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What kind of specialist doctor should be consulted for pain in the hips while sleeping?

Hip pain especially when trying to sleep. Comes and goes for two or three years, but much worse recently. When I get up, first 5 minutes are very painful, but the more I hobble around, the more the pain subsides. What kind of specialist should I try to see?
Tue, 4 Sep 2018
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Hi,

It can be a neuropathic pain.

You can consult a neurologist and get evaluated.

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