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What is causing my "hip to pop"? Translation: extreme sharp stabbing pain in groin area where right leg meets inner thigh. Pain lasts apx 3secs

What is causing my "hip to pop"? Translation: extreme sharp stabbing pain in groin area where right leg meets inner thigh. Pain lasts apx 3secs

Popping hip: Arthritis, tight ligaments, muscle spasms, piriformis syndrome - most common. Or sciatica. Sciatica usually runs pain down the back of the leg. The inner thigh usually a nerve - obturator nerve - gets pinched and radiates symptoms down the inside of the thigh.
Go see an orthopedic surgeon. ...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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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

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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 could cause thigh pain 6 months after total hip replacement?

What could cause thigh pain 6 months after total hip replacement?

End of stem: Some longer hip implant stems cause pressure on the bone in your thigh. Have your surgeon x-ray and check into this possibility. Also a loose implant can cause thigh pain. ...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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What are the all reasons of anterior thigh pain after total hip replacement?

What are the all reasons of anterior thigh pain after total hip replacement?

Femoral implant: Depending on what type of metal implant was used, the implant may be far stiffer than young femur, which can create thigh pain when you do a maneuver that forces your femur to flex.

The other cause could be a loose implant. If the implant is moving still inside the femur it will hurt. ...Read more

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What are all causes of anterior thigh pain after 6 months of total hip replacement? Be specific

What are all causes of anterior thigh pain after 6 months of total hip replacement? Be specific

Femoral implant: Depending on what type of metal implant was used, the implant may be far stiffer than young femur, which can create thigh pain when you do a maneuver that forces your femur to flex.

The other cause could be a loose implant. If the implant is moving still inside the femur it will hurt. ...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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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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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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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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What is the significance of fluid in hip joint on mri? (7 y/o with recent thigh pain)

What is the significance of fluid in hip joint on mri? (7 y/o with recent thigh pain)

Depends: All hips have joint fluid 4 lubrication, it becomes a significant finding if as in ur case, it may b increased, along with thigh pain b sure ur cing a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, as this needs a very fast & thorough work up. ...Read more

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I have awful thigh pain 3 months post op hip replacement and still have to walk with a stick. I can not get dressed properly or get in the bath, ?

I have awful thigh pain 3 months post op hip replacement and still have to walk with a stick. I can not get dressed properly or get in the bath, ?

Cemented or not?: How do the xrays of the stem look? If cementless may still be ingrowth occurring. Needs to be followed with xrays or further testing. ...Read more

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My dad had subluxation in lumbar on x-ray. He has hip pain ans stiffness at times but also thigh pain. Related?

It may be: The symptoms you describe could be from nerve pain originating in the spine thos can happen with subluxation it depends at what level the subluxation or slippage occurs this is potentially treatable with physical therapy and medication. ...Read more

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Hip pain from injury that won't go away after 5 weeks. Now causing low back pain, inner thigh pain by groin, and buttocks pain. What can I do?

Hip pain from injury that won't go away after 5 weeks. Now causing low back pain, inner thigh pain by groin, and buttocks pain. What can I do?

Sacroiliac ligament: Sounds like you are having referred pain from sacroiliac (SI) dysfunction. Would be good to be evaluated for this by your family doctor. Best treatment is a small injection of anesthesia and steroid into the specific area of the SI ligament. Depending on injury, could also be a hop labral tear that can give same symptoms. You need to be evaluated in person. ...Read more

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Left knee and thigh pain/tightness. Lower back pain. Lower back and hip pop a lot. Any ideas?

Left knee and thigh pain/tightness. Lower back pain. Lower back and hip pop a lot. Any ideas?

Stretching needed: If there is pain and tightness to outer side (lateral) knee as well as the thigh, this may be a tight iliotibial band (ITB); when it affects function at the knee its called ITB syndrome. Stretching of the lateral thigh and knee, and the use of a foam roller or massage here can help. Tightness of the hamstrings can also cause some lower back pain. If popping is painful get check by your doctor. ...Read more

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Would marijuana use help my chronic fatigue and soreness along with my sharp hip, knee, thigh pain? If so, any legal way in wisconsin to do so?

Would marijuana use help my chronic fatigue and soreness along with my sharp hip, knee, thigh pain? If so, any legal way in wisconsin to do so?

Pending legislation: There is pending legislation for medical marijuana in wisconsin, but it's not legal yet. Speak with your physician. ...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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Hip labral debridement 2 weeks ago - still have groin pain, but now a bad ache, thigh pain and low back pain also - is this normal? Not on crutches

Possible: I would not be surprised if you continued to have these symptoms just 2 weeks after this procedure. However, you really should check with the orthopedist who did the procedure to determine what the typical recovery period should be and what you should expect. ...Read more

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Pain in upper leg muscels thighs and hips. Muscels are become loose and uneven. What could this be?

Pinched nerves: Losing strength and muscle mass could be a sign of pinched nerves. I would get it evaluated by a spinal physician. ...Read more

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I have painful tube like lumps at the crease of my upper leg near my hip (anterior) My pelvis has been extremely painful?

I have painful tube like lumps at the crease of my upper leg near my hip (anterior) My pelvis has been extremely painful?

Possibly enlarged: Lymph nodes, but hard to say based on limited information. You should probably see your doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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I fell today and have a lot of pain in my outside upper leg, between my knee and hip, no bruising. Something I should be concerned about? 30y/o f aver

I fell today and have a lot of pain in my outside upper leg, between my knee and hip, no bruising. Something I should be concerned about? 30y/o f aver

Be safe: Hopefully what you are describing is just a contusion. But with "a lot of pain" in the context of a fall, a visit to your doctor is advised. Xray may be needed. ...Read more

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What would cause a loss of range of motion in a hip? I am unable to abduct left hip. Upper leg muscles feel weak, leg feels "stuck" when I abduct.

Any groin pain?: Any pain or limping with weight bearing/walking? Morning stiffness? If so consider hip joint problem. Consider labrum too. If groin muscles are sore perhaps a muscle strain. Bursitis of the lateral hip or gluteus medius/minimus muscle problem perhaps but you would have soreness of the lateral hip. Nerve issue can also cause weakness - look for numbness or tingling in other parts of the leg. ...Read more