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Diagnosed with ra arthritis, twisted hip injury, hip pain, cold fluid sensation in leg. Suggestions?

I have ra arthritis diagnosed since wary 1970......just within the past month I have been hiking started one half mile now up to 2-3/4 miles....I stumbled twisted my hip ever since my left hip started with extreme pain......pain in hip has gotten a but better but I now have sensation of cold fluid running down my leg from mid calf to ankle....when I touch my skin is dry
Asked On : Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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Rheumatologist 's  Response
Thanks for posting your query.

Well looking into your problem it doesnt seem to be rheumatoid arthritis related issue . You injured your hip by twisting it that led to the pain . I advise you to consult an orthopaedic surgeon and get your hip evaluated for same so that it is clear that it is just a muscle injury or there is more to the problem, probably an X Ray of the joint needs to be done. Regarding your sensation of cold fluid running down it sounds non specific and first you should sort out your hip problem . Be in touch with your rheumatologist for regular assessment of disease activity.

Wish you good health.
Take care.

Dr. Shruti
Answered: Wed, 1 May 2013
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