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How do you know this is Meralgia Paresthetica?
Meralgia paresthetica is a medical condition resulting from compression (pressure on or squeezing) of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN). This large nerve supplies sensation to the front and side of your thigh.
Meralgia paresthetica results in sensations of aching, burning, numbness, or stabbing in the thigh area.
A number of conditions to exclude like, Lumbar Intervertebral disc disease, Fibroid if female.
You have to do an MRI of the lumbar and lower abdomen with pelvic regions.
For pain and numbness your GP can advise any of these, Gabapentine, Tegretal, Amitryptaline.
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