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Fit , slim active lady of 61years. History of groin &

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Fit , slim active lady of 61years.
History of groin & hip pain for last 4 weeks . Sudden onset at first starting of with shooting pains down left femur .
now unable to walk up stairs without pain . Ok when walking but ache from groin area & knee
Seen by GP hip x-rays nad &
treated with naproxpen 250mgs b.i.d. as over the counter medicines did not work . Still having a lot of pain when walking up stairs , now unable to run . No follow up with G P. please can you suggest next course of action . Really wish to start doing agility with my dog again .
many thanks
Marion
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.
Hi and thanks for the query,This seems to be related to pinched or compressed nerve in and around hip area, radiation of pain along the leg is typical symptom of nerve pain. I would suggest you to consult a pain physician as he might offer you a steroid shot around that nerve or in your back where nerves exit, this would relieve inflammation and edema causing pain and pressure relief. Meanwhile apply ibuprofen gel over the painful area and warm compresses would help.Let me know if you have further questions.Please do not forget to leave a positive rating by clicking on stars on top right corner.Wish you good health.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you . But would a scan be useful . I do not have any back pain & have a job involving lifting at times .
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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.
Yes your physician would order a scan as well and will have thorough examination. Nerve pain can present without having back pain and is usually related to jobs involving lifting.Let me know if you have further questions.Please do not forget to leave a positive rating by clicking on stars on top right corner.Wish you good health.
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.
Let me know if you have further questions.Please do not forget to leave a positive rating by clicking on stars on top right corner.Wish you good health.

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