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Felt like something popped in upper thigh so now I can't lift leg or run but can walk. What's that?

Felt like something popped in upper thigh so now I can't lift leg or run but can walk. What's that?

Flexor/groin pull: You may have strained your hip flexor muscles (psoas/rectus femorus) required for 'lifing your leg or running'
a 'groin pull' is also caused over-stretching of the adductor muscles (which include the adductor magnus, longus, brevis.)
treatment is r.I.C.E : rest, ice, crutches, elevate then slow stetching. See also http://www. Sports-injury-info. Com/hip-flexor-injury. Html. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I fell on ice in a parking lot 2 days ago and my outter upper thigh hurts now but I can walk and throbs when I sit. No bruise, what did I do to it?

I fell on ice in a parking lot 2 days ago and my outter upper thigh hurts now but I can walk and throbs when I sit. No bruise, what did I do to it?

Bursa.: You may have inflammed the trochanteric bursa, on the upper, outer part of your thigh. If it only happened two days ago, you should apply ice packs and take aleve (naproxen) or advil, as directed. Hopefully it will get better in a week or two. ...Read more

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Experiencing severe pain at left outer/upper thigh progressing down left leg making it hard to walk and increases with cold compresses. Any advice?

Experiencing severe pain at left outer/upper thigh progressing down left leg making it hard to walk and increases with cold compresses. Any advice?

Yes: Sounds like an injury to lateral femoral cutaneous nerve called meralgia parasthetica. Neurontin (gabapentin) is very helpful drug for this condition. ...Read more

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My husband has a pain on the left side upper thigh, right where his leg and abdomen meet, kind of in his groin area. It's sharp pains and he can hardly walk. It comes and goes but is really bad when he wakes up in the morning. He has no issues going to th

My husband has a pain on the left side upper thigh, right where his leg and abdomen meet, kind of in his groin area. It's sharp pains and he can hardly walk. It comes and goes but is really bad when he wakes up in the morning. He has no issues going to th

Get checked!: Severe pain is always scary! Sometimes it ends up being a temporary minor problem, other times it can be serious. Pain in that area could indicate a hernia. If there is pain with a hernia that may mean it is incarcerated (strangulated), which is serious. See a doc quickly. If the pain does not resolve promptly, worsens, he has fever, vomiting go to an ER! ...Read more

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I have bone weakness/pain in left leg when resting for long periods and get up to walk. Pain felt from hip to upper thigh. What could it be?

I have bone weakness/pain in left leg when resting for long periods and get up to walk. Pain felt from hip to upper thigh. What could it be?

Sciatica: 30's female with pain pattern of pain in hip radiating to upper thigh and incited by going from sitting to standing. The cause can be varied including lumbar spine neural impingement, pyriformis syndrome and sacroiliac joint disorder. See an Osteopath for a hands-on evaluation. The hip Joint and bursitis are other possibilities. ...Read more

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I feel tingly pain I'm my thigh when sitting and in bed. Feels better to stretch and walk. Also throbbing on upper thigh (front) and knee on left leg.

I feel tingly pain I'm my thigh when sitting and in bed. Feels better to stretch and walk. Also throbbing on upper thigh (front) and knee on left leg.

Muscles: A late teenager with aches and pains in the legs and knees should evaluate his level of physical activity and whether too much was pursued too soon. Exercise and sports should be undertaken as gradually increased activity within a stepped up program; to allow the soft tissues to gradually adjust and strengthen. If problem persists, a doctor's evaluation is in order. ...Read more

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I fell 2years ago & hurt. The upper muscle in my upper thigh. It still hurts & I can't hardly walk at all. Any help?

I fell 2years ago & hurt. The upper muscle in my upper thigh. It still hurts & I can't hardly walk at all. Any help?

Have it looked, at: Did you have an evaluation after you fell? Did you have an x-ray? Was anything broken? Did you have any bruising? Tis is highly unusual for you to be "hardly abler to walk" two years after a fall without something significant going on. Have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a sharp, gripping pain in my upper thigh. Rest relieves the pain, but when I walk the pain shoots across my upper thigh.

Thigh pain: Such Sharp pain in the upper thigh may be due to a nerve impingement in the groin. Another possibility is a hernia which can be barely noticeable. If this discomfort continues it's recommended that you be examined by a physician and, if advisable, he/she will refer you to a specialist for diagnosis and treatment depending on their findings. ...Read more

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I have upper thigh pain from running (had a weeks rest still have pain). Can I workout (like crunches) what should I do?

I have upper thigh pain from running (had a weeks rest still have pain). Can I workout (like crunches) what should I do?

Range of motion: Lactic acid a buildup of this chemical can cause marked pain that can last upwards of two weeks. Active range of motion to increase circulation will speed recovery. Ice will help with pain. ...Read more

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Tightness in upper thigh near the groin when running?

Tightness in upper thigh near the groin when running?

Ans: Well better stop running for a while you need to do proper warm up exercises or you can do irrepairable injury. ...Read more

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I have this pain in my right upper thigh but the pain increases badly when I try to walk. I can barly put pressure on it. What should I do?

I have this pain in my right upper thigh but the pain increases badly when I try to walk. I can barly put pressure on it. What should I do?

Don't ignore it: If you've had any recent workouts or trauma it could be a muscular source of pain. Damage to ligaments or tendons could also cause some discomfort that worsens with weight-bearing. Rest, heat or ice, over-the-counter pain control medications, or compression dressings (an ace bandage) are things that could be tried. If the symptoms do not improve in 3 to 5 days x-rays should be considered by your doctor. ...Read more

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Deep pain outer right upper thigh for 6 months. Hurts to press on it, to lay on that side and a week ago it was so painful I couldn't walk for 2 days.

Sounds like Trochan-: Teric bursitis, which can get aggravated by lying o
n that side, or get bumped on that side. Need to take pain meds, use a heat pack, exercises are helpful.
See an orthopod, to ensure correct DX is made so treatment is initiated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pain in y upper thigh my athletic trainer says it is my quad. What should I do? It hurts when I run and sprint? What do you thing it is?

I have pain in y upper thigh my athletic trainer says it is my quad. What should I do? It hurts when I run and sprint? What do you thing it is?

See an Orthopaedic: You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. Depending on how long you have had the pain and exactly where the pain is you could need an MRI. There are several causes of thigh pain and seeing an Orthopedist would be the first step for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Consistent Pain right next to where the bladder is, when bladder is full, when I walk, in right upper thigh and when in free fall position. Stone?

Consistent Pain right next to where the bladder is, when bladder is full, when I walk, in right upper thigh and when in free fall position. Stone?

Need to see the MD: Your symptoms are vague, but concerning and there's no good way to evaluate this over the web. I'd strongly recommend you get to a doctor sooner than later to get this figured out. ...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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I have upper thigh pain from running I rested my muscles for a week but still have pain. I was told to run slowly. Is it okay to still do crunches?

I have upper thigh pain from running I rested my muscles for a week but still have pain. I was told to run slowly. Is it okay to still do crunches?

Yes: You may have itb syndrome. This is inflammation of a band of tissue that runs along the side of your leg. There is also a fluid filled sack beneath it that can get inflamed. That is called bursitis. If your pain hasn't resolved in a few weeks with anti inflammatories, then you should see a doctor. Crunches should be fine to do. ...Read more

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I played an intense game of soccer yesterday, and now the back of my thigh (behind the knee) hurts when I stretch, walk or try to run?

I played an intense game of soccer yesterday, and now the back of my thigh (behind the knee) hurts when I stretch, walk or try to run?

Hamstring: You probably have a strained hamstring. Take some time off, rest, ice, and stretch your hamstrings. If it doesn't improve over a week, consult your primary care doctor ...Read more

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I fell on my knee and now it hurts and now it feels like I have water sensation running down my leg? I have bad sciatic problems and can barely walk.

I fell on my knee and now it hurts and now it feels like I have water sensation running down my leg? I have bad sciatic problems and can barely walk.

Have to see doctor: You may have sustained internal injury to knee joint (ligaments, meniscus etc), you have to see orthopedic surgeon for tests and treatment, delay may cause severe damage. ...Read more

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All of a sudden had muscle weakness in leg and can't walk/run/drive (6mnths) for long time. CPK is 184IU/L and sr cr which used to be 0.9 is now 1.2.

All of a sudden had muscle weakness in leg and can't walk/run/drive (6mnths) for long time. CPK is 184IU/L and sr cr which used to be 0.9 is now 1.2.

You need and exam: Clearly, something has changed in you at least with respect with the strength in one limb and since it hasn't gotten any better over a long period of time you should have it looked it by a doctor. I am also concerned about the increased serum creatinine....but have you tried drinking water in generous amounts? Sometimes, a person gets a bit dehyrated and those numbers bump a bit. ...Read more

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For the past year I am experiencing intense leg pain starting at hip and continuing down leg into foot. I run and walk and it hurts all the time now.

2 areas: Of concern vascular and orthopedic. It seems though that it probably is the hip with radiation of pain see an orthopedist first ...Read more