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Crunching sound in knee, tenderness. Overuse?

Ive had a crunching sound in my left knee for a few weeks now. I work out 6 days a week and do hard cardio 3 days a week. It didnt hurt at first but now the inner and outer sides of my knee feel tender. It hurts somewhat when bent but mostly tender to the touch. Im thinking overuse?? I have no prior injury or pain in my knees.
Asked On : Thu, 10 May 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
dear one
welcome to H C M
please stop cardeo- & work out immediately, it will further damage yours knee.give rest, do cold sponging to knee.have analgesic tablets.apply analgesic oil--no massage when it improve re- start light exercises, x ray is must-do it urgently
dr s k gupta
Answered: Sun, 13 May 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi's  Response
your age?

take rest, apply ice packs

apply local gel

use knee cap or crepe bandage
Answered: Thu, 10 May 2012
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