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Tightness In Upper Thigh
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
Pain in penis/pubic area. Slight burning in anus. Pain when ejaculate/urinate. Tightness in lower back/upper thighs. 21, active. Prostate cancer?
The muscle in my upper thigh in left leg feels very tight what could be the reason for this I also have burning pain in my spine with this?
Pain: What does "leg feels tight" mean? Where in ur spine? Too nonspecific...Try again. ...Read more
I have a bump on my buttock/upper thigh, cauliflower started as itchy now it is irritated, tight. This is unlike my HSV I and II or molluscum?
Need exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Painful bumps are concerning for a possible herpes infection. Schedule a visit or use Healthtap Prime to see a doctor right now ...Read more
I have had a tighness in my chest for hours now. Started with a pain in my upper thigh then a sharp pain for about a minute in my center chest.
Chest pain: You should go to ERGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Get to the cause:
The question is why are you scratching. You will only stop once you learn the reason you are itching, and treat it.
Most likely is a heat rash or fungal infection (commonly called jock itch). You can buy some over-the-counter antifungal cream for jock itch and apply it to the itchy area for a week or so, and see if it helps. If you're still itching, see your doctor. ...Read more
Need more detail:
Things to consider include hamstring tendonitis, ischial bursitis, sacroilitis, referred pain from the back.
A good physical exam and discussion about contributing factors will be important for your physician to help figure this out. Ie was there a specific injury, what positions or activities help or hurt? ...Read more
Common: As a general rule, place your right hand on your right thigh near the groin with your thumb and finger pointing towards your knee. Place your left hand on your knee pointing towards your right hand. Your fingers and thumbs then create an oval of the area on the thigh that is safe for an intramuscular injection. Use a heating pad over the sore area. ...Read more
Cause for a bad pain on upper thigh when curled in bed n pain when u start to straighten out leg?
Many reasons: Upper thigh pain can result from holding the leg in a fixed position for a prolonged period. The spasm can also result from dehydration if you exercised a lot and did not keep up with your fluid. A pinched nerve can also do this. Electrolyte imbalances in your system and medications can also be a factor. Slowly stretch the muscles of the leg, try to stand and take a few steps. No resolving? See dr. ...Read more
Can a wound on the upper thigh heal on its own after opening up following the removal of stitches?
What if there are multipule lumps the size of quarters that start popping up on the inner upper thigh?
Lumps: Lumps are not normal, and it's best to see a doctor for examination to try to uncover the cause. ...Read more