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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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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 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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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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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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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