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Muscle weakness&burnin in buttock, thigh, knee, calf. Stiffness N weakness upon standing esp morning. Blood test normal (vitD3 15).Can D3 alone be the cause?

Muscle weakness&burnin in buttock, thigh, knee, calf. Stiffness N weakness upon standing esp morning. Blood test normal (vitD3 15).Can D3 alone be the cause?

More than D: Treating D is important because low D can cause weakness, but it would not cause all of your other complaints. You will need to have a have an evaluation and to clarify this pain and weakness ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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I have pain in the upper thigh under right buttock?

I have pain in the upper thigh under right buttock?

Need more detail: Things to consider include hamstring tendonitis, ischial bursitis, sacroilitis, referred pain from the back.
A good physical exam and discussion about contributing factors will be important for your physician to help figure this out. Ie was there a specific injury, what positions or activities help or hurt? ...Read more

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Why are most of drugs injected in the buttock but they are not injected in the thigh?

Why are most of drugs injected in the buttock but they are not injected in the thigh?

Med administration: Most drugs injected into the buttocks are intramuscular injections. The gluteal muscles provide large, easy targets for healthcare professionals.
A common side effect of im injections is muscle soreness, which would not impose on daily activity as much as other large muscle groups.
The buttocks is also less vascular than many other locations, making it an ideal site for intramuscular injection. ...Read more

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What exercises works best to lose my flabby inner thighs and give me a tight uplifted buttock? My inner thighs rub together and my buttock sags.

Core strenthening: Work on core strengthening and increase your cardio workouts. Keep your heart rate up for at least 20-30 minutes 5 times a week. Evaluate your diet and make sure you are not consuming too many carbs or calories in general. ...Read more

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For 2 weeks I've had a sensation of dampness &water on my buttock/outer thigh but there is nothing there. It was there months ago, went&now back again?

For 2 weeks I've had a sensation of dampness &water on my buttock/outer thigh but there is nothing there. It was there months ago, went&now back again?

Nerve: This distortion of sensation sounds like a patch of irritable superficial nerves in the buttock area and thigh. A demyelinating process such as seen in multiple sclerosis is a possibility. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate this symptom. ...Read more

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What icauses buttock pain radiated to thigh?

Pyriformis v disc: This can occur due to a disc herniation in the lower back and not cause any back pain or be due to a hip muscle known aa the pyriformis irritating the sciatic nerve which it straddles in the buttock region mimicking a disc herniation pattern. It can be hip bursitis or arthritis, a sacroiliac joint problem or degenerative changes in the spine referring pain to this region. ...Read more

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How can I build muscle in my thigh/buttock area to get a better butt?

Toning: Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze ; single leg circle. ** exercises to tone your butt include plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps, . ...Read more

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Possible causes for pain radiating from my buttock down through the front of my thigh and shin?

L4 radiculitis: You are describing the L4 dermatome. If this is occurring on one side, it is likely from a disc injury affecting the L4 nerve root. If on both sides, may be from acquired spinal stenosis such as from a spondylolisthesis.
Iliotibial band syndrome would be another consideration.
Most importantly, if there are neurological issues (ie weakness, bladder control probs) then this needs urgent eval. ...Read more

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Back stiffness and pain, also rib pain that wakens me at night and fealing scary, also pain in my left buttock and increasing with sitting on a chair?

Back pain: Visit with a osteopath who remembers how to manipulate. Rule out ankylosing spondylitis and similar disorders but otherwise he can fix it. Show him this note. Don't be scared. He will track this down. ...Read more

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Muscle stiffness in lower back to buttock area, what to do?

Heat, massage: Lbp w/ buttock pain / stiffness that is not a chronic problem can be managed w/ heat, nsaids and therapy if no improvement. See ors if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of muscle, stiffness, pain and swelling in the thigh area?

What are the causes of muscle, stiffness, pain and swelling in the thigh area?

See physician: Swelling of the muscle can indicate myosotis - this can be related to injury or systemic reaction. Best to get it looked at. ...Read more

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Do the symptoms of piriformis syndrome and/or sciatica include thigh stiffness?

Do the symptoms of piriformis syndrome and/or sciatica include thigh stiffness?

Pyriformis/sciatic: Yes thigh stiffness in the back of the thigh can certainly be present in the conditions above. Pain should also be present to some extent. ...Read more

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Varying levels of pain in thigh, weakness and stiffness in knee, limp, "dent" in thigh, associated with accident 1+ year ago, should I be concerned?

Varying levels of pain in thigh, weakness and stiffness in knee, limp, "dent" in thigh, associated with accident 1+ year ago, should I be concerned?

Be seen: I would definitely think it would be wise to followup and be thoroughly evaluated for the cause of your current symptoms. I would not be worried so much as just would want to know the specific reason for your symptoms and whether or not something else should be done. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back, through buttock inside right thigh, down leg. Sometimes goes away, but comes back again. Came on after increase in exercise. Pull?

Pain in lower back, through buttock inside right thigh, down leg. Sometimes goes away, but comes back again. Came on after increase in exercise. Pull?

Sciatica: This sounds like a nerve root irritation from a protruding or herniated lumbar disc. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Cramps and stiffness in fingers. Also have constant aches in my upper thighs.?

Cramps and stiffness in fingers. Also have constant aches in my upper thighs.?

Needs to be checked: Cramps and stiffness in fingers needs to be checked by your doctor or a rheumatologist to rule out Rheumatoid Arthritis.I suggest you make an Appontment to diagnose or rule out this condition so that you can be appropriately treated ...Read more

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I have red bumps on my buttock & thighs that itch very bad. Could it be herpes?

Herpes: Nope. Not at all. Herpes us a small cluster of blisters in a small and unchanging place near the genitals. Herpes lesions are painful. ...Read more

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I think I have an infection on the upper thigh close to my buttock. Can you see the picture? Any suggestions? I have had it for a month now

I think I have an infection on the upper thigh close to my buttock. Can you see the picture? Any suggestions? I have had it for a month now

Follow up with ur: Dr and get treated for possible impetigo (staph or strep infection), cellulitis (soft tissue inflammation) etc. Ask ur dr the cause esp. If it's recurring. Take care! Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=11917. http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=11919. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feeling cold and sometimes stiffness in the area back of my leg? Its like from the back of the thigh to the calves muscle

What is the cause of feeling cold and sometimes stiffness in the area back of my leg? Its like from the back of the thigh to the calves muscle

Many reasons: Need more info. Could be neurological, arterial or orthopedic in nature to name a few causes. See your family physician asap. ...Read more

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When to stop exercising? I need to work on getting my buttock and thighs tight and trim. How much pain and burn should I endure before I stop?

Exercise: You should not experience intense pain when you exercise, mild soreness when starting to do a new routine is normal. Spinning classes are excellent way to trim thighs and buttocks. Outside cycling as well, elliptical machine also a good idea. Of course your diet is crucial to your success, eat a plant based diet. My best. ...Read more

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I get pain on the back of my thighs when sitting. They are not swollen or red, but the pain appears as soon as I sit. Moves b/n the knee and buttock.

Piriformis syndrome: You might have a syndrome where one of your nerves gets trapped under one of the muscles as it flattens when you sit. It should get better with exercise that strengthens those muscles and can be temporarily relieved with a piriformis injection. That would be the most benign thing it could be but please get it checked out to make sure. ...Read more

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I am having this extreme soreness from my buttock to like the bottom of my thigh. I haven't worked out. I feel beat up. What could this? Hurts to walk

Sciatica: 21yo female w. "extreme soreness" buttock-thigh has sciatica. Other symptoms are "migraines & chest discomfort" & "feels beat up". If these symptoms are chronic & associated, then fibromyalgia is high on differential diagnostic list. Unifying etiology: Hypermobility Syndrome & sciatica; caused by pre-sacral plexus impingement from subluxing sacroiliac joint. Osteopath to diagnose & manipulate. ...Read more

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I hurt my back picking up granddaughter. The painting​the is on the right side lower back buttock thigh. I cannot sit or stand for very long any sugge?

I hurt my back picking up granddaughter. The painting​the is on the right side lower back buttock thigh. I cannot sit or stand for very long any sugge?

See your doc: You would be better off seeing your doctor and an exam is needed. It may be a simple strain at the lumbar level, it may be an irritated or degenerated disc, it may be a host of other anatomic issues (facets, tissue around facets, etc.).
Better to see your doc to get this evaluated if it lasts more than a few days or worsens. ...Read more

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Hi what causes low back stiffness and front thigh tenderness?

Multiple causes: Exercise could do it. Injury could do it. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more