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Outer thigh pain/ache made worse by pressure. Blood clot ruled out. Nerve compression?

Outer thigh pain/ache made worse by pressure. Blood clot ruled out. Nerve compression?

Likely muscle strain: Nerve compression is still a possibility but it usually starts from lower back then radiates to thigh and legs. Take care! ...Read more

Upper Leg Pain (Definition)

Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee. They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle. Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or ...Read more


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I have been getting severe pain in the back of my left thigh, it is worse when sneezing or cough. Stomache sore too. Any ideas?

I have been getting severe pain in the back of my left thigh, it is worse when sneezing or cough. Stomache sore too. Any ideas?

Sciatica: Pain in the back of your left thigh worse with sneezing or coughing probably means that you have a bulging disc or spur between the 5th lumbar vertebra and the first sacral segment. ...Read more

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What causes thigh pain?

What causes thigh pain?

Thigh pain: Many possible causes, most likely is the so called "ilio tibial band syndrome" due to very tight ilio tibial band.Other causes could be hip joint pathology, trochanteris bursitis, could be to compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and of course bone pathology as well.Characteristics of the pain will guide into making a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes my inner thigh pain?

What causes my inner thigh pain?

Many things, U need-: -evaluation by Ur PCP. Hands on exam is needed. Common causes that come to mind R clots, muscle strain, lymph node pain,hernia,for starters. Get into B Cn. ...Read more

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What could be causing my thigh pain?

Lots of things: Thigh pain can come from back, hip, and knee problems. Trauma to the area, acute or chronic can do it. Less common are things like infection and tumors. If it is persistent, worsening, associated with other issues, see your primary doctor or an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Does a thighmaster help with thigh pain?

Depends on pain: It depends on the pain. However, exercise is normally beneficial in treating most types of chronic pain as long as it does not aggravate the pain. You are currently in physical therapy? I would recommend asking your therapist, who will have a better idea of your pain, and follow up with your physician. Again, exercise and strengthening will normally benefit pain issues, depending on the pain issue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: thigh pain?

What is the definition or description of: thigh pain?

Thigh: The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to name only a few. ...Read more

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What could be causing lower thigh pain when standing?

Thigh pain: Many possible causes, most likely is the so called "ilio tibial band syndrome" due to very tight ilio tibial band.Other causes could be hip joint pathology, trochanteris bursitis, could be to compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and of course bone pathology as well.Characteristics of the pain will guide into making a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

Thigh Pain (Definition)

The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to ...Read more


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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more