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My Right Thigh Pain
I have an intermittent burning pain in the outside center of my right thigh. Pain is always there when crossing my right leg over my left. What's up?
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
Boy. 7, with intermittent upper right thigh pain for a couple weeks. Says it makes a popping sound at times. Causes? How soon should he see his ped?
Pain in right hip and upper right thigh pain. What could this be? My back also hurts when i bend forward. Thank you in advance. We appreciate you.
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
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