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I was playing tennis and I heard a loud pop in my knee. Since then it's been hurting so bad, I iced it right away but it still hurts when I try walkin?

I was playing tennis and I heard a loud pop in my knee. Since then it's been hurting so bad, I iced it right away but it still hurts when I try walkin?

Ice and elevate: Normally when one hears a " pop " during an athletic injury a tendon, ligament or meniscus has been damaged. The standard of care is RICE, rest, ice, compression and elevation. It would be normal to hurt for a period of time, days to weeks. The key is if it improves or worsens. After a week if there is no improvement you need to be seen. If pain or function worsens you need to consult. Take care. ...Read more

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Did leg press yesterday with ~400 lbs. I heard a loud pop in my knee but it didn't hurt. I started to run on the treadmill today and my knee hurts?

Did leg press yesterday with ~400 lbs. I heard a loud pop in my knee but it didn't hurt. I started to run on the treadmill today and my knee hurts?

See an Ortho Dr: you should rest, ice, compress, elevate the knee. Make an appointment to get it looked at. May need an xray and some manual testing to see what's wrong. ...Read more

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I lifted a heavy box when I put it down my right foot turned inward and I heard a loud pop coming from my knee it is beginning to swell very painful ?

I lifted a heavy box when I put it down my right foot turned inward and I heard a loud pop coming from my knee it is beginning to swell very painful ?

Knee damage: A person who plants his foot on the ground, turns his foot or lower leg, and then feels and hears a loud pop in the knee, followed by very painful knee swelling . . . Needs to see the orthopedic doctor directly, or go to the E.R. (where they can evaluate the knee and also have the orthopedic doctor check). It is likely that the person tore an important knee ligament or broke a piece of cartilage. ...Read more

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I just felt and heard loud pop in my knee. It hurts a little . ?

I just felt and heard loud pop in my knee.  It hurts a little . ?

You may : You may have injured it---could be a ligament or meniscal tear. You may want to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I heard a loud pop followed by pain in my knee. How important is it to seek medical attention?

Possible Injury: The pop could be a ligament tearing. The pop and pain are a sign of a possible serious injury in your knee. You should have it evaluated to decrease the changes of long-term problems from an injury. ...Read more

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If I tripped and twisted my knee and heard a loud popping sound, does that mean I tore my pcl?

If I tripped and twisted my knee and heard a loud popping sound, does that mean I tore my pcl?

Possibly: Assuming that the knee swelled as well, usually that scenario suggests either a meniscus tear or a ligament injury. ...Read more

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Hurt my knee in soccer and hurts when i kick the ball. Can't bend it all the way without hurting. And a very loud popping noise when bent. What is thi?

Hurt my knee in soccer and hurts when i kick the ball. Can't bend it all the way without hurting. And a very loud popping noise when bent. What is thi?

Sound mechanical: A meniscal tear would b most likely. Bending the knee throws the wt. Bearing 2 the back and outter aspect of the joint & impinges th posterior aspect of the meniscus. Kicking a soccer ball causes the meniscal tear 2 b pulled into the joint due t the joints negative pressure, and a tear will cause pain as the torn flap of the tear is also sucked into the joint. C an ortho 4 eval, 2 b sure. ...Read more

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