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Why Does My Upper Thigh Hurt
I have a very hard quarter sized bump on my inner upper thigh. It doesn't hurt but worries me a lot. What might this be?
Fat necrosis?: It depends on the color, consistency, time of presentation related to any trauma, possible events related to a skin irritation in the area, presence of allergies, sunlight exposure, all can be evaluated by a dermatologist, who can biopsy the area if there is enough reason to investigate ...Read more
Just noticed light brown circle spots on my inner upper thigh don't hurt don't itch have no texture they are new 49 year old male?
Deep pain outer right upper thigh for 6 months. Hurts to press on it, to lay on that side and a week ago it was so painful I couldn't walk for 2 days.
Red marks (similar to the ones one gets after shaving, but haven't) on the outer side of my upper thigh, do not fade when I press. Don't itch or hurt.
Keratosis pilaris: A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile use a ceramide cream or other moisturizer, especially after a shower. ...Read more
Common: As a general rule, place your right hand on your right thigh near the groin with your thumb and finger pointing towards your knee. Place your left hand on your knee pointing towards your right hand. Your fingers and thumbs then create an oval of the area on the thigh that is safe for an intramuscular injection. Use a heating pad over the sore area. ...Read more
Husbands back been hurting last few days and now when he coughs his upper thigh hurts. He seems to be in a lot of pain and he doesn't usually complain?
Back pain: He may have strained his back and now every movement such as cough causes pain. He may have sciatica - irritation of the sciatic nerve which manifests itself with low back pain radiating to one of the lower extremities. Movements, cough, sneezing would cause worsening pain. Staying active without overdoing is needed. Ibuprofen or Naproxen can be tried. Stretching exercises as tolerated. ...Read more
I fell 2years ago & hurt. The upper muscle in my upper thigh. It still hurts & I can't hardly walk at all. Any help?
Have it looked, at: Did you have an evaluation after you fell? Did you have an x-ray? Was anything broken? Did you have any bruising? Tis is highly unusual for you to be "hardly abler to walk" two years after a fall without something significant going on. Have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
I sneezed while doing a split. My upper thigh hurts really bad, and I need to dance on saturday! What should I do?!?!
I found a yellow spot on my upper thigh this afternoon. I am not sure how long it has been there, but it doesn't hurt when I touch or press on it.?
Sounds like a: Small almost healed bruise and not to worry. ...Read more
What is the bump on the inside of my upper thigh, pretty high up, under the skin? Doesn't hurt, now a small bump (looks like a bite) above the skin.
A bump on the: Skin could be benign or worrisome. Sounds like your bump is resolving on its own. Observe for now. Take pictures to see the progress of the " bump". If getting bigger, red, tender, pussy and febrile- you will need to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
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!
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I have a raised red circle on my left upper thigh that itches and hurts. I don't know what it is but it's bothering me?
Could be: This could be a fixed drug eruption. See your dermatologist to get the final answer. ...Read more
I have upper thigh pain... It starts off at my lower back and goes to my upper thigh hurts when standing and hurts less with walking?
Sciatica: 18y w. low back pain into upper thigh is describing sciatica. Causes are many including disk disorder & Pyriformis syndrome. Per med lit., up to 30% of chronic low back pain is due to sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder; highly associated with sciatica. In teenagers participation in contact & extreme sports often causal. Permanent injury to SIJ ligaments manifests as chronic low back pain & sciatica. ...Read more
I have a cramp in the left front crevice between upper thigh and bladder region, only hurts when bending/sitting/laying down, but standing up is ok.
Cramp: Looks like a muscle pull. Use heat pads and pain killers. If it doesn't resolve in a week or so see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a small cluster of blisters on my upper thigh and now it has spread to my butt. The area hurts so badly and now my butt itches so much. What should I do?
I have red spots on my upper thigh. They don't hurt but do time to time irritate. Looks like most of the red spots center is where the hair grows out.
I have a groin lymph node in my right side is it normal for my upper thigh all the way down to my knee to hurt?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
I have pain in y upper thigh my athletic trainer says it is my quad. What should I do? It hurts when I run and sprint? What do you thing it is?
I fell on ice in a parking lot 2 days ago and my outter upper thigh hurts now but I can walk and throbs when I sit. No bruise, what did I do to it?
I have a 2 small lumps on my upper thigh (inner leg) I've had them for about 2 years with no change in size. One lump hurts, could these be varicose?
I hurt my leg playing soccer. The pain is on my front upper thigh. I run fine and go to the gym just hurts real bad when I kick the ball. How do I he?
X-ray: It sounds like you need to see your doctor. He may want to shoot an x-ray or two. ...Read more
Found a hard pea size ball on the outside of my upper thigh on the larger tendon. Its tender and hurt a bit to rub it. Wondering could this be a clot?
No DVT: There are no deep veins on the upper outer thigh so there cannot be a DVT at that site. You can have a superficial vein that is swollen in that area or perhaps just a fatty tumor in the skin. Go to the doctor and have it checked out. ...Read more
Outer upper thigh muscles hurt on both sides- I haven't worked out lately, feels like bruise when pushed on. I have dysautonima but that's it, reasons?
I have small red bumps on my upper thigh and vagina. They don't itch or hurt. There is not a lot of them and they r not together in a patch?
See DermYou: You should see your dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
Somehow while walking I think I sprained my left leg near upper thigh hurts to put pressure on it. Any advice for treatment? Rest for a day?
Red spot size of quarter upper thigh inch below ant bites couple of inches above where I do a shot for methotrexate every week! Itches and hurts?
Red skin lesion: Without a picture, it is difficult to say. Is the spot uniform, of]R does it look like a "target? " Is it flat, or raised? While it could represent a reaction to the ant bites, the proximity to your injection site is worrisome. I would bring it to the attention of your treating physician. ...Read more
Left leg radiating pain, hurts more when I walk and more in the upper thigh, what could this be? Left foot hurts also.
A pinched neve: Can be diagnosed with an emg/ncv.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've a 1/2 football size hematoma on upper thigh from injury 1 yr ago. Drainage helped very little. Surgeon is reluctant-why? And why does foot hurt?
Reluctant to excise?: Foot might be unrelated. Needs eval. Hematoma one year old is residual capsular scar tissue. Should be cosmetic only and not cause functional deficits. Not much upside to excise at this point unless extremely symptomatic ...Read more
Front thigh pain and soreness after falling? Fell on ice, felt a burning pain from knee to upper thigh. Now hurts to move or bend. Knee hurts too
Get X-ray if...: Sounds like a contusion to your thigh. (bruise). If you are able to walk and weight bear on that side a fractured femur (thigh bone)extremely unlikely. Contusions to kneecap (prepatellar bursitis) is very common w/ your mechanism of injury and can refer pain proximally. So are thigh contusions. Rice is appropriate. If pain continues, swelling increases, or pain localizes to knee. .. See md...Gl. ...Read more
Are the lumps in my legs fatty tumors or what? I have several lumps/bumps under the skin around my upper thigh area. One is near my panty line, it is about the size of the tip of my thumb and hard but does not hurt. It's been there probably 8 or 9 years
Fatty: Fatty tumors (or lipomas) are usually not hard. They are usually soft and squishy. If you have a hard mass along your lower panty line that could be a chronically inflammed inguinal lymph node. Can't determine what they are through this venu. Recommend that a family doctor or dermatologist examine you and determine what the lesions are. ...Read more
I've been having clarification but now my legs hurt w/o walking should I be concerned? No swelling but legs (calves, shins behind knees and upper thigh n left hip pain has been increasing
? clarification?: Does not appear any medical problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
After doing 3 days of ab workouts that incorporate your legs I was sore and knew that's normal but on my right upper thigh by my hip bone I now have redness and it's slightly raised almost like a stretch mark and it still hurts. Is it a blood clot?
Can't tell you: With your description alone. This likely needs to be visualized (at minimum) to answer your question. ...Read more
Diagnose: Treatment depends on cause. Is the pain aroused by directly palpating the region that hurts? If so then an x- ray might be indicated. I presume you mean front of thigh. If pain were in back of thigh likely sciatica caused by radiation of pain from nerves next to lumbar spine or pelvic girdle joints. Since pain goes not to foot is probably not lumbar disk problem. See osteopath for diagnosis. ...Read more
Thigh pain: First of all, you should find out why the upper thigh throbs. Reasons include: hip arthritis, pinched nerve-sciatic nerve impingment, poor circulation, muscle-tendon strain, and blood clots. Find out what is wrong, then have it treated. Don't just "take something". 30 y/o patients don't have throbbing thigh pain unless something is wrong. ...Read more
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