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Why do I have pain at the back of my thighs ?

My thighs hurt on the sides in specific spots and sometimes the back of my thighs and the pain is radiating down my foot sometimes when I walk. Am I having a nerve problem?? I m going to see my general practitioner soon but what can I do for now?? I m on Amoxicillin for the last 10 days but the pain started maybe 2/3 days ago.
Asked On : Mon, 25 Jul 2011
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What is your age. Is there any weight loss. Any other health problem. You could be having a problem in your spine which is causing compression of the nerves of your legs which make them painful. You need to avoid lifting heavy weight. You should avoid sudden movements of your spine like bending movements. You can take Paracetamol for pain relief for now, under medical supervision. Consult an Orthopaedician for proper examination and diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
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