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Upper Thigh Nerve Pain
Feels like I'm walking on sandpaper. Also pain in my thigh muscles the last 4 days. Not diabetic. Is this nerve pain? Will it resolve on its own?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
What is femoral neuropathy, I've been diagnosed with sudden onset peripheral neuropathy of the feet, and nerve pain throughout my body. Have severe pan in my left upper thigh,nothing helps the pain.
Spine vs Neuropathy: The cause of your pain may be a pinched nerve in the spine or around the thigh, especially if just on one side. It may also be neuropathy not due to compression (pinching), which usually is symmetric on both sides. A good neurologic exam by your doctor may be able to differentiate the source better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can nerve pain come and go ? I was almost symptom free for around a month but pain has returned. Prickly burning pain in inner thigh and upper back.
Painful fire ant like feeling maybe nerve pain in all extremeties worse in upper legs thighs caused by?
Neuropathic pain: The symptoms are quite suggestive of peripheral neuropathy. This can be seen in multiple medical conditions such as diabetes, thyroid disease, b-12 deficiency and many other disorders. You need to talk with your doctor and he can do simple blood tests to find the answer and you may need electromyography/ nerve conduction study. ...Read more
Pain in right lower back, right buttock, right upper&inner thigh & right foot. Essentially feels like nerve pain, have small twist in spine. Y this pain?
Sharp pain in foot when i stood up, radiating pain in upper thigh simultanesouly, feet/hand numbness and tingling, pinched nerve?
Various: Diagnosis of thigh pain in a fortyish female depends upon whether the pain is in front or back of thigh. In the front, meralgia parasthetica is of concern. On the back of thigh sciatica is suggested. When doctors guess as to the vagaries of mother nature they need info as to "what, where, and when". Then we have improved chance to discern the "why". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nerve Entrapment: There are several possible causes for nerve pain in the front of the thigh. L2 and L3 lumbar disc herniation is a common cause. Other causes include femoral neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, and obturator nerve entrapment. A good exam by your doctor to evaluate for weakness and loss of sensation is recommended. ...Read more
Outside of thighs: Burning or shooting or stabbing pain, particularly with numbness or dullness of touch sensation, on the outside portion of the thigh is due to a problem with the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. This is not a medically serious problem, but can indicate other problems such as diabetes, obesity, tight waistband/belt, etc. The medical name is meralgia paresthetica. Treatment is symptomatic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could prickly inner thigh sensations/pain be caused by driving a lot ? Nerve pain etc ? Feels like a fiberglass on skin feeling.
Neuralgia is also known as Nerve pain. Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more
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