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Could robax platinum help treat a sharp, stabbing pain in my thigh?

Could robax platinum help treat a sharp, stabbing pain in my thigh?

Possibly: Robax platinum is a combination medication including a muscle relaxant-methocarbamol and an anti-inflammatory-ibuprofen. If you have stomach ulcers and gastritis or high blood pressure problems those would be reasons not to use this. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp stabbing pain in my left inner thigh. Any idea what could be causing this?

??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

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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?

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

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Deep stabbing pain in back of upper left thigh. Should i be worried about dvt?

Deep stabbing pain in back of upper left thigh. Should i be worried about dvt?

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 more

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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?

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

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Upper outer thigh: numbness on skin, sharp stabbing pain on muscle. When touched lightly i feel nothing. When scratched or pressed on sharp pain.?

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

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Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot.

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