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My left knee pops outta place then I can't walk on it for a few days what could be causing this! it popped out in my sleep twice last night?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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In brief: Many possibilities
A knee that "pops" out of place that causes difficulty walking can be caused by a variety of conditions.
Some include a subluxing (dislocating) kneecap, a torn meniscus (especially a "bucket handle" tear), loose ligaments allowing joint laxity, and even "joint mice.". Best to see your family doctor or orthopedist to narrow the diagnosis.

In brief: Many possibilities
A knee that "pops" out of place that causes difficulty walking can be caused by a variety of conditions.
Some include a subluxing (dislocating) kneecap, a torn meniscus (especially a "bucket handle" tear), loose ligaments allowing joint laxity, and even "joint mice.". Best to see your family doctor or orthopedist to narrow the diagnosis.
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