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What can I do about back upper thigh pain?

What can I do about back upper thigh pain?

Stretch: Stretching may be the best way to diminish upper thigh pain. There are several exercises for this. They must be done regularly for several days or weeks. Check out the internet. Also, try massage and pain- relieving gels. Check with your doctor or physical therapist if these do not help. ...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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Back of upper thigh pain can be due to anxiety?

Back of upper thigh pain can be due to anxiety?

Not likely, but: Anxiety can make anything worse. It's amazing, but true. Anything negative is likely to feel more negative and positive things can lose a lot of their delight. That's a reason to learn how to lower anxiety. Best of luck! ...Read more

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For a week I've had moderate-severe lower back, hip & upper thigh pain with no known cause or injury. It feels muscular, but not 100% sure - thoughts?

Lumbar disc injury: We need a bit more info: do you have any numbness or tingling going down your hip/thigh? Does the pain get better with rest and/or worse with activity? Most likely though, this is due to some injury to one of your lumbar discs whereby nerves get pinch and inflamed. This could be treated with anti-inflammatory medications, heat/ice, gentle stretching, and also pain meds. See doc if not better. ...Read more

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I've had a swollen lymph node in my groin and back upper thigh pain on the same leg for several months. The lymph node is not tender. My thigh is unbearable when I have to walk or stand for awhile. Any thoughts on what could be causing this?

I've had a swollen lymph node in my groin and back upper thigh pain on the same leg for several months. The lymph node is not tender. My thigh is unbearable when I have to walk or stand for awhile. Any thoughts on what could be causing this?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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My thigh hurts, upper back of my thigh, for about 2 months, what can be wrong?

My thigh hurts, upper back of my thigh, 
for about 2 months, what can be wrong?

Spinal referred: Can be consistent with pinched nerve from lumbar spine. Can be a local hip or thigh problem-i.E pulled hamstring or piriformis syndrome. ...Read more

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I have a few silver, thin and very long hairs on my thigh and upper back. What causes these?

I have a few silver, thin and very long hairs on my thigh and upper back. What causes these?

Hair issue: Hair grows continuously. We don't normally trim our back hair. That's probably it's so long. Some parts of our body have thinner or thicker hair. It is all genetic. Why is it silvery? I am not sure in your case but again it appears to be genetic as well. I don't think what you described is outside of normal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get sores from stress in one isolated area? Example: upper back of the thigh.

Is it possible to get sores from stress in one isolated area? Example: upper back of the thigh.

Possibly: It could be possible to have sores from stress (emotional or physical/pressure) but any skin lesions or sores should be evaluated by a medical professional. Signs of possible infection could be warmth, redness, tenderness, or swelling. ...Read more

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I have a sensitive area on the upper back of my right thigh, the skin feels super sensitive to touch even the lightest of fabrics irritate it ?

I have a sensitive area on the upper back of my right thigh, the skin feels super sensitive to touch even the lightest of fabrics irritate it ?

Nerve irritation: This type of thing is often due to problems with a nerve. If you have had a rash there or some other inflammation, this can happen afterwards. I would get an exam from your doctor to evaluate what might be going on and get checked for diabetes or vitamin deficiencies that might cause this. ...Read more

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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