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What Causes Pain In Upper Thigh In Men
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
When my husband coughs he has a lot of pain in his upper thigh. What can cause this? He usually has a high tolerance to pain
I have been getting muselspasems throught my lower part of body even in upper thigh. 1-2x per week what could cause this and how can I stop this?
Hard to say: It's hard to say, but it is time to go see a doctor or health clinic and get some lab work. Sometimes an electrolyte imbalance is the issue. If you take any meds, they could be involved. Don't start any supplements and don't stop your meds until you and a doctor talk about it. ...Read more
Many reasons: Upper thigh pain can result from holding the leg in a fixed position for a prolonged period. The spasm can also result from dehydration if you exercised a lot and did not keep up with your fluid. A pinched nerve can also do this. Electrolyte imbalances in your system and medications can also be a factor. Slowly stretch the muscles of the leg, try to stand and take a few steps. No resolving? See dr. ...Read more
Hello, I just want to ask what causes pain in right upper thigh after appendictomy? I'm now in 24days after the operation
Hello, I want to know if I should go to the doctors or not. For about 7 years I have been having on and off pains in my right upper thigh, I don't know what the cause is or even how to help the pain. I've tried heating pads, pain medications ect. But noth
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have warm flush feeling in my right butt/back upper thigh when sitting. What would cause it a be how can I treat it at home if possible?
I had a baby August 14th a couple of days later I got a lump on the right side of my upper thigh. It is painful and getting worse. What could cause?
Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more
Depends on your His-:
Tory, if any injury or past hx of it.
One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease.
Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful.
See your orthopedist. ...Read more
I've mild telangectasisa on my face, chest, & upper thigh...What are the causes, how to prevent further appearance?
PPlease see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may have a hereditary condition. ...Read more
A small (1-2 cm) cut between upper thigh and penis causes pain white pus oozes out of it, when cleaned it bleeds persisting for 4+ days?
After a hip repl 12 yrs ago what would cause severe pain when lying on the side of the surgery side (upper thigh area) thank you very much!
Trochanteric bursiti: You may simply have an inflammation of the bursal sac that overlies the side of the hip joint, your symptoms are typical. However, since you have an artificial hip you should take your symptoms seriously and get this checked out. If it is bursitis, often a steroid injection can be extremely helpful in alleviating your symptoms. ...Read more
Yesterday, I found 5 non-connected raised and hard bumps on my upper thigh. They itch really badly. They line up vertically. Cause and treatment?
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Include history of the bumps. ...Read more
Few painful purplish bumps on left upper thigh (area between butt and thighs, groin area). Started yesterday. How to ease the problem & possible causes?
Swollen veins: Can be due to decreased circulation most commonly. It can happen incidentally after pregnancy, weight gain or even decreased activity. Some patients are more susceptible to getting them genetically than others. If you are concerned or in pain you should have an exam done! ...Read more
I have a strong pulse in the middle of my right upper thigh. This way above the knee. I see and feel it jumping. What is the cause?
I have a pimple on my upper thigh near the groin, its not painful if untouched. Today it has some white pus, what could it be and what causes it.
Sharp hot pain on upper thigh parallel to public vine. Loss of all feeling in area. Slight swelling. Pain causes me to jump and jerk runs down leg?
Can wearing dansko clogs cause thigh and groin pain. I started on clogs 3 months ago, but this just started last week. Upper thigh is tender to touch?
Unlikely: I personally wear dansko clogs everyday and I do a lot of walking and standing. I have never experienced any pain in thigh or groin. If you are there may be some structural problem and you should at least see your primary care physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Does Poor circulation cause painless red splotchy skin on the upper thigh? I had that appear suddenly, &heard poor circulation! Help? What could it be?
Unfortunately there: Are a number of diagnoses that could result in the skin signs you describe. It will be impossible to narrow it down without actually examining you. It could be as simple as exposure to cold or inactivity and as complex as neuro-vascular insufficiency. If it persists I would recommend you see a health care provider so that you can be examined and a thorough history can be obtained. ...Read more
56 year old man. Bad charlie horses in upper thigh near groin after a day of extra exertion. Drinks a lot of water so not dehydration. What can help?
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
What can cause my upper thigh to feel painful almost like a burn? I stopped Crestor (rosuvastatin) about 6 mos ago & the pain stopped after 2.5 weeks but is now back w/o statins. No change in activities.
6MO STATIN OF PAIN: If we assume this due to the statin as the scenario certainly sounds a likely cause, and you stopped it, I agree with the questions imposition that 2.5 weeks SEEMS like enough time to pass. Well, its not. And in 17% who stop due to this side effect, pain persists to 6 months. Ouch. Ref: "Neuromuscular Symptoms and Elevated CK after Statin" N Engl J Med 2010; 362:564-565 February 11, 2010. ...Read more