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What is causing the swelling in my hip and leg ?

I started having extreme swelling in my right hip. It has now spread from my mid-lower back through my thighs and down my knees. The swelling is so bad that I can no longer fit into my pants. This happened over the course of a couple days. Any ideas? My right hip started with a lot of swelling, it has now spread from my mid-lower back through hips and thighs down to my knees. The swelling is so bad that I can no longer wear the same pants. any ideas?
Asked On : Fri, 3 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, Pain in your right leg seems to be acute in onset.Is it painful & red? If it is so please cosult your doctor earliest.Please note ,you have to resrict your right leg movements till then. routine antiinflamatory pill(Tab Ibuprofen )along with antibiotic (cap amoxicillin 500 mg Twice a day after food may be taken. Wish you all the best!
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General Surgeon Dr. Avinash A's  Response
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do u have pain..? how did it start? two days duration is very acute..better consult a surgeon..nothing can be said without examination
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