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Why Is My Knee Replacement Clicking And Popping
Hard to say: Many joints make noise, and without accompanying pain, it is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Sometimes is may be an indication that there is malalignment or cartilage damage, but generally there is no relationship between the amount of painless popping and internal damage. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain, popping or snapping sound from knee joint and knee swelling. my knee also locks up and is almost unbearable to move.
Get Evaluation: When the knee joint starts to lock/pop etc, you should be evaluated for an abnormality in the knee itself such as a meniscal tear or other structural abnormality to the knee cap or knee joint it self. Radiographic studies most likely will be needed. Good luck ...Read more
What kind of cartilage damage is done in the knee when my knee has painful popping and clicking? If i stand and twist my knee it really hurts help
Meniscal tear?: Your symptoms are suggestive of a meniscal tear. See an orthopedist for evaluation. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain, knee buckling, knee pop and knee stiffness. The following also describes me: Popping or snapping sound from knee joint. Feel like joint is moving, getting stuck and then pop?
Ortho: consider seeing an ortho especially if painful. if something bad you don't want it to go too long without intervention . and if nothing bad, you will be reassured ...Read more
Locking no: Foot should not "lock up" although I may not understand what that means to you. It is common to hear popping sounds. that is usually from a tendon snapping over a bony prominence. If one of the joints stops moving then it needs to be examined and x-ray by a podiatrist or orthopod ...Read more
I had a total knee replacement three months ago. My knee locks up, is extreamly stiff, clanks, and makes popping noises. It is not infected. Why?
C ur ortho: Or get a 2nd opinion from a knee specialist.An exam and possible x-ray is needed. ...Read more
25 days after ACL reconstruction and meniscus repair,I hear my knee pop and crack when I bend my knee . Is this normal ?
Knee discomfort: I would expect this to be present after reconstruction but I would certainly pass it by my Ortho ...Read more
See orthopedist: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
My jaw was fractured four years ago.My jaw makes this clicking and popping sound and sometimes my jaw locks should I see a doctor?
My joints in my hips, shoulder, jaw, and ankle pop and click regularly. Jaw clicking is very painful but the rest is just uncomfortable and annoying.
Exam: Hips shoulders and ankles are out of my wheelhouse but if jaw popping is painful, you need to be examined by someone who is knowledgeable about TMD, Tempero Mandibular Dysfunction. Painless occasional cracking sounds are fairly common but you may have underlying pathology that needs treatment sooner rather than later because the longer it stands, the harder it is to treat. ...Read more
It is not normal: TMJ "closed lock." The TMJ disc remains trapped in front of the condyle resulting in limited condylar translation in the affected joint. The disorder is sometimes referred to as "closed lock." See an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and preventive treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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