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Why My Knee Cracks And Is Swelling
Left knee cracked when getting up from the floor. No swelling. X-rays clear. Still can't put normal weight on it, feels cold/wet. What could it be?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Besides my hip, and knee in severe pain with swelling, my hip always feels crooked & my hip and pubic bone crack! i'm miserable!
2 weeks after ahtroscopy, knee cracks but no pain. Is it good or bad? Due to the healing?, is what im thinking.
When i fold my knee i can feel like a ball of water on the side. My knee cracks and hurts when i go to gym? Causes?
My knee cracks everytime I bend down and as a dancer it hurts often but I have had it my whole life what is the cause ?
Patella / kneecap: The most common reason for knee "cracking" is softening of the cartilage of the patella (kneecap). This condition is called "chondromalacia patellae". It occurs more often is women and is thought to be related to anatomical and muscular variations in some individuals. Oftentimes specific exercises or knee braces can improve the condition. Surgery is rarely indicated. ...Read more
In dance I did a move & my knee popped out then into place,and months later when I was stretching.Now my knee cracks constantly. What could this be?
Patella malalignment: Sounds like you had knee cap (patella) dislocations. If the knee cap tracts slightly lateral to where it should, it will tend to cause a lot of noise and over time time wear down the cartilage (chondromalacia) as well as risk that it might pop out. Strengthening the inner thigh muscles (adductors) will help improve the patella alignment. Physical therapy is recommended. ...Read more
When I straighten my right leg, my knee locks, and once I bend it my knee cracks, it's painful and also hurts when standing sometimes?
Knee cap tracking: It sounds like you are having problems with knee cap tracking or subluxating. It is common for young females to have loose knee caps that get slightly off tack and cause locking and popping. This could also be cartilage damage or meniscus tearing. You should be evaluated by a knee specialist and possibly get an MRI to make sure there isn't any cartilage damage or tearing. ...Read more
Everytime I straighten my leg my knee cracks and pops.. No pain.. I hurt my knee when I was 12 jumping off my house. Never got it looked at.?
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