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Leg Pain In Upper Thigh
I am having a lot of bad leg pain around the knee, upper thigh, and above my ankle on my driving leg, especially when I am driving. Lasting weeks.
Lower extremity pain: First of all, we need to know if there is a history of trauma. If there is trauma, you need x-rays and possibly an MRI and blood tests. If there is not trauma and this happened spontaneously, there are a few conditions that have to be ruled out. Pain has to have a source. Do you suffer from low back problems? Are you active in sports? Do you have circulation issues? We need a better history. ...Read more
Left leg pain, above ankle and upper thigh, side, comes and goes. Been 5 days. Im worried for a blood cloth. What symtops are for dvt? Er?!
Unlikely to be DVT .: DVT is usually characterized by aching pain in the entire limb and 5 days after the onset would also show swelling of the leg extending proximally. The limb may also feel warm and tender. Since certain medications, pregnancy and trauma may also predispose, would look into these. Do not seen urgent need for ER but would consult with primary care doctor without delay. ...Read more
I have leg pain on bottom of upper thigh. Pain at times while sitting or laying down. What is best advice and treatment?
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a pain/spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Many reasons: Upper thigh pain can result from holding the leg in a fixed position for a prolonged period. The spasm can also result from dehydration if you exercised a lot and did not keep up with your fluid. A pinched nerve can also do this. Electrolyte imbalances in your system and medications can also be a factor. Slowly stretch the muscles of the leg, try to stand and take a few steps. No resolving? See dr. ...Read more
We had tumer removed form each leg two weeks ago last night she had pain in the upper thigh then it was red in the spot now they are kinda white spot?
Depends on your His-: Tory, if any injury or past hx of it. One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease. Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful. See your orthopedist. ...Read more
Sharp hot pain on upper thigh parallel to public vine. Loss of all feeling in area. Slight swelling. Pain causes me to jump and jerk runs down leg?
I hurt my leg playing soccer. The pain is on my front upper thigh. I run fine and go to the gym just hurts real bad when i kick the ball. How do I he?
X-ray: It sounds like you need to see your doctor. He may want to shoot an x-ray or two. ...Read more
My husband has a pain on the left side upper thigh, right where his leg and abdomen meet, kind of in his groin area. It's sharp pains and he can hardly walk. It comes and goes but is really bad when he wakes up in the morning. He has no issues going to th
Get checked!: Severe pain is always scary! Sometimes it ends up being a temporary minor problem, other times it can be serious. Pain in that area could indicate a hernia. If there is pain with a hernia that may mean it is incarcerated (strangulated), which is serious. See a doc quickly. If the pain does not resolve promptly, worsens, he has fever, vomiting go to an ER! ...Read more
Experiencing severe pain at left outer/upper thigh progressing down left leg making it hard to walk and increases with cold compresses. Any advice?
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