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Treatment for hip pain resulting to foot numbness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   I have a sharp pain in my hip, that comes and goes. it has become more severe over the past couple days. went to family dr, and was perscribed meds 3 weeks ago. still hasent helped. Pain is at the top of my rear pocket on my jeans, and when it starts, I have numbness in my left foot. Any suggestions what might be causing it?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   well your pain sdeems like that one of
Doctor :   a nerve root compression
User :   What are the treatments if any?

Doctor :   in the vertebral canal
Doctor :   first we need to confirm the diagnosis
Doctor :   I need to ask you few more questions
User :   ok
Doctor :   When did you experience the pain first time?
User :   about a month ago. went to dr. took an xray. it was fine. he put me on hydros, flexarile, and naproxon. none has helped

Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What did he diagnose it as?

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