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Doctor insights on: Inner Thigh Tightness

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What should I do to it and approximately how long should I rest it? I have kicked a soccer ball not stretching properly and i feel my inner thigh muscle so tight from my knee to my hip. I feel lil contraction lifting my knee toward my chest

You : You are most likely having a severe muscle spasm. You can try ice, advil, and very gentle stretching. A physical therapist may be helpful. The other thing we always worry about with leg pain however i will mention, and that is a blood clot. If you have any history of clots, or have swelling, severe pain, increased pain when the leg is down, chest pain, or shortness of breath, then you must go to the er to evaluate it. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Help please? I want to know what are some good ways to tight inner thighs?

Help please? I want to know what are some good ways to tight inner thighs?

Exercise: The muscles that work the inner thigh can be strengthened and tightened with adduction exercises. To explain in simple terms, it is the motion where you move your legs from outward extended position to inward against resistance. You may want to see a personal trainer a few times to get tips and then continue exercises on your own! ...Read more

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I am a 32 year old male, for the past 2 years I have been having tightness in my groin/thigh area on my right side. Its mostly in the inner thigh area?

I am a 32 year old male, for the past 2 years I have been having tightness in my groin/thigh area on my right side. Its mostly in the inner thigh area?

Hernia?: I think after two years you deserve a full evaluation with a good physician. It sounds to me like a hernia, but there is a lot to learn in person. I wish you well. Ask for help where you live. ...Read more

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What exercises works best to lose my flabby inner thighs and give me a tight uplifted buttock? My inner thighs rub together and my buttock sags.

Core strenthening: Work on core strengthening and increase your cardio workouts. Keep your heart rate up for at least 20-30 minutes 5 times a week. Evaluate your diet and make sure you are not consuming too many carbs or calories in general. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper inner thigh closer to my panty line. It is soft and small. It causes some discomfort and dimples when I pull the skin tight ?

I have a lump on my upper inner thigh closer to my panty line. It is soft and small. It causes some discomfort and dimples when I pull the skin tight ?

Need more info: The location is just too hard to completely understand. This could be anything from a varicose vein to lymph node to direct hernia. This is one of the times when you need to give more detail. I suggest doing a consult with one of the many HealthTap physicians to be able to give more information and possibly show a picture. ...Read more

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Suffering from anxiety but also feeling a tightness in the right side of my lower back and slight pain in my inner right thigh.

Suffering from anxiety but also feeling a tightness in the right side of my lower back and slight pain in my inner right thigh.

Probably not related: The lower back pain and pain in right inner thigh may simply be muscle strain, but could also be neuropathic pain ("a pinched nerve causing skin sensations"). Regardless, they do not sound worrisome, but the only way to reassure you completely would be to have an exam in person. ...Read more

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Have had tight hamstrings and inner thighs all my life stretching helps very minimally. Any causes treatments suggestions etc...?

Have had tight hamstrings and inner thighs all my life stretching helps very minimally. Any causes treatments suggestions etc...?

This is most likely-: -genetics B-ing present @ Ur age. The only thing that U can do is stretching every day 2-3ttimes a day. It should not B forceful but gentle. U can also vary the way U sit, especially on a couch. Sit with 1 leg on the couch & lean forward towards Ur toes & then switch 2 the other leg. These tips may help U but it it is a slow process. @ Ur age U get board & don't keep @ it. Give it a try. ...Read more

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Could a tight hip flexor cause burning/prickling sensations in the inner thigh ? I do quite a bit of driving during the day.

Could a tight hip flexor cause burning/prickling sensations in the inner thigh ? I do quite a bit of driving during the day.

Sounds like: A pinched nerve, either ilioinguinal or genitofemoral nerve. Either nerve could be pinched at a hernia or in the retroperitoneum. Show it to a doctor to make sure it is nothing serious. ...Read more

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7 weeks after inguinal hernia surgery if I dont wear tight underwear I feel strange pull in inner thigh and heaviness around surg area. Is it normal?

7 weeks after inguinal hernia surgery if I dont wear tight underwear I feel strange pull in inner thigh and heaviness around surg area. Is it normal?

Yes: there will still be some residual swelling and scar tissue in the area of the hernia repair, as well as potentially some injury to the nerve in the area. This will take several months, up to 6 months, before these symptoms go away. ...Read more

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How can I tighten loose skin on inner thighs?

How can I tighten loose skin on inner thighs?

See below: If this is from weight loss, the thigh lift is the best option. You must however be at your best weight. Good luck from NYC ...Read more