2 Potential Upper Leg Injury Causes
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A bruise is the damage of the blood vessels that return blood to the heart (the capillaries and veins), which causes pooling of the blood. This explains the blue/purple color of most bruises.
Bruises will begin to heal over the course of a week
- Top Symptoms:
- pain in one thigh, upper leg injury, thigh pain from an injury, thigh bruise, swelling of one thigh
- Symptoms that always occur with thigh bruise:
- upper leg injury, thigh pain from an injury
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Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and tissues underneath it. It is most commonly caused by Group A strep and typically enters the body through a break in the skin.
Dependent on severity of infection
- Top Symptoms:
- fever, upper leg pain, upper leg redness, painful upper leg swelling, upper leg injury
- Symptoms that always occur with cellulitis:
- upper leg redness, area of skin redness
- Primary care doctor
Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Upper Leg Injury
- Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
- Q.Do you have a rash?
- Q.Where is your upper leg pain located?
- Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?
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Upper Leg Injury Symptom Checker Statistics
People who have experienced upper leg injury have also experienced:
- 17% Muscle Aches
- 14% Thigh Pain
- 3% Pain in One Shoulder
People who have experienced upper leg injury were most often matched with:
- 23% Thigh Bruise
- 6% Cellulitis
Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).