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Help please? I want to know what are some good ways to tight inner thighs?

Help please? I want to know what are some good ways to tight inner thighs?

Exercise: The muscles that work the inner thigh can be strengthened and tightened with adduction exercises. To explain in simple terms, it is the motion where you move your legs from outward extended position to inward against resistance. You may want to see a personal trainer a few times to get tips and then continue exercises on your own! ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Have had tight hamstrings and inner thighs all my life stretching helps very minimally. Any causes treatments suggestions etc...?

Have had tight hamstrings and inner thighs all my life stretching helps very minimally. Any causes treatments suggestions etc...?

This is most likely-: -genetics B-ing present @ Ur age. The only thing that U can do is stretching every day 2-3ttimes a day. It should not B forceful but gentle. U can also vary the way U sit, especially on a couch. Sit with 1 leg on the couch & lean forward towards Ur toes & then switch 2 the other leg. These tips may help U but it it is a slow process. @ Ur age U get board & don't keep @ it. Give it a try. ...Read more

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Tight inner thigh near knee, knee and calf. Also tight feeling under and above knee. Doc felt leg for DVT, saw no signs. What could it be? Thanks!

Tight inner thigh near knee, knee and calf. Also tight feeling under and above knee. Doc felt leg for DVT, saw no signs. What could it be? Thanks!

Fluid/ cyst: A common cause of posterior knee ‘tightness ‘is fluid accumulation between the muscles in the back of the knee (popliteal fossa). Sometimes the fluid is difficult to feel and pain can be ill- defined. Sometimes cysts (popliteal or bakers') will form; usually as a consequence of an intraarticular problem (knee meniscus tear, arthritis). See an ors for evaluation. ...Read more

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What exercises works best to lose my flabby inner thighs and give me a tight uplifted buttock? My inner thighs rub together and my buttock sags.

What exercises works best to lose my flabby inner thighs and give me a tight uplifted buttock? My inner thighs rub together and my buttock sags.

Core strenthening: Work on core strengthening and increase your cardio workouts. Keep your heart rate up for at least 20-30 minutes 5 times a week. Evaluate your diet and make sure you are not consuming too many carbs or calories in general. ...Read more

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Tight/crampy/pain calf, inner knee & thigh. Doc examined leg and said she didn't see anything that would suggest DVT. What else could it be? Back of knee was sore when doc examined. Feels worse when sitting for a while. Had it for a few days. Thanks!

Tight/crampy/pain calf, inner knee & thigh. Doc examined leg and said she didn't see anything that would suggest DVT. What else could it be? Back of knee was sore when doc examined. Feels worse when sitting for a while. Had it for a few days. Thanks!

Pain: This sounds like a knee related issue as your discomfort is worse after prolonged sitting. I would recommend evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon, and if this exam is negative then evaluation by a vascular surgeon would be beneficial. ...Read more

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I am a 32 year old male, for the past 2 years I have been having tightness in my groin/thigh area on my right side. Its mostly in the inner thigh area?

I am a 32 year old male, for the past 2 years I have been having tightness in my groin/thigh area on my right side. Its mostly in the inner thigh area?

Hernia?: I think after two years you deserve a full evaluation with a good physician. It sounds to me like a hernia, but there is a lot to learn in person. I wish you well. Ask for help where you live. ...Read more

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Suffering from anxiety but also feeling a tightness in the right side of my lower back and slight pain in my inner right thigh.

Suffering from anxiety but also feeling a tightness in the right side of my lower back and slight pain in my inner right thigh.

Probably not related: The lower back pain and pain in right inner thigh may simply be muscle strain, but could also be neuropathic pain ("a pinched nerve causing skin sensations"). Regardless, they do not sound worrisome, but the only way to reassure you completely would be to have an exam in person. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper inner thigh closer to my panty line. It is soft and small. It causes some discomfort and dimples when I pull the skin tight?

I have a lump on my upper inner thigh closer to my panty line. It is soft and small. It causes some discomfort and dimples when I pull the skin tight?

Need more info: The location is just too hard to completely understand. This could be anything from a varicose vein to lymph node to direct hernia. This is one of the times when you need to give more detail. I suggest doing a consult with one of the many HealthTap physicians to be able to give more information and possibly show a picture. ...Read more

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Could a tight hip flexor cause burning/prickling sensations in the inner thigh? I do quite a bit of driving during the day.

Could a tight hip flexor cause burning/prickling sensations in the inner thigh? I do quite a bit of driving during the day.

Sounds like: A pinched nerve, either ilioinguinal or genitofemoral nerve. Either nerve could be pinched at a hernia or in the retroperitoneum. Show it to a doctor to make sure it is nothing serious. ...Read more

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Worried about DVT. Get tight feeling back/inner calf, knee and thigh. Random twitches & pains. Comes & goes. Better after sleep. Should I be worried?

Worried about DVT. Get tight feeling back/inner calf, knee and thigh. Random twitches & pains. Comes & goes. Better after sleep. Should I be worried?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however, what you described does not suggest DVT.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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7 weeks after inguinal hernia surgery if I don't wear tight underwear I feel strange pull in inner thigh and heaviness around surg area. Is it normal?

7 weeks after inguinal hernia surgery if I don't wear tight underwear I feel strange pull in inner thigh and heaviness around surg area. Is it normal?

Yes: There will still be some residual swelling and scar tissue in the area of the hernia repair, as well as potentially some injury to the nerve in the area. This will take several months, up to 6 months, before these symptoms go away. ...Read more

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What should I do to it and approximately how long should I rest it? I have kicked a soccer ball not stretching properly and I feel my inner thigh muscle so tight from my knee to my hip. I feel lil contraction lifting my knee toward my chest

What should I do to it and approximately how long should I rest it? I have kicked a soccer ball not stretching properly and I feel my inner thigh muscle so tight from my knee to my hip. I feel lil contraction lifting my knee toward my chest

You: You are most likely having a severe muscle spasm. You can try ice, advil, (ibuprofen) and very gentle stretching. A physical therapist may be helpful. The other thing we always worry about with leg pain however I will mention, and that is a blood clot. If you have any history of clots, or have swelling, severe pain, increased pain when the leg is down, chest pain, or shortness of breath, then you must go to the er to evaluate it. ...Read more

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How can I tighten loose skin on inner thighs?

How can I tighten loose skin on inner thighs?

See below: If this is from weight loss, the thigh lift is the best option. You must however be at your best weight.
Good luck from NYC ...Read more

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Does excercising the inner part of thighs tighten the vagina walls?

Does excercising the inner part of thighs tighten the vagina walls?

Possibly: Exercise and getting in shape in general will improve the pelvic floor musculature. There are specific exercises, however, to strengthen the pelvic floor to help treat conditions like stress urinary incontinence. A physical therapist will be able to help you. ...Read more

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I am a laband patient and I am wanting to know what sorts of excercises that I can do to tighten me up firm the flab on my gut and my inner thighs。?

I am a laband patient and I am wanting to know what sorts of excercises that I can do to tighten me up firm the flab on my gut and my inner thighs。?

Exercise and undies: 1) we advise all exercise that burns calories and fat to gradually tighten and lessen the curves. Could be walking, swimming, playing wii fit, or doing crunches. 2) also recommend the shapewear (or similar brand) to tighten and shape. Be confident and experiment with different brands. Lap. ...Read more

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Is there a non-evasive way to tighten skin with stretch marks on inner thighs after a semi big weight loss?

Is there a non-evasive way to tighten skin with stretch marks on inner thighs after a semi big weight loss?

Nothing reliable: Though there are several different non-invasive skin "tighteners" available, they are not always predictable in their results and the upper, inner thigh is a "problem area after weight loss. The most reliable approach is a medial thigh lift surgery. ...Read more

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My ankle/calf has been giving way recently, it's a strange inner tightness in my foot and front of the left side of my lower leg! ?

My ankle/calf has been giving way recently, it's a strange inner tightness in my foot and front of the left side of my lower leg! ?

There are many: Causes of ankle pain/instability. Evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon would be best. Imaging workup might include xrays and MRI. ...Read more

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I squeezed a huge knot on my inter thigh it felt like it popped but nothing came out and now it feels really tight what should I do now?

I squeezed a huge knot on my inter thigh it felt like it popped but nothing came out and now it feels really tight what should I do now?

See below: Best to visit pcp or orthopedic specialist to examine the area to determine what has happened. May order MRI or other test to evaluate soft tissues of thigh. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my hip to feel tight after a thigh injury?

Is it normal for my hip to feel tight after a thigh injury?

Possibly.: A couple of thigh muscle originate about the hip joint. If you strained any of them it may cause hip pain as well. If you are limping, this may cause hip pain also. ...Read more

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When I push on my tight lower left back about 2 inches to the left of my spine my left thigh radiates w pain, also when getting up from chair. Knot?

Trigger point: This knot is probably a trigger point. Sometimes the knot can be a source of pain or a symptom of an underlying problem such as a disc herniation or pinched nerve, both possibilities given your age. ...Read more

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If both my saTaurus muscles are extremely tight or they feel like they're writing on the inside of my thigh could that cause my adductos 2 get tight?

If both my saTaurus muscles are extremely tight or they feel like they're writing on the inside of my thigh could that cause my adductos 2 get tight?

A muscle symphony: Several groups of muscles work in complex, almost music like arrangements to produce fluid movement. Thus when one muscle is in spasm or inhibited this delicate orchestration can be interrupted, ie throwing other nearby muscles out of alignment. Work with a physical therapist or personal trainer to restore balance. Or you can use heat, massage and a foam roller to stretch out the affected muscles. ...Read more

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What causes a tight feeling in upper thigh, and groin area?

What causes a tight feeling in upper thigh, and groin area?

Tightness: This is usually caused by a strain or sprain of some muscle in the area ...Read more

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I have had a numb burning feeling on my thigh for about 6 months now. It gets worse and really hurts with tight pants or in the sun? Please help :)

I have had a numb burning feeling on my thigh for about 6 months now. It gets worse and really hurts with tight pants or in the sun? Please help :)

Sounds like: Nerve irrritation (could be L4-5 Lumbar spine nerve in back) You might consider suggesting this to your PCP (Primary Care Provider) to consider this diagnosis!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.

I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.

Common complaint: What is your usual level of activity?

Have you done any extra-ordinary exercise? Walking up stairs? Heavy lifting? All of these things can cause 'tightness.' Usually just muscular in nature.

Of course if you're having other complaints like foot weakness, instability of your gait, difficulty/losing control of urine - bowel ; you should see a doctor. ...Read more