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Dull pain in left hip for 2 days no other symptoms, what could it be. 31yrs old whole left leg feels slightly sore on and off does not hurt to walk?

Dull pain in left hip for 2 days no other symptoms, what could it be. 31yrs old whole left leg feels slightly sore on and off does not hurt to walk?

Sciatica?: 37 yo women w. 2 days "hip" & ipsilateral leg "soreness". Not incited by walking, which tends to rule out acute joint problem. Sciatica might be explanatory, & is a pain pattern that can be aroused by various conditions. Trochanteric bursitis also a consideration. If fever or leg weakness then urgency for evaluation. Pyriformis & Hypermobility Syndromes come to mind. See Osteopath for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've got a pain from my right hip to my groin down my right leg to my calf it's a constant dull ache type pain what could this be. Thank you?

I've got a pain from my right hip to my groin down my right leg to my calf it's a constant dull ache type pain what could this be. Thank you?

Probable hip problem: The distribution of discomfort you describe could be a problem with your hip or back. As your discomfort goes to the groin it makes the hip the more likely offender. You should go to your physician and be evaluated. Until you are seen, you could take Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if you do not have an allergy to the medication or a stomach problem. Avoid heavy lifting or pulling and do not stand for long periods ...Read more

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Yes, I do feel swollen in left groin&on lt hip. Constant dull ache in lt hip with swollen upper left thigh below leg crease not sure if this is nodes! : (?

Yes, I do feel swollen in left groin&on lt hip. Constant dull ache in lt hip with swollen upper left thigh below leg crease not sure if this is nodes! : (?

Get checked: Unexplained leg swelling should be evaluated by a healthcare professional, to rule out deep vein thrombosis. Impaired lymph node drainage, and possibly even a hernia, are other possibilities. ...Read more

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Constant dull pain in groin on left side, hip/back pain on and off. What could this be? Sometimes the dull ache goes down my left leg too.

Constant dull pain in groin on left side, hip/back pain on and off. What could this be? Sometimes the dull ache goes down my left leg too.

Ovarian cyst?: Many things can cause the symptoms you describe, but a cyst definitely comes to mind with everything you mentioned. They can grow and shrink depending on your hormone levels. ...Read more

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Ultrasound shows I have a cyst right ovary, I have leg pain from my right hand side of my hip to my leg. What us casing this aching dull pain?

Ultrasound shows I have a cyst right ovary, I have leg pain from my right hand side of my hip to my leg. What us casing this aching dull pain?

Prob not the cyst: Unless the cyst is very big (more than 5 - 10 cm), it is unlikely to be related to the pain.

Need more information, so please see your doctor, including follow up for the right ovary if necessary.

The symptoms could relate to arthritis in the lumbar spine, or be related to sciatica (neural foraminal stenosis). Could be pulled muscle.

Consider lumbar spine MRI if no other cause is found. ...Read more

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Lower L back, hip and front L groin/low pelvic pain, dull ache goes down front of thigh too. Pain for 1 year. What is this?

R/O SCIATICA.: SOUNDS LIKE SCIATICA. POSSIBLY YOU HAVE A HERNIATED DISC AS WELL, FOR PROPER DIAGNOSIS SEE YOUR DOCTOR - THEY CAN DO SOME SIMPLE TESTS AND ALSO ORDER MRI ...Read more

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CRP 11.4 and RF 53 (up from 49, 2 years ago). Pain in hips, from sitting to standing, and pivot, left knee dull ache. Should I investigate?

CRP 11.4 and RF 53 (up from 49, 2 years ago). Pain in hips, from sitting to standing, and pivot, left knee dull ache. Should I investigate?

Inflammation: It seems that the CRP reflects mild to moderate inflammation somewhere. It is nonspecific. RF reflects autoantibody presence. Could be joint related. Could also be nonrelated to hip discomfort. I think deeper eval can help sort this out, yes. Then you and doc can know ...Read more

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I had hip arthroscopy & full debridement 3 weeks ago. In the last 24 hrs I've had inceased pain & dull ache in my calf muscle should I be concerned?

I had hip arthroscopy & full debridement 3 weeks ago. In the last 24 hrs I've had inceased pain & dull ache in my calf muscle should I be concerned?

Yes: It is concerning that you are having one-sided calf pain 3 weeks after an orthopedic procedure. You should see your doctor today for an exam and possibly an ultrasound of the leg to evaluate for a deep vein thrombosis (dvt). ...Read more

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I may have sacrioliac ligament sprain. I waken from sleep with a strong dull ache in my left hip to knee. Sitting is painful. Also sciatica symptoms.

I may have sacrioliac ligament sprain. I waken from sleep with a strong dull ache in my left hip to knee. Sitting is painful. Also sciatica symptoms.

These: Go hand in hand. The Sciatica has resulted in weaker muscles in the buttock and leg resulting in stress at the sacroiliac joint ligaments. You need treatments that are tailored to treat both the sciatica and work on tightening the ligaments around the SI joint. ...Read more

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Hip pain dull ache sometimes a burning feeling that affects my groin towards my knee sometimes felt pulse radiating inside of ankle.

Hip pain dull ache sometimes a burning feeling that affects my groin towards my knee sometimes felt pulse radiating inside of ankle.

Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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L lower back pain and L hip bone pain, hurting for 2 months. Constant dull aching pain sometimes felt in front of thigh and shin. What could it be?

Hip pain: hip pain and lower back pain that shoots down the leg and shin is typical sciatica a pinched nerve in the gluteal muscle region. Could be a slipped disc in your lower back at lower level. Should see a spine orthopedic physician or your primary care doc and have checked out. ...Read more

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My hip started bothering me off and on for a month or so. It aches deep inside and I can feel it all the way down my leg, the last day I can't walk.

My hip started bothering me off and on for a month or so. It aches deep inside and I can feel it all the way down my leg, the last day I can't walk.

May not be hip.: Hip pain is usually present in the groin down the front and lateral side of the thigh down to the top of the knee. You may have pyriformis syndrome or a disc if the pain goes below the knee to your lower leg and foot. ...Read more

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Whenever I lay on my back my left hip pops its sore to lay on and to roll onto my side and walk it also hurts to turn my hip or move my leg?

Whenever I lay on my back my left hip pops its sore to lay on and to roll onto my side and walk it also hurts to turn my hip or move my leg?

Fascia lata symptoms: At your age, It would be unusual for this to actually be hip arthritis, unless you have a medical problem that was treated with high-dose corticosteroids which could trigger avascular necrosis of the femoral head, leading to premature arthritis. More common is a problem related to the fascia lata, a broad ligament organizing the lateral muscles of the thigh. Your doctor's exam can clarify this. ...Read more

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Hip has become very painful, limiting movement and exercise. It's been 5 weeks and whole leg now sore. Would cordisone help or should I wait it out?

See orthopedist: If you are having pain w/ hip motion and it's limiting your mobility then it's time to make an appointment w/ an orthopedic surgeon. He/ she will examine your hip (and lower back) and give you a specific diagnosis and treatment options...Best of luck! ...Read more

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Ongoing pain in top of left thigh/hip area. Pain fine some days. Other days really sore. Only hurts when I bare weight, or move the leg around. Help?

Ongoing pain in top of left thigh/hip area. Pain fine some days. Other days really sore. Only hurts when I bare weight, or move the leg around. Help?

Muscle, tendon, join: This may be muscle, tendon, bursa or joint. You may be best diagnosed by your physician or rheumatologist or orthhopedist ...Read more

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For 6+ months I can't sleep through aching, burning, deep leg and hip pain and awaken stiff in the AM. Strangely the pain is helped only by exercise?

For 6+ months I can't sleep through aching, burning, deep leg and hip pain and awaken stiff in the AM. Strangely the pain is helped only by exercise?

Not surprising: You may be experiencing some inflammatory arthritis. Unlike osteoarthritis, that sometimes gets worse with use, inflammatory arthritis may get better with use. You become more aware of it at night because you have nothing else to think about.

Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. He/she may want to run some other tests. ...Read more

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I am 28f. from some days I am getting legs ache and even pain in hip. Why?

Varies: There are a lot of potential causes. Some people will get aches and pains in their hips and legs associated with a viral illness; in other cases it can be a problem in the legs themselves such as a tendonitis or can be coming from the back. I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why does my hip and leg get sore when I lie on it for too long and why is my leg getting shootin pains behind the knee?

Why does my hip and leg get sore when I lie on it for too long and why is my leg getting shootin pains behind the knee?

Can't Answer: Too many unknowns yet...
Was there an injury?
Is there swelling or other problems with your leg or back?
Consider seeing someone to get a full exam and discuss the full history of this problem. ...Read more

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I have an aching pain in my upper right leg. It feels like the pain is in my hip and knee and moves through my thigh. It is starting to get bad?

I have an aching pain in my upper right leg. It feels like the pain is in my hip and knee and moves through my thigh. It is starting to get bad?

Sciatica: Your pain may be due to sciatica. Please look it up online to familiarize yourself with this condition and what you can do to treat this condition at home. If the pain worsens or continues it may be time to see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more