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I Heard A Pop In My Calf
Do I need to see a doctor or should I be patient, and rest my leg? While playing backyard volleyball, I was stepping forward, I heard a pop in my calf. My calf is swollen, painful, and I can't hardly walk. I have been doing rice - rest, ice, compression,
Hello.: Hello. I am wondering it you strained or had a tear in your soleus or gastrocnemius muscles or possibily something involving your achilles tendon. Don't know if you just injured your leg or if it was a while back. It sounds like you have been giving it the right kind of care. Because you can barely walk, I would recommend getting it evaluated. ...Read more
I heard a loud pop in my calf walking. It's painful and there is bruising and swelling. Should I wait to see my dr next week or seek immediate help?
Had a dull pain in calf for about 2 weeks seem to be feeling better came down stairs today and when put weight made popping noise followed with pain?
Possible rupture: Possible ruptured popliteus tendon or Achilles tendon. ...Read more
My left Achilles tendon started popping when I stretch my calf (I run track). It doesn't hurt much, but should I be worried it's something worse?
Sitting with right foot on left leg. Went to move leg to get up. Felt very sharp calf & knee pain top/side. Worsens every day. Feels swollen/stiff from inside. Limping & constant pain. Popping.
When I bend my leg I have pain in joints and my joint bones feel like popping. A little bit of strain is experienced in my calf muscle as well.?
I have a vain on my leg that is popping out a little and have had it since 16, I am now 56. It has never hurt me. Is it a risk?
Probably not: If it has not changed at all, don't worry about it. ...Read more
I slipped on some ice 3 days ago and heard/felt a popping sound followed by severe pain. I can no longer fully weight bear/bend my leg.?
Muscle/tendon tear: Could have a quadriceps or hamstring muscle or tendon tear. See an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
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
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 a MRI to rule that out. ...Read more
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
Cut leg 4 weeks ago. Healing, but flesh inside cut is 'popping out' of wound. What is the significance? Used bacitraition, bandages and ACE bandage wrap.
Needs to be seen: Have it evaluate as the growth could be several different things. It could be a granuloma. ...Read more
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?
You may have a HAMSTRING tear.... (Its 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!
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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?
? 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
Knee injury I was playing basket ball and my right let gave out. I heard a loud popping noise In my knee and my leg below the knee gave out to the right. I can walk without a brace but verys slowly and with a limp but with a brace I can walk a lot better.
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 cracking your knuckles. ...Read more
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 it's 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
Varicose Veins: May want to start wearing compressive stockings. ...Read more
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
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
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
I'm in major pain with my knee/leg. Its grinding on my left leg on the right side it feels like its popping in and out of place. It is swollen.
KNEE TRAUMA: Need an xray of the knee to rule out damage to the joint, cartilige, meniscus. ...Read more
Sometimes when I rotate my right leg I hear some "popping" and a little pain... Also, on 2009 I broke that leg but I am healed after treatment. Cure?
Don't test it: Gabita I'm so sorry you are worried. The best way not to hear that sound is to not rotate it. Good luck ...Read more
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 it's 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
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 had an xstop placed in my lower spine 2 years ago. I now get a popping noise in my back and my right leg goes numb, should I be concerned?
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