A 50-year-old male asked:
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woke in middle of the night with a shooting pain just below left hip on outside of my leg.can hardly walk this morning. have i pulled a muscle ?

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Dr. Michael Gofeld
31 years experience Pain Management
May be : It might be a muscular pain, bursitis or nerve pain.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it.
Answered on Dec 24, 2013
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