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What Are The Causes Of Knots Pain In The Outer Thigh
I have a pea sized round knot under my skin on the back of my thigh. I've had it about 8 months and it has gotten bigger and it causes me pain.?
Need to Visualize: Have a healthcare personnel look at the lesions to determine the nature of it. Your primary care provider or a skin doctor will be of great help. Very difficult to give the right answer without exam. You may also schedule a virtual visit with a HealthTap doctor. ...Read more
Does any type of Myopathy cause knots or lumps in the thigh muscles and does it affect the kidneys in any way?
Several types: The possibilities are numerous. See a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
Leg lump: Could be a new boil that initially swells and stretches skin and itches like zits, could be a fatty tumor, if stays and gets bigger, needs doctor visit... ...Read more
I have protruding veins with knots in my left leg below the knee. It is now coming up back of leg with soreness. What causes this?
Bad Veins: What you are describing are varicose veins with either areas of enlarged varicosities (look like grapes) or areas of superficial phlebitis (clotted veins), either way you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous reflux ultrasound to make the diagnosis and help to determine the treatment plan. ...Read more
The doctor at urgent care said my 21 month old has infantigo, would this cause bumps with hard knots under the skin to th point that he doesn't want to stand on that leg?
See a doctor: Impetigo is a bacterial infection on the surface of the skin. It is usually treated with a topical antibiotic ointment. Hard lumps under the skin, with pain, may be abscesses. This is a bacterial infection under the surface of the skin, which requires oral antibiotics and a possible procedure to open the skin and drain the infection. ...Read more
Muscular referred or: This could be just muscular pain due to overuse or lack of exercise, referred pain from hips or knees or even from the lower back or radicular from the the lower back or even signs of spinal stebosis. ...Read more
Doctor can examine: A lump on the thigh skin may or may not be normal, so the best thing to do is to have a primary care doctor or a dermatologist look at it. If there is a black dot in it, as if the dot is inside a skin pore, then the lump might be a cyst / blackhead (just like in acne skin). If it just dimples but has no connection to the surface, it could be a fibroma, lipoma, a deeper cyst, from old trauma, etc.. ...Read more
Maybe bursitis: The stabilizer on the outside of your thigh is the long iliotibial band running from hip to knee. It tightens if overused and not stretched. It runs over a lubricating packet (bursa) just below the curve of your hip where the bone sticks out to allow attachment of your thigh muscles. When bursas inflame, they're excruciating to touch. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and plan. It's treatable. ...Read more
Pinched nerve?: Usually that type of feeling is coming from the nerves being pinched or pushed on somehow. The skin neves run along the top of the thigh, so make sure you are not wearing tight pants. Also, leaning against a counter for several hours can cause that. They can also be getting pinched due to arthritis or other problems in the spine. That is more likely at your age. I'd see your doc to get checked. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: This symptom is commonly seen with pinched nerves. ...Read more
MeralgiaParesthetica: This is a likely meralgia paresthetica, or compression of the superficial lateral cutaneous nerve. It results from tight belts or overweight around the hips. Go see your primary care doc and he will do the "dollar bill" test, which will confirm the diagnosis. You may need a referral to a neurologist. The condition is benign. Weight loss is the key. ...Read more
Dark bumps in the groin is usually caused by intertrigo, it can be intermittnet, the cause can be bacterial, fungal, yeast or inflammation, can also be due to contact irritation or eczyma, can also be from multiple boils
For diagnosis you need examination by medical professional and possibly swabs, so you get the correct treatment ...Read more
I have discoloration on my thigh what can have caused it when I was a child I didn't have it I think I noticed it around the age of 16 or 17?
Nevus: The discoloration may be a nevus which is a birth mark that can develop later in life. ...Read more
What could be the cause of increasing pain at the back of my thighs, started in august, sometimes fall back into bed or chair pain is so bad.?
Many causes possible: I do not have enough specific information to make an educated list of possible diagnoses. You need to see a doctor and have a carefil examination - perhaps blood tests, x-rays. Can start with clinic, or pcp but may need to see orthopedics or neurologist or other specialist. Dont't delay; would be best if you can go when you have an attack of pain. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include nerve damage, nerve compression, vitamin deficiency, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more
Many possible causes, most likely is the so called "ilio tibial band syndrome" due to very tight ilio tibial band. Other causes could be hip joint pathology, trochanteris bursitis, could be to compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and of course bone pathology as well. Characteristics of the pain
will guide into making a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Meralgia: The most common cause of tingling in the lateral (outside) of the thighs is pressure on the lateral cutaneous nerve. This nerve is shallow at the front of the pelvic bone, and can be compressed there by tight, low belts; injured by a bump at that level, or by a belly that is enlarged, like in pregnancy. It is particularly common in diabetics. If you can avoid pressure on the nerve it may recover. ...Read more
These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment.
Try antifungal: Inner thigh itching could be caused by many factors. A trial of otc anti fungal medicine, such as terbinafine (lamisil) applied twice daily is a reasonable action. Its always wise to see your doctor or a dermatologist for evaluation if concerned or if it doesn't improve. ...Read more
Injury or trauma: Causing muscle strain/injury is the most common cause. You should be aware if this has happened. More worrisome causes in a young man your age might be a blood clot in a vein or even obstruction of lymph flow higher up...perhaps in your pelvis. Cellulitis would show skin infection signs. There are numerous rarer causes. Ice it; watch it a day or two. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more
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