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Taking treatment for Graves's disease. Burning sensation in hip, soreness in skin. Reason for pain?

I have graves diease 2 years+ in treatment. 09/04/2012 i had iodine pill , quentined for 4 days ect. Last night at bed time my hip felt like a cigarette lighter was between my hip & pj s. it s been growing down my thigh to day. It feels as if I received a blow to my thigh. Mussel is fine it s only the skin which is sore. More tender higher up, front to halfway along both sides of thigh.
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Your symptoms are suggestive of peripheral nerve involvement. In your case, the nerves in the skin (cutaneous nerve) over the thigh are affected, this is called as lateral femoral cutaneous nerve.

The common reasons are vitamin B12 deficiency and mechanical pressure over the nerve.

All your symptoms can be explained on this nerve involvement.

For relief of symptoms, you can take pregabalin or gabapentin capsules.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Sun, 8 Sep 2013
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