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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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I have strong pain in my right thigh. The pain came without notice. The pain is on and off. What can it be?

I have strong pain in my right thigh. The pain came without notice. The pain is on and off. What can it be?

Hard to say: YOu have provided no history but here are a few things to think about. What kind of activity are you doing? ARe you just walking or are you an athlete and doing some kind of exercise. ARE you walking and have strained a muscle. ARe you using a treadmill or ellipitical that you might have strained your leg. See an ortho to make sure and you may need some PT to make it better ...Read more

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Hi, I have had lower back pain since the end of January. Since then the majority of the pain has switched to the right side of my butt and my right thigh. The pain stops at the knee. I also have considerable tightness in my thigh which has been spasming.

Hi, I have had lower back pain since the end of January. Since then the majority of the pain has switched to the right side of my butt and my right thigh. The pain stops at the knee. I also have considerable tightness in my thigh which has been spasming.

Sciatica: 34yo w. several weeks of low back pain & radiation into unilateral buttock, thigh & knee has sciatica, which is a pain pattern w. several causes; including lumbar disk disorder, sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder w. presacral plexus impingement & pyriformis syndrome. The best doctor to diagnose is not Rheumatologist or Orthopedist, but an Osteopath, who understands soft tissues disorder diagnosis. ...Read more

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Had a c cection on march 31st and ever since my right thigh feels numb and pain when I push on it and random stinging feeling?

Had a c cection on march 31st and ever since my right thigh feels numb and pain when I push on it and random stinging feeling?

R L3 nerve problem: During your c-section i presume you were awake with a spinal or epidural. The anesthesia may have caused a right sided compression on the lumbar -l3 nerve to your right thigh causing persistent numbness, pain, 'stinging' . It should improve with time but an lumbar MRI may help sort out the diagnosis. Hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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I have a horizontal thumb width 1/32" dent in my right thigh, any ideas? No pain, not very visible but I can feel it with my fingers.

I have a horizontal thumb width 1/32"  dent in my right thigh, any ideas?  No pain, not very visible but I can feel it with my fingers.

Scar tissue?: It is difficult to say without seeing or examining your thigh - but this could be a band of fibrous or scar tissue in your thigh. Other possibilities include loss of subcutaneous fatty tissue - after trauma or an injection in the area. ...Read more

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I am having upper thigh pain to my right thigh, hurts to move any ideas?

I am having upper thigh pain to my right thigh, hurts to move  any ideas?

More information: is needed,,,Although usually BILATERAL you may have COMPARTMENTAL SYNDROME a syndrome in young people ...mostly athletes...AT age 17 there are only a few possibilities. Ask question again and describe your ACTIVITIES! Just a thought! Hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I get frequent right thigh pain is it related to back ache ?

Thigh pain: It can be. Also problems with your hip joint can give you thigh pain and back ache. Also problems present in the pelvis can give you back ache and thigh pain. Best to have a good history and examination done to arrive at diagnosis in order to advise treatment. ...Read more

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What causes right low back pain and front right thigh pain?

What causes right low back pain and front right thigh pain?

L34 disc herniation: Ppressure on the L4 nerve cause front of thigh pain.This can be caused by degenerative settling and crowding. ...Read more

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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