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How rare is it that I would have myositis in my thighs? And once you get or come in contact with it how long before you start noticing symptoms?

How rare is it that I would have myositis in my thighs? And once you get or come in contact with it how long before you start noticing symptoms?

What kind of myositi: There are a variety of types of myositis. The type you have will be better answered. The type can be traumatic, of inflammatory or infiltrative. You physician can answer this question better.. ...Read more

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Symptoms and causes for entrapment of lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh?

Symptoms and causes for entrapment of lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh?

Meralgia: Impingement of the lateral cutaneous nerve is termed meralgia paresthetica; it involves numbness and/or burning pain down the distribution of the nerve. It is caused by, usually, an overweight individual's soft tissue compressing down on the nerve when sitting down, causing injury. ...Read more

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My neck, armpits and thighs are dark, are these usually symptoms of diabetes?

My neck, armpits and thighs are dark, are these usually symptoms of diabetes?

Dark armpits: You are probably overweight too. This condition is called acanthosis nigricancs and is a harbinger of type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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I don't have the symptoms of appendix but I feel minor pain right on top and on my ovaries, and sometimes on my thighs what could it be?

I don't have the symptoms of appendix but I feel minor pain right on top and on my ovaries, and sometimes on my thighs what could it be?

See GYN: The most likely suspect is your right ovary. A cyst, for example can cause pain that radiates to your thigh. See your gynecologist for an evaluation. If she finds no problems then you can ask your physician to look further ...Read more

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Numbness on middle and lateral side of thigh seemingly resembling Meralgia for Three days after injury. Will these symptoms go away on their own?

Numbness on middle and lateral side of thigh seemingly resembling Meralgia for Three days after injury. Will these symptoms go away on their own?

Depends: There are different kinds of nerve injury. A mild injury in which the nerve is stretched or stunned can resolve on its own in days to weeks. A more severe injury in which the nerve is cut or torn but the nerve sheath is intact can take longer--nerve regrowth of about one inch per month is a rule of thumb. Some injuries don't heal. Its important to address nutrient deficiencies if you have them ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer and purple blotches on the back of your thighs?

What are the symptoms of cancer and purple blotches on the back of your thighs?

Sarcoma: This would be sort of rare, but certain types of sarcoma (kaposi's sarcoma and angiosarcoma) can cause purple discoloration of the skin. If it is an early cancer, these can be the only symptoms. I should emphasize that most purple skin splotches are not cancerous. If your doctor is suspicious, a biopsy can be helpful. ...Read more

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My daughter is 26 and has unexplained bruises on her thighs? No other symptoms?

My daughter is 26 and has unexplained bruises on her thighs? No other symptoms?

See a doctor.: If there truly is no history of physical trauma, she should see a doctor who will send blood tests measuring her blood's ability to clot appropriately. Also, let the doctor know of all medications (prescription & non-prescription) as well as herbal supplements which could interfere with blood clotting and subsequent easy-bruising. ...Read more

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If I have a thigh rash, is this a symptom of cancer?

If I have a thigh rash, is this a symptom of cancer?

Unlikely: Skin rashes are usually due to infection or due to alergy. You need to go see a doctor who can examine you and treat you fpor this probelm which might be a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Symptoms of clot in thigh 24 female aching inner thigh?

Symptoms of clot in thigh 24 female aching inner thigh?

Maybe....: Aching inner thigh could be caused by many more things than clot although I suppose it is possible. Risk factors would include smoking, family history of clots, recent immobilization or injury to the extremity, and taking oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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What symptoms would indicate a blood clot in the thigh?

What symptoms would indicate a blood clot in the thigh?

Depends: Where in the thigh is the blood clot? Is it due to hematoma in the muscle? Is it in a vein or an artery? Hematoma in the muscle will resolve unless there is a bleeding tendency. The other two require medical attention. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the left thigh bone being broken or fractured?

What are the symptoms of the left thigh bone being broken or fractured?

Thigh bone fracture: Severe pain, swelling, cannot bear weight on leg. Marked bruising. This is an urgent situation. Go to the er or call 911 if you think your leg is broken. ...Read more

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Is thigh swelling symptom of liver problem?

Is thigh swelling symptom of liver problem?

Potentially: People with severe liver problems can retain fluid and have swelling in both legs. If it is just one side, then it is likely unrelated. ...Read more

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I have a rash like symptom in the creases of my thighs at the top. Should I try lotrimin (clotrimazole) af first?

I have a rash like symptom in the creases of my thighs at the top. Should I try lotrimin (clotrimazole) af first?

Yes: This could be intertrigo and yeast is common on this instance. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) can work on yeast. It could be combined with diaper cream. If resistant see dermatologist for prescription cream based on diagnosis. In resistant cases oral medications may be necessary. ...Read more

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Husband woke up with severe cramps in both thighs described as charlie horses. What can /should I do? What symptoms for clots?

Husband woke up with severe cramps in both thighs described as charlie horses. What can /should I do? What symptoms for clots?

Clots unlikely: Cramps in the legs are very common, usually involving the calves but any muscle can be involved. The instant cure is to stretch the affected muscle. You may need some teaching from a physical therapist to learn how to do this. Stretching and exercise, together with healthy eating can also be helpful in preventing cramps. There are also rare reasons for cramps so a visit to your doc is good also. ...Read more

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My husband has a large baseball sized lump on his right inner upper thigh that appeared 7 years ago no negative symptoms what can it be?

My husband has a large baseball sized lump on his right inner upper thigh that appeared 7 years ago no negative symptoms what can it be?

Do not ignore: Baseball sized lump is not normal. Could be slow growing benign or less likely malignant tumor. A lot of definition of mass depends on firmness, movability, discoloration, tenderness etc. Certainly a doctor should be consulted for examination and possible testing by imaging and biopsy. ...Read more

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