One of the most common causes of thigh pain is muscle strain, according to WebMD. Less common causes include vascular disease, blood clots and arthritis.
Exposure to extreme temperatures and thigh injuries may cause a burning pain in the upper thigh, according to Healthgrades. In some situations, the pain may be due to nerve problems as a result of lupus, diabetes or multiple sclerosis. Another possible cause is meralgia...
Losing weight, wearing loose clothing, restraining from heavy physical activity and avoiding tool belts are three personal changes that can help reduce burning pain in the upper thigh, states the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Home and over-the-counter remedi...
Treatments for thigh pain include resting the leg, elevating it and icing it, states HealthGrades. Taking analgesics and anti-inflammatory medications can also help to manage the pain. However, fully treating the pain means treating the underlying cause.
Causes of cramps in the upper thigh include dehydration, pulled thigh muscles and diabetic neuropathy, according to Healthgrades. Dehydration is caused by an inadequate amount of fluids in the body, which leads to muscle cramps, notes MedlinePlus.
Symptoms that may accompany thigh pain vary with the underlying cause and include swelling, joint pain, muscle spasms, bleeding and a burning sensation, according to Healthgrades. Easy bruising, pain or tingling in the toes, and change in gait may also occur along with ...
Pain in the thigh muscle typically occurs the muscle has been strained, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Muscles in the thigh are strained when muscle fibers are torn or overstretched. A direct blow to muscles can also cause a strain or thigh p...