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Inner Thigh Cramps Causes
Possible: Especially if you have involvement of L-3, 4 root level, these problems can appear. ...Read more
I'm a 56 yr old female and for the past 2 1/2 wks. Have been having severe outer thigh cramps upon standing after sitting/laying, lasting 20-40 sec.
Dehydration: Is more likely the cause of thigh cramps in pregnancy. During pregnancy, a woman's body has to generate increased blood volume and aminotic fluid, and take in a great deal of fluid to remain well hydrated. Dehydration commonly causes muscle cramps and is leading cause of preterm contractions. Drink a large glass of water, and relax. Labor will begin soon enough. ...Read more
No: No a hamstring injury is a tear or partial tear of the hamstring muscle / tendon w/ resultant bleeding and mild swelling (mild bruising may be seen on back of thigh or below knee).Cramping can occur secondary to the injury or can be related to metabolic reasons etc. See your physician. Best of luck! ...Read more
Consider STD: If you have been sexually active without protection (i.e. condom) then you could have a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Most health departments will provide confidential screening for STD without cost to the patient. ...Read more
Right upper thigh cramps, for no reason is a symptom of? I do have polyneuropathy, ridiculoneuropathy. Could it be a vascular problem? No blood clots.
Cramps: This is most likely related to your neurological issues. Consult with your neurologist. ...Read more
I am experiencing leg pain, difficulty walking and legs cramping. The following also describes me: Muscle cramps or spasms (painful), severe. What should I do?
Chronic muscle spasm: It appears that you have chronic muscle spasms. I would need more info. How long have you been having this problem. Do these cramps happen at rest or while walking or both. What medical history do you have. Do you have any problem with your circulation. Are these muscle spasms intractable? If the muscles are chronic and intractable then the treatment can vary. Dependant on the laws in your counI ...Read more
MANY possible causes: The cause can be musculoskeletal (adductor strain/overstretched muscle, hip arthritis), inguinal hernia, peripheral vascular disease (poor blood supply), lumbar disc disc with radiculopathy, even kidney stones.Cramps tend to be more chemically related from inadequate calcium/magnesium/potassium, dehydration, muscle fatigue. Lots of running is associated & good stretching can help. See doc if persist ...Read more
My husband who is 56 keeps getting severly painful cramps mostly in his thighs and sometimes his calfs. What could be the cause of that?
Butt and inner thighs cramp and hurt from sitting too much, 4 days later still minor sporadic aches and cramps. What could it be? Standing or sitting
Cramps in the same area inner top thigh near my butt for about 2 weeks? It lasts about 3-5 seconds, 5-7 times a day? What could it be?
I’ve been having a sharp cramp like pain in the space between the vaginia and inner thigh on right side for 3 years now. Comes and goes.?
Groin pain: 3 yrs.?: Most pain in the area described that are intermittent are due to open ulcers or sores, or, if none is noticeable, due to ligament strains from exercise. If you have very tender places superficially on the skin, there are viral causes, and when actively present, require a visit with your gyn provider. ...Read more
For the past two days, I have noticed that my upper left thigh starts to cramp in the middle of my workout. What are possible causes of this?
Can sciatica cause cramp like pain in back of thigh when getting up or straighten my back up get pains in thigh calf and butt?
Yes: That is exactly what it can do. Recommend stretch and exercise to see if it improves. If not then see a spine specialist to evaluate your options for treatments. ...Read more
Can sciatica cause cramp pain in thigh, butt and leg when standing up or sitting and straighten my back up goes away after few seconds?
Yes: Herniated disks that are cause of sciatica pain typically get worse with sitting, bending at the waist, and definitely worse with bending/twisting and raising a heavy object. Try avoiding these positions/activities initially. Typically most herniated disk pain improves on its own by 3-6 weeks. If still bothering you then I recommend seeing your doctor for further imaging. ...Read more
I work out daily and deliver mail. Recently I've been gettin bad cramps in my inner thighs and legs. Happens every evening. I stay hydrated. Thoughts?
While rowing, I had a cramp right where my leg connects to the trunk of my body, all along the inner thigh. Hard stepping up and walking. 3 days w/ it?
In a scull (sp)?: U know, a racing thing. If not used 2 this activity, it's very hard on hip flexors as well ask aductors. This would b a strain ; may b a significant 1.After 3 days it must b somewhat better. Typically a groin strain is painful no matter what u do except lying down. If u r not improving at all, get in 2 c an ortho guy 4 help. Otherwise it will slowly improve by itself. Rest, , nsaids, ice ; time. ...Read more
Varicose veins: Varicose veins are bulging veins that can cause cramping, restless legs, heaviness, swelling in the ankles or legs. If the cramping feels deep in the thigh, you should go see a phlebologist and have a venous ultrasound of your leg. You want to prevent a superficial blood clot called phlebitis and a deep vein thrombosis. Look up www. Phlebology. Org and find a doctor to examine you. ...Read more
Desperate to stop nocturnal leg spasms. Left ankle, right thigh cramp often. Thigh feels like string pulled taunt inside. What could cause this?
I have had cramp-like symptoms in my leg for a week. Comes and goes, and moves from inner thigh to knee, to toes. Not painful. Clot? Cramp? Nerve?
None of the above: Although I do not doubt your symptom (and it sounds like it's the same leg) none of those 3 choices fit the pattern of what you're describing. I think a good examination by your doctor together with some bloodwork and screening may reveal something. On the other hand, good hydration, getting good restful sleep, and regular exercise just may be the power script you need. ...Read more
My period is 5 days away. Woke up with light spoting after sex with my husband. It gone now but still have cramps, and thigh pain? Possibel causes??
Lingering cramps in inner thighs whenever I sit too long. Movement/stretching help n aren't painful. High ddimer in past. Should I worry about DVT?
DVT: Is always of concern, but in your case the fact that your symptoms are symmetric and transient speaks for a different mechanism, either vascular or neurological through mechanical compression. Would suggest to further self study your condition by using a recliner, if possible at different angles and next to simply place 1 leg on the table and see if and how it' s affecting your symptoms. ...Read more
A fall caused a crack in my kneecap while out-of-town. I waited a week to see the doc. I have extreme muscle cramps in my thigh. Is that a concern?
It could be:
The four muscles of the quadriceps
the patella, the patellar tendon
all the other soft tissues attaching to the patella, the tibial tuberosity form the extensor mechanism, so no surprise if you have some cramps in the leg. The spasm of those muscles could separate the fracture more and increase the injury. ...Read more