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What if I have sharp pain in my thigh?

What if I have sharp pain in my thigh?

Depends: More info would be helpful. Could be muscle strain, referred pain or bone problem. ...Read more

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Woke w/sharp pain in inner thigh in one leg, cramp in calf of other. Walked around a bit, pain went away-went back to sleep. Woke to thigh pain again.

Woke w/sharp pain in inner thigh in one leg, cramp in calf of other. Walked around a bit, pain went away-went back to sleep. Woke to thigh pain again.

Cramps: Recurrent muscle cramps or spasms may be caused by deficiencies of calcium or magnesium. Sometimes they are due to excessive muscle tightness caused by various muscle activities during the day. In this case stretching maneuvers of the legs before going to bed may prevent the nocturnal spasms. You could also take a magnesium supplement daily. See your physician as needed. ...Read more

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I have been sneezing alot and every time i do a sharp pain happens in my thigh and chest every time and just recently the pain in my thigh lasted 5min?

This is very strange: and impossible to diagnose remotely. Your intra-abdominal pressure goes up every time you sneeze. If you had a lung problem it could be made worse and cause pain. If you had a spine problem (causing thigh pain) it could conceivably be made worse and cause pain. Hard to tie them both together though. If it keeps up, you should probably be seen. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain inner right thigh. Had for bout a week and now it's radiating to my foot. What could be causing this?

?injury: If there is no history of an injury,then inflammation of a nerve or muscle is possible. Is the discomfort worsened by movement or is the muscle tender to touch? See your Physician if symptoms persist. In the meantime try NSAIDS like ibuprofen if you can take them. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain and cramping in and around my thighs going down my legs at times , what could this be

I have sharp pain and cramping in and around my thighs going down my legs at times , what could this be

A few things: Sharp pain and cramping could be dehydration, muscular, vascular or neurologic. Start with fluids, simple stretches of the back, hip and thigh muscles for a few days. If it does not improve or you are getting worse-do not wait, see you doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my inner thigh. It happens a couple times a week. Only for a few seconds at a time. What could this be?

Nerve pain: It appears that there is an intermittent impingement of a nerve or muscle which may be positional and causing sharp,shooting thigh pain. The inpingement could be occurring in the groin and may have to do with obesity or prolonged sitting. A small inguinal hernia would be a less likely cause. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your physician. ...Read more

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In am have sudden sharp pain outer thigh. Doesn't last long. Radiates lower back & inner thigh?

Nerve pain: Sharp, shooting pain involving the back and leg suggests a pinching of a nerve possibly from a disc bulge or a spur in your spine. If it persists, see your md. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get the most excruciating sharp pain in my upper thigh, like a safety pin sticking in me..

Sometimes I get the most excruciating sharp pain in my upper thigh, like a safety pin sticking in me..

Thigh pain: there are many causes of this problem. If it is upper thigh might think about meralgia parathestica which is an entrapment of the later femoral cutaneous nerve. This is common in females. Better get that checked out as there are many beneficial treatments for this. Also want to make sure it isnt anything else. Hope this helps. ...Read more