A 30-year-old female asked:
Right top thigh pinching pain. needle poking pain. what can i do?
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Dr. Donald McCarrenanswered
Neurology 38 years experience
Meralgia paresthetic: a. This is a sensory disorder of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. It can be brought about by rapid weight loss, diabetes, trauma, and less commonly by tight fitting clothes or belts. If not the differential includes lumbar spinal stenosis, retroperitoneal bleed, or lumbar plexopathy. Please see your doctor for further treatment. Good luck and well wishes.
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