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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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