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Having inner thigh pain feels like a pulled muscle?

Having inner thigh pain feels like a pulled muscle?

Inner thigh pain: Inner thigh pain most commonly represents a sprain or strain of a muscle. "inner" (medically termed 'medial') thigh pain usually indicates an adductor muscle strain, or tenderness where the muscles insert on to the bone. The most common cause is an overuse injury, like bicycling too hard too long, etc. Other causes could include a hernia, a blood clot, a stress fracture of the pelvic bone, etc. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Front of my thigh hurts and I can't straighten my leg. Pulled muscle?

Front of my thigh hurts and I can't straighten my leg. Pulled muscle?

PROBABLY: Sounds like it. Have it looked at if not improving 24-48 hrs., sooner if worsening. ...Read more

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I have a burning type feeling in my inner thigh/radiating down to my hamstring. Its painful about a constant 6 or 7. What could this be? Pulled muscle?

I have a burning type feeling in my inner thigh/radiating down to my hamstring. Its painful about a constant 6 or 7. What could this be? Pulled muscle?

Hamstring Tendonitis: It sounds like you are trying to describe the back of the thigh. The hamstring originates at the ischium or your "sit bone" you may have strained or partially torn this. Typically rest and stretching with some physical therapy will help this improve. ...Read more

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My boyfriend broke his tibula and Thr surgeon pulled muscle from his thigh to put in front. Is there a sex position we can do that won't hurt him?

My boyfriend broke his tibula and Thr surgeon pulled muscle from his thigh to put in front. Is there a sex position we can do that won't hurt him?

Cowgirl: You may try Cowgirl and reverse cowgirl positions. Just Google these terms to get more information. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pain in the front upper thigh muscle- up where my thigh meets my torso. Feels like a pulled muscle, undulating pain. What can I do?

I have a lot of pain in the front upper thigh muscle- up where my thigh meets my torso. Feels like a pulled muscle, undulating pain. What can I do?

Possible hernia: While this could be something as benign as a pulled muscle or bursitis. you need to be examined because it could certainly be an inguinal hernia from your description. Please see a physician for an exam. ...Read more

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Did some exercising the other day. Thighs have felt very sore & weak for 3 days now. Hardly can walk. Is it a pulled muscle?

Did some exercising the other day. Thighs have felt very sore & weak for 3 days now. Hardly can walk. Is it a pulled muscle?

Muscle pain: Unlikely. This is a common phenomenon when a person works out muscles to the point of fatigue. It can take 3-5 days to recover. If longer than that it might be a more serious injury. On a side note, many weight lifters take creatine to help minimize this type of pain. Discuss this with your physician to see if it would be safe for you. ...Read more

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Thigh pain is now in my left calf muscle. It won't go away. Only hurts when I'm in bed. No injuries. It feels like a pulled muscle.?

Massage the muscle: Lots of possible causes starting with high heels. If you have had cancer or other reason to be at risk for blood clot then see your doctor for full eval. Are you climbing stairs a lot or walking on inclines? Try massaging the muscle with a good menthol balm, start vit E 400mg daily, and if that dent resolve, see you doc for a more thorough eval ...Read more

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In panic hip and thigh kinda tingking n numb dr said pulled muscle in lower back afraid this will cause me ho paralyzed or won't go away is it serious

In panic hip and thigh kinda tingking n numb dr said pulled muscle in lower back afraid this will cause me ho paralyzed or won't go away is it serious

Go to ER: The fact that u r panic stricken would suggest that u shd visit an emergency room so that u can be thoroughly examined and get some tests, if necessary. Without examination it would be impossible to advise. Once a serious illness is ruled out u shd see ur doctor to overcome ur anxiety disorder with medications and psychotherapy if required. ...Read more

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Leg pain for few weeks d dimer was normal doctor thinks it was a pulled muscle but it's getting worse hurts in back of leg side of calf and in thigh?

Leg pain for few weeks d dimer was normal doctor thinks it was a pulled muscle but it's getting worse hurts in back of leg side of calf and in thigh?

Several possibile: Causes including sciatic source of pain of which the most common reason at your age would be Disc herniation v referred pain from a knee issue giving both thigh a calf symptoms. A deep vein thrombosis or clot appears to have been ruled out. If pain is shooting down leg from buttocks and worse with a cough or sneeze especially associated with numbness/tingling or weakness may be disc herniation. ...Read more

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Have burning pain in groin and inner and front of thighs. Pain on right side of low back, pelvis. What could this be? Pulled muscle pressing a nerve?

Nerve Pain: Burning-like pain is neuropathic in nature. There is a compressed nerve present, don't know the cause. A muscle spasm can compress nerves. Need to see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dull ache in leg. Moves around sometimes in buttocks, back of thigh, inner thigh. Sometimes hurts when walking. Sound like sciatica? Pulled muscle?

Dull ache in leg. Moves around sometimes in buttocks, back of thigh, inner thigh. Sometimes hurts when walking. Sound like sciatica? Pulled muscle?

Could be either: Depends on time frame and other issues but it could be either one. Consider physical therapy, etc. If it does not improve in 6 weeks then its time to see someone. ...Read more

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Brief pains in calf and thigh, dr things pulled muscle. Worried about blood clot now short of breath. Would leg be swelling? No swelling or redness.

Brief pains in calf and thigh, dr things pulled muscle. Worried about blood clot now short of breath. Would leg be swelling? No swelling or redness.

Get to er: Leg pains accompanied by shortness of breath is a pulmonary embolism until proven otherwise. Typically preceeded by a clot in the leg. Redness and swelling may occur. However if the clots are higher up in the pelvis the redness and swelling may not be apparent. Pts with hypercoagulable states are prone to spontaneous clotting and need lifelong blood thinners. Need a ct scan of chest in ER asap ...Read more

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How can I know the difference between a pulled muscle and a leg spasm?

How can I know the difference between a pulled muscle and a leg spasm?

Duration: Leg spasms tend to resolve quickly vs a "pulled" muscle or strain that tend to take quite a bit of time to heal. The length of healing depends on the severity of the strain. ...Read more

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My wife's leg hurts and she says it feels really heavy like a hundred pounds is it just a pulled muscle or what is it?

See a doctor: There are several possibilities here, including muscle strain and DVT (deep vein thrombosis). Since DVT is serious, this possibility should be ruled out right away. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat a pulled muscle in back side of leg?

First 72 hrs, ice 20: 20min every 4hrs, then alternate heat with ice. Gentle stretching, not min q 4 hrs, gentle stretch, no bouncing. Antiinflamatories or Tylenol (acetaminophen) ok for pain. Resume walking slowly, always gently warm up, stationary bike is good. If not slowly improving over 2 wks, or have a set back, see ur doc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a pulled muscle that happened while doing leg press the pain is in my lower leg?

What are the symptoms of a pulled muscle that happened while doing leg press the pain is in my lower leg?

Many symptoms: Symptoms of a pulled muscle include pain over the muscle body, swelling, bruising, and weakness of the muscle. See your doctor if you have these symptoms, or are otherwise concerned of a tear. ...Read more

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Is bump on leg behind knee from pulled muscle?

Is bump on leg behind knee from pulled muscle?

It depends.: It is possible, but it may also be a baker's cyst, which can indicate that there is something structurally wrong within your knee. ...Read more

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What distinguishes a blood clot in the leg from a pulled muscle?

Get a Dr. To examine: First, have a dr. Examine you, and usually that is all you would need. Definative proof would obtained by getting a vascular study such as a venous duplex doppler study. ...Read more

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I keep having a pain that feels like a pulled muscle in my right buttocks that darts in my back and runs down my leg and is quite painful?

I keep having a pain that feels like a pulled muscle in my right buttocks that darts in my back and runs down my leg and is quite painful?

? Sciatica: This sounds like sciatica which is nerve pain caused by a "pinched nerve" in low back. If the duration of these symptoms is less than 6 weeks, i'd be patient, try back stretching exercises and rest. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or NSAID like Ibuprofen may help. Half of all get better in 6 weeks, 75% in 12. If not improving see your doctor or if new bowel or bladder control issues or severe weakness of the leg occur. ...Read more

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After walking again recently after leg being immobilized for seven weeks, bent my knee suddenly to pick up something and now am limping. Pulled muscle?

After walking again recently after leg being immobilized for seven weeks, bent my knee suddenly to pick up something and now am limping. Pulled muscle?

Adhesions: Probably you broke loose some intraarticular adhesions, they may cause some bleeding and swelling and when that happens you limp. Ice it and should get better in a couple of days. ...Read more

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My leg hurts bad when I walk in one place by my calve it started today could it be pulled muscle from moving fast?

My leg hurts bad when I walk in one place by my calve it started today could it be pulled muscle from moving fast?

Calf Pain: It simply could be a strain of the calf muscles. If there is swelling then one would think of a DVT. I would see your doc/urgent care for a quick check. ...Read more

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I have a rod in my r femur I reached hi above the fridge and the back of my leg felt like pulled muscle now I have pain in 2 areas of the bone?

Leg pain: You may have just pulled a muscle. Try some Ibuprofen and heating pad. If no improvement after a week see your orthopedist for a xray. ...Read more

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Can a non occlusive thrombus keep clotting while taking xarelto? Achy pains and pulled muscle feelings on left side of body and leg where clot is?

Clot retraction: A clot under treatment can grow if there is a failure of treatment. There are indeed some people who still can clot under any of our treatments, not one treatment is 100% effective in 100% of people. The pain may be just a continuation of what was there to start with and may not completely go away simply with clot resolution. Talk to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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My mothers left leg started hurting so bad, her knee and calf, no swelling, no redness, but feels like pulled muscle...But that didn't happen?

My mothers left leg started hurting so bad, her knee and calf, no swelling, no redness, but feels like pulled muscle...But that didn't happen?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

Dr. Rohit Keswani
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Muscle Strain (Definition)

Muscle strain, also called a pulled muscle, is a condition where a muscle or its tendon is overstretched and torn leading to pain, decreased range ...Read more