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I crack my knuckles a lot does that mean I have arthritis?
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: No
Most people who are able to crack their knuckles have some laxity (extra stretch) in their ligaments but not arthritis in the joints.

In brief: No
Most people who are able to crack their knuckles have some laxity (extra stretch) in their ligaments but not arthritis in the joints.
Dr. Swati Avashia
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