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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

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