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Is there anything that can cause severe hip and thigh pain after being in bed for more than an hr.?

Is there anything that can cause severe hip and thigh pain after being in bed for more than an hr.?

See an orthopaedist: Pain within the hip can be a sign of arthritis. A consult with an orthopaedic surgeon, with xrays of the hip, would be a good place to start to help identify the source of the problem. ...Read more

Upper Leg Pain (Definition)

Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee. They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle. Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or ...Read more


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Why do I have hip and thigh pain sleeping?

Why do I have hip and thigh pain  sleeping?

Trocanteric bursitis: See your othopedic surgeon for a steroid injection. It may take two or three injections but you will be much better and you will sleep well again. ...Read more

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What is the difference between sciatica and just having hip or thigh pain?

What is the difference between sciatica and just having hip or thigh pain?

Hard to tell: However an easy way to tell is if your pain is in the groin region or in the front thigh area where the legs meets the pelvis it could be hip. Otherwise it could be sciatica as well. Recommend seeing a spine/pain specialist that has musculoskeletal training to determine what your problem might be. ...Read more

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What can I do about hip and thigh pain due to taking prilosec/omeprazole?

What can I do about hip and thigh pain due to taking prilosec/omeprazole?

Unlikely med effect: These symptoms would be unlikely related to the meds you listed. Talk to your family doc about your medications and other possible causes ...Read more

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What would cause severe hip and thigh pain after being on my feet for hours?

What would cause severe hip and thigh pain after being on my feet for hours?

Could be your back: Problems with the lower back can often be felt in the hip and back of the thigh....Standing in one place for hours can often bring on pain and stiffness in the lumbar spine....See your doctor and have your back examined. ...Read more

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For a week I've had moderate-severe lower back, hip & upper thigh pain with no known cause or injury. It feels muscular, but not 100% sure - thoughts?

Lumbar disc injury: We need a bit more info: do you have any numbness or tingling going down your hip/thigh? Does the pain get better with rest and/or worse with activity? Most likely though, this is due to some injury to one of your lumbar discs whereby nerves get pinch and inflamed. This could be treated with anti-inflammatory medications, heat/ice, gentle stretching, and also pain meds. See doc if not better. ...Read more

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Left hip/upper thigh pain persisting for last one week, aggravates when hanging/walking. What would be the cause and treatment scenario?

Left hip/upper thigh pain persisting for last one week, aggravates when hanging/walking. What would be the cause and treatment scenario?

Varies: Could be tendenitis, could be muscle strain or arthritis, it is best if you see your physician for a more comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm havein hip and outer thigh pain, what could this be?

I'm havein hip and outer thigh pain, what could this be?

Meralgia: If the front and lateral side of the thigh feels like it is burning or numb, or crawling with bees, or even painful, it could be meralgia paresthetica. It is a condition that affects the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve where it exits the pelvis in front of the hip. Sigmund freud had it and took Cocaine to combat it. ...Read more

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Fulkerson Osteotomy/Lateral Release/Medial Reefing on Thursday (5/28) - now having hip & thigh pain ... Is this normal?

Fulkerson Osteotomy/Lateral Release/Medial Reefing on Thursday (5/28) - now having hip & thigh pain ... Is this normal?

UsuallyPostop pain i: If there any surgical procedure there's usually paint on it usually starts improving after a few days of is getting worse or any questions you should call your surgeon they should be able to give you information about how long it takes to heal and what kind of paIny usually have ...Read more

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Severe back,hip, thigh pain. Am on 200 Tramadol, took Tylenol (acetaminophen) , Aleve . Can't sit or lie on back. Standing hurts. Tried cold pack. What to do now?

Your pain level: justifies visit to ED for pain relief and accurate diagnosis of its source. It sounds most likely musculoskeletal origin, but it could be due to pelvic or abdominal disorder. ...Read more

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18yrs, fem.Acute leg pain from 5 months more in hip-thigh .Taking pain killers, calcium tablets. Not satisfied with doctor. On Ayurvedic treatment now?

18yrs, fem.Acute leg pain from 5 months more in hip-thigh .Taking pain killers, calcium tablets. Not satisfied with doctor. On Ayurvedic treatment now?

Need workup: Have you had xrays, any other investigations? A detailed examination is necessary. Pain in that region could originate from a wide variety of sources. ...Read more

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First r knee OA. Then r hip OA. Now left thigh pain, occasionally. Any correlation?

First r knee OA. Then r hip OA. Now left thigh pain, occasionally. Any correlation?

Maybe but informatio: This may be a type of arthritis but we need to know a lot more information. There are over 150 types of arthritis and you need clarification and need to see a rheumatologist. It may be someting more than osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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Periodic front hip/ upper thigh (groin crease) pain w movement day after alcohol consumption. Causes?

Periodic front hip/ upper thigh (groin crease) pain w movement day after alcohol consumption. Causes?

Kidney stone: From the timing, it sounds like a kidney stone. There is some association between alcohol and kidney stones, though not conclusive, but the idea is that the increased urine output from alcohol causes dehydration, which promotes kidney stone formation. The hip/groin is the classic referred pain area for "renal colic", as it's called. ...Read more

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Tingling and burning feeling when sitting, hip, inner thigh and foot pain. lasted 6+ weeks. no redness, feels better with heat and rest. what is it?

Could be the back: Consider having your back examined. The lumbar region of the back is where the roots to the nerve that supply the lower leg. An orthopedist, pain management specialist or neurologist may be a good consultation to consider. ...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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Top of thigh/hip muscle pain..Any ideas on what this is?

Top of thigh/hip muscle pain..Any ideas on what this is?

Possibly bursitis: Likely bursitis. Four primary bursa at that location are gluteus medius and minimus and subgluteus medius and minimus. ...Read more

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Top of thigh/hip pain for few weeks. Only hurts when weight bearing, or moving leg certain ways. Can this be muscles? Or something sinister? So scared

Suspect pelvic muscl: This could be a variety of structures in the pelvis.This includes muscles, bursitis, tendon etc. The hip also needs to be evaluated. You can discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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