right upper chest and arm and some burning feeling in chest?
My wrist is constantly uncomfortable and in dull pain. It's worsened by exerting force (opening jars). I also hear cracking when I move them around.
See orthopedic: doctor and have it checked. Any history of trauma to the wrist. ...Read more
I have pain underneath my shoulder blade, neck pain, crunching in my jaw and popping in my ears when I swallow, are these related?
Some of them YES: The shoulder area RHOMBOID muscles are enervated by nerves from the neck C 5& C6 - therefore your neck pain could be linked. An MRI may help to explain Your jaw and ear plus swallowing could be involve but start solving the problem one step at a time Good luck Gabor Racz MD ...Read more
Feel and hear a clicking ticking noise Crackling throat and left chest with constant headaches this past few months? Pain under ribs shallow breathing. Heart not pumpin hard enough? All Tests Norma
I am experiencing knee pain, knee buckling, knee pop and knee stiffness. The following also describes me: Popping or snapping sound from knee joint. Feel like joint is moving, getting stuck and then pop?
Ortho: consider seeing an ortho especially if painful. if something bad you don't want it to go too long without intervention . and if nothing bad, you will be reassured ...Read more
Multiple bubble popping noise around chest area feels like firecrackers popping no pain or symptoms in chest does it have to do with acid reflux/gerd?
I have strained si ligaments. When I do butterfly stretch the right si joint feels like the outer edges collide and causes pain. Could this be?
Sacroiliac pain: You gave your own diagnosis with a si strain. There are multiple attachments in the pelvic floor at these propeller shaped joints. You may have a dislocating joint, that can be diagnosed by your chiropractor or doctor. Certain genetic diseases involving either xs stretching or tightening of these ligaments need to be ruled out. Are you lifting weights or stressing the joint? See doc to know. ...Read more
I'm having serious pain in my shoulder where it connects to my chest and a lot of pain and cracking and popping with motion. history bilateral thr/avn?
See details: Then see an orthopedist and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Muscle soreness in upper back/spine. Cracking near sternum; hurts sometimes. Occasional joint pain in right hip. What could this be?
Im getting a whoosing sound in both ears at night and jaw clicking on 1 side.sometimes wake and feels like jaw locked momentarily. What could this be?
TMJ?: This may be a temporomandibular joint malfunction. Best way to find out is to see an ENT doctor and have yourself examined. Best wishes. ...Read more
Sometimes throat bone pops& gets uncomfortable.I push it side to side. Sounds like popping, or cracking. Also sometimes sounds like fizzing in throat?
crepitus: When you move your larynx side to side, it rubs against the front of your cervical vertebrae and hence the noise. It is normal but you should not keep doing it. See an ENT doctor if you have problem with your throat! ...Read more
Possible: There hasn't been any evidence that cracking joints, backs, necks results in anything. Usually its just gas being released from these joints as you move. However if at some point it does start to hurt after the cracking I would see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Popping sound and sensation of the right ribs when bending over. Followed by pain that's worse with deep breaths and feels better by applying pressure?
Strain: Need a good history. But could be strained intercostal muscles or even a fracture. See your doctor. May need xray ...Read more
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