What Causes Cramps in the Upper Thigh?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 4, 2020 3:57:03 PM ET
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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.

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