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Hot sensation on right leg outer thigh

My leg has been getting really hot for the last couple of days. It s my right leg, outer thigh. That s the only spot where it is hot, though. Any ideas of what could be causing this?
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
1. It seems to be you are suffering from a condition called Meralgia paraesthetica.
2. It occurs whenever the superficial nerve on outer aspect of hip gets compressed.
3. causes can be tight belts or pants or lying on same side or pressure against hard surface, sudden weight loss etc..
4. Its a self limiting cause. Wearing loose cloths around waist, NSAID's +/- neurotonics usually gives relief.
5. If problem persists get examined by orthopaedican +/- neurophysician and proceed.
Answered: Wed, 9 May 2012
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