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The burning is more inside or on the surface of the skin?
Is this more burning that you are feeling instead of pain?
Did this happen suddenly or overtime?
Do you also have the burning in your hip area and back?
The burning sensation happened at the same time as the hip and spine pain?
Did you feel the hip and spine pain before the burning sensation?
When you felt this suddenly, at the time what were you doing when this first happened?
You may have a condition known as meralgia paresthetica
Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of your thigh. The cause of meralgia paresthetica is compression of a nerve - the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve - that supplies sensation to the skin surface of your upper leg.
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How can it be my thigh area when my groin and and hip are in pain also my waist area, i am confused on how you think i have this other condition with the fact that i have been on the cortizone shot and also on naprozin for 2 or 3 weeks, the x ray showed nothing , and the dr. thought it could be sciatic nerve but the needle did not help how could it come on so sudden was it from a pulled muscle from cleaning or the condition that you mentioned please get back to me and explain my questions, thanks
What is important to understand is not everyone's symptoms manifest in the exact symptoms described. A patient may experience one or more of the exact symptoms to also include some that are unique to them only.
Additionally, you could have a combination of conditions, such as sciatica, meralgia paresthetica or arthritis for example.
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of hip arthritis. A few small European studies suggest that injections with hyaluronic acid may benefit people with osteoarthritis of the hip. Hyaluronic acid is a substance that is similar to the lubricating material produced naturally in healthy joints.
In view of the fact the x-ray was not beneficial, I would suggest a MRI. What is important to remember is that if your pain is caused by nerve compression or impingement, both the x-rays and MRI would show negative.
Have you considered consulting with a chiropractor? Often this type of specialist achieves the best results in regard to alleviating pain caused by a pinched or compressed nerve. Treament modalities such as deep tissue massage, gentle stretching, range of motion and strengtening exercises are quite successful in relieving symptoms.
A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues - such as bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons. This pressure (compression) disrupts the nerve's function, causing pain, tingling, burning, numbness or weakness in the affected area.
A pinched nerve can occur anywhere in your body. For example, a herniated disk in your lower spine may put pressure on a nerve root, causing pain that radiates down the back of your leg (sciatica).
I know how worrisome pain can be, especially when you consult with your doctor and still come home mind boggled with unanswered questions and concerns. I will try my best to answer as many questions you have in an effort to provide you with direction so you can discuss these possibilities with your doctor.
Symptoms of ovarian cancer are nonspecific and mimic those of many other more common conditions, including digestive and bladder disorders. It isn't unusual for a woman with ovarian cancer to be diagnosed with another condition before finally learning she has cancer.
The key seems to be persistent or worsening signs and symptoms. With most digestive disorders, symptoms tend to come and go, or they occur in certain situations or after eating certain foods. With ovarian cancer, there's typically little fluctuation - symptoms are constant and gradually worsen.
Recent studies have shown that women with ovarian cancer are more likely than are other women to consistently experience the following symptoms:
Your symptoms do not appear to be associated with ovarian cancer, especially as you have had testing that would have provided an accurate diagnosis.
Perhaps for absolute peace of mind, you could ask your doctor to perform CA 125.
Tumor markers, such as cancer antigen (CA) 125, are substances that can often be detected in higher than normal amounts in the blood, urine or body tissues of some people with certain types of cancer. Currently, the main use of tumor markers is to assess how cancer is responding to treatment.
CA 125 isn't specific to just one type of cancer. But women with ovarian cancer often have elevated CA 125 levels.
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP, AND YOU KNOW WHAT I REALIZED I DO HAVE A LOT OF PAIN IN MY UPPER THIGH IT FEELS BRUISED,U HAVE PUT MY MIND AT EASE AND I THINK YOU ARE RIGHT ABOUT MY CONDITION AND I AM GOING TO TAKE YOUR ADVICE AND SEE A CHROPRACTER TO HELP ME WITH THIS PAINTHANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP AND YOU HAVE GIVEN BETTER ADVICE ON WHAT I HAVE THAN ALL THREE OF THE SPECIALIST I HAVE SEEN AND I FEEL YOUR DIAGNOSIS IS CORRECT U MADE ME FEEL AT EASE AND I AM GOING TO NOT GET AN MRI I AM GOING TO REALIZE THAT IT IS WHAT U THINK AND GO TO TAKE CARE OF ME WITH THIS NERVE CONDITION. AND LOSE THIS UGLY FAT THAT I GAINED AND TAKE CARE OF MYSELF I WILL USE YOUR WEBSITE AND RECOMMEND IT TO MY FRIENDSTHANK YOU AND GOD BLESS YOU