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Is cracking sound in the knee a concerning matter?

Hello my name is Samantha and I have a question about my knee 2 days ago I was takeing down some stuff off of my well and my knee made a sound like something broken and it sounds lose inside and my other knee doesn t sound like that and I really don t know what to do I am warryd about my knee please let me know what it might be and what it means ???
Sat, 31 Mar 2018
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Hello,

Cracking sound from knee during certain position or movement is more suggestive of ligament or meniscus injury.

So, it is better to consult orthopedic doctor and get done clinical examination, x-ray and MRI of affected knee joint. If all these are normal, then no need to worry for any major knee injury.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar
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