@MagicToolbox 100% agree, Dr shopping is not the way to go.  Sometimes consulting with a specialist may be beneficial in addition to your PCP.  It doesn't discount real life experience of the OP or the advice given by other posters based on their real lived experiences.  I think it was more cautionary, which is in itself good advice.

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100% talk to another professional, someone familiar with massive exertion activities, maybe a sports doc.

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