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Why does my knee keep cracking and making crunching sound?

Why does my knee keep cracking and making crunching sound?

Let me help: You surface of the or the surface of the thigh bone is rough due to some kind injury, which made rough instead being smooth, this why the noise coming from. ...Read more

Crunching Sound (Definition)

A crunching sound may be heard in the joints if the joint surfaces are rough from wear ...Read more


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Cracking/crunching sound in knees (both) when bending and small lump (1cm diameter) just above knee.

Cracking/crunching sound in knees (both) when bending and small lump (1cm diameter) just above knee.

Knee sounds: Most often knee sounds (called crepitus) are from arthritis - the wearing out of cartilage in the knee. Bumps are more varied, but may represent fluid from arthritis, loose pieces of cartilage in the knee. Bumps that grow should be shared with you doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my knee make a crunching sound?

Arthrits: This is called crepitus. It is a sign of arthritis, which is wear and tear of the knee joint with wearing away of the cartilage ...Read more

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My knees make crunching sound when i go up and down from stairs or bend down?What can I do?

My knees make crunching sound when i go up and down from stairs or bend down?What can I do?

Have it evaluated.: Sound coming from the knee could be due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by your orthopedist and find out why it is making that sound. ...Read more

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I hit my knee on the hard floor 5 month ago and now i hear some crunching sound whenever i step on a stairs. ..

I hit my knee on the hard floor 5 month ago and now i hear some crunching sound whenever i step on a stairs. ..

See doctor: It is possible you damaged the cartilage, meniscus, etc. in your knee. You need to see your primary care doctor for examination and probable ordering M.R.I. and referral if necessary. ...Read more

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Cartilage-can it be healed on its own if it is sligtly dammaged...Mr showed i had bubles behind my knee cap.My knee makes crunching sound sometimes?

Cartilage-can it be healed on its own if it is sligtly dammaged...Mr showed i had bubles behind my knee cap.My knee makes crunching sound sometimes?

Cartilage: Cartilage damage generally doesn't heal on its own. However, with some treatment like therapy and medicine it can become less painful and help prevent further damage. Sometimes, if bad enough, surgery is needed. ...Read more

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I had an old injury...I dislocated my knee cap 1.5 years ago so now i still have a crunching sound coming from behind my knee cap but no pain. Advice?

I had an old injury...I dislocated my knee cap 1.5 years ago so now i still have a crunching sound coming from behind my knee cap but no pain. Advice?

Patella: No pain is a good thing unless you have a charcot joint with destruction from diabetes, etc. It doesn't sound like a neuropathic joint, so continue maintenance exercises and avoid surgery. ...Read more

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