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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swollen Upper Thigh

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What causes small throbbing pain in upper thigh?

What causes small throbbing pain in upper thigh?

Hernia: In the upper thigh, there is an area called the femoral triangle. If there is a weakness in the tissue in that area, there can be a hernia of tissue causing throbbing pain in that location. ...Read more

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What could cause severe achy pain in the upper front of my thigh?

What could cause severe achy pain in the upper front of my thigh?

Muscle strain: or inflammation- often related to overuse or exercise. If you are a runner or avid gymnast this can be a cause. If you have associated redness and swelling- see a physician. If not allergic I suggest Advil or Aleve plus BioFreeze liniment. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain of right inside upper arm?

What causes severe pain of right inside upper arm?

Many causes : There are many causes to what you are describing and more information is needed. Consider a telehealth consult as it may be a good starting point in determining if this is something to be concerned about. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What are common causes of left thigh muscle/joint tightness?

What are common causes of left thigh muscle/joint tightness?

Any injury to the -: Thigh or joint area, can cause bleeding around and in the muscles, resulting in loss of motion of the nearby joint, initially due to the pain, then scar tissue formation, or even myositis ossificans, if treatment is not started early enough, with range of motion exercises, ultrasound, pain meds, ice/heat, pain meds. With early treatments the risk of m. Ossificans has greatly reduced nowadays. ...Read more

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What could cause extreme pain on the outer part of my knee, lower thigh and calf?

What could cause extreme pain on the outer part of my knee, lower thigh and calf?

Some thoughts...: This sounds like ileotibial band syndrome (itb syndrome) the it band is a broad band of fascia that runs along the outer part of your thigh to below the knee. It holds the muscle in, but can create a friction syndrome and a bursitis along the outer part of the knee. This pain can be very sharp. Stretching as well as foam roller therapy and rest can be useful to prevent this condition. ...Read more

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What causes swelling/discomfort in upper stomach area?

What causes swelling/discomfort in upper stomach area?

Lots to consider...: An ache +/- distension in the upper abdomen may originate from the stomach, duodenum, mid-colon, small bowel, liver, pancreas, bile ducts and gallbladder, spleen, abdominal muscles themselves, hernias, blood vessels that feed the organs. Sometimes the cause is inflammatory, ischemic, infectious, obstructive, or just muscle spasms. Checking with your doctor can identify what's the problem area. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden swelling of the upper left part of my chest (outside rib cage)?

What can cause sudden swelling of the upper left part of my chest (outside rib cage)?

Possibly an Insect--: bite, seems the most plausible explanation; other would include a trauma to the affected site. Both these would cause other symptoms as well. Suggest you see your PCP for a detailed History and an Examination and possible need for investigations; All these elements would be required to provide you with the answers you seek. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What causes burning in front of neck?

What causes burning in front of neck?

Neck Pain: According to the U.S. National library of medicine and the national institutes of health, or nih, neck pain can arise from issues with the neck muscles, nerves, ligaments, vertebrae and spinal discs. Neck pain can emerge in any part of the neck, including the front of the neck. Front neck pain can be caused by certain medical conditions, throat infections and traumatic injury. ...Read more

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What causes burning pain in upper left quadrent of the stomach?

What causes burning pain in upper left quadrent of the stomach?

Many causes: Question is was this a one time issue or is this ongoing and for longer than just a few days. If it is ongoing then have a doc take a look. ...Read more

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What causes pain and burning down the front of the left upper thigh and leg, right above knee?

Depends on your His-: Tory, if any injury or past hx of it. One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease. Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful. See your orthopedist. ...Read more

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What could cause itchy red rash under upper arm and back of knees?

What could cause itchy red rash under upper arm and back of knees?

Many possibilities: Possibilities are intertrigo, eczema, inverse psoriasis, contact dermatitis, candida (yeast). See a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Severe pain at top of inner thigh?

It could musculo: Skeletal pain, nerve inflammation, circulation problem etc. See ur dr for any concern. God bless u! ...Read more

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Causes of pain and aching in inner right hip/groin area, right glute and inner/back of thigh?

Causes of pain and aching in inner right hip/groin area, right glute and inner/back of thigh?

Trauma,Inflammation&: Pain in the are you described can be due to trauma whole exercising or sports , Inflammation in that area like tendinitis or myositis.And infection under the skin or in the lymph nodes and rarely tumors . It can only be diagnosed by taking a detailed history and examination ...Read more

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What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

Several things: Could be from too much salt intake. Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs. ...Read more

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What causes inner thigh pain affecting the knee?

What causes inner thigh pain affecting the knee?

Medial knee pain: Hi, to be clear, you are talking about inner pain (medial) at the level of the knee, correct? Knee pain has many etiologies, the main ones to consider when there is medial pain are: medial meniscus tear, medial arthritis, and medial collateral ligament (MCL) sprain. Your doc will do an exam of the knee to delineate potential causes and as needed get XR and MRI. See your doc and get better soon! ...Read more

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What could cause pain in upper outer thigh after appendectomy?

What could cause pain in upper outer thigh after appendectomy?

Meralgia: Possibly, surgical positioning, or laying on your side postoperatively, may have compressed a sensory nerve, the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. (meralgia paresthetica). This may well reverse over a few weeks. Other possibilities maybe hip, low back issues, etc. Often a simple exam demonstrates what has occurred. ...Read more

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What could cause upper lip swelling in the morning?

What could cause upper lip swelling in the morning?

You biting it: If you bit your lip in your sleep, this could account for it. You need to have a dentist evaluate it. ...Read more

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