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When i work out my right leg/thigh joint pops, what could be the cause? I am 20 and have been working out for about 3wks now and everytime i work my legs out i've noticed that my upper right leg that joins to the hip pops in and out everytime with exercis

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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Snapping hip

Most like a case of "snapping hip" http://orthoinfo.
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In brief: Snapping hip

Most like a case of "snapping hip" http://orthoinfo.
aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00363
Dr. Douglas Chang
Dr. Douglas Chang
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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine

In brief: This

This is a situation that requires a medical evaluation to rule out something serious.
You could have a congenital hip dysplasia (something you were born with and has gone undiagnosed). This is not likely but a possibilty. On the other hand, some people have loose joints, and the new exercise routine likely caused this problem to occur. The bottom line here is to visit your doctor. After a history and careful exam you may need an x-ray. Best of luck.

In brief: This

This is a situation that requires a medical evaluation to rule out something serious.
You could have a congenital hip dysplasia (something you were born with and has gone undiagnosed). This is not likely but a possibilty. On the other hand, some people have loose joints, and the new exercise routine likely caused this problem to occur. The bottom line here is to visit your doctor. After a history and careful exam you may need an x-ray. Best of luck.
Dr. Joy Jackson
Dr. Joy Jackson
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