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Is the presence of these joint sounds serious?
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Probably not
Since i'm not there to hear them and are not described i assume it is a crunchy scrapy sound.
This sound is called crepitus and is very common with arthritis. It is a harmless noise and has no correlation with disease (arthritis) activity or stage.

In brief: Probably not
Since i'm not there to hear them and are not described i assume it is a crunchy scrapy sound.
This sound is called crepitus and is very common with arthritis. It is a harmless noise and has no correlation with disease (arthritis) activity or stage.
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Robert Mokbel
Dentistry
In brief: Not normal
Any unusual sounds such as grinding, clicking or popping are abnormal and are the signs of some damage to either the cartilage, the disk or the bone .
Some patients can have pain as well as sounds, but the absence of pain does not mean it is ok, you need to have a consultation with as specialist to determine what sounds you are describing and what to do about it, and sometimes nothing.

In brief: Not normal
Any unusual sounds such as grinding, clicking or popping are abnormal and are the signs of some damage to either the cartilage, the disk or the bone .
Some patients can have pain as well as sounds, but the absence of pain does not mean it is ok, you need to have a consultation with as specialist to determine what sounds you are describing and what to do about it, and sometimes nothing.
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