Pain In Thigh

Aching or throbbing pain in the thighs and calves in infants is due to growing pain. It usually occurs at night which might result in disturbed sleep and affects both legs. Overuse of the leg muscles during daytime is the most common cause of growing pain. Rubbing the legs, using a heating pad, stretching exercises, and taking pain-relieving medications help relieve growing pain.

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Why does my diabetic and hypertensive father has thigh pain when he goes for a walk?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is a diabetic and hypertensive. He underwent CABG (coronary artery bypass graft) two years ago. Also, ten years back, he suffered right-sided hemiparesis. Nowadays, he complains of pain in his thighs when he goes for a walk. He feels better only if he ties a crepe bandage and...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the reports (attachments removed to protect patient's identity). There is nothing to panic at the moment. I suggest you apply ice pack to the affected area and take painkillers like tablet Paracetamol. I hope this helps. Do revert in case of further que...  Read Full »

Why the pain in my otherwise numb right thigh worsens on sleeping?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in my early thirties with a bodyweight of 160 lbs and a body height of 5' 2.5".Currently, I have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, mixed hyperlipidemia, fibromyalgia, high cholesterol levels, and hip issues.The outer part of my right thigh has been numb for three months. I onl...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern in detail and I will surely help you out. The numbness and leg cramps you are experiencing are commonly known as sciatica. They can be cured with proper sitting posture, regular exercise, and specific vitamin supplements. You should consume vit...  Read Full »

Can erectile dysfunction cause pain in ankles, legs, and thighs?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain in my ankles, legs, thighs, and testicles. The pain is sharp, sometimes randomly, with erectile dysfunction. I wake up, and it slowly gets worse. Last week it got worse. Yesterday it was much more noticeable and did not go away and increased throughout the day. And today, it is...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can very well understand how difficult this situation must be for you. What caught my attention is that you mentioned pain in the testicles. Sometimes the severe mistake is made to attribute testicular pain to some issue with the spinal disks or other neurological pro...  Read Full »

Why are my legs getting thinner?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a question regarding atrophy in my thigh. I have some herniated disks at L3/4, L4/5, and S1 and also spinal stenosis on those disks. The EMG only found problems on my left calf, but not on my thigh. Do you have any idea where this atrophy can result from? My left leg always has...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms: 1. Since when your symptoms started? Please tell sequentially. 2. Symptoms started with back pain? Or you noticed thinning of the left leg first? 3. Do you have any weakness in the left leg? If yes, what activ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my pain and twitching in the calf and thigh?

Query: Hi doctor,I have painful cramps in my calf and thigh, mostly intermittently, for around three months. The twitching started about two months ago in the same leg long before I was anxious about it. I have been to the GP. I am going completely mad with worry over ALS and cannot get it out of my head a...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms: 1. What is your age? 2. Is your body weight is 30.39 kg with a height of 5.4 feet, or it is the wrong entry in the query? 3. Since when you have hypothyroidism and taking Levothyroxine, and in what dose are yo...  Read Full »

Can a thigh joint pain be caused due to hospitalization for COVID-19 infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 66-year-old male. I recovered from COVID-19 one and a half months ago. I was hospitalized for 24 days in ICU due to COVID-19 and pneumonia in both lungs. I have been facing problems above the thigh joint (lower back pain). Please advise. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This pain can be a nerve pain or muscle pain as you have mentioned that you have lower back pain and leg pain, so most probably associated with the nerve. May be due to long-term hospitalized and sleeping in the same position. Can you please tell me what medicines yo...  Read Full »

What could cause intense pain in thighs and shoulder girdle in a 85-year-old man?

Query: Hello doctor, My 85-year-old father had mild pain in his thighs and shoulder girdle for two months which intensified in the past two weeks to a point that he could not get up from his bed. He was started on oral steroids 30 mg once daily for the past three days and has shown a 40% response but cann...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well as per your history, it does a diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica. I would like to ask you a few more queries related to his illness. When is the pattern of pain more mornings or evenings? Does he experience morning stiffness as well? Any history of ...  Read Full »

What do high WBC and low hemoglobin indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old female. I previously asked a query in icliniq and was attended by a doctor who advised as follows. Since all your reports are normal except for very mild anemia and a mild increase of WBC count, then the cause of your lower back pain that extends to your hip, thig...  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Answer: Hello, Welcome to After revising your x-rays (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems that you have degenerative changes in your knee joint and in your spines with diminished disc space between lumbar vertebra number 5 and spinal vertebra number 1. These degenerativ...  Read Full »

I get constant pain in buttocks along with thigh pain. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had permanent cramps and a constant ache in both buttocks. I have pain down the back of the legs in the calf and when I walk it feels like it is about to cramp and I get pain in front of the thigh. I have a constant aching feel. When I press my skin on both thighs it feels sore...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It looks like a nerve compression to me. If all investigations are normal, it does not mean it cannot be nerve compression. It could be meralgia paresthesia or neuralgia. I would recommend you to take Vitamin B12 shots. Also, discuss with your doctor to prescribe you ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for pain in lower abdomen and thighs in early stage of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I am 13 days pregnant and currently experiencing a pain that feels like I have been exercising for a long time. The pain is in my thighs and the lower side of my abdomen. I currently take Metformin 2000 mg per day and folic acid also.   Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I hope you did not have any extraordinary activities to cause the pain around the thighs and lower abdomen. The pain we are to worry about is intermittent pains, that come for a few seconds, just like the pain in periods and then disappears, and come back again later...  Read Full »

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