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Deep Upper Leg Pain
Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee. They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle. Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or ...Read more
What is upper leg?:
Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee.
They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle.
Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or just below the knee. ...Read more
Tight proximal quad: Hip flexor tightness common today from all the sitting and stair steppers and no quad stretching we do our hamstrings and calves few stretch the hip flexors or abductors remember middle school pe and the hurdler stretch second part lying back. ...Read more
Upper leg pain jogn: If you have changed shoes or jog differently then this can cause muscle spasm in the upper leg and hip areas. Or this can be just "wear and tear" on the muscles and joints. See if taking a break for a week and some advil (ibuprofen) like medication over the counter to see if this helps. Otherwise please see your physician for further help and test. ...Read more
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
Upper leg pain (moderate) front and back today. Only strenuous activity lately is sex but didn't feel any pain yesterday. Hurts a little when I sit.?
Delayed Onset Pain: Delayed onset muscle pain is common after sex. There are five adductor muscles which go from the pelvis to the thigh bone and the gracilis and adductor magnus (long adductors) go from the pelvis to the knee. The main function of these muscles is to pull the legs together. They are used quite a lot in vigorous intercourse. If the pain persists more than a week or worsens you should see your doctor ...Read more
Pain in lower right back all the way down through my right buttock and upper leg. Pain seems mainly in buttock. What could it be?
Hello, I'm taking culturalle probiotic. I heard upper leg pain can be a side effect. Is thIs true and should I stop taking them?
Not known sideeffect: I've never heard of leg pain as a side effect of Culturelle or any other probiotics. I searched for info on Culturelle side effects on several sites and found no mention of leg pain. Probiotics can cause some gas, loose stools or constipation, which is usually temporary, and rarely allergic reactions like hives. No need to stop but you many want to consult your doctor as to the cause of leg pain. ...Read more
Soon: When feel tired most of the time and have pain in the leg that is not normal, I would advice to see your doctor to see what is going on. I hope you feel better. Thanks. ...Read more
Orthopaedic Surgeon: Your pain may be coming from your back, your hip, or your knee. An orthopaedic surgeon can determine the source of your pain. ...Read more
28years old lady presented with edema and pain on dorsum of foot gradualy developed into upper leg pain what causes?
Bubbling feeling in groin area like I can feel the blood flowing with upper leg pain and pain behind my knee what could it be?
Over a week now extreme pain on front of right upper leg. Pain runs from side of hip to inner part of knee. Dr prescribed methylpresnisolone, still in pain, referred to ortho appointment in 2 wks.
Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg. The nerve then goes to the muscle which can then hurt, spasm or feel sore or irritated. ...Read more
Severe Thigh pain and lower leg pain after sitting Indian style. I use always sit like that for hours & play video games Anything I can do to help it.
Hip, muscle, nerve: I'd love to be able to help you, but a more thorough history, physical exam and x-rays will be necessary to give you more answers. A doctor's visit with an orthopedic and/or sports med doctor will likely be your best bet. If I can be of further help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
Swelling on the inner side of my knee, no injury and sometimes upper leg pain had ultrasound done vains r fine could it be lymphedema?
Consult P. therapist:
To help as specific exercises to increase strength and stretch the thigh/leg muscles would definitely help.
Good luck. ...Read more
It is common for diabetic leg pain to be as high as the thigh area or it is mainly isolated to the feet?
Diabetic neuropathy: Most commonly it is in a "stocking" distribution, feet ankles. However it can go much higher. You should talk to your doctor about this. If this is diabetic neuropathy, good glycemic control and medications are important. Other types of neuropathy can involve motor and sensory nerves. However, other possibilities include nerve root/disk disease, or other neurologic problems. ...Read more
Can sitting Indian style cause leg pain after words? I play games like that a lot for hours. Been developing leg pain calf and thigh
What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?
Unusual: It's unusual to have leg, thigh, & knee pain following hysterectomy. If you had a lapararoscopic or robotic procedure, it's possible (but unlikely) that the leg stirrups were compressing the areas you have concerns with. Check with your surgeon to address the above just to be thorough. Otherwise, a visit to your primary doc may be in order to explore other possibilities. Take care & good luck. ...Read more
Can custom orthodics cause me upper leg and inner thigh pain when standing or walking. Pain for a week so far.
Yes.: Biomechanical orthotics change how the muscles in your feet and legs function during the gait cycle. For this reason, we instruct our patients to break in a new pair of orthotics over time, so as to not put too much strain on the muscles. Another answer is they might need to be adjusted. Talk to the doctor who prescribed them, who may also give you stretching exercises to do. ...Read more
I used a foam roller for my leg pain, it caused even more painful burning sensations from thigh to feet. Any thoughts?
Pain: Perhaps instead of using a roller which causes friction and increases temperature further in your already inflammatory state, you use a cold pack. This will decrease blood flow and reduce the pain you are perceiving from inflammation. As your pain decreases after 24-48 hours, you can try applying heat and stretching to increase muscle flexibility. The roller might come in handy then. ...Read more
I am experiencing severe leg pain at night. Only in my thigh. It hurts to walk when I get the leg pain. During the day I’ll limp but it won’t ache.
Leg pain at night: At your age likely related to exercise or work you do during day before. ...Read more
The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to ...Read more