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Need medication for throbbing pain on the outside of left knee

Random onset of throbbing pain on the outside of my left knee, it goes away but then might suddenly return... Did squats at the gym yesterday, but felt no discomfort then... The pain is manageable, but when it occurs my knee seems weak, and almost buckled...
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
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Hello,

As this sounds like a ligament sprain and needs a clinical examination. Usually after any physical activity in the gym there might be a possibility of two things - one is DOMS (which can occur post beginning of the exercise initially and vanishes off in 4-5 days of time) and the other is the soft tissue Injury (this occurs due to wrong physical activity at gym and needs medical examination and an x-ray or MRI based on clinical assessment).

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Jay Indravadan Patel, Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist
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