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Doctor insights on: Pain In Front Upper Thigh When Running

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Tightness in upper thigh near the groin when running ?

Tightness in upper thigh near the groin 
when running 
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Ans: Well better stop running for a while you need to do proper warm up exercises or you can do irrepairable injury. ...Read more

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I have upper thigh pain from running ( had a weeks rest still have pain). Can i workout ( like crunches) what should I do?

I have upper thigh pain from  running    ( had a weeks rest still have pain). Can i workout ( like crunches) what should I do?

Range of motion: Lactic acid a buildup of this chemical can cause marked pain that can last upwards of two weeks. Active range of motion to increase circulation will speed recovery. Ice will help with pain. ...Read more

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I have upper thigh pain from running i rested my muscles for a week but still have pain. I was told to run slowly . Is it okay to still do crunches?

I have upper thigh pain from running i rested my muscles for a week but still have pain. I was told to run slowly . Is it okay to still do crunches?

Yes: You may have itb syndrome. This is inflammation of a band of tissue that runs along the side of your leg. There is also a fluid filled sack beneath it that can get inflamed. That is called bursitis. If your pain hasn't resolved in a few weeks with anti inflammatories, then you should see a doctor. Crunches should be fine to do. ...Read more

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Sudden calf pain. But pain in upper thigh near butt for a week or two. Started running about a month ago. DVT? Or mire likely overuse or injury?

Sudden calf pain. But pain in upper thigh near butt for a week or two. Started running about a month ago. DVT?  Or mire likely overuse or injury?

DVT Unlikely BUT....: Hi, it is unlikely to get a DVT in a 31 yr old active person but some people do have family histories of blood clots or thick blood which may increase your chances. Most likely it is a gastroc strain since you just started running recently. You need to ease into running. Start with short distances and work your way up. The buttock pain is likely sciatic irritation. Stretch Stretch before running. ...Read more

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What causes pain and burning down the front of the left upper thigh and leg, right above knee?

What causes pain and burning down the front of the left upper thigh and leg, right above knee?

Depends on your His-: Tory, if any injury or past hx of it. One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease. Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful. See your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Hard, 1cm round lump under skin front upper thigh unchanged for 7 years. Is it cancer? Female age 35.

Hard, 1cm round lump under skin front upper thigh unchanged for 7 years. Is it cancer? Female age 35.

Probably not!: A 1cm lump that has not changed for 7 years is very unlikely to be cancer! Why? Because cancer grows, especially if it is not treated. What you describe sounds like a benign mass or cyst. An ultrasound and/or biopsy would give you a diagnosis, but it might not be necessary. Ask your primary care provider to take a look at this next time you're in. And read about lipomas to see if that fits! ...Read more

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Would the feeling of something being pinched in the upper thigh, on the front but close to inner thigh,in crease, be a symptom of hip labral tear?

Would the feeling of something being pinched in the upper thigh, on the front but close to inner thigh,in crease, be a symptom of hip labral tear?

Possible: It is common for a hip joint or labral tear to radiate from the crease to the front of the thigh. There are many other causes for this type of pain. You will need someone experienced in hip problems to help sort this out ...Read more