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Is my shoulder weak because it produces a popping sound?

Is my shoulder weak because it produces a popping sound?

Physical exam needed: The answer to this question depends upon physical examination findings of your shoulder. The popping sound can come from a myriad of sources, to include, but not limited to: scar tissue, tendons changing position, a torn rotator cuff edge, a torn labrum within the joint, and a loose body or flap of cartilage (joint lining). Only an appropriate physical examination will discern the true cause. ...Read more

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My knee makes a cracking sound when i bend it. Is this a symptom of something?

My knee makes a cracking sound when i bend it. Is this a symptom of something?

Yes: This indicates the cartilage behind the knee or the part of the thigh bone, have some problems in the cartilage covering it. ...Read more

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Knee feels weak and has like a clicking sound when i bend and straighten it. Is this arthritis?

Knee feels weak and has like a clicking sound when i bend and straighten it. Is this arthritis?

Have evaluation...: I'm sorry to learn of your discomfort. Can you recall an injury? The symptoms that you describe may indicate a meniscal tear. There are several types of meniscal tears (see pic). Common symptoms include pain, swelling, clicking/ popping, locking/ catching, giving way, and/ or limited range of motion. You should seek an orthopedic evaluation if your symptoms don't subside in the near future. ...Read more

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When I rub my right eye it makes almost a squeaking noise is this a problem?

When I rub my right eye it makes almost a squeaking noise is this a problem?

Dry eyes?: Your pharmacist can provide you eye drop for dry eyes. Try it and see if it make a difference. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern about this contact me on my Virtual Practice at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Have noisey joints but no pain just lifting arm up it pops feels like it lifting my bone structure is it a problem? Thanks

Have noisey joints but no pain just lifting arm up it pops feels like it lifting my bone structure is it  a problem? Thanks

Prob ok: If you have some noises in your shoulder with motion and external rotation and abduction you probably have some mild degenerative changes in your AC joint. If you have minimal pain and good motion it's probably nothing to worry about. If you start to get more pain or loss of motion I'd see your ortho md. ...Read more

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My jaw makes a popping noise when I chew. Is this serious?

My jaw makes a popping noise when I chew. Is this serious?

Evaluation: You may need to have this evaluated by a dentist or ENT. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why is my shoulder making a popping and grinding sound?

Why is my shoulder making a popping and grinding sound?

Popping Shoulder: Painless popping in the Shoulder is not an uncommon thing with active people. If this causes repetitive pain or discomfort go see a Orthopaedic Shoulder Specialist so that X-rays and a proper exam can be performed. Many times therapy, an injection, and NSAIDS can be a simple solution for shoulder pain. Hope this helps. Take care. Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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My neck sometimes just makes this cracking popping grating noise when i move it what is that? It freaks me out i have neck degeneration from pore post

My neck sometimes just makes this cracking popping grating noise when i move it what is that? It freaks me out i have neck degeneration from pore post

Neck cracking: Can sound worse than actually is but can signify degenerative changes in the spaces between cervical vertebrae. Often the sound comes from air in the joint space. Poor alignment of the cervical (neck) spine may be at play here. Consult your doctor or chiropractor. ...Read more

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My front tooth keeps like feeling like it has a heartbeat or something almost like s mucsel spasm what is that? It dosent hurt the tooth is broken

My front tooth keeps like feeling like it has a heartbeat or something almost like s mucsel spasm what is that? It dosent hurt the tooth is broken

Why are you waiting?: In your last post you were anxious about possibly having an infection... the longer you wait the better the chance you will. Please call a dentist ASAP ...Read more

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I have a pain in the moddle of my chest, usually it makes a pop noise but now its been hurting, it hurts as i move or stretch what cuold it be?

I have a pain in the moddle of my chest, usually it makes a pop noise but now its been hurting, it hurts as i move or stretch what cuold it be?

Quite a few causes: Chestwall itself, esophagus/stomache, lungs, heart, pancreas, and even liver problems can cause chest pain. In the young, more likely chestwall itself or reflux is causing pain. As we get older heart disease becomes more common cause of concern. Since u gave only limitted info, it is diiffult to tell what you have, but likely have chest wall pain--constochondirtis. Consult your doc. Good luc. ...Read more

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Why is it whenever i move my leg my knee makes a very loud pop sound and hurts from the front like a burning sensation?with a small bruise in front.

Why is it whenever i move my leg my knee makes a very loud pop sound and hurts from the front like a burning sensation?with a small bruise in front.

See pcp: You may have a knee effusion from inflammation. If it hurts a lot or swells up on you you ought to see your pcp and get knee X-ray to r/o arthritis. Also a physical exam can aid your pcp In knowing if there is any ligament damage ...Read more

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What is the clunking noise and shifting noise I hear in my knee? It is very painful something is moving I don't think it is kneecap. What could it be?

What is the clunking noise and shifting noise I hear in my knee? It is very painful something is moving I don't think it is kneecap. What could it be?

Get seen: You have 4 separate posts about meniscal roottear, osteochondritis dessicans and tibia slipping- the possiblities are too broad to figure out online, you need to have a open discussion with your surgeon - he or she knows your knee better than anyone else on earth and can address specific questions about the mri. Seek a second (not 3rd, 4th and 5th) opinion if you arent satisfied with the answer. ...Read more

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The back of my neck " left side" has a spot that makes a snapping or moving feeling when i push my finger in it what is that?

The back of my neck " left side" has a spot that makes a snapping or moving feeling when i push my finger in it what is that?

A lot of thing: it could be as simple as a lymph node or a neck ligament that is stretching or a spine alignment trying to correct itself very hard to be sure by description alone without actually physical examination if you are concern about it see your doctor good luck ...Read more

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Sometimes when i move my neck a certain way it suddenly feels like a bone is stuck in my throat and i choke a little. What is causing this?

Sometimes when i move my neck a certain way it suddenly feels like a bone is stuck in my throat and i choke a little. What is causing this?

Need diagnostic test: You could have a calcified or elongated styloid process, which is eagle's syndrome. Other possibilities include spur formation of the cervical vertebrae (neck bones). You really need some imaging studies, and a complete head&neck evaluation by an ear, nose & throat specialist. ...Read more