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Is it normal for my hip to feel tight after a thigh injury?

Is it normal for my hip to feel tight after a thigh injury?

Possibly.: A couple of thigh muscle originate about the hip joint. If you strained any of them it may cause hip pain as well. If you are limping, this may cause hip pain also. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Is it normal to have a swollen leg after spraining my knee?

Is it normal to have a swollen leg after spraining my knee?

I would make: Sure you do not have a clot in your calf, if there is swelling in the leg. This should be reported to your md immediately. ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to be having pain above knee cap after running?

Is it normal for me to be having pain above knee cap after running?

Probably not: Pain above the knee cap could represent quadriceps injury/inflammation, or pain in the patellofemoral joint (behind the knee cap), or inflammation of the joint. If your symptoms are severe or persistent i would recommend seeing a physician. ...Read more

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After standing for a while I develop a severe pain. Its located where my inner thigh meets the groin. Feeling it I would say there is a tendon. Ideas?

After standing for a while I develop a severe pain. Its located where my inner thigh meets the groin. Feeling it I would say there is a tendon. Ideas?

Likely a hip problem: Pain from a hip-related issue is often felt in the front of the thigh or the groin area, you need to be examined by your doctor to see what is going on.... ...Read more

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Is it normal for my arm to hurt a week after donating blood? Feels like a muscle ache in AC area and is still bruised pretty badly

Is it normal for my arm to hurt a week after donating blood? Feels like a muscle ache in AC area and is still bruised pretty badly

Unusual, But: Not unheard of especially considering the bruising you describe. You might want to call the donation center to let them know as well as ask their advise. Usually the ache will go away when the bruising does and that may take a couple of weeks. Oh and thank you for donating blood since it helps save lives and some people are unable to give blood because of their health or other concerns. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a problem with my left knee. After my knee is bent or in a sitting position for long periods of time it is painful to extend straight.

Need more info: At your age and older this is a common problem. Questions need to be answered, like are you overweight, do yo have history of early arthritic problem, do you do any significant walking & exercise? Please make an appointment with your family physician who I am sure can help you out. ...Read more

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I Had a csection a year ago. Is it normal to still feel a tight pinch around the scar? To feel pain?

I Had a csection a year ago. Is it normal to still feel a tight pinch around the scar? To feel pain?

Scar tissue: The pain that you may be experiencing may be due to scar tissue formation - adhesions. Hopeful with time, the pain will decrease. ...Read more

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So, almost 1 yr post tkr and after walking, I have a lot of pain under the patella. What could this be? It stays this way for days.

A few possibilities: Depending on how your surgeon performed your replacement, several issues can cause anterior, kneecap pain. If your patella was left 'as is', and not resurfaced with plastic, it can still be a source of pain post surgery. If a plastic component was fixed to your patella, too thick a combination can result in pain. In either case, a knee whichdoesn't fully straighten can give you pain with walking. ...Read more

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I hurt my knee at work, after seeing an orthopedic he put me in a brace and physical therapy in a few weeks... is it possible that my hip, calf muscle, and akle hurt now due to my knee injury?

I hurt my knee at work, after seeing an orthopedic he put me in a brace and physical therapy in a few weeks... is it possible that my hip, calf muscle, and akle hurt now due to my knee injury?

Knee Injury: Absolutely! The lower extremity acts as a unit. A movement group called a kinetic chain. Muscles and tendons go from buttock and hip to knee. Muscles and tendons around knee influence the ankle. Without knowing the full extent of the injury can only remark that it is not unusual to hurt above and below the main area of injury. ...Read more

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What to do if I've torn tissue behind my knee cap 2 months ago. But still a lot of pain. And if im sitting for to long and then stand on it its stiff.?

What to do if I've torn tissue behind my knee cap 2 months ago. But still a lot of pain. And if im sitting for to long and then stand  on it its stiff.?

See a Specialist: Most injuries will heal with time but since you are still suffering there may be something more going on within you knee that could be treatable with physical therapy, injection, or even surgery. Now is the time to see a specialist and possibly have more advanced imaging like a mri. Pain around the knee cap can be due to muscular imbalance which can be improved with therapy. ...Read more

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Three days ago i had hip arthroscopy. Is it normal for my leg to be swollen and painful especially around the knee?

Three days ago i had hip arthroscopy.  Is it normal for my leg to be swollen and painful especially around the knee?

It can be: It is not uncommon to have ankle, leg and thigh swelling after a hip arthroscopy for a week or two. However, you should ask your surgeon about it and have them evaluate you in the office if your discussion on the phone still makes him concerned. Examination is always the best way to make a good clinical decision. ...Read more

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I have had a hip flexor muscle spasm for about a week now. Sometimes the pain causes me to limp, and other times walking helps it feel better. Is it ?

I have had a hip flexor muscle spasm for about a week now. Sometimes the pain causes me to limp, and other times walking helps it feel better.  Is it ?

See a physician: Without other historical details, or an examination, it is difficult to assess this issue. Please see your physician who can do a detailed investigation based on the historical details as well as an examination to create a diagnostic and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Possible nerve damage around right inner thigh up to the groin. Not healed for a year. What should I do? Gets more painful the more I use it.

Possible nerve damage around right inner thigh up to the groin. Not healed for a year. What should I do? Gets more painful the more I use it.

Pinched nerve: The persistent pain will require an examination with an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon. Imaging of the spine or pelvis and hips may be required. Physical therapy, cortisone injections and neuropathic pain medicine may help relieve the pain. ...Read more

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I have a torn mpfl and i'm missing some cartilage in my knee. Is it normal for it to hurt when i walk or stand?

Sure: Any type of ligament disruption can cause discomfort with walking or standing. If the pain persists, you may want to consider having the ligament repaired. Ice and avoiding the aggravating motions is also recommended. Good luck. ...Read more

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If still having pinch weakness in my sprained thumb 1 week after injuring, does it indicate my ligament is ruptured, or is this normal for a sprain?

If still having pinch weakness in my sprained thumb 1 week after injuring, does it indicate my ligament is ruptured, or is this normal for a sprain?

It depends: It all depends on the severity of the injury and physical examination to suspect a rupture. Acute and subacute pain (caused by a sprain or strain) can inhibit the muscle action and cause weakness. Visit your doctor for an evaluation and advance imaging if needed. Hope this helps, www.Otwithmd.Com. ...Read more

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I have knee pain that flairs up when I keep it bent too long. It started months ago, after a knife injury to the knee. Is knee pain like this serious?

I have knee pain that flairs up when I keep it bent too long. It started months ago, after a knife injury to the knee. Is knee pain like this serious?

Knee pain: How serious was the knife injury? May have tendon /ligament or meniscus /cartilage damage or bone edema . May benefit from MRI to check anatomy. Unresolved deficits over a long term like decades could cause issues. f/u/ w/ urgent care /doc/ ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more