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my right hip is numb

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Musculoskeletal pain: If you are active (weight lifting, sports, etc), it's likely simple low back strain - very common. If you are not having any weakness in the legs, tro ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a few potential causes and I would not hesitate to be seen for it. The two most common causes are an irritation of a nerve in the back whic ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Concerning: Please see your health care provider to assess if further imaging of your back is indicated to make sure you didn't have a vertebral disk rupture.
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Sciatica: The sciatic nerve supplies sensation from the buttocks all the way down to the toes. Anything that compresses the nerve can cause sciatica.. Your ne ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: Jane - the most common cause of hip discomfort is osteoarthritis. With that being said hip plain can have multiple causes including problems with the ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Three possibilities: This could be a bursitis called trochanteric bursitis, or a muscle trigger point with radiation from the site but more importantly it could represent ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Pain from your back: A pinched nerve in your back or sciatica will frequently feel like hip pain. The pain is referred from the damaged nerve.Occasionally a hip will be so ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Meralgia: You may possess meralgia paresthetica, which involves the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of the thigh, and will involve both pain and numbness plus t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Munir Merchant
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Numbness right hip: Numbness in right hip may be due to entrapment of the nerve as it passes between the upper front hip and the upper point of the hip bone which may occ ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing serious: If you have a relatively small numb area on hip it's likely due to nerve compression of one of the small sensory nerves to that area of skin. The most ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Abscess: These often start as an infection at the base of a hair root or insect bite. Once the form. moist heat will sometimes draw them to the surface to self ... Read More
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