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What causes pain down the outside of my leg when kneeling?

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Iliotibial band: It is hard to be sure without an exam, but that sounds like a condition called iliotibial band syndrome. It's a large tendon that runs from the hip, down the outside of the thigh, and attaches just across the knee. It gets inflammed sometimes and causes these types of symptoms.

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It coud be muscular : Or related to some internal issue with your knee joint. If this is causin an issue, see an orthopedic surgeon for an evaluation and treatment plan.

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