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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swollen Lower Thigh

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Pain and swollen lymph node in left inner thigh. I do have pnuemonia. Could the 2 be related, and what could be the cause?

Pain and swollen lymph node in left inner thigh. I do have pnuemonia. Could the 2 be related, and what could be the cause?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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Can a swollen knee or the removal of fluids from the swell, cause a thigh to be slimmer than the other? It appears one of mine is slimmer.

Can a swollen knee or the removal of fluids from the swell, cause a thigh to be slimmer than the other? It appears one of mine is slimmer.

Not exactly: That is probably the quadriceps atrophy that a painful knee causes your noticing causing your thigh to appear slimmer less muscle, corrected in rehab after cause of your joint effusion is diagnosed and corrected ...Read more

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I have swollen veins on the right upper thigh could you tell me what could cause this?

I have swollen veins on the right upper thigh could you tell me what could cause this?

Swollen veins: can be due to decreased circulation most commonly. It can happen incidentally after pregnancy, weight gain or even decreased activity. Some patients are more susceptible to getting them genetically than others. If you are concerned or in pain you should have an exam done! ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a really sore left lower inner thigh. no trauma to it prior. Feels tender to the touch, but not bruised or swollen?

I woke up this morning with a really sore left lower inner thigh. no trauma to it prior. Feels tender to the touch, but not bruised or swollen?

Muscle strain?: You may have a strained thigh muscle or tendon, most likely one of the inner quadriceps. If you feel pain or stiffness when you stretch and/or contract this area, you can be pretty sure that's what it is. Still, if you notice persistent soreness for a week or more, or if you notice swelling, heat or redness, you should see a doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more