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I have a pain in my right leg on the outside of my knee.What could this be ?

I have a pain in my right leg on the outside of my knee . the right outside part whenever i bend my knee sends a shooting pain down into the rest of my leg. What could this be? i am a dancer so.
Asked On : Fri, 1 Oct 2010
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Thanks for the query

It could be a ligament tear. Which is common in dancers. If it doesnt go down with aceclofenac 80 mg twice daily after food then please approach a good orthpedician. he might want to investigate with an x ray and an MRI. You dont have to worry it is treatable. Also please give ample rest to that leg. Try taking odd from dancing for 5 days

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Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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