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Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?

Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?

Stress: Sorry you r going thru this. It all ties in to stress &its effects on hormonal balance. Stress triggers changes in our inner hormonal environment resulting in missed periods, low energy, insomnia, moodiness, body aches & weakness to name a few. This addsmore stress &a viscous cycle ensues. Supporting your thyroid with l-tyrosine, selenium, &iodine helps to normalize your hormones &eliminate symptoms. ...Read more

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I woke up in the night and felt a pain in one specific spot on my thigh when walking. Now I have dull pain lying down in upper thigh&knee. Concern?

I woke up in the night and felt a pain in one specific spot on my thigh when walking. Now I have dull pain lying down in upper thigh&knee. Concern?

Thigh pain: Could be a number of things but of concern is clots. Any swelling? Are you on birth control pills or have a family history of clots? Could also be sciatica, meralgia parasthetica, nerve compression, ganglion cyst, cyst, mass type pain, does it change with position? Redness? Trauma? Due to concern for clot, would check it out this AM with doctor/ER as a clot is an emergency. ...Read more

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I have had left lateral upper thigh numbness x 3 wks. Now deep aching inside. Numbness is slowly traveling down leg.? Emg help diagnose

I have had left lateral upper thigh numbness x 3 wks. Now deep aching inside. Numbness is slowly traveling down leg.? Emg help diagnose

Yes: You are describing nerve pain. An EMG consists of testing the health and speed of your nerve function, followed by electrode insertion to the muscle for a specialist to access the nerve and muscle connections. This will answer the question of what nerve is causing your pain. Treatment and symptom control begin with a real diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Aching pain in left inside upper thigh and groin area. Sometimes radiates to left lower back area. No swelling.

Aching pain in left inside upper thigh and groin area. Sometimes radiates to left lower back area. No swelling.

Groin pain: Causes of groin pain include hernia, hip arthritis, tendonitis, nerve pain from spinal nerve impingement, inflamed lymph node, trauma, or pelvic organ inflammation. If it is radiating as you describe, you should have an exam by your doctor. ...Read more

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Causes of some minor pain and aching in hip joint and upper thigh discomfort after total hip joint replacement?

Causes of some minor pain and aching in hip joint and upper thigh discomfort after total hip joint replacement?

Depends: Thigh pain in the front is usually from scar tissue from the hip joint tightening up from sitting too much. Stretching the hip and quad can help. Pain in the upper thigh behind the hip is usually from sciatic nerve irritation in the lumbar spine, or infrequently from scarring at the surgery site. I would ask your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Inner upper thigh/groin ache/burning pain. 4 days. Saw a Dr. Who Did not think it is dvt as I was worried. Could she have missed it in examination?

Inner upper thigh/groin ache/burning pain. 4 days. Saw a Dr. Who Did not think it is dvt as I was worried. Could she have missed it in examination?

Circulation issue: In DVT. If there is a clot on one side blocking all the veins coming back from all the leg, then all the circulation out from there would be blocked. There would be huge swelling. The test (doppler) is simple, not very expensive, nonpainful and non risky.
cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it wouldn't likely be done. ...Read more

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Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?

Stress: Sorry you r going thru this. It all ties in to stress &its effects on hormonal balance. Stress triggers changes in our inner hormonal environment resulting in missed periods, low energy, insomnia, moodiness, body aches & weakness to name a few. This addsmore stress &a viscous cycle ensues. Supporting your thyroid with l-tyrosine, selenium, &iodine helps to normalize your hormones &eliminate symptoms. ...Read more

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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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I have pain in upper thigh when walking. What could be the reason and what should I do about it?

Thigh pain: Pain in the thigh can result from an infection or muscular injury or hernia. A primary care physician will be able to do the initial evaluation. ...Read more

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Sudden calf pain. But pain in upper thigh near butt for a week or two. Started running about a month ago. DVT? Or mire likely overuse or injury?

Sudden calf pain. But pain in upper thigh near butt for a week or two. Started running about a month ago. DVT? Or mire likely overuse or injury?

Overuse: This would be a rare location for a blood clot. It sounds more like an overuse problem--you started running too hard too fast or a strain from an abnormal gait or footwear ...Read more

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Mild pain in upper thigh and pubic area male. Sensitive to touch after long sitting. No hernia and inguinal node, but there is a degenerative disc.

Mild pain in upper thigh and pubic area male. Sensitive to touch after long sitting. No hernia and inguinal node, but there is a degenerative disc.

Get checked: Do you have severe low back pain, leg weakness, sensation changes your bowel or bladder, numbness in your sit areas, problems holding your urine or stool or sexual dysfunction? I so, you may have a potentially serious condition in the lower spine - cauda equina syndrome. Do see your clinician in any case for evaluation & treatment. Meanwhile, you can take acetaminophen or an NSAID for relief. ...Read more

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Chronic back pain. Now pain in upper thigh near hip. On pain tablets and patch. Pregabalin 600mg, amtripline 600mg and fencino 25. Not working.

Chronic back pain. Now pain in upper thigh near hip. On pain tablets and patch. Pregabalin 600mg, amtripline 600mg and fencino 25. Not working.

Back pain: Many causes of back pain. If long standing and with stiffness, may represent arthritic changes. If present for brief time, may be muscular. Best to see pain specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's causing severe pain in upper thigh, just left of hip bone? Referred pain into glute when I press into it and down into quad.

What's causing severe pain in upper thigh, just left of hip bone? Referred pain into glute when I press into it and down into quad.

Bursa inflammation: I assume the pain you have is in your left upper thigh. You should see a doctor for a precise evaluation. Based on your description, a possible diagnosis is trochanteric bursitis which is an inflammation of the bursa lying over the upper part of your thigh bone. Unless contraindicated for you, Motrin may help. If not see a pain physician who can perform a very simple injection. ...Read more

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Dvt in right leg INR 1.5 today having pain in back of head sharp throbbing and pain in upper thigh almost to groin area. Get checked?

Dvt in right leg INR 1.5 today having pain in back of head sharp throbbing and pain in upper thigh almost to groin area. Get checked?

Yes: Your INR is not yet at the level in which your blood is thin enough to break the clot, goal is 2-3. Please have an eval by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in foot when I stood up, radiating pain in upper thigh simultanesouly, feet/hand numbness and tingling, pinched nerve?

Sharp pain in foot when I stood up, radiating pain in upper thigh simultanesouly, feet/hand numbness and tingling, pinched nerve?

Confusing: The only place all those areas have a common nerve serving them is the neck. This would be very unusual. Ypou should see your doc soon. Those are sx of multiple sclerosis. ...Read more

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Upper thigh throbs and is in pain, what should I do?

Diagnose: Treatment depends on cause. Is the pain aroused by directly palpating the region that hurts? If so then an x- ray might be indicated. I presume you mean front of thigh. If pain were in back of thigh likely sciatica caused by radiation of pain from nerves next to lumbar spine or pelvic girdle joints. Since pain goes not to foot is probably not lumbar disk problem. See osteopath for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Numbness in the upper thigh portion?

Numbness in the upper thigh portion?

Spinal issue: The upper thigh is innervated by nerves from the T4 and t5 interspinal nerve space. If the thigh at that spot is getting numb, then you might have to have an analysis of the spinal column. Do not see a chiropractor. See you family doctor for a start or an orthopedic surgeon who can make the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Two small bumps on upper thigh that itch?

Two small bumps on upper thigh that itch?

Not sure what they: Are from description. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do for numbness in left upper thigh?

What to do for numbness in left upper thigh?

Several things: Upper thigh numbness is often due to something called meralgia paresthetica; this is due to a nerve that gets pinched in the front part of the upper thigh. This is more likely to happen if a person is overweight and has a belly, or wears tight fitting clothes. Weight loss, loose fitting clothes, and sometimes medications are the appropriate treatments. ...Read more

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What does it mean uf my left upper thigh hurts?

What does it mean uf my left upper thigh hurts?

Nerve, muscle, bone: Thigh pain could be a nerve compression in the lumbar spine, or a local problem with muscle such as a calcified hematoma or the bone such as a stress fracture. You should have the pain evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my right upper thigh and lower back, help?

I have a pain in my right upper thigh and lower back, help?

Could be several...: If the back pain and thigh pain are related to same cause, likely a mid or higher lumbar disc - but could be separate related to the hip or muscles around the back and hip without a disc being involved. If persisting, see your pcp for exam or a physical medicine specialist or neurologist. ...Read more

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I had a random cold spot on my upper thigh. What could cause this?

Is it numb also?: This could be a minor impingement of a skin nerve on the upper thigh. It more commonly presents as a patch of skin about the size of your palm on the upper thigh that has decreased sensation. This can flucuate in severity. Its more a nuisance than anything bad. Typically no treatment is needed. ...Read more