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Causes Of My Upper Leg Ache
Could a bulging lumbar spinal disc cause dull ache in right groin and on/off pain/ache in right upper leg and hip...Also lower back?
All Possible: It is certainly possible that a bulging lumbar or sacral disc would be causing the symptoms you are describing. ...Read more
Having pain in back of legs tingly, cramping, ache, both the calf and thigh area, what can it be? Did not do anything to cause the pain i.E. Working out or heavy lifting. Uncomfortable sitting or standing.
It : It sounds like you may have a herniated disc in your lumbar spine pinching nerves. If you have weakness or bowel/bladder problems, you should be evaluated by a spine surgeon soon. The pain and numbness may resolve on their own, but some people require an operation to remove the disc fragment and decompress the nerves. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Any time you have a chronic pain, long term relief mandates you find a cause. You can take pain meds, but if there is a knife sticking out of your leg, it's not going to feel better for good until you get the knife out and let the wound heal. You need to start by trying to find the cause of your pain. Talk to your doc about your specific symptoms - when, where, how intense, what makes better/worse. ...Read more
I have a vein on my upper leg which is hard n sore n red all over it I'm on warfarin n had 3 dvts n INR is 1.2 could it b another one ?
I have a head ache, and feverish but its not flu. I suddenly got an extreme pain in the back of my upper leg that will not go away. Any ideas?;
Need more info: Interesting symptoms but not enough info to give you a reasonable answer. Please see your family physician soon. ...Read more
I have a purple bump on the inside of my upper leg. It's very sore and tender. Do not see any "head" or any puss. What is this? A boil, a cyst....
Abscess: likely. Need to examine in order to determine that, but that is most likely. See a doctor in the next couple of days (preferably within 24 hours). This is not a complaint that requires going to an E.R. Urgent care would be preferred if you couldn't get into your regular primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell down the stairs yesterday, my upper leg, back and hip are very sore especially when i bend or put weight on it. No bruising. Should i get check?
Possibly: If you have tingling, numbness or inability to move your extremities; if you have deformity to bones or pain in bones when not moving, or if the pain does not decrease over time, or you passed out and fell, then yes, you should see a doctor for an examination. If you are able to walk, not fainting, and the pain improves over a few days, you should mention the fall at your next regular appointment. ...Read more
Sore calf, pain in front of thigh or upper leg, and knee. Should I be concerned about a blood clot? Pain started today. Please advise.
Because : You mention it, I would be concerned. Have it looked at. ...Read more
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