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What would cause upper inner thigh swelling. I am 3 yrs post hip-orif, still in pain walking with 2 canes. ?

What would cause upper inner thigh swelling.  I am 3 yrs post hip-orif, still in pain walking with 2 canes.
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See your surgeon: 3 years post-op orif hip fx. W/ persistent pain and swelling warrants an evaluation by your surgeon.Infection, blood clot , painful hardare or non-union of the fracture could al explain this.Would help to know what u have:tfn, cannulated screws, bipolar, etc?See your ors for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What are the possible causes of swelling in thigh?

What are the possible causes of swelling in thigh?

Injury or trauma: causing muscle strain/injury is the most common cause. You should be aware if this has happened. More worrisome causes in a young man your age might be a blood clot in a vein or even obstruction of lymph flow higher up...perhaps in your pelvis. Cellulitis would show skin infection signs. There are numerous rarer causes. Ice it; watch it a day or two. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Significant swelling-upper inner thighs after long horseback rides (5 hrs x 2 days=10 hrs). The swelling is noticeable visually as well as when I walk?

Significant swelling-upper inner thighs after long horseback rides (5 hrs x 2 days=10 hrs). The swelling is noticeable visually as well as when I walk?

Ice pack/rest: Ice packs to thighs to bring the swelling down and less exercise until back to normal. Walking is fine. Swimming or water aerobics also. Protect your skin from ice exposure with a towel and limit to 15 minutes icing. Antiinflammatories like ibuprofen(Advil/Motrin), naproxen(Aleve) and Aspirin, if no bleeding, kidney, or liver issues and no allergies to these medications may help, too. ...Read more

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Cause of thigh pain with swelling increased by exercise?What is the solution

Cause of thigh pain with swelling increased by exercise?What is the solution

Doctor can evaluate: Pains felt in the thigh area can be from problems located there, such as a pulled or strained muscle, or even a problem with the thigh bone. Problems in the hip joint, or problems with nerves or blood vessels headed towards the legs, can first appear as thigh pains. Some medications that have muscle aches as a side effect can also appear as thigh pain. The doctor can evaluate to look for a cause. ...Read more

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I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles...these area has become black. kindly help.

I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles...these area has become black. kindly help.

Thigh irritation: I suspect skin irritation of your thighs may be related to such things as continual friction and/or sweating and?Yeast infection Perhaps wearing tight jeans plays a role,also. Avoid tight clothing, keep the thighs clean and dry once the rash clears. In the meantime try applying an antiyeast anti-inflammatory ointment like mycolog. If no improvement, consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatm ...Read more

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I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles are also there....area has become black kindly help.

I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles are also there....area has become black kindly help.

Fungal?: Have the rashes persisted for days? It is always very difficult to comment on potential causes of rash without an exam. Fungal rash (tinea corporis or versicolor), intertrigo (irritation from chafing maybe complicated by infection) or erythrasma (bacterial infection) are associated with round itchy/scaly persistent rash in this region. ...Read more

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I have eczema. At times i beeak out and itch on my face and inner thighs, with a lil swelling. What is the causeof this?

I have eczema. At times i beeak out and itch on my face and inner thighs, with a lil swelling.  What is the causeof this?

Itch common: A major feature of eczema is significant itching. The itching and rash can occur anywhere but usually follows a particular pattern depending on age. Facial eczema is more common in children and inner thigh is not a typical location. There are many triggers of itching with eczema including dyes and fragrances in soaps and detergents, sweating, foods or environmental allergens. See your allergist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of muscle, stiffness, pain and swelling in the thigh area?

What are the causes of muscle, stiffness, pain and swelling in the thigh area?

See physician : Swelling of the muscle can indicate myosotis - this can be related to injury or systemic reaction. Best to get it looked at. ...Read more

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Causes of lower extremity swelling in someone who injects dilaudid in her thighs?

Causes of lower extremity swelling in someone who injects dilaudid in her thighs?

See a doctor: This may or may not be related to your injection of medication. Things to consider are a cellulitis (skin infection), blood clot in the deep veins of your leg, or just inflammation/clotting of the superficial veins in your leg. Please have yourself evaluated by a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Does a torn knee ligament cause thigh swelling?

Does a torn knee ligament cause thigh swelling?

It can: Acutely following that injury can cause edema in the thigh. If this an older injury or you are status post reconstruction could be sign of deep vein thrombosis which needs to be evaluated, talk to your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left inner thigh . No redness or swelling pain mostly while sitting occasionally when walking what could this be?

Sharp pain in left inner thigh . No redness or swelling pain mostly while sitting occasionally when walking what could this be?

Pulled muscle: Sounds to me like you have a pulled groin muscle. This should heal on its own. You can search on line for stretches to perform. You may need a short course of anti-inflammatories. Good luck! see your doctor if no better in 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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I cut my inner thigh with shaving razor side ways. It is 4inches long and half inch wide. Redness, swelling, severe pain. Is it infected?

I cut my inner thigh with shaving razor side ways. It is 4inches long and half inch wide. Redness, swelling, severe pain. Is it infected?

Needs to be seen: Severe pain, redness, and half inch wide make a picture that makes me think this wound should be seen by a health care provider. Especially if it looks worse and is more painful today than yesterday. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. ...Read more

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I recently injured my leg by a fall and i now am experiencing a lot of swelling above knee on my lower thigh what can cause this, I have pain in knee?

I recently injured my leg by a fall and i now am experiencing a lot of swelling above knee on my lower thigh  what can cause this, I have pain in knee?

Knee injury: Perhaps you sustained an injury to your muscle or bled into the muscle or even sustained a fracture. Lots of possible causes of painful swelling above the knee. Best to go see your family doctor for an evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more