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Doctor insights on: Hamstring Pops When Doing Splits

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Is popping your leg back into place a normal thing to do when you pull your hamstring?

Is popping your leg back into place a normal thing to do when you pull your hamstring?

No: If this is a persistent issue that is easy to pop back in place then the problem is worse and should be seen by a dr... ...Read more

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Why is my leg making a popping noise and hurting really bad?

Why is my leg making a popping noise and hurting really bad?

See a doctor: Something like this requires a physical exam as well as a history of potential trauma or inciting events. See a doctor at the er or an urgent care. ...Read more

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My leg will turn when turning a corner but my knee won't and makes a popping noise what could it be?

My leg will turn when turning a corner but my knee won't and makes a popping noise what could it be?

Popping noise knee: Popping noise in the knee without any pain is of no serious concern as this is due to soft tissues rubbing in the knee, but if there is pain and you have had history of trauma to that knee, than you need to have it checked as that can be due to meniscus injury and you may need an MRI to rule that out. ...Read more

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Sometimes I hear popping and a big suddlen pain when I rotate my left leg. Is this normal? I also had it broken four years ago but I cured it.

Sometimes I hear popping and a big suddlen pain when I rotate my left leg. Is this normal? I also had it broken four years ago but I cured it.

Where?: It is really hard to say without knowing where your pain is located, what limitations are caused and what part you broke. ...Read more

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When seated, I move my left leg to the left and I feel a rubbing or popping in my spine. Any ideas?

When seated, I move my left leg to the left and I feel a rubbing or popping in my spine. Any ideas?

Facet joint popping: More than likely this is caused by popping of the little connecting joints of the vertebra called facets joints. It usually is no significance unless accompanied by pain. It is similar to crack your knuckles. ...Read more

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My whole left side felt like nerves popping/tearing. Then over few weeks developed spreading of severe spasticity down left leg, butt, back &bladder?

My whole left side felt like nerves popping/tearing. Then over few weeks developed spreading of severe spasticity down left leg, butt, back &bladder?

See your physician: Without more information and the ability to ask you many focused questions its difficult to give you specific advice other than your symptoms suggest a possible nerve impairment such as from a herniated disc. In order to get a precise diagnoses and treatment you must see your physician ...Read more

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Something in my lower leg or knee keeps popping! What to do when I need to put weight on it?

Something in my lower leg or knee keeps popping! What to do when I need to put weight on it?

See a doctor: Popping can be caused by many things. Some people are just prone to popping and it is normal for them. A torn cartilage can cause popping. If a knee injury is not completely healed and the knee remains a little swollen, the extra fluid will cause it to pop with range of motion, just like a finger joint. If it is painless I would ignore it. If it hurts you should have it checked out. ...Read more

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Daughter tried popping my lower back now lower back inner leg and right upper abs below diaphramto the right,why r these areas hurt?

Pain: You should only have an experience person such as a chiropractor or a Doctor of Osteopathy manipulate you in such a manner. The back is your central nervous system and has a lot of muscles which either could have been injured by your daughter. If symptoms continue follow up with your physician. ...Read more

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What cause pain in the knee due to popping and slipping. I have a lot of swelling in the knee unable to straighten the leg when standing?

What cause pain in the knee due to popping and slipping. I have a lot of swelling in the knee unable to straighten the leg when standing?

Need evaluation: Swelling in the knee is a marker for something inside being torn and the slipping and pain are indications that you should have this evaluated by and orthopedist. ...Read more

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When I was younger I had a bump on my leg and it ended up popping and leaving a black bruise type mark. It's been over 12 years and it's still there?

When I was younger I had a bump on my leg and it ended up popping and leaving a black bruise type mark. It's been over 12 years and it's still there?

Pigmented Scar: It is a scar is benign&does not need any treatment. If it is embarrassing for you due to its look. Inthat case you can consult your doctor or dermatologist he/she can prescribe a bleaching cream or use lasers to get rid of it. There are some over the counter bleaching creams available without a prescription. We don't know your skin type white, brown or black. Hydroquinolone is the active ingredient ...Read more

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What usually causes extreme leg pain, joints popping?

What usually causes extreme leg pain, joints popping?

Nonspecific: Joint popping is almost always benign (similar to cracking knuckles) and very rarely means anything bad. Extreme leg pain can be caused by many things such as a lumbar radiculopathy, neuropathy, muscle injury, etc. I would recommend seeing a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had this pimple on my leg and I think it turned into a blister and it wasn't popped is this a result from not popping?

I have had this pimple on my leg and I think it turned into a blister and it wasn't popped is this a result from not popping?

Abscess: We are in the middle of an epidemic of a difficult to treat and very dangerous staph infection epidemic. Any lesion with an abscess should motivate you to seek medical care urgently. Please go see your doctor today. ...Read more

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3 days ago popping in back of thigh felt/heard husband heard too Been RICE pain getting worse Hard time straightening leg painful to walk?

3 days ago popping in back of thigh felt/heard husband heard too
Been RICE pain getting worse
Hard time straightening leg painful to walk?

Sounds like: You may have a HAMSTRING tear....(It's a big tendon and partial tears are quite common!!) Continue RICE and ask your PCP for a referral to a Board Certified Orthopedist. Recently Platelet Rich Plasma has been used in the treatment of such tears .first a Diagnosis!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Popping sound w. side lying left leg lifts, grinding Lside when doing the outter thigh weight machine. Pain only if I put all my weight on left side.

Popping sound w. side lying left leg lifts, grinding Lside when doing the outter thigh weight machine. Pain only if I put all my weight on left side.

Hip: What you describe sounds like some problem in your left hip. Check the problem out with your doctor and get exercises that will help that area and help your left hip and leg and not cause further damage to the left hip if it is the problem. ...Read more

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Twisted knee the first couples weeks I heard/felt popping sounds when I extended leg. Went to dr he gave me some anti inflamitory but knee still hurts?

Twisted knee the first couples weeks I heard/felt popping sounds when I extended leg. Went to dr he gave me some anti inflamitory but knee still hurts?

? Ligament injury: Knee pain and popping is a common problem and can be caused by a number of factors. Another term commonly used for popping in the knee is crepitus, which essentially means a noisy joint, whether it be popping, cracking or snapping.
A loud "pop" at the time of injury it usually indicates a ligament injury (acl or mcl). If pain persistes then I would recommend you to see pcp or ortho doc. ...Read more

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Pain in my left knee when bending past a certain point. Walking is fine, but once I bend my knee fully it locks in place, makes a popping noise and I get an intense pain. What is this? I’m scared to bend my leg the pain is that bad.

Pain in my left knee when bending past a certain point. Walking is fine, but once I bend my knee fully it locks in place, makes a popping noise and I get an intense pain. What is this? I’m scared to bend my leg the pain is that bad.

Locking popping knee: You're pretty young to have things like this happening to your legs. What did you do that resulted in this happening? Better go see your PCP about this. This doesn't sound great especially for someone as young as you. ...Read more

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Pain in my left knee when bending it past a certain point. Walking is fine, but once I bend my knee “deeply”/“fully” it locks in place, makes a popping noise and I get an intense pain. What is this? I’m scared to bend my leg the pain is that bad.

Pain in my left knee when bending it past a certain point. Walking is fine, but once I bend my knee “deeply”/“fully” it locks in place, makes a popping noise and I get an intense pain. What is this? I’m scared to bend my leg the pain is that bad.

Meniscus tear likely: Posterior horn especially of the medial meniscus gets loaded when the knee is bent. Torn peice can spit out or get caught between tibia and femur causing that painful catch you describe. Not an emergency unless the knee gets locked or stuck in one position and you csnt work it loose. Arthroscopic surgery can usuall treat ...Read more

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The side of my iner tigh by knee, my bone is popping out & it's my bad leg where my toes are un even. Why does only one leg do that?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. It may require imaging studies in addition to history and physical examination. ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting pain, & it feels like something popping/clicking out down bottom in my left leg when I do my jump kicks in my martial arts class?

Depends: The first question would be — where exactly is the popping/clicking? Knee? Ankle? Foot? Oftentimes, if there is painless clicking then nothing needs to be done. However, if there is associated pain or instability then do see an orthopedist for further evaluation. ...Read more