One common cause of sharp stabbing pain in the upper right leg is sciatica, as stated by WebMD. In addition, sharp pains in the thigh are a sign of deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, notes Medscape. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Sharp, stabbing thigh pain can be caused by several factors that include nerve damage, muscle strains, infected tissues and blood clots, according to Healthline. It is important for individuals with unexplained thigh pai... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Common causes of leg pain, which can be a sharp, aching, dull or stabbing sensation, include a joint, bone or muscle injury, normal wear and tear, and overuse, according to Mayo Clinic. In some cases, leg pain results fr... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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The most common cause of pain and swelling in the ankle is a sprain, according to WebMD. A sprained ankle occurs when a misstep or injury causes the ankle's ligaments to stretch further than normal. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Some causes of a swollen right leg are a sprained ankle, an anterior cruciate ligament injury, a broken leg, thrombophlebitis and lymphedema. Leg swelling is often caused by fluid retention in leg tissues. Problems with ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms