Knee pain at young age

Patient : I'm 18 years old and since high school I've played sports. During sophomore year I started experiencing pain in my knees after I ran then it got worse by getting pain if I walked too much or if it was cold. Now I'm in college and everytime I run or workout my knees will hurt and when it gets cold like in winter they will hurt a lot. Should I go to the doctor? What are some treatments for it? Is it normal?
Symptoms:  Pain in knees, weakness.
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