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Pain In Upper Thigh When Walking
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Hi while doing walking lunges I felt a pop in my upper thigh at the very top. Is this a simple tear of the quad?
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
Felt like something popped in upper thigh so now I can't lift leg or run but can walk. What's that?
You may have strained your hip flexor muscles (psoas/rectus femorus) required for 'lifing your leg or running'
a 'groin pull' is also caused over-stretching of the adductor muscles (which include the adductor magnus, longus, brevis.)
treatment is r.I.C.E : rest, ice, crutches, elevate then slow stetching. See also http://www. Sports-injury-info. Com/hip-flexor-injury. Html. ...Read more
I fell 2years ago & hurt. The upper muscle in my upper thigh. It still hurts & I can't hardly walk at all. Any help?
Have it looked, at: Did you have an evaluation after you fell? Did you have an x-ray? Was anything broken? Did you have any bruising? Tis is highly unusual for you to be "hardly abler to walk" two years after a fall without something significant going on. Have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
I'm experiencing a sharp, gripping pain in my upper thigh. Rest relieves the pain, but when I walk the pain shoots across my upper thigh.
Thigh pain: Such Sharp pain in the upper thigh may be due to a nerve impingement in the groin. Another possibility is a hernia which can be barely noticeable. If this discomfort continues it's recommended that you be examined by a physician and, if advisable, he/she will refer you to a specialist for diagnosis and treatment depending on their findings. ...Read more
I have upper thigh pain... It starts off at my lower back and goes to my upper thigh hurts when standing and hurts less with walking?
Sciatica: 18y w. low back pain into upper thigh is describing sciatica. Causes are many including disk disorder & Pyriformis syndrome. Per med lit., up to 30% of chronic low back pain is due to sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder; highly associated with sciatica. In teenagers participation in contact & extreme sports often causal. Permanent injury to SIJ ligaments manifests as chronic low back pain & sciatica. ...Read more
Consistent Pain right next to where the bladder is, when bladder is full, when I walk, in right upper thigh and when in free fall position. Stone?
Need to see the MD: Your symptoms are vague, but concerning and there's no good way to evaluate this over the web. I'd strongly recommend you get to a doctor sooner than later to get this figured out. ...Read more
Experiencing severe pain at left outer/upper thigh progressing down left leg making it hard to walk and increases with cold compresses. Any advice?
Week back took one extra step in staircase without realizing in the dark. Since then during sleep upper thigh and sometime heel pains when walking.
How long ago?: When did this happen? If it was within the past week or so it will just take time. Try over the counter analgesics. If things are still not better after, say 2 weeks, get evaluated by doctor. Good luck and try not to go down the stairs in the dark:) ...Read more
I woke up in the night and felt a pain in one specific spot on my thigh when walking. Now I have dull pain lying down in upper thigh&knee. Concern?
Thigh pain: Could be a number of things but of concern is clots. Any swelling? Are you on birth control pills or have a family history of clots? Could also be sciatica, meralgia parasthetica, nerve compression, ganglion cyst, cyst, mass type pain, does it change with position? Redness? Trauma? Due to concern for clot, would check it out this AM with doctor/ER as a clot is an emergency. ...Read more
I fell on ice in a parking lot 2 days ago and my outter upper thigh hurts now but I can walk and throbs when I sit. No bruise, what did I do to it?
My upper thigh was killing when I walk it's since moved down my legs and now the other leg has started hurting can you tell what I can do please plus?
ER or Urgent Care: You need to be seen asap, no delays, good luck ...Read more
My husband has a pain on the left side upper thigh, right where his leg and abdomen meet, kind of in his groin area. It's sharp pains and he can hardly walk. It comes and goes but is really bad when he wakes up in the morning. He has no issues going to th
Get checked!: Severe pain is always scary! Sometimes it ends up being a temporary minor problem, other times it can be serious. Pain in that area could indicate a hernia. If there is pain with a hernia that may mean it is incarcerated (strangulated), which is serious. See a doc quickly. If the pain does not resolve promptly, worsens, he has fever, vomiting go to an ER! ...Read more
Burning pain in midthigh for two days on and off. Now feels like a pulled right muscle in upper thigh. Alot of walking. No med except bc pill, cause?
I feel tingly pain I'm my thigh when sitting and in bed. Feels better to stretch and walk. Also throbbing on upper thigh (front) and knee on left leg.
Muscles: A late teenager with aches and pains in the legs and knees should evaluate his level of physical activity and whether too much was pursued too soon. Exercise and sports should be undertaken as gradually increased activity within a stepped up program; to allow the soft tissues to gradually adjust and strengthen. If problem persists, a doctor's evaluation is in order. ...Read more
I have a large painful lump on my upper thigh under the skin. It is red, swollen and very painful, especially when walking or sitting. What isit?
Sprained hip walking through sandy dunes. No pain until next day & only when walking. Noticed lump in upper thigh 10days later. Can it heal on its own?
Left leg radiating pain, hurts more when I walk and more in the upper thigh, what could this be? Left foot hurts also.
A pinched neve: Can be diagnosed with an emg/ncv.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tender in back, upper thigh. Looks like a small bruise, a little red. I've also been nauseous on and off lately. My walking is fine. Clot or no?
I fell yesterday on my hip and left elbow. What can help with pain inside my upper thigh when I walk and cramping in my lower back?
See Dr: You need to be seen by a doctor to rule out any fractures. They will then prescrice any necessary meds. ...Read more
My legs and upper thigh is so sore. My knee feels huge but isn't swollen. My thoughts are burning. I can't bend my legs. Walk or anything.
Be seen: This could be many things, but you need to be examined in order to have a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have bone weakness/pain in left leg when resting for long periods and get up to walk. Pain felt from hip to upper thigh. What could it be?
Sciatica: 30's female with pain pattern of pain in hip radiating to upper thigh and incited by going from sitting to standing. The cause can be varied including lumbar spine neural impingement, pyriformis syndrome and sacroiliac joint disorder. See an Osteopath for a hands-on evaluation. The hip Joint and bursitis are other possibilities. ...Read more
I have pain in the lower abdomen and it extends to my right upper thigh that lasted for more than a year it starts when sitting, walking or standing? Hernia, liver & testicles scans were clear.
Could be muscle prob: This could be muscle problem with trigger point. You can have your doctor refer to someone to try trigger point injections. ...Read more
I've been having clarification but now my legs hurt w/o walking should I be concerned? No swelling but legs (calves, shins behind knees and upper thigh n left hip pain has been increasing
? clarification?: Does not appear any medical problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
After sitting at my desk when I get up I can hardly walk due to the excruciating pain in the middle of my upper thigh. Like a sharp pain in my bone. Not sure who to see. My GP, a physiotherapist. All I know it prevents normal movement and is sore.
Too many options: Without an exam, or more information, a diagnosis is impossible. I suggest seeing your pcp. ...Read more
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