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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swollen Right Thigh

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My inner upper right thigh is tender and slightly swollen. ?

My inner upper right thigh is tender and slightly swollen.  ?

Thigh tenderness: Best to get this evaluated, as it may be an infection like cellulitis, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a lump near the left top side of my right thigh it is swollen and hurts to the touch is it serious?

I have a lump near the left top side of my right thigh it is swollen and hurts to the touch is it serious?

I do not know: Unfortunately, without an exam and a diagnosis, I do not know if it is serious or not. Most lumps are benign such as lipomas or even small cysts or abscesses that may need simple treatment from a dr. On rare occasions the lump may be serious. Get the lump checked out to be sure. Good luck. ...Read more

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I bumped/cut my shins badly 10 days ago. Now, my right thigh is swollen, hurts in 3"x3" area deep inside. Only hurts when resting. Is it thrombosis?

I bumped/cut my shins badly 10 days ago. Now, my right thigh is swollen, hurts in 3"x3" area deep inside. Only hurts when resting.  Is it thrombosis?

Get vein ultrasound.: Following trauma, it is not unusual to have bleeding below the skin resulting in a hematoma which can cause pain and swelling. You probably have this but with your history of recent brace wearing and some degree of immobility, it would be wise to obtain a venous ultrasound to ensure that you do not have a dvt. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Edema? It is painful or painless? My right thigh and hip has swollen with no pain but tired early as compared to left thigh.

What are the symptoms of Edema? It is painful or painless? My right thigh and hip has swollen with no pain but tired early as compared to left thigh.

Swelling: Edema simply refers to a swelling in an area and is usually related to some form of fluid retention in the soft tissues. It can be post traumatic, it could be related to a systemic condition, such as heart failure, it can be related to a block in normal fluid drainage from an area such as in a blood clot. The presence or absence of pain is related to the severity and cause of it. ...Read more

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I have swollen veins and small knots on the inside of my right thigh and calf. When i press on them it is a little painful. I am phyisically fit and active. I have not had any exams for several years.

I have swollen veins and small knots on the inside of my right thigh and calf. When i press on them it is a little painful. I am phyisically fit and active. I have not had any exams for several years.

May be Veins.: Common things happen commonly. What you are describing sounds like varicose veins. The knots could be areas where the malfunctioning valves have become prominent. Varicose veins are common in all women, whether physically fit or not. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation. If the problem is not venous then they should also be able to determine that. ...Read more

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Husband's lower back and lateral upper right thigh appear swollen. No pain at either location. Some minor swelling in leg, ankle and feet.

Husband's  lower back and lateral upper right thigh appear swollen. No pain at either location.  Some minor swelling in leg, ankle and feet.

Swelling on one: side of the body especially involving the lower extremity is usually not a good sign. There are many things that can cause such painless swelling, including anasarca, deep venous clot (DVT), fluid retention from kidney, liver or heart disease, or local invasion of lymphatic system causing an obstruction. Go get it checked out by healthcare provider. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My inner vaginal lips are very swollen and there is a hard bump between my right thigh that burst and produced an exorbitant amount of pus. ?

My inner vaginal lips are very swollen and there is a hard bump between my right thigh that burst and produced an exorbitant amount of pus. ?

See your doctor: Sounds like possibly an abscess. The treatment often includes drainage (it sounds like this is already spontaneously happening) and oral antibiotics. See your doctor. Take Care ...Read more

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I have intermittent tingling in the front of my right thigh. What could cause this?

I have intermittent tingling in the front of my right thigh. What could cause this?

Anatomy: Location of your problem is the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh, and this may be initial manifestation of Meralgia Paresthetica. If you are overweight or wear tight clothing, addressing one or both may be helpful. See your doctor if persists. ...Read more

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What causes pustules to form in a circular patten on the back of my right thigh? This has happened thrice without warning.

What causes pustules to form in a circular patten on the back of my right thigh? This has happened thrice without warning.

See a doctor: Could be an infection or an inflammatory skin disease (pustular dermatosis). See your doctor or a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing visible pulsations in my right thigh. They aren't painful, just a little annoying and concerning because I've been googling causes. ?

I am experiencing  visible pulsations in my right thigh. They aren't painful, just a little annoying and concerning because I've been googling causes. ?

Thigh pulsations: Pulsations usually refer to blood vessel movement. Fasciculations/twitching are muscles contractions. It could be benign or related to Lyme disease, vit D deficiency magnesium deficiency , Benadryl , opioids, or rarely neuromuscular diseases like muscular dystrophy, ALS or-Creuzfeldt-Jakob syndrome . Would check for Lyme , electrolytes, Vit D and follow up with doc. ...Read more

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My right thigh gets numb.What can be the cause and what can I do about it?

My right thigh gets numb.What can be the cause and what can I do about it?

Meralgia: This is generally caused by entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve in the inguinal ligament as it passes down in front of your thigh. Called meralgia paresthetica. Usual treatment is to take pressure off the front of your lower abdomen/groin by not wearing a tight belt or pants and losing weight. ...Read more

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I have very painful sharp stabbing pains in my right thigh. Not caused by injury. So painful it takes my breath away. What could it be?

I have very painful sharp stabbing pains in my right thigh.  Not caused by injury.  So painful it takes my breath away.  What could it be?

Many possibilities: A detailed history of the problem and a thorough physical exam are essential to find out what is wrong, it can be nerve root compression from your back, it can be local bone issue in your thigh? So best if you contact your physician and get evaluated. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden heat sensations in your inner thigh? I'm 45 yrs. Old and have recently started having sudden heat sensations in my inner right thigh. The feeling is like someone pouring a hot liquid on me. It occurs while sitting, standing and ly

What could cause sudden heat sensations in your  inner thigh? I'm 45 yrs. Old and have recently started having sudden heat sensations in my inner right thigh. The feeling is like someone pouring a hot liquid on me. It occurs while sitting, standing and ly

Yes, : Yes, you should go to the doctor sooner. Sometimes patients get unexplained neurological events, but you have a significant risk factor which is sarcoidosis. You could have a lesion in your nervous system, or could have a spinal cord problem. A peripheral nerve problem (the smaller nerves in our body) could also be to blame. Ibecause of your history you need a complete medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can l5s1 epidural cause severe burning in right thigh?

Can l5s1 epidural cause severe burning in right thigh?

Unlikely: Epidurals usually don't result in any prolonged symptoms. There are many causes of this type of pain which may need evaluation to sort out. ...Read more