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Had meniscectomy on left knee in aug, left side is swollen when bent. Thigh muscle irritated pain is 2?

Had meniscectomy on left knee in aug, left side is swollen when bent. Thigh muscle irritated pain is 2?

Get supervised PT &: Continue with your orthopedist so your problem could be diagnosed and treated. It sound as you might have had another meniscal tear while recovering from your last surgery. He would be able to help, maybe with another surgery if necessary. Thigh muscles weakness can also cause pain. ...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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Having bad thigh muscle pain. Lab 1/15 show ck 137, last ck was just 89 on 8/12. E. Sed rate shows 15, only 2 on 8/12. Is this muscle marker related?

Having bad thigh muscle pain. Lab 1/15 show ck 137, last ck was just 89 on 8/12. E. Sed rate shows 15, only 2 on 8/12. Is this muscle marker related?

Doubt it: You need a full evaluation but these labs are not much of an issue. When muscle inflammation occurs they are very much more elevated, you physician should guide you. ...Read more

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Stepped on pointed object 2 week back, no blood was seen, started feeling heaviness in jaw and thigh muscle pain yesterday, is it tetanus?

Stepped on pointed object 2 week back, no blood was seen, started feeling heaviness in  jaw and thigh muscle pain yesterday, is it tetanus?

See a doctor to: make sure that dont get the tetanus. Although your symptoms are not likely tetanus, but you need to get checked for that and make sure you are adequately protected. Tetanus can be fatal and so you need to get yourself checked. Good luck. ...Read more

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Muscle pain acute thighs and uooer aqrms?

Myalgia: Can be due to medication side effects, such as from statins. Or it may be due to injury, viral infection, or medical conditions, such as polymyositis/dermatomyisitis, polymyalgia rheumatica, lupus, hypothyroidism, etc. Please see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Top of thigh/hip muscle pain..Any ideas on what this is?

Top of thigh/hip muscle pain..Any ideas on what this is?

Possibly bursitis: Likely bursitis. Four primary bursa at that location are gluteus medius and minimus and subgluteus medius and minimus. ...Read more

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Could Norvasc (amlodipine) cause thigh muscle swelling and pain?

Could Norvasc (amlodipine) cause thigh muscle swelling and pain?

Unlikely: Lower extremity edema or swelling is seen as a side effect in some people but this starts in the feet and works up from there...It is in general not painful. It is also resistant to diuretics...Which also provides clue that it may be a Norvasc (amlodipine) side effect. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...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