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Sore on both my thighs hurt so much. Help?

Sore on both my thighs hurt so much. Help?

See doctor asap: And have it checked, diagnosed then it can be treated. May be an infection. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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Why is my the right side of my thigh aching now?

Why is my the right side of my thigh aching now?

I do not know: More information would be needed to tell you why and what is causing your aches, and then getting an exam would even further help diagnose your ache in the thigh area. Best to get an exam as there are many reasons for a possible thigh pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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I woke up with very sore thighs. Should I be worried?

I woke up with very sore thighs. Should I be worried?

Sore thighs: This is a nonspecific symptom. It could be due to some muscular reaction to strain from work, overuse or exercise. In females it can be from congestion in pelvic organs. Primary inflammation of muscles (acute myositis) is uncommon. Polymyalgia rheumatica is a rather common cause. People on statin medication may have a side effect of muscle ache. Your MD can evaluate you if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Can I exercise when my thighs are sore from a previous workout?

Can I exercise when my thighs are sore from a previous workout?

Be mindful: It depends on how sore they are. If it's mild soreness so that you just notice it, it's not likely a problem. If the soreness is severe, and you are having problems walking, then obviously you should take it easy. Remember you are a minor, so you should be reviewing this with your parents too. ...Read more

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What is the normal length of time thighs would ache after exercise?

What is the normal length of time thighs would ache after exercise?

24- 48 hrs: Typically after exercise one is usually sore
for a day or two.
I usually like to alternate exercise days to
allow the muscle soreness to resolve
prior to more exercise
if the soreness lasts more than 24 hrs, you
may be working out too hard. ...Read more

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My thighs are sore from exercise. I feel like exercising today will it help or not?

My thighs are sore from exercise. I feel like exercising today will it help or not?

Delayed muscle sore: Generally, delayed muscle soreness will get better after 48hrs of rest. However, by doing routine exercises to condition your muscles, you may actually have no soreness or less soreness because you've strengthened the muscle or connective tissue. ...Read more

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Why are my thighs sore I haven't did anything?

Why are my thighs sore I haven't did anything?

Might be that: It may be that you don't exercise. Your physicians may advise exercise but can examine you and clarify. It may be related to your activity that you are not aware of teh relationship to this ...Read more

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How can I help my sore thigh recover?

RICE= rest, ice, co-: Mpression with a bandage and elevate the side to get rid of the swelling. Nsaid's help to relieve pain & swelling. After 3-5 days using a heating pad, which helps to relieve pain, discomfort.
Massage &/or therapy can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Symptoms of clot in thigh 24 female aching inner thigh?

Symptoms of clot in thigh 24 female aching inner thigh?

Maybe....: Aching inner thigh could be caused by many more things than clot although I suppose it is possible. Risk factors would include smoking, family history of clots, recent immobilization or injury to the extremity, and taking oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve sore oozing sores between my thighs?

What's the best way to relieve sore oozing sores between my thighs?

Skin sores/rash: Skin conditions between the sighs could just be friction burns or viral rashes. Oftentimes, these could become secondarily infected with staph/strep which may fit what you described. Have your physician take a look for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have aching pain in my hips and back of my thighs what does this mean?

Hip/back/bursa: Hip pain generally causes pain in the groin, your pain could be coming from your hips (arthritis, tendonitis). Pain on the outer upper thighs could be pain from bursitis or referred pain from your lumbar spine. See your doctor for a thorough exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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If my thighs have been sore for over a week, what can I do to relieve the soreness?

If my thighs have been sore for over a week, what can I do to relieve the soreness?

Stretch: Stretch them out, drink lots of water, massage them and take an anti-inflammatory like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) as long as you aren't allergic to either one. Avoid things that hurt (such as running, etc) until you are back to your usual self. ...Read more

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Found a cut like sore on my inner thigh don't remeber cutting myself what could it be.

Chafing: Sometimes an item of clothing can chafe in one spot and cause a sore.
Multiple medical conditions can lead to sores, but if this is the only one, a local effect/cause is likely.
If ti fails to get better, or if other sores develop in other areas, please be sure to get his checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache in my calf for a few days that moves lower at times or into my thigh. What is this?

I have a dull ache in my calf for a few days that moves lower at times or into my thigh. What is this?

Many things: If the ache is severe or worsening, see a physician for a good history and physical examination. If you have any chest pain or trouble breathing, go immediately to the emergency room for assessment. With your history, you may be at increased risk of blood clot. ...Read more

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My thighs have been aching for the past 2 days. It feels like a sprain. Every step I make I feel like I'm about to fall. How can I stop it?

My thighs have been aching for the past 2 days. It feels like a sprain. Every step I make I feel like I'm about to fall. How can I stop it?

Do not exercise: Too vigorously. Try to find out what triggered what triggered the pain and avoid that. May take Advil/ Tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with pain. Ice and hear application will help along with assuage therapy of you have time. ...Read more

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The front upper area of my thigh is sore when sitting or laying down. The pain comes and goes, and dsnt hurt right away, it takes a little while.?

Maybe from back: Typical muscle or joint pain is made worse after or during activity and yours is with inactivity or no load bearing across the legs since sitting or lying down. It is positional and is relieved with a change of position both after awhile suggesting an issue referred from the lower back and less likely the leg. If bothers or limits you, get evaluated. ...Read more

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Yesterday I woke up and my whole leg was aching. It feels like I've been exercising a lot. But I haven't. It's more in my thigh, should I be worried?

Check with Dr: This can be many causes. From something minor such as sore muscles, to a deep vein thrombosis which is more serious and requires medical treatment. You should visit your primary physician just to be safe. ...Read more

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I've been having intermittent deep dull aching pain in the front of my thigh for the past several months. Hurts w/ activity and rest but worse @ night?

SIJ: Mid-30's fem c/o chronic unilateral anterior thigh pain; especially on sleep surface. This sx pattern compatible w. pain radiation from pelvic girdle, a bony ring, as ground force of sleep surface translates around ring to loosest sacroiliac joint; whereat ligament strain elicits pain generation. Lumbar pain generation is ameliorated by lying; as is that of spastic thigh muscle. See Osteopath. ...Read more

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I'm suffering with aches and pains in my thighs and legs?

I'm suffering with aches and pains in my thighs and legs?

Tender to touch?: Are the muscles sore to touch? Does walking or activities affect the aching.? Do you take any medications? Questions like this can help us clarify your aching. Your evaluation will look at these issues? We also need to know what other medical conditions you have. ...Read more

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Dull ache around top of thigh and bum not related to exercise. What could it be?

Dull ache around top of thigh and bum not related to exercise. What could it be?

Arthritis?: I am. It sure without examining you, but one can have arthritis of hip, back issues that are felt in the hip, or strained ligaments, muscles. Not very helpful but I need more information- age? Activity level? Injury? Back pain? Pain at rest or with movement etc. ...Read more

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Injured knees, knees/aches burns, thighs burns/aches. Knees feel cold and tingly?

Injured knees, knees/aches burns, thighs burns/aches. Knees feel cold and tingly?

Injury: If the knees have been injured you should expect discomfort for seven to ten days depending upon the type of injury (sprain, contusion). Treatment consists of rest and taking anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve (naproxen). Persistent or worsening discomfort or swelling call for evaluation by a physician or orthopedic surgeon as problems like cartilage or ligament injury may have occurred. ...Read more

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What are some causes of thigh muscle aches/spasms & are painful that occur in both thighs?

What are some causes of thigh muscle aches/spasms & are painful that occur in both thighs?

Usually: Overuse. Are you doing an exercise program or some repetitive motions? Other causes can be meds, but you don't list any. Another cause is hyperthyroid but then the muscles are usually very weak also ...Read more