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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?

Neural irritation: There are several causes of low back pain and thigh pain. Problems with the hip joint can often cause back/buttock pain that radiates to the groin and thigh. Irriation to the lumbar nerve roots in the lower back can also cause leg pain. Thigh pain is often seen with irritation to the l2, l3, and/or occasionally L4 nerve roots. Read more

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Already wrote about my lower back pain & was suggested to not worry about as its normal. But it's back & right thigh pain too what is this?! Help plz

Possible Sciatica: HI, Lower back pain is frequent if you have weak core muscles. So work on building up muscle in abs and back. It mayy also be pain caused by the Sciatic nerve. A commom problem. Http://www. Spine-health. Com/conditions/sciatica/what-you-need-know-about-sciatica Read more

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I've had clumpy brown discharge and thigh pain in my right thigh for a week now. I'm on birth control, but I'm worried. What could it be?

Be careful!: BCP's carry an increased risk of clotting problems, or deep vein thrombosis, not a small problem! I think you should go to your OB right away and make sure this a musculoskeletal problem amd not a clotting problem, may need some treatment as well. Don't delay on getting this looked at! Read more

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7 y/o c/o intermittent upper right thigh pain x2-3 weeks. Has hypotonia, pronated ankles, orthotic inserts for shoes. Possible causes?

7 y/o c/o intermittent upper right thigh pain x2-3 weeks. Has hypotonia, pronated ankles, orthotic inserts for shoes. Possible causes?

Thigh pain: There could be a couple if reasons for thigh pain. If the pain is consistent I would recommend a trip to your doctor. The pediatrician will check your child's thigh but also the hip and the knee. Children can get referred pain tithe thigh from both the hip an the knee so important to check those too. Read more

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Groin pain for the last 2 weeks testical pain with front right thigh pain that's mild. Doc checked pulse in both legs said hernia small bump on leg. : (?

Groin pain for the last 2 weeks testical pain with front right thigh pain that's mild. Doc checked pulse in both legs said hernia small bump on leg. : (?

Work closely with...: Besides what have been discussed for someone st 47, it's worthwhile to think about possible DJD of hip or regional musculoskeletal or neuromuscular pain. And collectin the feature and degree of pain and other related symptoms with the detailed sequence of event, especially to watch if the pain and ache is position-physically related. So, ask expert for detailing timely. Read more

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I have this pain in my right upper thigh but the pain increases badly when I try to walk. I can barly put pressure on it. What should I do?

I have this pain in my right upper thigh but the pain increases badly when I try to walk. I can barly put pressure on it. What should I do?

Don't ignore it: If you've had any recent workouts or trauma it could be a muscular source of pain. Damage to ligaments or tendons could also cause some discomfort that worsens with weight-bearing. Rest, heat or ice, over-the-counter pain control medications, or compression dressings (an ace bandage) are things that could be tried. If the symptoms do not improve in 3 to 5 days x-rays should be considered by your doctor. Read more

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I have been having this warm sentaion in my right upper inner thigh no pain or coloration it started about a week and half ago never had before?

Muscle strain: Even without pain, you could have strained a muscle. Other options are irritated nerve or inflammation in a vein. If it worsens or doesn't improve, see your physician. Read more

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I have a pain on my inside right thigh.?

I have a pain on my inside right thigh.?

Need more info: Did you hurt yourself? Is there a swelling or discoloration? What type of pain? You may try taking over the counter pain pills and if the pain does not go away in a couple of days, see your doctor. Read more

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I just jogged and felt pain in the right thigh. Normal?

I just jogged and felt pain in the right thigh. Normal?

Probably: When you jog on occasion you will strain/sprain a muscle or muscles! The fact that its only your right thigh is that people have a dominant lower extremity just like the upper (right handed....right footed) Yup! Its true! Hope this helps! BE WELL and KEEP EXERCISING! Dr Z Read more

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What is the definition or description of: thigh pain?

What is the definition or description of: thigh pain?

Thigh: 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 name only a few. 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