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A 31-year-old female asked:

Have had sore right hip and knee for 3 days hurts to walk on it and at night it aches, and throbs like i have chill in the bone. can't sleep on it ?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Be seen: Multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen for it. One of the more common causes is an inflammation of the iliotibial band, which runs from the lateral hip down to the knee; this is known as ITB syndrome. Those patients can't lay on that side and it can be quite painful. A simple exam would likely go a long way in making the diagnosis.

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Last updated Sep 13, 2018

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