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Is it normal to have joints 'clicks' loudly? I can just walk & heard my ankle keep making noises, also shoulder & thigh. Stiff sometimes but no pain.

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Can be normal

"clicking" or "popping" of joints can be normal and is very rarely treated unless pain is associated with the clicking.
Joints that swell and hurt that are associated with "clicking" should be evaluated by a doctor.

In brief: Can be normal

"clicking" or "popping" of joints can be normal and is very rarely treated unless pain is associated with the clicking.
Joints that swell and hurt that are associated with "clicking" should be evaluated by a doctor.
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine

In brief: If no pain, no worry

We rarely worry about painless popping of joints.
Stiffness is a nonspecific symptom, but can imply arthritis of a joint or tendinitis around a joint. If very mild and middle-age or older, then likely only observation is required.

In brief: If no pain, no worry

We rarely worry about painless popping of joints.
Stiffness is a nonspecific symptom, but can imply arthritis of a joint or tendinitis around a joint. If very mild and middle-age or older, then likely only observation is required.
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Age?

Can't answer properly unless i know your age group, exercise level, obesity or not, family history and your type of work/ etc.

In brief: Age?

Can't answer properly unless i know your age group, exercise level, obesity or not, family history and your type of work/ etc.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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