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Cracking Sound From My Shoulder?
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Cracking Sound From My Shoulder?
when i move my right hand up & down, i hear this cracking sound coming from my right shoulder. Is this normal? if yes why does it only happen in my right hand and not the left one?

like when i keep my arms straight at shoulder height, and move my hand up i hear the cracking sound.

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These sounds are referred to as joint cavitations. They occur when a joint has been mechanically stressed. In certain joints they're normal, in others, they're not. It could be signs of a developing instability of the joint.

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thank you doctor for the answer

do you think i should get it checked? my mom has the
same thing with her legs and tells me that its normal but im kind of worried. mine is coming from my shoulders
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You should definitely go to a doctor and check it out.
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A related discussion, Shoulder movement and cracking was started.
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