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what does it mean when your upper thigh hurts

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve, muscle,bone: Thigh pain could be a nerve compression in the lumbar spine, or a local problem with muscle such as a calcified hematoma or the bone such as a stress ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
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
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Loflin
35 years experience Urgent Care
Strained muscle: This sounds like a strained muscle or tendon. Apply warm compresses, take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Motrin or both, exercise gently, increasing daily.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: In an 18 year old where pain improves with activity suggests spondylitis. I urge you to see a rheumatologist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Yes, rest a couple: of days. It's important to apply an ice pack for 15 minutes every 4 hours to relieve the swelling. Some Ibuprofen may help if you re not allergic. An ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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

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