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Old 10-11-2018, 12:04 PM
 
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I would suggest a sports doctor that handles sports injuries. Since you've been overtaxing your knee with activities, he could give you better advice -- It's what he does. And if you don't like what you find, get a second opinion.

I'll also add that knee surgery doesn't always help. You'll probably have to change your sport to swimming - Less stress on the knees.
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Old 10-11-2018, 10:26 PM
 
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Running is quite hard on the knees, that exercise may be something you cross-off your list.

I would get an xray of the knee, that will most likely give you a good snapshot of what is going on. I had an xray of my creaky knees at about age 30-something.........knee pain, the cartilage in both knees was basically gone.
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Old 10-15-2018, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Northern NJ
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OP here,
So I just went to my GP and she prescribed Meloxican (anti-inflammatory), rest and X rays with a referral for MIR if needed. I'm going to ice my knee, do the drugs and take it easy for the next few weeks.
btw I have a high deductible HMO.

I appreciate everyone's input.
Good job!
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