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Cyst In Thigh Muscle
Dull Pain in groin, inside of thigh, behind knee and in calf - is this likely muscular or vascular?
Not vascular: Age unknown w. pain unilateral groin, thigh, posterior knee & calf suggests neural impingement absent vascular involvement & swelling distal leg. Sacroiliac joint disorder can arouse sciatica & groin pain. Other considerations: Sartorious Syndrome & Pyriformis Syndrome. Vertebral stenosis w. nerve root impingements does not typically refer pain to groin. Osteopaths discern soft tissue disorders. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Mri shows 1.5 inch lipoma deep in left gulteal muscle - could this be causing pain in gluteal muscle and siatica pain in same leg?
Yes or Piriformis: The sciatic nerve runs underneath the piriformis muscle and typically does not irritate the nerve. However if the muscle is irritated or the nerve runs through the belly of the muscle (5-10% of people) it can press on the sciatic nerve and cause the sciatica type pain in the buttock region but also radiate into the leg as well. Typically stretching and nsaids are mainstay for treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Small ball-like lump in back of thigh under buttocks and swollen back of thigh muscle with pain down to the knee and in groin?
Pulled muscle can: impact the function of other muscles, including the groin area. Your doctor can assess and refer to another professional to help if needed. Peace and good health. I see that you experience panic attacks. Please watch your self-talk so your mind does not run away w/problems that may or may not be the case. ...Read more
A charlie horse.....: Large muscles use a lot of energy to do work, and this is supplied by blood. If the supply is not adequate their can be painful spasm; and if metabolites from heavy activity are not removed there can be spasm. Other causes can be a trapped nerve root irritating the muscle. Some people have greater likelihood of spasm due to underlying genetic causes. ...Read more
Severe sporadic shooting pain in left thigh, wraps down from hip, across anterior thigh into medial thigh just above knee. Possibly a blood clot?
Usually, yes: Try ice packs or warm packs and over the counter medicines such as naproxen. Also, take a break from soccer for a couple of weeks. Because of the unique movements soccer athletes make, this is a very common injury. But if it doesn't improve, you should see a doctor because it could be something worse. ...Read more
Can knee bursitis cause a lump in the thigh just above knee?Waiting for xray to verify. Lump is painless,feels deep in muscle,very mild ache in knee.
Yes: The pelvis and hips have a lot going on in terms of muscles and attachments. I suspect you could find a decent diagram online. ...Read more
Muscle strain pain between base of penis and left leg. Dull ache in left testicle, testicular ultrasound showed minor hydrocele what's the cause?
Can peroneal tendon subluxation cause tightness in the soleus? Peroneal tendon on left leg sticks out and area is sore. Soleus tightness in left leg.
Yes: Any ankle problem ( including recurrent peroneal tendon subluxation) that causes pain, swelling and slight limping can make your gastrocsoleus muscle group(calf) 'tight'.Consider seeing an orthopedic specialist to reconstruct your peroneal 'sling '. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Muscle weakness x 1: weakness on one side, in one muscle group, could be due to injury or something called radiculopathy. The latter is a pinched nerve root in the lower back. It may also cause pain or numbness. If you have pain, numbness and weakness on one side, in one muscle group, radiculopathy is the likely answer. ...Read more
Arthritic right knee and right sided hemiparesis post stroke. Movement restricted by big knots in muscles around back of knee. How to remove knots?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more