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Have burning/sharp pain in left buttocks/thigh area. Can't dress, roll in sleep, bend down w/o the pain. No pain when still. I'm 29 & don't lift much?

Have burning/sharp pain in left buttocks/thigh area. Can't dress, roll in sleep, bend down w/o the pain. No pain when still. I'm 29 & don't lift much?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Thigh Pain (Definition)

The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to ...Read more


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Usually have sciatic nerve pain in right leg/back. Now have it in left leg/back? Burning sharp pain from lower back through thigh, what causes this?

Usually have sciatic nerve pain in right leg/back. Now have it in left leg/back? Burning sharp pain from lower back through thigh, what causes this?

A few thoughts: Any pain that runs down buttock &/or back of thigh is often labeled 'sciatic' pain.Truth is, there are many poss. causes.The sciatic nerve or one of it's branches can be 'pinched' by a herniated disc, stuck vertebra, or piriformis muscle spasm (COMMON in pregnancy).Many other causes such as referred pain from SI ligament injury, too.In pregnancy, ligaments stretch more easily leading to pain. ...Read more

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I'm getting a sharp pain followed by a warm burning in my thigh and all i was doing is sitting riding in the car for about 40 minutes?

I'm getting a sharp pain followed by a warm burning in my thigh and all i was doing is sitting riding in the car for about 40 minutes?

Need more info : What part of the thigh is painful? You may have temporary pain from pressure on a nerve due to prolonged sitting. You should see daily improvement, with pain & numbness resolved by 48-72 hours. If not, then seek evaluatIon right away. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing numbness, burning, tingling and sharp pain in my left thigh?

Anatomy: Could involve femoral nerve, an L2-3 radiculopathy, or most likely lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh. Best to discuss with your doctor, consider neurology consultation, and get this addressed. ...Read more

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Please help I have sudden sharp pain in thigh just above knee?

Please help I have sudden sharp pain in thigh just above knee?

Quad tendon rupture: If there was a sudden snap and you are having difficulty extending your knee i would worry about a quad tendon rupture, although you are quite young for it. Most likley it is a tendinitis. ...Read more

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Sporadic sharp pain in thigh/hip area and sporadic sharp pain in right lower abdominal area. Both for weeks. + hpt. What could the pain be?

Sporadic sharp pain in thigh/hip area and sporadic sharp pain in right lower abdominal area. Both for weeks. + hpt. What could the pain be?

Many possibilities: This could be arising from your hip itself, the spinal column, the urinary tract, your ovaries and tubes, or an inflammatory process elsewhere in the abdomen. See a doctor and undergo a full history and physical exam. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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