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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Noises from the brain
Sometimes I hear crackling and popping sounds from my brain, is this something serious?
To have these symptoms properly diagnosed, you will need to see a health professional. You may require a physical examination. In general, "cracking and popping" sounds do not come from the brain, but from other tissues such as joints.
Brett Kissela, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Neurology Residency Program
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati