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Did DEXA show any abnormality? How old are you? How much do you weigh? Any weigh change? Exactly where is it? On a scale of 0-10, what is it with 0 being no pain and 10 being the strongest pain? Does anything make it better or worse Do you have pain, tingling sensation, numbness in your left leg? Lower back pain? Is it consistent? Is it getting worse? When you move the hip joint, do you have pain? Any other symptoms? Are you aware of anything which might have triggered it? Any medical problems? Any surgeries? Any medications? Any family medical history?
Since you had DEXA a couple of months ago, bone fractures are less likely. It could be Meralgia paresthetica which is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your outer thigh. The cause of meralgia paresthetica is compression of the nerve (lateral femoral cutaneous nerve) that supplies sensation to the skin surface of your thigh. You should see your doctor to have X-ray, MRI, nerve conduction study, and lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block if necessary.
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