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what causes a burning sensation in the legs

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
To little info: Too little information sir.You need to specify when,for how long,where in the leg .As much detail as possible.Please try again.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: you need to be seen immediately to r/o a blood clot in the leg.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nonspecific: The cause of this generalized sense of burning without other identifiable symptoms can be very elusive. Possibilities include anxiety or reaction to c ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
25 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: Hot burning sensation may be infection. Wouldn't be a vein trying to break open but it could be related to veins such as a blood clot in a superficia ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Including things that have nothing to do with the feet, like a pinched nerve in the lower back or leg. If both feet tingle, this may be a symptom of ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendinitis: Most times burning pain in the elbow w/out a history of trauma is tendinitis.Occ. The ulnar nerve(funny bone) can get irritated and cause burning pain ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Assuming we are talking about your stomach and not your abdomen. Gastritis, stomach ulcers, hunger pangs, reflux. I would first try a liquid antacid ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
More info: To help you, more information is required. How old are you, how long has the sensation been present, is the burning constant or intermittent, etc.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. A V
Dr. A V answered
17 years experience Neurology
Pain in back and arm: If it's symmetrical, this could be related to impingement or compression of nerves in your cervical/upper thoracic spine regions. Consult with a neuro ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Achilles tendinitis : Chronic wear of the tendon insertion on the calcaneus (heel bone) can create a burning sensation. Stretching exercise, silicone heelcups, ice massage ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Many: Back problems i.E hernaited disc, nutritional deficiencies, localized entrapments of nerves like a neuroma, or tarsal tunnel syndrome, side effects of ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Neuropathy: Most commonly caused by diabetes. Several other conditions, including medication side effects can do this as well.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
Not : Enough data for any worthy reply: which vein and where located? Besides, burning sensation is usually denotes a peripheral nerve irritation... And to ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Knee burning: Knee burning can be an infection occurring, it could also be back related or skin related, or vitamin deficiency. Please see your doctor to find sour ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Trpkovski
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Rumbly: Doubt it's the penis. Likely bowel.anxiety could also cause this. If persists go see your doc :)
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
numbness: This could be secondary to a pinched nerve. Get an evaluation by your doctor and possibly some lumbar xrays if the numbness extends down the leg.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
This could be neurop: Neuropathy can be irritation of the nerves with damage and burning symptoms. BUT these symptoms can be caused by other things like paresthesias. ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pasquale Brancazio
32 years experience Neurology
More than one answer: If you are a runner then shin splints could be present. Other causes could be peripheral neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation), o ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely two: Things, either neuropathy (inflammations of the nerves) or you may have neuroma in the foot.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Problem?: This could be anything from stimulation and increased blood flow to early signs of a localized infection. If it is not bothersome, then it is likely ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many: See your doc for a metabolic workup.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Focal symptoms: Could be a migraine aura, possible transient cerebral ischemia, a focal sensory seizure, and if left arm only, maybe cardiac issue. Sometimes followi ... Read More

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