What type of doctor do I see for upper leg pain going to my knee?

Orthopaedic Surgeon. Your pain may be coming from your back, your hip, or your knee. An orthopaedic surgeon can determine the source of your pain.

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I've been feeling more tired and have some upper leg pain. When should I see the doctor?

Soon. When feel tired most of the time and have pain in the leg that is not normal, i would advice to see your doctor to see what is going on. I hope you feel better. Thanks. Read more...
Now. Fatigue can occur for many reasons. The combination with leg soreness could be an inflammatory condition. Get it checked. Read more...

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...
Sounds like you are. In good hand with a good referral from someone who has evaluated you. I'd see if ortho would put you on cancellation list maybe to be seen early. Read more...