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When I sit and sometimes stand I have an overly warm not painful sensation in my right butt and back upper thigh. What is it and how can I treat it?

When I sit and sometimes stand I have an overly warm not painful sensation in my right butt and back upper thigh. What is it and how can I treat it?

Neuropathy: you most likely suffer from inflammation of your Sciatic nerve, that either could be due disk disease, so the nerve root is inflamed or it could be 2/2 muscle spasm in your butt (piriformis syndrome)which could press the sciatic nerve, other condition including Sacroiliac joint dysfunction could cause the same symptoms ...Read more

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What can I do about back upper thigh pain?

What can I do about back upper thigh pain?

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 weeks. Check out the internet. Also, try massage and pain- relieving gels. Check with your doctor or physical therapist if these do not help. ...Read more

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I have warm flush feeling in my right butt/back upper thigh when sitting. What would cause it a be how can I treat it at home if possible?

Piriformis syndrome: If you have tingling and numbness in your buttock when you sit, most likely you suffer from piriformis sx,
this is some reading material for you:
http://www.ndortho.com/Pt_Advisor-WEB/Piriformis_Syndrome.pdf ...Read more

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How to solve spandex from causing rash on back upper thigh?

How to solve spandex from causing rash on back upper thigh?

Cause of rash 1st?: You must first determine if it is due to a sensitivity to a component of the spandex i.e., latex allergy/sensitivity or due to chaffing for the shear forces of the garment on the skin. In the former you must discontinue and consider topical antihistamines/corticosteroids. In the latter, consider powders or lotion. ...Read more

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Deep pain in the back upper thigh, below butt comes only for a second or two, feels almost like the bone is hurting. blood clot? Nerve?

Deep pain in the back upper thigh, below butt comes only for a second or two, feels almost like the bone is hurting. blood clot? Nerve?

Nerve or hamstring: This sounds like the area where the hamstring attaches to the ischial tuberosity (bone) and can be a source of pain. Pain from your low back with nerve irritation can cause similar symptoms. A blood clot is unlikely, as this often causes lower leg pain, swelling & sometimes redness in the leg and a fever. f I can help, then join my care team & virtual practice at
www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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Tender in back, upper thigh. Looks like a small bruise, a little red. I've also been nauseous on and off lately. My walking is fine. Clot or no?

Tender in back, upper thigh. Looks like a small bruise, a little red. I've also been nauseous on and off lately. My walking is fine. Clot or no?

Blood clot: Nausea does not mean you have a blood clot. The bruise or bump could be just that. Usually blood clots are in the lower leg, below the knee. Risk factors are family history, recent surgery, long plane trips or being sedentary for many hours, birth control pills and smoking. ...Read more

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Pain around back upper thigh area sometimes goes towards the inside of my leg. No redness seen or swelling. I have varicose veins. Could this be DVT?

Not likely: A DVT usually is in the medial portiion of the thigh. The upper back part of the thigh usually is more muscular and may hurt from muscular injury. Are you a runner or athlete of some sort? See your doctor tomorrow to be sure but this would be a very unusual place to occur. if the pain is not continuous toward the inner aspect of the leg. ...Read more

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I've had a swollen lymph node in my groin and back upper thigh pain on the same leg for several months. The lymph node is not tender. My thigh is unbearable when I have to walk or stand for awhile. Any thoughts on what could be causing this?

I've had a swollen lymph node in my groin and back upper thigh pain on the same leg for several months. The lymph node is not tender. My thigh is unbearable when I have to walk or stand for awhile. Any thoughts on what could be causing this?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Pain in penis/pubic area. Slight burning in anus. Pain when ejaculate/urinate. Tightness in lower back/upper thighs. 21, active. Prostate cancer?

Pain in penis/pubic area. Slight burning in anus. Pain when ejaculate/urinate. Tightness in lower back/upper thighs. 21, active. Prostate cancer?

Young: Unlikely to be prostate cancer at your age, higher likelihood is prostatitis or urethritis. Recommend you make appt to be evaluated in person and have appropriate tests for potential infections performed. ...Read more

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Back of upper thigh pain can be due to anxiety?

Back of upper thigh pain can be due to anxiety?

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 delight. That's a reason to learn how to lower anxiety. Best of luck! ...Read more

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For a week I've had moderate-severe lower back, hip & upper thigh pain with no known cause or injury. It feels muscular, but not 100% sure - thoughts?

Lumbar disc injury: We need a bit more info: do you have any numbness or tingling going down your hip/thigh? Does the pain get better with rest and/or worse with activity? Most likely though, this is due to some injury to one of your lumbar discs whereby nerves get pinch and inflamed. This could be treated with anti-inflammatory medications, heat/ice, gentle stretching, and also pain meds. See doc if not better. ...Read more

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Non itchy red welts/bumps started on stomach then spread to back and upper thigh area? Bumps are slightly raised

Non itchy red welts/bumps started on stomach then spread to back and upper thigh area? Bumps are slightly raised

Rash: it's difficult to tell you what kind of rash you have without seeing it but it may be related to hives or urticaria from something you are allergic to or something that you ate. You might want to try orc benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally or topically to see if it help. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a growth about the size of a quarter on the back of my upper thigh. Same color ad my skin and grows out like a flap. It doesn't change size. ?

I have a growth about the size of a quarter on the back of my upper thigh.  Same color ad my skin and grows out like a flap.  It doesn't change size. ?

Possible skin tag: Your diagnosis is probably a benign skin tag--but the lesion needs to be seen by your provider to be sure. ...Read more

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Back on left upper thigh there is/are large large purple lines. It does not go far down my leg at all but spans about 4 inches wide?

Back on left upper thigh there is/are large large purple lines. It does not go far down my leg at all but spans about 4 inches wide?

Yeah : Could be a serious infection recommend in the next few hours you see a doctor in person or do a HealthTap for Doctors to treat and diagnosis ...Read more

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Diagnose with fructose intolerance does fructose mabsorption go away??? Do it cause a gas buildup in lower back and buttock if you are not eating the correct food... also having pain in back of my upper thigh. ..I have to do a nothing H pylera test for b

Diagnose with fructose intolerance does fructose mabsorption go away??? Do it cause a gas buildup in lower back and buttock if you are not eating the correct food...  also having pain in back of my upper thigh. ..I have to do a nothing H pylera test for b

Maybe, but...: Malabsorption is complex and may reflect bacterial fermentation from sibo, small bowel inflammation or mucosal disease (lots of causes), GI transit issues, pancreatic enzyme activity and sufficiency, etc. Since we can't say in your specific case what to expect, a word of advice may include a fructose re-trial if your doctor agrees after sibo eradication or treatment of enteritis (if present). ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a bad rash that randomly appeared all on his back and chest and upper thigh could it be from sweat? I'm worried.

My boyfriend has a bad rash that randomly appeared all on his back and chest and upper thigh could it be from sweat? I'm worried.

Uncertain: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have been suffering with severe muscular pain through out my body, especially lower back and upper thighs. Have alk phosphatase levels of above 1000?

I have been suffering with severe muscular pain through out my body, especially lower back and upper thighs. Have alk phosphatase levels of above 1000?

Liver or muscle inju: Alk phos is usually elevated in liver problems blocking the biliary system or can be a product of significant muscle breakdown. You should be reviewing this with your doctor but if other liver enzymes and bilirubin are elevated more likely liver problem and if CPK very high, then muscle problem. ...Read more

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I have a very painful rash on the back of my right upper thigh.(i placed it in my files).Any ideas? also had a similar one on ribs. Thank you!!

Painful rash: Diagnosis of rash over the internet is difficult, without seeing it, almost impossible, however most common causes of localized unilateral painful rash is shingles caused by varicella zoster virus. Please see your doctor or dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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