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what are the causes of a throbbing pain in the thigh area

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience Family Medicine
Pinched nerve: One consideration is a pinched nerve in the groin known as lateral femoral cutaneous entrapment syndrome.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Spasm/nerve: Pain in the buttocks & hamstring area is often nerve pain, most commonly derived from the low back. A disc bulge and/or mild stenosis (narrowing o ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely ALS: This can be from the hip, the knee or pinching of the nerve. You need to see your physician and get an evaluation and imaging. This will clarify your ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tahir Chauhdry
67 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Muscle Spasm: The possibility of muscle spasm is the obvious issue. Some women may be developing venous insufficiency. Others, may need a doppler study (ultrasoun ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
19 years experience Pain Management
Lt Thigh, Hip & Back: Hello. What activity were you doing when pain hit ? Where does it hurt when you bend your left leg? Do you mean bringing your thigh to chest hurts? D ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: Multiple possibilities, I would encourage you to be seen. The most common cause is some type of abnormality of the hip itself, which usually causes ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm or swollen?: Could be a muscle strain but most important is to rule out deep vein thrombosis.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Your lower back: Consider getting an MRI of your lumbosacral spine. It will help rule that out.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation are the standard treatment recommendations for strains of any joint. If the pain persists, particularly if you ... Read More
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