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Woke w/sharp pain in inner thigh in one leg, cramp in calf of other. Walked around a bit, pain went away-went back to sleep. Woke to thigh pain again.

Woke w/sharp pain in inner thigh in one leg, cramp in calf of other. Walked around a bit, pain went away-went back to sleep. Woke to thigh pain again.

Cramps: Recurrent muscle cramps or spasms may be caused by deficiencies of calcium or magnesium. Sometimes they are due to excessive muscle tightness caused by various muscle activities during the day. In this case stretching maneuvers of the legs before going to bed may prevent the nocturnal spasms. You could also take a magnesium supplement daily. See your physician as needed. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my inner thigh. It happens a couple times a week. Only for a few seconds at a time. What could this be?

I have a sharp pain in my inner thigh. It happens a couple times a week. Only for a few seconds at a time. What could this be?

Nerve pain: It appears that there is an intermittent impingement of a nerve or muscle which may be positional and causing sharp,shooting thigh pain. The inpingement could be occurring in the groin and may have to do with obesity or prolonged sitting. A small inguinal hernia would be a less likely cause. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your physician. ...Read more

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In am have sudden sharp pain outer thigh. Doesn't last long. Radiates lower back & inner thigh?

Nerve pain: Sharp, shooting pain involving the back and leg suggests a pinching of a nerve possibly from a disc bulge or a spur in your spine. If it persists, see your md. ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in top inner left thigh randomly. It started a few weeks ago after a long trip on bus. Usually occurres while sitting.

I get sharp pain in top inner left thigh randomly. It started a few weeks ago after a long trip on bus. Usually occurres while sitting.

Tough to say: without being able to examine you in person. Sharp episodic pain usually has a muscle or nerve etiology. Muscle spasm may be the culprit, alternatively nerve irritation and condition called meralgia pareshetica may be at play. Stretching exercises always help with muscle pain. ...Read more

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I get this sharp pain in my upper inner left thigh what is going on. It is sharp and painful hit me all the times when i get up or just standing up!

I get this sharp pain in my upper inner left thigh what is going on. It is sharp and painful hit me all the times when i get up or just standing up!

Maybe from your back: I t could be an entrapment of the nerves down your lower extremity ( obturator nerve) or it could be degenerative disc changes of your lumbar spine causing radiculopathy. Aside from an examination of your physician an imaging study of your lumbar spine will help. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left inner thigh it comes and goes and throbs , its been going on for a day or two now , it hurts to walk sometimes.

Need exam: A more detailed history and exam are needed to determine the cause and best treatment for you. A common cause of this symptom is pulled muscle from exertion or local trauma. if not better in a couple of days, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I was walking and got a sudden sharp pain in a line down the inner middle part of my thigh. Some times i can barely walk on it. What can I do to treat?

I was walking and got a sudden sharp pain in a line down the inner middle part of my thigh. Some times i can barely walk on it. What can I do to treat?

Get checked out: I would start with an xray of the hip joint (and also maybe lower along the femur) to make sure something pathological isn't going on with the thigh bone. ...Read more

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I have a very sharp pain in my inner right thigh. How severe can this be and at what point do I go to the hospital?

I have a very sharp pain in my inner right thigh. How severe can this be and at what point do I go to the hospital?

EXTREMITY PAIN: Dear morine, i strongly suggest you see your primary care physician for an examination of the right leg. Seeking unecessary hospital emergency evaluation is not appropriate if your condition is truly not an emergency condition. This could be a myriad of problems; among which may just be pain from the medial right thigh musculature. ...Read more

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I am feeling a sharp pinching feeling inside my left inner thigh also sharp pain left lower back all the way down my leg, what can it be?

I am feeling a sharp pinching feeling inside my left inner thigh also sharp pain left lower back all the way down my leg, what can it be?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Hiking uphill i get pain in my left inner thigh. Downhill is fine. After the hike, lifting my left leg up, i feel sharp pain in my inner thigh. Help!

Hip Pain: Concern would be hip etiology. When you go up hills you go into increased flexion at the femoral acetabular joint (hip joint). Many things can cause this including cartilage issues or osteoarthritis, labral changes, or femoral acetabular impingement. A clinical exam and simple x-ray may provide quite a bit of information. ...Read more

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