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What could cause of leg pain from hip to knee be?

What could cause of leg pain from hip to knee be?

Radiculopathy: Can be referred pain from the spine(like a pinched nerve), can be pain from the hip. Can be local problem in the muscle or bone in the area. ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more


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What causes chronic leg pain from right below the knee stretching up to the hip, only in left leg and in a 15 year old female?

What causes chronic leg pain from right below the knee stretching up to the hip, only in left leg and in a 15 year old female?

Chronic leg pain: There are many reasons for chronic leg pain. A comprehensive examination of the knees and hips with a good neurological examination to check for the strength of upper and lower extremities might help. You also want to make sure that her urine and stools are normal, check for spinal problems ...Read more

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Sharp stab pain left low back hip shoot down left leg to knee radiating down to heel. Now have sharp stabb pain lower right back hip leg pain to knee.

Sharp stab pain left low back hip shoot down left leg to knee radiating down to heel. Now have sharp stabb pain lower right back hip leg pain to knee.

? nerve root : Could be a compressed or irritated nerve root from a disc or arthritic spur in the low back region / from the sound of it potentially at l3-4 or l2-3 go get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have pain in my leg for a month..the leg pain seems to move around from calf to behind knee and thigh and side of hip..pain in my butt cheek comes a?

I have pain in my leg for a month..the leg pain seems to move around from calf to behind knee and thigh and side of hip..pain in my butt cheek comes a?

Nerve?: Could be a pinched nerve (spinal stenosis, spur, inflammation, tight muscle). Blood clot in the leg is another thought, but usually associated with some swelling and certain risk factors. An exam and further details on the nature and timing of pain will reveal more information and help guide successful treatment. ...Read more

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Hip 2 foot leg pain, sometimes foot turns ice cold. Broke knee cap years ago, not diabetic, not over weight. Cause for concern?

Go see a doctor: Pain that radiates from hip 2 toes is usually caused by a pathology above the hip. Your patella (knee cap) fracture, most likely, has nothing to do with this pain. Your back is a likely candidate, but your history of heart disease and the fact that your foot turns cold, makes me think of a vascular (arterial) cause for your pain. I would definitely recommend you see a doctor to begin a workup. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between sciatica and a blood clot? If there is no back or hip pain, just leg pain above the knee. Ty

How can you tell the difference between sciatica and a blood clot? If there is no back or hip pain, just leg pain above the knee. Ty

Generally you can't: Unless you have a fever or swollen limb which may suggest a clot more than sciatica otherwise not very specific. I would suggest ruling out the clot first and then workup the sciatica issue afterwards. ...Read more

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Over a week now extreme pain on front of right upper leg. Pain runs from side of hip to inner part of knee. dr prescribed methylpresnisolone, still in pain, referred to ortho appointment in 2 wks.

Over a week now extreme pain on front of right  upper leg. Pain runs from side of hip to inner part of knee. dr prescribed methylpresnisolone, still in pain, referred to ortho appointment in 2 wks.

Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg . The nerve then goes to the muscle which can then hurt, spasm or feel sore or irritated. ...Read more

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Thrown off 2nd story roof age 2 ended with severe sprain both legs. Pain in legs lasted till now age 27. Why do my knees/hips hurt even when bending?

Thrown off 2nd story roof age 2 ended with severe sprain both legs. Pain in legs lasted till now age 27. Why do my knees/hips hurt even when bending?

Thorough work up : I agree that x-rays are a good place to start. A good evaluation to determine if the discomfort is coming from the bones, muscles, or nerves is helpful and can help direct treatment. One cleared, a tailored exercise program developed by a physical therapist will help you find ways to achieve your goals with minimal discomfort. ...Read more

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