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Upper Leg

Your upper leg (aka thigh) is your power center, and home to some massive muscles—the quadriceps and hamstrings. Keeping it strong yet limber protects both your hips and your knees.

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Upper Leg Bump: Symptoms & Causes

Most bumps on the upper leg are benign and caused by underlying skin conditions like cysts, boils, abscess, or folliculitis. Other causes of bump on upper thigh include dermatofibroma, or lipoma.
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Numbness in One Thigh: 9 Causes

Are you noticing numbness in your thigh? Numbness in the thigh ranges in severity and causes can be mechanical, metabolic, inflammatory, or iatrogenic. Thigh numbness is often felt on the outer thigh, though it sometimes reaches the knee, and is often accompanied by other symptoms, such as burning or tingling.
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