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What causes tickling sound in the knees during physical activity?

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practicing since :1994

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Posted on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Hello Team,

I workout thrice a week. Lately I have noticed tickling sound in my knees when i do a sqaut exercise. This is not associated with any pain. Please help
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 56 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Not worrisome.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting your query.
I have gone through your query,tickling sound without pain is not a problem.It is sound of joint ,kindly do quadriceps drill exercise,you will get relief.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
Follow up: Dr. Praveen Tayal 31 minutes later
Will this sound be for ever or will go after some time ?
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
it will reduce gradually.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing again.
The sound will reduce with quadriceps drill. No need to worry. it is not suggestive of any joint damage.
Hope my answer is helpful.
Do accept my answer in case there are no further queries.
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