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What causes inner thigh pain affecting the knee?

What causes inner thigh pain affecting the knee?

Medial knee pain: Hi, to be clear, you are talking about inner pain (medial) at the level of the knee, correct? Knee pain has many etiologies, the main ones to consider when there is medial pain are: medial meniscus tear, medial arthritis, and medial collateral ligament (MCL) sprain. Your doc will do an exam of the knee to delineate potential causes and as needed get XR and MRI. See your doc and get better soon! ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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What causes inner thigh itching?

What causes inner thigh itching?

Try antifungal: Inner thigh itching could be caused by many factors. A trial of otc anti fungal medicine, such as terbinafine (lamisil) applied twice daily is a reasonable action. Its always wise to see your doctor or a dermatologist for evaluation if concerned or if it doesn't improve. ...Read more

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Bruising on inner thigh?

Bruising on inner thigh?

Many causes: There are many causes, did you bump into anything, are you on blood thinners of any kind? We need more details to find out what may be the cause. ...Read more

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Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?

Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?

Nerve pain: Hi, nerve pains are usually burning form, the way you are describing it, it sounds more like nerve compression pain. If you have swelling of the Calf, a Doppler ultrasound would be helpful to make sure there is no blood clot ...Read more

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Swollen itchy inner thigh?

Swollen itchy inner thigh?

Consider your skin: If this persists it should be examined by your doctor. The most common causes would be irritation, contact with something you are allergic to, or hair follicles that are inflamed or infected. The swelling may suggest deeper tissue involvement such as spread of infection or trauma from scratching. If the thigh feels hot, becomes hot or red, seek medical attention sooner rather than later! ...Read more

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Pain in inner thigh near groin area. Sometimes travels behind my knees. What could it be?

Pain in inner thigh near groin area. Sometimes travels behind my knees. What could it be?

Tailor's tendinitis: Twenties male with groin pain radiating to behind the knees describes an injury peculiar to tailors who use a trundle foot pedal to drive the sewing machine. Repetitive stress doing certain muscle building physical culture exercises could initiate. See a physical therapist or Osteopath to discern. The overly-stressed Gracelis muscle is the offending soft tissue spastic structure in such injuries. ...Read more

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Could hernia occure in leg (upper inner thigh)?

Could hernia occure in leg (upper inner thigh)?

Yes: A femoral hernia can present , more frequently get incarcerated , see your doctor, to make sure ...Read more

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What causes boils in the inner thigh?

What causes boils in the inner thigh?

Many times: Many times it is because of abnormal hair follicles, sweat, and oil glands in this area. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What can cause inner and outer hip pain?

What can cause inner and outer hip pain?

Severl possibilites: These include arthritis, sciatica, bursitis and lumbar disc disease to name just a few. THerefore, I would recommend evaluation by Orthopedics who may be able to confirm the answer via imaging and hopefully use physical therapy or pool therapy and meds to quiet the pain without surgery.Our goal is to get you diagnosed and out of pain as easily as possible so you can live a full life.Keep me posted ...Read more

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Sciatica pain, buttocks, low back, front of thigh and outer thigh, foot tingling ?

Sciatica pain, buttocks, low back, front of thigh and outer thigh, foot tingling
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Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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What could cause a painful lumpy area on inner thigh?

What could cause a painful lumpy area on inner thigh?

Red?: Is the area red in the skin? That could be inflammation or infection in the hair follicles or could be a fungal infection. You should be checked by a doctor to determine what is the problem and get the right treatment. ...Read more

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Severe pain at top of inner thigh?

Severe pain at top of inner thigh?

It could musculo: Skeletal pain, nerve inflammation, circulation problem etc. See ur dr for any concern. God bless u! ...Read more

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Inner thigh pain due to soccer? Is that called a groin pull?

Inner thigh pain due to soccer?  Is that called a groin pull?

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

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Causes of pain and aching in inner right hip/groin area, right glute and inner/back of thigh?

Causes of pain and aching in inner right hip/groin area, right glute and inner/back of thigh?

Trauma,Inflammation&: Pain in the are you described can be due to trauma whole exercising or sports , Inflammation in that area like tendinitis or myositis.And infection under the skin or in the lymph nodes and rarely tumors . It can only be diagnosed by taking a detailed history and examination ...Read more

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Symptoms of clot in thigh 24 female aching inner thigh ?

Symptoms of clot in thigh 24 female aching inner thigh ?

Maybe....: Aching inner thigh could be caused by many more things than clot although I suppose it is possible. Risk factors would include smoking, family history of clots, recent immobilization or injury to the extremity, and taking oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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What can cause painful acne on the upper inner thigh?

What can cause painful acne on the upper inner thigh?

Acne: The normal causes of Acne but I suspect it is not Acne but possibly pilosebaceous cyst or Hidradenitis suppurativa. We have no idea how old you are or if you are male or female and what medical conditions or medications you are on. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Painful, red, rash on the fold of my inner thigh?

Painful, red, rash on the fold of my inner thigh?

Fungus: Likely a fungal infection. Recommend you see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more