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Buena Park, CA
A 62-year-old male asked:

experiencing severe pain at left outer/upper thigh progressing down left leg making it hard to walk and increases with cold compresses. any advice?

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Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 37 years experience
Yes: Sounds like an injury to lateral femoral cutaneous nerve called meralgia parasthetica. Neurontin (gabapentin) is very helpful drug for this condition.

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Last updated Dec 23, 2015

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