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Sores On Upper Thigh
I have a growth about the size of a quarter on the back of my upper thigh. Same color ad my skin and grows out like a flap. It doesn't change size. ?
Possible skin tag: Your diagnosis is probably a benign skin tag--but the lesion needs to be seen by your provider to be sure. ...Read more
Evaluation : Symptoms suspicious for kidney stone. Should be evaluated now. ...Read more
Diagnose: Treatment depends on cause. Is the pain aroused by directly palpating the region that hurts? If so then an x- ray might be indicated. I presume you mean front of thigh. If pain were in back of thigh likely sciatica caused by radiation of pain from nerves next to lumbar spine or pelvic girdle joints. Since pain goes not to foot is probably not lumbar disk problem. See osteopath for diagnosis. ...Read more
I have multiple cuts on my upper thigh and have tried to bandage them, but the bandage won't stay up more than 15 minutes, no matter what I try. Tips?
Go to the hospital: If you are bleeding this much you need medical attention now. ...Read more
Muscle Twitching: Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of a nervous disorder. See your doctor as there are many causes. ...Read more
While doing lunges, felt pull in front upper thigh with slight pain. Don't want to make it worse. What should I do.
Thigh pain: First of all, you should find out why the upper thigh throbs. Reasons include: hip arthritis, pinched nerve-sciatic nerve impingment, poor circulation, muscle-tendon strain, and blood clots. Find out what is wrong, then have it treated. Don't just "take something". 30 y/o patients don't have throbbing thigh pain unless something is wrong. ...Read more
Several things: Upper thigh numbness is often due to something called meralgia paresthetica; this is due to a nerve that gets pinched in the front part of the upper thigh. This is more likely to happen if a person is overweight and has a belly, or wears tight fitting clothes. Weight loss, loose fitting clothes, and sometimes medications are the appropriate treatments. ...Read more
Was kneed in the upper thigh. It is painful and swollen. What should be done to ease the pain and should I seek medical attention?
see details: Apply ice to the area. An ace bandage wrap may also help. The pain should over a few days. If it persists, have a doctor take a look. ...Read more
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