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Severe pain in upper right thigh, pain on bending, no injury or bruising. Causes for symptoms?

I have a severe pain in my upper right thigh on the outside of it. I can t bend my leg to the left or right without feeling some type of pain There is no bruising and I don t recall injuring my leg to the point where it would feel like this. It s hard for me to put my sneakers on pants on drive sit or get out of a seat without pain. I have had this for about a week I am 35. And don t know what this is or the cause of it
Asked On : Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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Hi friend
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Movement without pain draws attention away from joint, muscle, local inflammation and so on.
It may be a referred pain – Upper lumbar nerves (L1 to L3) supply that area. It is not always that local pain is felt or prominent.

An examination by a qualified neurologist may be the best approach. Very often a clinical diagnosis may be possible in most circumstances. Sometimes, investigations may be required .

For the time being simple pain relievers with o without skeletal muscle relaxant may help

Take care
Wishing you speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
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