Re: Hip and leg pain getting me down!
Hi there -- welcome!
Your symptoms could be indicative of a hip problem, or you could be having a rheumatological problem having is beginning in your hips. You could also be having a back problem. You might even have an infection which is causing the hip pain.
The sweating/fever/dizziness could be a symptom of whatever your primary problem is or the sweating/fever/dizziness could be simply from your pain. (Your body may be reacting to pain as though it is being poisoned. This reaction is why sometimes people throw up from pain.)
So, to try to help us figure out what might be going on, and what type of doctor to steer you toward, some additional info might be helpful. What type of doctor is currently treating you? What type of bloodwork did he/she order? Did he/she explain to you what conditions the bloodwork was designed to diagnose?
To help your current doctor, and specialists if necessary, pinpoint your problem, you should also keep a pain journal. Keep track if what you do each day and what you eat, plus when you are having pain, what helps, where the pain is. Try to be precise when describing where the pain is. Many folks say hips, when they mean buttock area, which is often sciatica or a muscular issue. Pain coming from the hip joint often is described as groin pain.
While you wait for a diagnosis, remember that ice can be a very helpful analgesic. Fifteen minutes per hour, making sure not to freeze the skin.