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Have sharp pain in thigh since delivery of my baby. Any reason?

Hello, I have had a sharp pain in my right thigh since delivery of my baby last year February. I had a spinal block since i put to bed through c/s. Ive been on different pain meds and also tried physio exercises, however the pain is persistent and at times radiates to my right knee or hip. there are times it goes for about a week and later returns, pls advise on what can be wrong and how to relieve it. thanks
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum. It appears that it is due to sciatica, nerve pain. it has any connection with the pregnancy depends upon whether you had planned cesarian or emergency operation, how long did you feel the labour pains etc.
If it is a planned c/s the underlying cause must be of orthopedic origin.
If it is an emergency c/s and there is more of labour pain it could be due to damge of the nerve by pressure.
Any how it is a must to consult an orthopedic surgeon, after taking the C.T.scan the doctor will decide the diagnosis and plan the treatment.
Besides i advise you to follow some diet recommendations as avoid taking potato, other tubers, tomato, cauliflower, coconut, eggg, chicken, seafoods etc as these foods are said to increase the pain.
Wishing for a quick recovery and thanks for calling.
Answered: Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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