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Why Does It Feels Like My Knee Is Grinding
The left side of my jaw feels like it dislocates and it makes crunching sounds, sometimes it locks shut. Why does it do this and what can I do
TMJ: You may be dealing with temporomandibular joint dysfunction. See an oral surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
TMJ: This is likely to be a TMJ (temporomandibular joint) problem. Have your dentist evaluate it. ...Read more
Sometimes my knee feels unstable and weak. When I sit down, I can feel it beating and sometimes it feels like it is twitching. What is happening?
My right lower hip clicks every time I take a step. Sounds like someone is cracking their knuckles. It doesn't hurt. What is this from?
Snapping or clicking: Snapping or clicking hips can be from several sources including iliotibial band or trochanteric bursitis if on the outside, moving tendons like iliopsoas or rectus if in front, or synovitis or labral tears if in front or back. If no pain, probably not a big concern but keep an eye on it ...Read more
My right shoulder cracks and makes popping sounds everytime i rotate it. It feels like my bones rubbing against each other what does it mean?
Varies : There are multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen. The three most common causes are a problem with the rotator cuff (which stabilizes the shoulder), or a labral tear ( which also helps hold the shoulder in place), or an arthritic condition if the shoulder. An exam and appropriate studies would likely reveal the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does my knee cap sometimes feel like it hangs up on my femur? Is this a degenerative knee symptom?
Probably not: 33yo w. catching sensation in knee & concerned for "degenerative symptom". At this age, absent past serious mechanical trauma, arthritic disorder unlikely. Greater concern for patellofemoral syndrome: kneecap encounters less than linear ride up & down femoral groove as knee flexes & extends. Oft seen if knee morphology even slightly genu varus or valgus, which is common w. Hypermobility Syndrome. ...Read more
Why do my ears hurt sometimes? It feels like an earache but I don't think it is. It also hurts my ears when I swallow and bite down.
My knee makes grinding n popping n crunching noises. Sometimes it has fever n is sore. Is it dangerous.
Check with orthopedi: Could be degenerative or arthritic.Get a more detailed answer ›
When i bend my knee it makes a cracking sound it doesn't hurt butt it is bad'? When i bend my knee it makes a cracking sound it doesn't hurt butt
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My left knee makes a popping and creaking sound when i bend it. When it makes the sound it hurts but feels fine anytime else. Should i worry?
No : Creaking and popping sounds are normal. Worry if it locks or gives out on you . If the pain worsens seek help. I've after use , heat imbetween , take into inflammatory meds to help with discomfort . Don't stop moving! ...Read more
Yes: You suffer from tmd (temporomandibular joint dysfunction). See a dentist with extensive training and experience treating patients with this disorder to discuss palliative and conservative treatment options. ...Read more
My knee feels like it moves outwards when I walk. It feels loose. I've had knee issues before but this is new. Are braces helpful? What could this be?
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