Lateral thigh pain causes - Doctor answers

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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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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 my inner thigh pain?

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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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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What cause upper left thigh pain?

Thigh pain: Most probably muscular.... If no improvement after a few days, see your doctor and consider a study to rule out any other issues ...Read more

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Lateral thigh pain during and after exercise?

Lateral thigh pain during and after exercise?

A few things: Check w/ md, in order of frequency:
1.Tight iliotibial (it) bands: learn some stretches from internet & do them when you're warmed up or seek physical therapy.
2.Trochanteric bursitis: might need othopedist and injection especially if thigh hurts when you roll over on it.
3:hip or low back arthritis causing "pinching" of cartilage or nerve.
4:bone pain from weakness, osteoporosis, over-training. ...Read more

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What are the causes of thigh pain during ovulation?

Enlarging ovaries: Your pain is likely due to the stretching capsule which occurs immediately before ovulation. It's normal most of the time but when it goes to the thigh, it is due to radiation down the nerves that go both to the pelvis and to the anterior thigh. Some people with this also have endometriosis. Talk to your obgyn about this. ...Read more

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

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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Cause of thigh pain with swelling increased by exercise? What is the solution

Cause of thigh pain with swelling increased by exercise? What is the solution

Doctor can evaluate: Pains felt in the thigh area can be from problems located there, such as a pulled or strained muscle, or even a problem with the thigh bone. Problems in the hip joint, or problems with nerves or blood vessels headed towards the legs, can first appear as thigh pains. Some medications that have muscle aches as a side effect can also appear as thigh pain. The doctor can evaluate to look for a cause. ...Read more

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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

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Cause of bilateral thigh pain after failed spinal fusion?

Thigh pain: My first answer is missed hip arthritis. This causes pain from groin to knee, worse getting up from sitting. Commonly missed by spine surgeons too focused on abnormal MRI and not performing a complete exam. Not intentional, just happens. If fusion has failed, this could also cause pain into groins/thighs. A good exam and studies including x-rays would be helpful. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause severe hip and thigh pain after being in bed for more than an hr.?

Is there anything that can cause severe hip and thigh pain after being in bed for more than an hr.?

See an orthopaedist: Pain within the hip can be a sign of arthritis. A consult with an orthopaedic surgeon, with xrays of the hip, would be a good place to start to help identify the source of the problem. ...Read more

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Can custom orthodics cause me upper leg and inner thigh pain when standing or walking. Pain for a week so far.

Yes.: Biomechanical orthotics change how the muscles in your feet and legs function during the gait cycle. For this reason, we instruct our patients to break in a new pair of orthotics over time, so as to not put too much strain on the muscles. Another answer is they might need to be adjusted. Talk to the doctor who prescribed them, who may also give you stretching exercises to do. ...Read more

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What could cause thigh pain 6 months after total hip replacement?

What could cause thigh pain 6 months after total hip replacement?

End of stem: Some longer hip implant stems cause pressure on the bone in your thigh. Have your surgeon x-ray and check into this possibility. Also a loose implant can cause thigh pain. ...Read more

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What would cause severe hip and thigh pain after being on my feet for hours?

What would cause severe hip and thigh pain after being on my feet for hours?

Could be your back: Problems with the lower back can often be felt in the hip and back of the thigh....Standing in one place for hours can often bring on pain and stiffness in the lumbar spine....See your doctor and have your back examined. ...Read more

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What are all causes of anterior thigh pain after 6 months of total hip replacement? Be specific

What are all causes of anterior thigh pain after 6 months of total hip replacement? Be specific

Femoral implant: Depending on what type of metal implant was used, the implant may be far stiffer than young femur, which can create thigh pain when you do a maneuver that forces your femur to flex.

The other cause could be a loose implant. If the implant is moving still inside the femur it will hurt. ...Read more

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Fulkerson Osteotomy/Lateral Release/Medial Reefing on Thursday (5/28) - now having hip & thigh pain. .. Is this normal?

Fulkerson Osteotomy/Lateral Release/Medial Reefing on Thursday (5/28) - now having hip & thigh pain. .. Is this normal?

UsuallyPostop pain I: If there any surgical procedure there's usually paint on it usually starts improving after a few days of is getting worse or any questions you should call your surgeon they should be able to give you information about how long it takes to heal and what kind of paIny usually have ...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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For a week I've had moderate-severe lower back, hip & upper thigh pain with no known cause or injury. It feels muscular, but not 100% sure - thoughts?

Lumbar disc injury: We need a bit more info: do you have any numbness or tingling going down your hip/thigh? Does the pain get better with rest and/or worse with activity? Most likely though, this is due to some injury to one of your lumbar discs whereby nerves get pinch and inflamed. This could be treated with anti-inflammatory medications, heat/ice, gentle stretching, and also pain meds. See doc if not better. ...Read more

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What might cause non-localized posterior left thigh pain persistent for3 weeks that aggravates after climbing stairs? No swellings, no pain when static

The most likely: Injury would be a pulled hamstring. That is a muscle strain injury and would be treated with rest, anti-inflammatory meds and maybe some heat if the injury is more than a few days old. ...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