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Sharp pain in thigh

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Clabeaux
19 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Quad tendon rupture: If there was a sudden snap and you are having difficulty extending your knee i would worry about a quad tendon rupture, although you are quite young f ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities are: Muscle strain, nerve inflammation, heart condition, anxiety, panic attack etc. See your dr for reassurance. Take care!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
? hernia: With you pain located where it is, the discomfort you feel could be a hernia. If it persists, see your physician.
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: This could be arising from your hip itself, the spinal column, the urinary tract, your ovaries and tubes, or an inflammatory process elsewhere in the ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Cramps: Recurrent muscle cramps or spasms may be caused by deficiencies of calcium or magnesium. Sometimes they are due to excessive muscle tightness caused b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Depends: More info would be helpful. Could be muscle strain, referred pain or bone problem.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be arthritis: Recommend being seen by an orthopaedic surgeon for a thorough evaluation. X-rays will likely be obtained and may show hip joint arthritis
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
16 years experience Neurology
Meralgia paresthetic: There is a sensory nerve that runs the outside of your thighs, the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, whenever inflammed, we call this meralgia paresthe ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked : If there was no injury, it could be shingles, which can start with. A burning sensation before the rash erupts. Get checked out by a doctor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Need more evaluation: Osteoporosis of the spine will not cause the thigh pain. Meds known as bisphosphonates can help the osteoporosis but you should ask your doctor why os ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Thigh pain: there are many causes of this problem. If it is upper thigh might think about meralgia parathestica which is an entrapment of the later femoral cutan ... Read More

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