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Everytime I straighten my leg my knee cracks and pops.. No pain.. I hurt my knee when I was 12 jumping off my house. Never got it looked at.?
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Should be OK
We used think that knuckle-cracking is bad and one may develop arthritis.
.There is no such evidence. As long as you are not having pain or instability in your knee, popping/crackling by itself is likely harmless.....

In brief: Should be OK
We used think that knuckle-cracking is bad and one may develop arthritis.
.There is no such evidence. As long as you are not having pain or instability in your knee, popping/crackling by itself is likely harmless.....
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Cartiage
May have some cartilage damage.
Other possibility is the fat pad behind the patellar tendon.

In brief: Cartiage
May have some cartilage damage.
Other possibility is the fat pad behind the patellar tendon.
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
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