Thigh Pain Causes And Their Symptoms
Thigh pain is most often caused by injuries to bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other soft tissues or blood vessels. These injuries are often caused during sports competition, or strain from overuse, obesity, or pregnancy.
If you have a thigh injury, you’d notice symptoms like the following.
* Quick onset of pain.
* Swelling, continuing soreness, and stiffness.
* Bruising or discoloration.
* Limited range of movement and flexibility.
* Muscle spasms.
* Muscle weakness.
If the injury is particular to the hip flexor muscles, you would also notice that pain becomes sharper when you lift your thigh toward your chest. The hip flexors are the muscles that enable you to lift your knees and bend at the waist.
Besides injuries, certain disease and conditions can cause pain in the thighs.
A blood clot that forms deep in one of your major veins, known as a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can pose a serious threat to health. Sometimes there are no symptoms, but when they are present, they would be likely to include the following.
* Pain and tenderness.
* A warm sensation.
* A pale or bluish discoloration.
A condition called diabetic neuropathy is a complication of diabetes, which is caused by uncontrolled high blood sugar levels. It usually starts begins in the hands or feet, but it can affect the thighs as well. Here are some typcial, general symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.
* Sensitivity to touch.
* Numbness or pain in your extremities, and loss of sense of touch.
* Difficulty when walking.
* Muscle weakness or wasting.
* Dizziness upon standing.
* Difficulties with digestion.
* Bowel movement irregularities like iarrhea or constipation.
* Excessive sweating.
The purpose of this video has been to provide quick, basic information on about the causes of thigh pain and their syymptoms.
But remember, you should always rely only on advice from a medical professional for a diagnosis in any matter related to your health.