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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 as well. 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.
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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

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I've been experiencing very strong pain in my inner right thigh and groin area for a week. The pain spread to my knee with a little swelling below the knee. It's constantly painful up walk and lay down. I can't pinpoint the origin of the pain but it feels

I've been experiencing very strong pain in my inner right thigh and groin area for a week. The pain spread to my knee with a little swelling below the knee. It's constantly painful up walk and lay down. I can't pinpoint the origin of the pain but it feels

Thigh pain /swelling: Seek immediate medical attention in an ER. You may have a clot in your leg, which could have serious consequences and needs immediate attention. Also, could be appendicitis, ovarian torsion which all need immediate ER evaluation. Go to an ER now. ...Read more

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Could Norvasc (amlodipine) cause thigh muscle swelling and pain?

Could Norvasc (amlodipine) cause thigh muscle swelling and pain?

Unlikely: Lower extremity edema or swelling is seen as a side effect in some people but this starts in the feet and works up from there... It is in general not painful. It is also resistant to diuretics...Which also provides clue that it may be a Norvasc (amlodipine) side effect. ...Read more

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I feel some ache to the right hip down to the inner thigh (no swelling or red) since a couple of months. Can I exclude venous issues?

I feel some ache to the right hip down to the inner thigh (no swelling or red) since a couple of months. Can I exclude venous issues?

Get checked: A medical check up may be the best way to find out the cause. Venous problems are mostly silent. When they produce symptoms, swelling of the feet or leg is commonly present. If it is getting worse than you must obtain a medical check up of your entire leg and a complete physical examination. ...Read more

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My wife has burning pain sensation in her left upper inner thigh groin and swelling very painful constant pain and to the touch. Diagnosis?

My wife has burning pain sensation in her left upper inner thigh groin and swelling very painful constant pain and to the touch. Diagnosis?

Thigh sprain!: This sounds like a pulled muscle. Try gentle stretching, light activity, heat, and anti-inflammatories. Don't get discooutraged, this may take a while. If it gets worse, doesn't improve, radiates down the leg, or is accompanied by weakness or numbness, she should be seen. ...Read more

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Could a pinched nerve cause numbness, tingling and sharp shooting pains in the front/outer thigh area? There is also tender swelling around the knee.

Could a pinched nerve cause numbness, tingling and sharp shooting pains in the front/outer thigh area? There is also tender swelling around the knee.

Short answer YES: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer to your question is you need to be thoroughly examined by a neurologist and possibly undergo electrical as well as imaging diagnostics. Feel free to follow my webpage at www.healthtap.com/Drsaghafi choosing key code: PDXFNR in order to make a calendar appointment. ...Read more

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I have swelling from my scrotum all the way up my right thigh. My scrotum is also swollen. No discoloration or redness in scrotum or inner thigh. It h?

I have swelling from my scrotum all the way up my right thigh. My scrotum is also swollen. No discoloration or redness in scrotum or inner thigh. It h?

Time to see doctor: You need to give a good history. For example did you have any trauma to the area. Now for this swelling and discomfort you need to see a doctor for exam ...Read more

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Pain in my along my inner right thigh only when I touch it or bend my leg. No swelling, redness, or bruising.

Pain in my along my inner right thigh only when I touch it or bend my leg. No swelling, redness, or bruising.

Avoid compression: Most likely it is caused by compression of a cutaneous sensory nerve. Tight underwear is a common cause. Try to avoid possible inflicting factors. If worsens or persists, see a neurologist ...Read more