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Pain and burning sensation behind the knee radating down to calf on right leg

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Cyst: If you can feel or palpate a fullness behind your knee this may be a baker's cyst. These put pressure on the structures behind the knee such as nerves ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatica?: Could be many things. Sciatica or a pinched nerve is one of the most common.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
?popliteal cyst?: Your symptoms are likely due to a popliteal cyst, also called a Baker's Cyst. It is a bursal fat pad that has become inflammed from weather or altered ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg burning: If in the thigh could be meralgia paralytic compression of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve , or could be a form of sciatica or piriformis syndrome ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. MUNZER Samad
35 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve problem back: If you have back problem along with the symptoms you mentioned, likely cause of your symptoms is compression of nerve in your back
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Orthopaedics eval: 31 year old gentleman with bilateral burning posterior knee pain, radiating pain from thigh to calf. You need a physical exam and evaluation from a sp ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Several things: Burning is usually a sign of local inflammation of tissues or pain resulting from nerve injury/inflammation.Causes of all your symptoms could include ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably: Although there are other potential causes, your symptoms are classic for "sciatica" which refers to symptoms that run down the leg from an irritation ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
May in fact: be your BACK ..that is a pinched nerve between the 4th and 5th LUMBAR vertebrae.....You should discuss with your Primary Care (G.P etc) who may decid ... Read More

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