Swelling in left side

Patient : 2 days ago i noticed swelling in the side of my upper thigh . Yesterday i noticed the swelling had spread to the side of my buttock and up to my hip and below my rib cage , all on the left side . I am wondering if it is anything serious , can the swelling cause damage ? Can it affect my vital organs if it spreads any further ?
Symptoms:  Swelling in my left side , started in the thigh just below my buttocks on the side and spread upwards
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