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About 3 mo. Stabbing pain deep in r. Hip down outside leg to knee very painful from standing to sitting & vice versa & walking - 59 yr. Female?

About 3 mo. Stabbing pain deep in r. Hip down outside leg to knee very painful from standing to sitting & vice versa & walking  - 59 yr. Female?

Varies: There are several possible causes, usually a detailed exam can determine the cause. The two most common causes are a sciatica (which is an irritation of a nerve in the back causing pain down the leg) and a tendinitis of the hip (known as tensor fascia lata syndrome). Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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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've had a hernia op in the last couple of years and all seemed ok but recently i've been having stabbing pain in my groin area on that side ?

I've had a hernia op in the last couple of years and all seemed ok but recently i've been having stabbing pain in my groin area on that side ?

Postop Groin Pain...: ...May be due to irritation of the nerves in that region, a pulled muscle, or a recurrent hernia. Considering the delayed onset of symptoms, i would lean towards 2 or 3. Best bet: return to see your surgeon for a formal exam. Hopefully, it's a false alarm. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
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Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
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Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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I have a strong stabbing pain in the groin area and far down in my lower right abdomen today?

I have a strong stabbing pain in the groin area and far down in my lower right abdomen today?

Common issues.: It could be many things including diverticulitis, a renal stone, ovarian torsion, etc. Have it looked at. See your doc. Might be gas, but be safe. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my groin area on the right side no other symptoms. Just a burning stabbing pain. History: htn pcos zestoretic provera ?

I have a sharp pain in my groin area on the right side no other symptoms. Just a burning stabbing pain. History: htn pcos zestoretic provera ?

It's hard to say: But possibilities may include groin strain, pinched nerve, intestinal problem, hernia, pain related to your pcos etc. See your dr for reassurance. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/pain-management/tc/groin-problems-and-injuries-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
Once
Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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Why do I suddenly get a sharp stabbing pain in my left hand side near my groin area?

Why do I suddenly get a sharp stabbing pain in my left hand side near my groin area?

I do not know: Best to get an eval with a sharp stabbing pain in your l groin area. Muscle strains/sprains, ovaries, l sided pelvic structures, the large bowel, and the chance of a possible hernia can all be possible causes. Best wishes. ...Read more

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