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Hi. Dr Rick here. I completed an Internal medicine internship in NYC and have two decades of clinical experience. How can I assist you today?
There can be many causes for the popping sound and swelling you are experiencing.
One likely issue could be a tear of the cartilage or meniscus. You could also have damaged/torn a major ligament (ACL/MCL etc) in your knee.
Unfortunately, the only way to figure out what is going on is to consult with an orthopedic surgeon and, possibly, have an imaging study (MRI etc) of your knee.
Since this has not resolved on its own in over two weeks I don't believe it is going to :(
Time to get expert help.
Make sense to you?
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Dr. Rick MD FACS
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Have a good weekend.