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Pain On Inside Of Thigh Above The Knee
Hi, ive been starting to get like an ache in the lower thigh above the knee and this is on my right leg. I think it would be cysts but not sure. ?
Probably not: Unless you see any red bumps or sweeping on your leg, cysts generally don't appear inside your leg to cause pain. There may be some other minor causes of pain such as ligament injury or muscle inflammation. You should take Ibuprofen and apply heat to the area and see a doctor if it doesn't go awY in a week. Feel good ...Read more
Hi! I have -extremely- itchy bumps on my legs. Not quite blisters, just circles of red. On the back of my thigh above the knee armpit.What is this?ty
Possibilities include muscle strain, nerve inflammation, circulation problem.
If there's redness and swelling, be tested for a deep clot on your veins.
If there's pain with activity, there could be circulation problem. Suggest to your dr a arterial and venous us of your lower extremities.
Quit smoking if you do.
Take care! ...Read more
I have pain radiating from my thigh down under my knee the pain has been there for 2 weeks since I took a knee to the thigh what could this be?
1) Is the pain constant ?Are you able to walk without problems? Any pain relief if lying down?
2) Any swelling , + if so, where and is there discoloration?
Could be :
pinched nerve ;fluid +/or blood leaking from bruised thigh; if swelling , discoloration behind knee, could be phlebitis /blood clot; or possible strain of cartilage of knee from trauma of leg.
Have you treated it with ice or hat? ...Read more
I just came back from a game and I have pain on my upper knee/lower thigh whenever i crouch down or try to get up. Is this a tedon related injury?
Strong stretching pain in my inner thigh along the inside of my knee when doing lateral lunges or doing a split. Any clue what the culprit could be?
Pes anserine tendons: Sounds like you are stretching your adductor muscle group along your inner thigh and on the 'inside' ;#40; medial ;#41; aspect of your knee.This would include the gracilus muscle;#40; tendon;#41; as it courses down your leg to attach below your knee near the medial collateral ligament;#40; mcl;#41;with the sartorius and semitendinosis muscles/ tendons;#40;pes anserine group;#41;bursa."splits"stretch the adductors. ...Read more
I've been getting an odd wet sensation on my lower thigh just above the back of my knee. I noticed it 4 days ago at first it wasn't painful just annoy?
Curious, but not: unheard of. Typically, an unusual sensation--sensing wet but it isn't!--is a manifestation of nerve dysfunction, most probably a small fiber neuropathy. Curiously, the location you report---the leg/thigh--is one of the more common sites reported for this unusual wet sensation. Neuropathies can be caused by diabetes, metabolic abnormalities, toxic exposures,etc. A neurologist can help sort this out ...Read more
Need age, gender: There can be many reasons for the pain. The causes can vary by age and gender, as well as by factors such as whether the pain is isolated to one side of the body, involves both sides at all times, or "moves around". To make it more complicated, pain in one area (like the hip) can be caused by a problem in another area (like the abdomen, knee or pelvis). Hope that helps. ...Read more
I have had extreme musle spasms or charlie horses on both inner parts of my thighs from my knee to my crotch?
Don't know: Really hard to say without more information or examining you. Are you getting enough sleep, is the first question. Have you been exercising heavily, or conversely, not enough? Do you take any medications that could affect your potassium level, like a diuretic? Try some gentle stretching of you leg muscles, get a good night's rest, and if it persists go see your doctor. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that can be itchy. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Correct technique: Correct technique is the correct way to prevent joint, ligament, and other structure injury. Most exercises, including lifting, is safe provided you use correct technique. Get a coach, start with low weights/high repetitions, and avoid things that cause severe or sharp pain. Lunges, starting without weight, are great for the gluts/thighs. When doing this, keep the front knee behind the toes ...Read more
Pain: Likely pull/strain. Probable it or intertrichanteric band problem. ...Read more
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. They may take some x-rays or it could simply be a bruise of some kind. ...Read more
R.I.C.E.: Try ice and elevation first. 20 minutes on, 30-40 minutes off. Keep the foot above the heart. It is a natural way to stop swelling by constricting the blood vessels and allowing fluid to drain back to the heart via gravity. Sounds line a possible knee effusion that could need drainage. If ice doesn't improve your swelling, go see your regular doctor or orthopedist. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi I am 41 yes old and lately I have this sharp pinch nerve in my inner thigh to my knee and its been going on for atleast 4 months?
Disc herniation?: Some disc herniations present this way l3radiculopathy also femoral hernias can present this way se primary care doc for help. ...Read more
Why does my knees hurt when I go to bed? As soon as I stand up it stops but sometimes my thighs hurt to and sometimes during the day it hurts im 27
There are multiple p: The first thing that comes to mind is poor circulation. When you stand this increases the pressure of blood coming from the heart. Additional information would be helpful. Do you get pain walking? If you get pain walking does it come on with walking the same distance every time? If you get pain walking, does it go away if you stand for a few minutes? If y...I have used the limit of letters.. ...Read more
For the first time my knees, shins and even thighs have been paining a lot. They pain while walking and now even in general. What should I do? I'm 21
Let try to help: This injury is brought on by exerting too much pressure on the lower leg muscles or excessive impact on the muscle. F you some recondition and stretching exercise before doing any sport activates, use Motrin on a dial basis tell the condition improve , if did not check with your doctor. Good luck thank you. ...Read more
I fell on my knees Tuesday. Now Friday, there's an inflamed spot on my lower spine area and hurts when touched and my thighs hurt. What could I have?
Hurt: This could simply be bruising or it could be something more severe. I suggest that you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. If it is a minor issue it be explained to you and mild treatment prescribed. If it turns out to be a more severe injury you are likely to be admitted to the hospital. I hope that is not the case. ...Read more
I have been waking up with bites on my ankles and one occasionally on my thigh or knee. I think I'm getting them from my bed. But I'm the only one. Y?
35 male, pain & swelling in lower thigh just above knee when bend it or sit in car. Gets ok if stand for few min. On full bend have pain in deep knee.
Pain in knee:
Please have your doctor refer you to an Orthopedic surgeon.
If there is delay in getting an appointment please go to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more
My knee popped during a jiu jitsu training exercise. It was painful but still continued. Now whenever i squat down it's painful and radiates up thigh?
See a sports med doc: Knee injuries are pretty common in jiu jitsu! Sometimes the knee gets twisted in ways it wasn't meant to (heel hooks actually tear the knee not the ankle!) and leg locks hyperextend the knee. If you are injured during training, swallow your pride and sit out for the rest of the class. Immediately apply ice to where it hurts, and see a sports med doc to rule out a ligament tear or meniscus tear. ...Read more
I have a vibrating feeling in my left thigh just above the knee. It comes and goes but when it happens, it is long and in about 1-2 second intervals
This symptom is usually due to an irritability/ slight inflammation of a superficial nerve or muscle in your leg in that area. It is probably more of a nuisance disorder rather than anything serious in view of the absence of other symptoms. If you still have further concerns, see your physician for evaluation and advice.
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Sweet pain it comes and goes started 3 weeks ago in lower right thigh a few centimeters below the knee (on the side) & when press on it it hurts there?
Could: Be a collateral ligament sprain, but you need t be evaluated for correct diagnosis and treatment. Good l uck!. ...Read more
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