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What does it mean when your upper thigh hurts

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Common: As a general rule, place your right hand on your right thigh near the groin with your thumb and finger pointing towards your knee. Place your left han... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Back pain: He may have strained his back and now every movement such as cough causes pain. He may have sciatica - irritation of the sciatic nerve which manifests... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
More information: is needed,,,Although usually BILATERAL you may have COMPARTMENTAL SYNDROME a syndrome in young people ...mostly athletes...AT age 17 there are only a ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Sciatica: 18y w. low back pain into upper thigh is describing sciatica. Causes are many including disk disorder & Pyriformis syndrome. Per med lit., up to ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Bursa.: You may have inflammed the trochanteric bursa, on the upper, outer part of your thigh. If it only happened two days ago, you should apply ice packs an... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Could be or could be: Other causes , you should r/o pregnancy as ectopic sometiems could cause pain like that or an ovarian cyst or a hernia of the groin, you should see yo... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Get X-ray if...: Sounds like a contusion to your thigh. ( bruise). If you are able to walk and weight bear on that side a fractured femur( thigh bone)extremely unlikel... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnna Thomas
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) and some muscle spasm meds are used to treat pain. Ice or heating pad can also help.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. E. James Bodmer
Podiatry 45 years experience
Stretch: Stretching may be the best way to diminish upper thigh pain. There are several exercises for this. They must be done regularly for several days or w... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Not likely, but: Anxiety can make anything worse. It's amazing, but true. Anything negative is likely to feel more negative and positive things can lose a lot of their... Read More
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