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Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?

Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?

Stress: Sorry you r going thru this. It all ties in to stress &its effects on hormonal balance. Stress triggers changes in our inner hormonal environment resulting in missed periods, low energy, insomnia, moodiness, body aches & weakness to name a few. This addsmore stress &a viscous cycle ensues. Supporting your thyroid with l-tyrosine, selenium, &iodine helps to normalize your hormones &eliminate symptoms. ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Upper thigh pain with one kidney?

Upper thigh pain with one kidney?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) and some muscle spasm meds are used to treat pain. Ice or heating pad can also help. ...Read more

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I have upper thigh pain from running (had a weeks rest still have pain). Can I workout (like crunches) what should I do?

Range of motion: Lactic acid a buildup of this chemical can cause marked pain that can last upwards of two weeks. Active range of motion to increase circulation will speed recovery. Ice will help with pain. ...Read more

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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

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I am having upper thigh pain to my right thigh, hurts to move any ideas?

I am having upper thigh pain to my right thigh, hurts to move any ideas?

More information: Is needed,,, Although usually BILATERAL you may have COMPARTMENTAL SYNDROME a syndrome in young people. ..mostly athletes...AT age 17 there are only a few possibilities. Ask question again and describe your ACTIVITIES! Just a thought!
Hope it helps!

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I have upper thigh pain... It starts off at my lower back and goes to my upper thigh hurts when standing and hurts less with walking?

I have upper thigh pain... It starts off at my lower back and goes to my upper thigh hurts when standing and hurts less with walking?

Sciatica: 18y w. low back pain into upper thigh is describing sciatica. Causes are many including disk disorder & Pyriformis syndrome. Per med lit., up to 30% of chronic low back pain is due to sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder; highly associated with sciatica. In teenagers participation in contact & extreme sports often causal. Permanent injury to SIJ ligaments manifests as chronic low back pain & sciatica. ...Read more

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Thigh pain after fall. Fell 2 times hit same spot 1 year ago and 9 months ago. Still have a lot of pain and burning. Left rear upper thigh.

Thigh pain after fall. Fell 2 times hit same spot 1 year ago and 9 months ago. Still have a lot of pain and burning. Left rear upper thigh.

2 injuries or 1+: 1st may have been a more serious injury than u thought, hamstring tear & now more easily injured, & will b a chronic problem. Especially if it took a long time 2 heal. If u had a short recovery & then pain free up 2 the time of injury # 2, it may b just the luck of the draw. Solved by not doing it any more. Now pain may b hamstring attachment inflammation & may b chronic. Warm up, nsaids, act mod. ...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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Symptoms include upper buttocks, groin, upper thigh pain. What's this sound like?

Hip or back pain: Hip joints will commonly cause groin and anterior (front) thigh pain. The low back will commonly cause buttock and posterior (back) thigh pain but can also "refer" pain to the groin, especially the lower disc segments. ...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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Why do I get upper thigh pain when I am sitting or driving?

Why do I get upper thigh pain when I am sitting or driving?

Thigh pain: Consider hip arthritis, femoral head avn, hip synovitis, hernia, vascular insufficiency, upper lumbar referred radicular pain, etc. ...Read more

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Episode of inner upper thigh pain that made me pass out from pain first time happened and very faint the second time.?

When pain: So severe that you pass out from it, you need to see a doctor. Something serious might be going on. ...Read more

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22 year old female with upper thigh pain sometimes. Never constant. Blood clot?

22 year old female with upper thigh pain sometimes. Never constant. Blood clot?

Hard to say: This would not be the most likely way a clot would present, but if you have other risk factors for a DVT (contraceptive pills, immobility, family history of clotting) it is probably worth getting it checked out. ...Read more

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I have upper thigh pain from running I rested my muscles for a week but still have pain. I was told to run slowly. Is it okay to still do crunches?

I have upper thigh pain from running I rested my muscles for a week but still have pain. I was told to run slowly. Is it okay to still do crunches?

Yes: You may have itb syndrome. This is inflammation of a band of tissue that runs along the side of your leg. There is also a fluid filled sack beneath it that can get inflamed. That is called bursitis. If your pain hasn't resolved in a few weeks with anti inflammatories, then you should see a doctor. Crunches should be fine to do. ...Read more

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Front thigh pain and soreness after falling? Fell on ice, felt a burning pain from knee to upper thigh. Now hurts to move or bend. Knee hurts too

Front thigh pain and soreness after falling? Fell on ice, felt a burning pain from knee to upper thigh. Now hurts to move or bend. Knee hurts too

Get X-ray if...: Sounds like a contusion to your thigh. (bruise). If you are able to walk and weight bear on that side a fractured femur (thigh bone)extremely unlikely. Contusions to kneecap (prepatellar bursitis) is very common w/ your mechanism of injury and can refer pain proximally. So are thigh contusions. Rice is appropriate. If pain continues, swelling increases, or pain localizes to knee. .. See md...Gl. ...Read more

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Thyroid nodule, upper thigh pain/burning! Boil on r.Leg too...Should I go on to the er?

Thyroid nodule, upper thigh pain/burning! Boil on r.Leg too...Should I go on to the er?

The ER: Can't help with a thyroid nodule. A lower leg (calf?) boil is unlikely to cause thigh discomfort in the absence of extensive soft tissue infection which would cause skin redness, pain, and fever. Overall, unless you feel acutely ill, visiting your family clinician is likely the best route. ...Read more

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Week back took one extra step in staircase without realizing in the dark. Since then during sleep upper thigh and sometime heel pains when walking.

Week back took one extra step in staircase without realizing in the dark. Since then during sleep upper thigh and sometime heel pains when walking.

How long ago?: When did this happen? If it was within the past week or so it will just take time. Try over the counter analgesics. If things are still not better after, say 2 weeks, get evaluated by doctor. Good luck and try not to go down the stairs in the dark:) ...Read more

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If a guy cums on your upper thigh (near V) during the shower, is it possible for the sperm to swim in the stream to the vagina?

If a guy cums on your upper thigh (near V) during the shower, is it possible for the sperm to swim in the stream to the vagina?

About swimming: Salmon swim upstream to the same area where they hatched. Sperm are so small that you can't even see one with a magnifying glass. Being in the shower means the water is coming down from above, at 2 gallons per minute, unless it's one of those fancy Jacuzzi showers with water going sideways. Anyway, sperm are not salmon and cannot swim upriver to migrate into a vagina for spawning. No worries. ...Read more

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I inserted a marker into my anus during masturbation now I'm having digestion problems, slight pain in testicles that shoots down left upper thigh.

I inserted a marker into my anus during masturbation now I'm having digestion problems, slight pain in testicles that shoots down left upper thigh.

Anal Sex: This is not uncommon. If the marker has not been recovered you must go to the er to have it recovered. If it has been recovered I doubt it is the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can sex cause vaginal yeast infection in pregnancy and is there any link between yeast infection tablets and upper leg pain?

Can sex cause vaginal yeast infection in pregnancy and is there any link between yeast infection tablets and upper leg pain?

Yeast infection: Vaginal yeast infections are more common in pregnancy because of the hormonal changes and are not usually caused by sex. The back strain of pregnancy caused by the compensation for your center of gravity shifting can result in pain in the upper leg. This is not caused by medicines used for yeast infections. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Two small bumps on upper thigh that itch?

Two small bumps on upper thigh that itch?

Not sure what they: Are from description. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean uf my left upper thigh hurts?

What does it mean uf my left upper thigh hurts?

Nerve, muscle, bone: Thigh pain could be a nerve compression in the lumbar spine, or a local problem with muscle such as a calcified hematoma or the bone such as a stress fracture. You should have the pain evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I had a random cold spot on my upper thigh. What could cause this?

I had a random cold spot on my upper thigh. What could cause this?

Is it numb also?: This could be a minor impingement of a skin nerve on the upper thigh. It more commonly presents as a patch of skin about the size of your palm on the upper thigh that has decreased sensation. This can flucuate in severity. Its more a nuisance than anything bad. Typically no treatment is needed. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper thigh it harts and it's hard and an inch wide?

I have a lump on my upper thigh it harts and it's hard and an inch wide?

Need more info: There are several possible diagnoses. May be a growth, an abscess or a foreign body or something else. I strongly suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care physician very soon. ...Read more

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I have a really bad rash on my upper thigh, what can be causing my rash?

I have a really bad rash on my upper thigh, what can be causing my rash?

Intertrigo or contac: Duration of the rash, size of rash, more description
Need to see a doctor
may apply vit E oil.
Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg twice daily-be careful of the drowsiness. ...Read more

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I have a little lump on the inside of my upper thigh. What may that be caused from?

I have a little lump on the inside of my upper thigh. What may that be caused from?

Many things: It could be a skin cyst, ingrown hair, folliculitis, lymph node, fatty tumor (lipoma), soft tissue cancer (sarcoma), hematoma (bruse from trauma) and many others. ...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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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more