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My knees crack when my weight is on the paticular leg and when weight shifts toward the inside but I never feel discomfort. Will I need surgery soon?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not to worry

Be not concerned.
The only problem with cracking is the earache from people telling you it is a problem.

In brief: Not to worry

Be not concerned.
The only problem with cracking is the earache from people telling you it is a problem.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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Dr. John Moor
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Knee cracking

Knee cracking is usually harmless.
Typically caused by kneecap cartilage wear. No need for surgery. Do avoid "cracking" motions and anything that hurts. Seek help for locking, swelling, giving way, or pain.

In brief: Knee cracking

Knee cracking is usually harmless.
Typically caused by kneecap cartilage wear. No need for surgery. Do avoid "cracking" motions and anything that hurts. Seek help for locking, swelling, giving way, or pain.
Dr. John Moor
Dr. John Moor
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