Strange movement and snapping sound on elbow

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Lately i realized the side of my right elbow is making a popping sound every time i bend my arm, i can feel as if something like a thin muscle was moving over the bone. If i touch it i can feel and see something moving and snapping back in place. The sound gets louder after i exercise like doing 20 push ups. I dont feel any pain but im still concerned.

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    there are a number of causes and it largely depends on the location of the problem (inside or outside). snapping triceps or your ulnar nerve if on the inside. plica or annular ligament or just a bony click if on outside. Hope that helps

    Sam Vollans

    Elbow Surgeon

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