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My upper thighs ache very bad during menstrual cycle. No pain anywhere else besides abdomen and thighs. Why are thighs affected during menustration?

My upper thighs ache very bad during menstrual cycle. No pain anywhere else besides abdomen and thighs. Why are thighs affected during menustration?

Painful menses: Upper thigh pain and abdominal pain during menses can be symptoms of endometriosis. The implanted endometrial tissue at random locations cause abdominal pain when bleeding begins. The thigh pain can result from these implants near to or involving tissue near the sciatic nerves. Pelvic infection can also be increased during menses. See your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Inner upper thigh/groin ache/burning pain. 4 days. Saw a Dr. Who Did not think it is dvt as I was worried. Could she have missed it in examination?

Inner upper thigh/groin ache/burning pain. 4 days. Saw a Dr. Who Did not think it is dvt as I was worried. Could she have missed it in examination?

Circulation issue: in DVT. If there is a clot on one side blocking all the veins coming back from all the leg, then all the circulation out from there would be blocked. There would be huge swelling. The test (doppler) is simple, not very expensive, nonpainful and non risky. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it wouldnt likely be done. ...Read more

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Muscle spasms (severe), twitching, aching esp. in upper body, aching thighs, heavy feet, ringing ears worsened by poor sleep or physical stress. Help!

Muscle spasms (severe), twitching, aching esp. in upper body, aching thighs, heavy feet, ringing ears worsened by poor sleep or physical stress. Help!

Muscle pain : See your doctor to discuss these issues further . It is possible you may have Fibromyalgia Syndrome , which is a sleep disorder . Your doctor should have an information sheet on this disorder . Read it and highlight the S& S that you have . If you find yourself highlighting most of it , then you have it . It is treatable with exercise and better sleep . ...Read more

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Aching pain in left inside upper thigh and groin area. Sometimes radiates to left lower back area. No swelling.

Aching pain in left inside upper thigh and groin area.  Sometimes radiates to left lower back area.  No swelling.

Groin pain: Causes of groin pain include hernia, hip arthritis, tendonitis, nerve pain from spinal nerve impingement, inflamed lymph node, trauma, or pelvic organ inflammation. If it is radiating as you describe, you should have an exam by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sore red bump on my upper thigh for the past 4 days. The surrounding area is red and sore to the touch. It seems to be getting bigger. Help!?

I have a sore red bump on my upper thigh for the past 4 days. The surrounding area is red and sore to the touch. It seems to be getting bigger. Help!?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is inflammation of the superficial or deep portion of the hair follicle. Folliculitis may be infectious or noninfectious. The most common pathogen in infectious folliculitis is Staphylococcus aureus. The management of folliculitis varies based upon the etiology. Mild S. aureus folliculitis may resolve without medical treatment. Topical mupirocin can be used initially. ...Read more

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