Given your symptoms you may want to have the knee looked at by a doctor now, maybe some xrays taken, for starters. You might have a number of issues goin
g on at the same time. This I know, speakin
g from fractures in
my patella and tibial plateau in
the past...You need your knees for a LONG time. Take care of them like you would your eyes. Knee surgery has been the most difficult and lengthy to rehab of all of min
e. You don't realize HOW much you use your knees til you hurt one.