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Sensation of something in lower left abdominal area without bulge, soreness, pain in testes. feeling tightness in left thigh sometimes down to foot.

Sensation of something in lower left abdominal area without bulge, soreness, pain in testes. feeling tightness in left thigh sometimes down to foot.

Could be hernia.: A hernia could exist without a discernible bulge. The other symptoms are consistent with a hernia. Could also be kidney stone, an issue with the sigmoid colon, pelvic lymph node enlargement...in short, you need some testing. Blood work and a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis would be good places to start, along with a good physical exam. ...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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Slept on floor last night. When I woke up my back was tighter than usual and my left thigh was numb. Still numb 10 hrs later. What could this be?

Slept on floor last night. When I woke up my back was tighter than usual and my left thigh was numb. Still numb 10 hrs later. What could this be?

Pinched nerve: You may have irritated a nerve in your back by sleeping in poor position on the floor. The should get better. Try some anti inflammatory such as advil or aleve (naproxen) and stay active with walking, but avoid heavy lifting, twisting or running right now. ...Read more

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My pants are getting tighter around my left upper thigh (labral tear location). It isn't very muscular & a bit fatty. Is this just fat or swelling?

My pants are getting tighter around my left upper thigh (labral tear location). It isn't very muscular & a bit fatty. Is this just fat or swelling?

Leg swelling: 18 year old lady w/ swelling of the left upper thigh when compared with the right leg. Leg swelling that is unilateral should be evaluated for DVT, vascular problems including May-Thurner syndrome, cellulitis, ruptured Baker's cyst, fracture, compartment syndrome, and one of the most dangerous causes: bleeding. If you had significant trauma to your l leg see MD emergently. Otherwise see promptly. ...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?

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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Left thigh muscle/joint tightness could be symptoms of what?

Left thigh muscle/joint tightness could be symptoms of what?

Need more informatio: I would need more information to determine what is going on. It would be helpful to know when the pain started, how it affects your activities, and any associated symptoms. ...Read more

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What are common causes of left thigh muscle/joint tightness?

What are common causes of left thigh muscle/joint tightness?

Any injury to the -: Thigh or joint area, can cause bleeding around and in the muscles, resulting in loss of motion of the nearby joint, initially due to the pain, then scar tissue formation, or even myositis ossificans, if treatment is not started early enough, with range of motion exercises, ultrasound, pain meds, ice/heat, pain meds. With early treatments the risk of m. Ossificans has greatly reduced nowadays. ...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

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Tailbone pain left side lump feeling/tightness in back of thigh with occasional pain and lump near hamstring what can be the cause? Had baby12weeksago

Tailbone pain left side lump feeling/tightness in back of thigh with occasional pain and lump near hamstring what can be the cause? Had baby12weeksago

Rule out blood clot: Back pain is common after pregnancy with usual causes like sciatica, herniated discs, pyriformis syndrome. but a lump may also be a superficial or deep blood clot. Please see your doctor asap as clots are common after pregnancy ...Read more