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What might cause numbness along the side of my right leg, from hip knee. Sometimes ther it feels as if there is ni circulation.

What might cause numbness along the side of my right leg, from hip knee. Sometimes ther it feels as if there is ni circulation.

Could be: Meralgia paresthetica, a nerve compression at the lateral hip affecting the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. Might be caused by tight belt or clothing. Once called "gunfighter's neuropathy". ...Read more

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My right leg (hip and knee) pains a lot in the morning such that I can't stand properly. By afternoon it start getting better everyday

My right leg (hip and knee) pains a lot in the morning such that I can't stand properly. By afternoon it start getting better everyday

Orthopedic: History too abbreviated to begin to diagnose. See an osteopath for direction. Sciatica has some of these qualities, but sciatica is a pain pattern with many different causes. ...Read more

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Burning pain in ny right leg only fron hip to knees?

Burning pain in ny right leg only fron hip to knees?

Pinched nerve: This sounds like a pinched nerve in your spine. Without a neurology exam, I can't tell you which nerve root, but almost certainly it is in the lumbar spine. A visit to the neurologist and an l-spine MRI would likely be indicated. There are often good medications available for this type of pain. ...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

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I have pain going down the front of my right leg after having back surgery. It goes from my hip down to my knee and I can't stand it. Please help?

I have pain going down the front of my right leg after having back surgery. It goes from my hip down to my knee and I can't stand it. Please help?

Need more info: Pain in top of thigh can be L2, L3, or L4 nerve root. If you had surgery for any of those nerves, continued compression may be the reason for this pain. You need to have your surgeon work you up for this. If your surgery did not involve these nerves, then you may be experiencing lateral femoral cutaneous nerve injury that can occur from laying on your belly for long periods of time. ...Read more

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For over a year, my right leg takes 75% of my weight. My left thigh gets pretty shaky if I try to distribute equal weight. Hip & knee pain later. Why?

For over a year, my right leg takes 75% of my weight. My left thigh gets pretty shaky if I try to distribute equal weight. Hip & knee pain later. Why?

That's a good---: -question. @ Ur age U need 2 B worked up 4 the cause. It may just require strengthening the weak leg, but start with Ur PCP & get referrals as needed. ...Read more

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I am having pain in my right hip and the pain goes down my right leg to my ankle. My knee hurts more when I bend it. There has been no trauma.

I am having pain in my right hip and the pain goes down my right leg to my ankle. My knee hurts more when I bend it. There has been no trauma.

Get it evaluated: Get it evaluated by an orthopedist or rheumatologist. If the pain runs down the back of the leg it is sciatica and not hip disease. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on the left side of my shin on my right leg. Its been there for weeks. It appears to be affecting my knee and hip as well.?

I have a bruise on the left side of my shin on my right leg. Its been there for weeks. It appears to be affecting my knee and hip as well.?

Bruise?: This should be seen by a physician as you have had it for some time as well seems to be involving a larger area ...Read more

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Hi, when I lay down on my right. The top right leg hurts really bad, hip to knee- but it immediately goes away once I stand up. No numbness just sore?

Hi, when I lay down on my right. The top right leg hurts really bad, hip to knee- but it immediately goes away once I stand up. No numbness just sore?

Hip pointer: Could be irritation to the trochanter of your hip.
This could involve the trochanter or likely the bursa or oil sack associated with it.
Try an antiinflmatory for a few days. ...Read more

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Numbness from knee to toes right leg after total hip replacement 6 weeks ago. Pain riht hip. Is this normal?

Numbness from knee to toes right leg after total hip replacement 6 weeks ago. Pain riht hip. Is this normal?

Not normal: No, it doesn't sound normal. Please call your surgeon and speak to the doctor on call with the answering service. If this is new, may need to go to ER. ...Read more

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Mild pain in the right leg, more localized behind the knee, sometimes in the hip and ankle. Not intense, no swelling or redness. Started 3days ago.

Mild pain in the right leg, more localized behind the knee, sometimes in the hip and ankle. Not intense, no swelling or redness. Started 3days ago.

Leg pain: Pain or dull ache involving the entire leg is suggestive of nerve impingement from a bulging disc or spur from a vertebra in the lower spine pressing on a nerve root. A knee injury or phlebitis would be more localized to the knee or calf. If discomfort persists consult a physician or a neurologist for diagnosis and treatment advice. An mri of the spine may be recommended. ...Read more

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Whole right leg sore more than week, hip, knee mainly and calf feels like it could burst at times, pins and needles right foot often also, causes?

Pain in leg areas: Your pains seem to be possibly all related to a nerve impingement syndrome. that condition can cause all those symptoms. The sciatic nerve innervates your Leg as it exits out the spinal cord in your low back area and travels through the hip providing sensation all the way down to the Toes. Get an evaluation as this needs to be treated asap. ...Read more

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Pain in right leg from hip to toes, my right toes are so much colder then my left. Could it be sciatic nerve?

Pain in right leg from hip to toes, my right toes are so much colder then my left. Could it be sciatic nerve?

Sciatica: From the description you have given it is entirely possible that you have sciatica. This inflammation of the sciatic nerve. It usually gets trapped coming through the gluteus muscle.
Sometimes I have seen the pain lessen by using an elliptical trainer.

Anti-inflamatories can also help relieve the pain. ...Read more

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Lots of pain in right leg from hip to foot. No relief and on pain pills and muscle relaxers. Can not lay down, has to sleep sitting straight up. Can no?

Lots of pain in right leg from hip to foot. No relief and on pain pills and muscle relaxers. Can not lay down, has to sleep sitting straight up. Can no?

Likely nerve: Problem possibly sciatica or radiculopathy from lower back. See an orthopedist or neurologist. Sometimes, an injection may be needed if pain so severe. ...Read more

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Yesterday feet felt heavy head felt light pain in right leg today same thing but right leg feels heavy all the way up to my hip head still feels light?

Yesterday feet felt heavy head felt light pain in right leg today same thing but right leg feels heavy all the way up to my hip head still feels light?

See answer: Would like to help but medicine is much to complex to give specific advice based on just one sentence of information. Your lightheadedness and difficulty with your legs may or may not be connected. If you are concerned an immediate consultation with a Health Tap
physician may help you decide if your symptoms are serious and require that you go to the Emergency Room. If that's not possible go to ER ...Read more

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Severe pain in right leg like muscles pain from hip to foot swelling of foot.

Severe pain in right leg like muscles pain from hip to foot swelling of foot.

Vascular obstruction: This could be a disturbance of the flow in the vessels to that leg. Is it worsened by activity? This should be checked out by your general physician as soon as you can because it could also be a vascular event which could lead to life threatening pulmonary emboli. ...Read more

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Is ankle pain in right leg &hip pain in left leg linked with constipation in teens?

Unlikely: Unlikely unless he patient is routinely taking meds like narcotics which can be constipating. ...Read more

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What is the nest natural home remedy for sciatic nerve pain in right leg? I'm facing hip replacement surgery soon in this hip too and I've been having

What is the nest natural home remedy for sciatic nerve pain in right leg? I'm facing hip replacement surgery soon in this hip too and I've been having

Rest: For inveterate sciatica, positional changes can aid in resolution. I have discovered a useful position of resting. A long couch is chosen. The sufferer lies flat on the back. The pained hip-leg is bent at the knee and leaned onto back of the couch. The other leg is placed with foot on the distant arm rest of the couch. An important aspect is to keep head non-flexed & flat on the couch seat. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in right hip lower back shoots pain down right leg?

I'm having pain in right hip lower back shoots pain down right leg?

Sciatica: It sounds like inflammation of the sciatic nerve, which runs down your leg. Anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, and a heating pad to the area should help, but if they are not, you should see your doctor. Steroids can help with it, but they can tell if it is a more serious problem. ...Read more

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I am encountering pain on my right leg to hips for more than a year...Pain starts when at rest?

See your physician: This may be due to a structural problem,
skeleton, bones, nerves.
Should see your physician for complete exam.
May also need MRI and or emg, after x-ray. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for my upper right leg being numb? I have pain in my leg/hip/side at times as well.

What are some reasons for my upper right leg being numb? I have pain in my leg/hip/side at times as well.

May have: Meralgia paresthetica, which represents compression of lat femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip. Avoid tight clothing and belts at hip level, exercise, maybe lose a few pounds. Less likely explanation, early diabetes presentation, pinched nerve in lumbar spines, femoral neuropathy. Get this examined and confirmed. ...Read more

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I have terrible pain in the right upper side of my right leg like where my leg meets my hip. I can't even lay on that side. Any ideas?

I have terrible pain in the right upper side of my right leg like where my leg meets my hip. I can't even lay on that side. Any ideas?

Bursitis: There is a small sac of fluid which is supposed to reduce the friction of the tendons as they rub on the edge of the femur or thigh bone. This "bump" is called the greater trochanter. The sac of fluid is called a bursal sac. When inflammed it is called "trochanteric bursitis". Ice and stretching as well as avoiding th eactivities that aggravate are the first steps. If needed a steroid shot. ...Read more

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Recently noticed that if I lift and lower my right leg I hear and feel a pop near my hip or top of my thigh. No pain. Should I get this checked?

Recently noticed that if I lift and lower my right leg I hear and feel a pop near my hip or top of my thigh. No pain. Should I get this checked?

If concerned: Get it checked if concerned but usually if it does not hurt it does not need to be treated. If it is painful in any way it should be checked. ...Read more

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Pain in my right leg reaching up to hip what could be the problem?

Pain in my right leg reaching up to hip what could be the problem?

For diagnosis see>Dr: Some of the possible causes include lumbar radiculopathy, arthritis of the hip and trochanteric bursitis. Tenderness on pressing deeply on the side of your hip suggests bursitis. Pain on moving the hip in various directions may indicate arthritis. Pain radiating down your leg on trying to touch your toes suggest radiculopathy. See> http://abt. Cm/1CvlgDP and http://bit. Ly/1O3SPPH ...Read more