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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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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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Inner thigh pain when walking comes and goes. Makes it feel like my leg is giving way?

Inner thigh pain when walking comes and goes. Makes it feel like my leg is giving way?

Think your back: If you have some impingement at the spine in your lower back, it can cause referred pain. Have it checked out, especially if it makes your walking potentially unsteady. ...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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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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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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I have pain in upper thigh when walking. What could be the reason and what should I do about it?

Thigh pain: Pain in the thigh can result from an infection or muscular injury or hernia. A primary care physician will be able to do the initial evaluation. ...Read more

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I fell 2years ago & hurt. The upper muscle in my upper thigh. It still hurts & i can't hardly walk at all. Any help?

I fell 2years ago & hurt. The upper muscle in my upper thigh.  It still hurts & i can't hardly walk at all.  Any help?

Have it looked,at : Did you have an evaluation after you fell? Did you have an x-ray? Was anything broken? Did you have any bruising? Tis is highly unusual for you to be "hardly abler to walk" two years after a fall without something significant going on. Have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a sharp, gripping pain in my upper thigh. Rest relieves the pain, but when I walk the pain shoots across my upper thigh.

Thigh pain: Such Sharp pain in the upper thigh may be due to a nerve impingement in the groin. Another possibility is a hernia which can be barely noticeable. If this discomfort continues it's recommended that you be examined by a physician and,if advisable, he/she will refer you to a specialist for diagnosis and treatment depending on their findings. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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