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I have a descent sized indention on my right thigh. It does hurt when I touch right underneath it where the indent is which is hard.

I have a descent sized indention on my right thigh. It does hurt when I touch right underneath it where the indent is which is hard.

Hard to say: You might be describing an abscess. If it's new and hurts to touch, warm, red — it may need attention. If it's chronic, it's something else. Either way, somebody needs to look at it! ...Read more

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I have developed a large very hard lump on my outer right thigh, it is big and has an indent underneath it, it does not hurt but looks odd?

I have developed a large very hard lump on my outer right thigh, it is big and has an indent underneath it, it does not hurt but looks odd?

Needs evaluation: I am concerned about this description. I recommend an evaluation by your primary care physician or a surgeon to determine if you need a biopsy, or should just have it removed. There are types of cancer called sarcoma which can grow like this. ...Read more

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I have had inundations right under the skin of my right thigh for a few weeks now. The skin looks normal but I can't squeeze it, it also hurts often.

I have had inundations right under the skin of my right thigh for a few weeks now. The skin looks normal but I can't squeeze it, it also hurts often.

See below: It's not clear to me what you are trying to describe. But I can surmise enough to know that it's not possible to give you guidance about this type of complaint without having the ability to examine the area. Please see your physician who hopefully will help you with your problem. Don't try to diagnose it yourself on the internet, as you will likely just worry yourself. See your physician. ...Read more

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Feels like deep "cyst"(s) deep underneath skin of outside right thigh can not see only feel if pressed I had 1 now I have 2 hurts a lot hurts to touch?

Feels like deep "cyst"(s) deep underneath skin of outside right thigh can not see only feel if pressed I had 1 now I have 2 hurts a lot hurts to touch?

?infected cyst: I would see a primary care physician or dermatology just to see if you have an infected cyst. You may need antibiotics or it may need to be drained. Another possibility is a type of fatty tumor known as an angio lipoma which can be painful. ...Read more

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I have a lump near the left top side of my right thigh it is swollen and hurts to the touch is it serious?

I have a lump near the left top side of my right thigh it is swollen and hurts to the touch is it serious?

I do not know: Unfortunately, without an exam and a diagnosis, I do not know if it is serious or not. Most lumps are benign such as lipomas or even small cysts or abscesses that may need simple treatment from a dr. On rare occasions the lump may be serious. Get the lump checked out to be sure. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dull ache in the front of my right thigh? I did get in a car accident a week ago, but nothing hurt the day of.

Dull ache in the front of my right thigh?  I did get in a car accident a week ago, but nothing hurt the day of.

Could be anything.: Thigh pain can be form a quad strain, or can be referred pain, meaning that somewhere else is actually causing pain. Injuries to the hip joint can cause thigh pain, as can referred pain from the lumbar spine. Probably best to get it checked out if it keeps up. ...Read more

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I've had a large hematoma on my upper right thigh for over a year as a result of getting my leg caught in a deck. Sometimes hurts. What should I do?

I've had a large hematoma on my upper right thigh for over a year as a result of getting my leg caught in a deck. Sometimes hurts. What should I do?

See a doctor : If this was really a bruise, it should have resolved over 2-3 weeks after the injury. The damage seems to have walked itself off, and should be evaluated by an ortho, with or without the proper imaging to assess what kind of injury you had/have... ...Read more

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Hi I'm 17 and three days ago I felt like a bruise on the side of my right thigh but I don't see any bruise and when I touch it hurts Should I worry?

Hi I'm 17 and three days ago I felt like a bruise on the side of my right thigh but I don't see any bruise and when I touch it hurts Should I worry?

Invisible bruise: Most likely it's a deep bruise that has just not surfaced. Sometimes these bruises will simply turn green or very light yellow color. I wold not be concerned unless it becomes increasingly painful or changes to a lump or grows ...Read more

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I am having upper thigh pain to my right thigh, hurts to move any ideas?

I am having upper thigh pain to my right thigh, hurts to move any ideas?

More information: Is needed,,,Although usually BILATERAL you may have COMPARTMENTAL SYNDROME a syndrome in young people ...mostly athletes...AT age 17 there are only a few possibilities. Ask question again and describe your ACTIVITIES! Just a thought!
Hope it helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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For the past week I've been getting a cramp in my upper middle right thigh hurts bad what could this be?

For the past week I've been getting a cramp in my upper middle right thigh hurts bad what could this be?

Many possibilities: Problem range from (in descending order of severity)
blood clot
hernia
neve impingement
stress reaction/femur
muscle strain


See an orthopedic doc get checked out. ...Read more

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I have this bruise on my right thigh that hurts but isn't very visible. What could cause this. I have a few bug bites in the area?

I have this bruise on my right thigh that hurts but isn't very visible. What could cause this. I have a few bug bites in the area?

Localized reaction: Maybe it is an underlying localized reaction from the bug bites. If continues, then get it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a really bad pain in the front of my right thigh, it only hurts to the touch and it feels, but doesn't look like a bruise. It's lumpy?

I have a really bad pain in the front of my right thigh, it only hurts to the touch and it feels, but doesn't look like a bruise.  It's lumpy?

Thigh: It may be a bruise or calcification in your muscle. If it persists see your doctor and have it imaged. An Ultrasound would be a good start. All the best. ...Read more

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Right thigh tingling and burning. Just the front of it. Feels like it just woke up? At night feels like it itches when laying. Leaning forward hurts!

Right thigh tingling and burning.  Just the front of it. Feels like it just woke up? At night feels like it itches when laying. Leaning forward hurts!

Varies: The sensation of "tingling" as you describe it can suggest a neurological component to your condition. The is a condition known as meralgia parastetica which can cause sumilar symptoms as can an upper lumbar radiculopathy. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Right thigh is twitching.when I tap it kinda hard I feel the sensation of twitching .does not hurt. Any idea what it may be? Or why it is being caus

Right thigh is twitching.when I tap it kinda hard I feel the sensation of twitching .does not hurt. Any idea what it may be? Or why it is being caus

Multifactorial: Your twitches may be related to any number of reasons including stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), overexercise, or nutritional deficiencies. Here is some more information: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm ...Read more

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The back part of my right thigh and right beneath my buttox hurts when I walk. Its like a tingling pain sensation. What does that mean?

Thigh discomfort: Are you physically active running? May be piriformis syndrome or sciatica or tendon irritation. Would try aleve (naproxen) or motrin if not allergic, and ice 10 minutes 3 x a day. May have ganglioma a nerve cyst there though it is unusual. Very rarely could be other issues. Would f/u w/ doc or urgent care. Would avoid strenous activity for a few days ...Read more

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I have a light green spot on my right thigh, it doesn't hurt, and it's a bit bigger than a quarter, I wasn't born with it. I tried cutting it open with a razor to see if it was just infected blood I needed to dispose of. But that did'nt make a difference.

I have a light green spot on my right thigh, it doesn't hurt, and it's a bit bigger than a quarter, I wasn't born with it.
I tried cutting it open with a razor to see if it was just infected blood I needed to dispose of.
But that did'nt make a difference.

Any : Any time you have a suspiciois lesion like this I recommend you go to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to have it checked out. They may want to do a biopsy to determine what it is.www.beautybybrueck.com. ...Read more

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My right thigh hurts when I play soccer and run?

My right thigh hurts when I play soccer and run?

Muscle: Most likely the pain would be muscular soreness secondary to running and kicking activity. However, recently had two patients who had similar thigh pain and actually had avulsion fractures
off the pelvis, so an exam and xray certainly would be appropriate. ...Read more

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I bumped/cut my shins badly 10 days ago. Now, my right thigh is swollen, hurts in 3"x3" area deep inside. Only hurts when resting. Is it thrombosis?

I bumped/cut my shins badly 10 days ago. Now, my right thigh is swollen, hurts in 3"x3" area deep inside. Only hurts when resting.  Is it thrombosis?

Get vein ultrasound.: Following trauma, it is not unusual to have bleeding below the skin resulting in a hematoma which can cause pain and swelling. You probably have this but with your history of recent brace wearing and some degree of immobility, it would be wise to obtain a venous ultrasound to ensure that you do not have a dvt. ...Read more

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My right thigh burns and hurts no swelling or redness it comes and goes I'm a nurse I'm on my feet a lot?

My right thigh burns and hurts no swelling or redness it comes and goes I'm a nurse I'm on my feet a lot?

Meralgia: Hard to say with such limited info, but could this be meralgia paresthetica? A neuralgia of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve in the anterolat thigh. ...Read more

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Since 4 days my bf (35) gets severe but on/off headaches, his right shoulder and right thigh hurts a lot. He's always tired, not able to focus and sad

Since 4 days my bf (35) gets severe but on/off headaches, his right shoulder and right thigh hurts a lot. He's always tired, not able to focus and sad

More data needed: He needs to be seen by a real doctor one with a diploma. Forget ayurvedic medicine.
It may be nothing serious or it could be seizures or migraines. I saw a documentary on national geographic explaining about how many fake doctors there are in india.
Go to a hospital to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my right thigh go numb minutes after I lay down. And also when I'm standing or walking? It's numb from the kneecap up to the hip. I

Why does my right thigh go numb minutes after I lay down. And also when I'm standing or walking? It's numb from the kneecap up to the hip. I

Meralgia Paresthetic: Meralgia paresthetica is a benign condition in which the anterior thigh will experience numbness, burning, tingling sensations from stretching of a nerve just below the surface of the skin or from compression of the nerve. It is usually relieved when the leg is flexed and turning on your side. It is a simple condition which is best left alone unless severe. ...Read more