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Upper Leg Pain (Definition)

Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee. They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle. Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or ...Read more


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What causes intermittent front left thigh pain. All tests came out negative (mri, X-ray, neuro test). Told it might be muscular-skeletal.?

What causes intermittent front left thigh pain. All tests came out negative (mri, X-ray, neuro test). Told it might be muscular-skeletal.?

Let me explain: Thigh pain usually come either from knee or from the hip area, some time could come from a disc in the lumber are. Did they take x-ray of the knee and the hip. Let me know please. ...Read more

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7 y/o c/o intermittent upper right thigh pain x2-3 weeks. Has hypotonia, pronated ankles, orthotic inserts for shoes. Possible causes?

7 y/o c/o intermittent upper right thigh pain x2-3 weeks. Has hypotonia, pronated ankles, orthotic inserts for shoes. Possible causes?

Thigh pain: There could be a couple if reasons for thigh pain. If the pain is consistent I would recommend a trip to your doctor. The pediatrician will check your child's thigh but also the hip and the knee. Children can get referred pain tithe thigh from both the hip an the knee so important to check those too. ...Read more

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Testicular pain (bilateral, constant, intermittently more severe)+thigh pain, warmth of scrotum increasingly with pain. Torsion and trauma ruled out.?

Testicular pain (bilateral, constant, intermittently more severe)+thigh pain, warmth of scrotum increasingly with pain. Torsion and trauma ruled out.?

Inflamed vs varices: Pain is a result of inflammation or changes is circulation. It is unlikely (extremely rare) to have bilateral torsion. If you don't have bilateral inguinal hernias, you should consider undergoing a scrotal ultrasound to assess for increased flow suggesting epididymal orchitis, or changes in flow seen in varicoceles. If "-", then it could be a ligamentous strain. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my thigh pain for past 10 years?

What can I do to treat my thigh pain for past 10 years?

Depends on its cause: First it'll need to be diagnosed, possibilities include arthritis of hip, or in lower back, where there might be a pinched nerve. These are the common conditions; others would include thigh bone lesions or in the soft tissues of the thigh itself. Once diagnosed, then treatment could be initiated. I am unable to provide you with any other advise till one knows the results of exam & tests. ...Read more

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I have been having thigh pain, what should I do to ease the pain?

Get help: Check with your primary care physician, as to how you should proceed - they might start with some diagnostic test. ...Read more

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I have thigh pain usually while sitting at work all day. This just started off/on recently. Scale 1-10 about a 3 or 4. What causes it?

I have thigh pain usually while sitting at work all day. This just started off/on recently. Scale 1-10 about a 3 or 4. What causes it?

Hip rotation/spasm: Sitting all day, it's the new american sickness. Our bodies were simply not meant to sit. Unfortunately for those of us that have to, that usually means that over time, we will develop pain. You can see an osteopathic doctor (do) who practices omt, or a chiropractor who can do hip manipulation. In addition, muscle relaxers from your doc may help. Heat, stretching, getting up will help. G'luck! ...Read more

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Thigh pain started a few months ago with no injury. It hurts/ tightens up. Mostly after sitting. Why? 35/M good health. Should I see a dr? What kind?

Thigh pain started a few months ago with no injury. It hurts/ tightens up. Mostly after sitting. Why? 35/M good health. Should I see a dr? What kind?

Ortho or neuro: What your describing could be just musculoskeletal, but if petsists, could be from disc in back with "sciatica". Should see either ortho/ neuro/neurosurgeon ...Read more

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I have a pain at my bikini line with thigh pain what may be the cause?

Meralgiaparesthetica: Common common due to compression of nerves that come ove rhte pelvic rim and can be compressed by undergarments. Usually causes a patch of pain/numbness or strange sensations on the upper thigh. Can be associated with rapid weight gain or loss. ...Read more

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I'm havein hip and outer thigh pain, what could this be?

Meralgia: If the front and lateral side of the thigh feels like it is burning or numb, or crawling with bees, or even painful, it could be meralgia paresthetica. It is a condition that affects the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve where it exits the pelvis in front of the hip. Sigmund freud had it and took Cocaine to combat it. ...Read more

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What causes thigh pain?

What causes thigh pain?

Thigh pain: Many possible causes, most likely is the so called "ilio tibial band syndrome" due to very tight ilio tibial band. Other causes could be hip joint pathology, trochanteris bursitis, could be to compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and of course bone pathology as well. Characteristics of the pain will guide into making a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes my inner thigh pain?

Many things, U need-: -evaluation by Ur PCP. Hands on exam is needed. Common causes that come to mind R clots, muscle strain, lymph node pain, hernia, for starters. Get into B Cn. ...Read more

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What could be causing my thigh pain?

Lots of things: Thigh pain can come from back, hip, and knee problems. Trauma to the area, acute or chronic can do it. Less common are things like infection and tumors. If it is persistent, worsening, associated with other issues, see your primary doctor or an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Having severe upper, inner thigh pain?

Having severe upper, inner thigh pain?

Pain: Sources of pain in upper inner thigh would be the following: hernia, problem with femoral artery, vein or nerve, adductor muslces of legs. Others too, but those would be top thoughts. ...Read more

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Does a thighmaster help with thigh pain?

Depends on pain: It depends on the pain. However, exercise is normally beneficial in treating most types of chronic pain as long as it does not aggravate the pain. You are currently in physical therapy? I would recommend asking your therapist, who will have a better idea of your pain, and follow up with your physician. Again, exercise and strengthening will normally benefit pain issues, depending on the pain issue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: thigh pain?

Thigh: The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to name only a few. ...Read more

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What could be causing lower thigh pain when standing?

Thigh pain: Many possible causes, most likely is the so called "ilio tibial band syndrome" due to very tight ilio tibial band. Other causes could be hip joint pathology, trochanteris bursitis, could be to compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and of course bone pathology as well. Characteristics of the pain will guide into making a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is causing lower thigh pain when returning to a standing position.?

What is causing lower thigh pain when returning to a standing position.?

Hip arthritis??: One possible cause for anterior thigh pain is hip arthritis. It can be sensitive to changes in position and sometime hurt more when the hip is flexed. ...Read more

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Groin and thigh pain. What might it be?

Usually the hip: The hip joint will cause pain in the groin and radiate down the front of the thigh especially with weight bearing or rotating the leg bone. Inguinal hernias or other local pathology in the groin can also cause pain to radiate into the thigh. ...Read more

Thigh Pain (Definition)

The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to ...Read more