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Running Thigh Quad Short Stabbing Pain
I have a semi hard lump in my inner thigh for 5 or 6 yrs. Sometimes there's a stabbing pain. Most of the time it doesn't hurt.What could be the cause.
Lipoma: A collection of fat cells that appears as a lump below the skin. Sometimes they can be painful, most of the time they do not hurt. ...Read more
??Neuropathy: Do you have any medical problems? If you have any medical problems like diabetes or electrolytes issues or drink excessive alcohol, you may feel some pains or needle like sensation called peripheral neuropathy, but which is not common at your age. If persists, please see a doctor. ...Read more
Is this sciatica, stabbing pain in a small part of inside thigh, then later get it in back of calf then back of thigh then side of thigh lasts 10 mins?
Sciatica: What you describe could be coming from a bulging disk in your spine which releases chemicals that may irritate nerves that go down your leg. Often times we call this radiculopathy or sciatica. You need a medical evaluation for proper treatment so see your doctor. Good luck. You are young so it's best to seek medical attention early and look for ways to prevent the worsening of this condition. ...Read more
Maybe: It's not out of the question, but wouldn't say it's typical. If it were behind the knee, i'd be more suspicious but by the time the veins get up to your thigh, they are on the inside of the leg, not the back. Nevertheless, i would ask your doctor and consider getting an ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of a pain w/numbness in the left pelvic (back to front pubic) area w/ stabbing pain where torso meets thigh?
Back lesion as cause: With a pinched nerve supplying that area of the body, due to arthritis, slip disk, injury or space occupying lesions in the spine. Another common problem is meralgia paraesthetica, where a nerve to the front & side of the thigh gets trapped under a tight ligament against the iliac bone(pelvis). The symptoms you mentioned are most likely due to it. See your orthopod for proper DX and treatment. ...Read more
Upper outer thigh: numbness on skin, sharp stabbing pain on muscle. When touched lightly i feel nothing. When scratched or pressed on sharp pain.?
Meralgia paresthetic: You likely have entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip, which causes a peculiar painful numbness. Often can be relieved by avoiding tight clothing or belts, and maybe helped with weight loss if one is overweight. Can be an early sign of diabetic neuropathy, but most cases self-limited and benign, . ...Read more
Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot.
Sciatica: Sounds like this could be a sign of sciatica. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body. This could be a sign you have a herniated disk or spinal anomalies which may require physical therapy and a spine physician eval. ...Read more
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