Should I be concerned about inner thigh pain?
Most thigh pain isn’t a sign of something serious. However, in rare cases it may be caused by DVT, which is a potentially life-threatening disease. If you experience any of the following symptoms of DVT, you should seek medical attention: sudden shortness of breath.
How do I know if my leg pain is serious?
See your doctor as soon as possible if you have: A leg that is swollen, pale or unusually cool. Calf pain, particularly after prolonged sitting, such as on a long car trip or plane ride. Swelling in both legs along with breathing problems. Any serious leg symptoms that develop for no apparent reason.
What causes pain in inner thigh near groin?
Inner thigh pain/groin pain Groin strain – is probably the most common cause of pain on the inside of the thigh. This is a tear of one of the adductor muscles. Sudden sharp pain is felt, usually whilst sprinting or turning sharply. Depending on how bad the strain is there may be swelling and bruising.
How can you tell the difference between a blood clot and muscle pain?
A DVT will often present with pain, redness, heat and a palpable lump, whereas a strain or muscle cramp will be painful but doesn’t always have redness or heat radiating from the area. A cramp can usually be “walked off”, whereas a DVT has a constant pain intensity.
Can pain in upper inner thigh be a blood clot?
A blood clot in a leg vein may cause pain, warmth and tenderness in the affected area. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in the body, usually in the legs. Deep vein thrombosis can cause leg pain or swelling.
What does a blocked artery in leg feel like?
Claudication is a symptom of a narrowing or blockage of an artery. Typical symptoms of claudication include: Pain, a burning feeling, or a tired feeling in the legs and buttocks when you walk. Shiny, hairless, blotchy foot skin that may get sores.