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What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Neuropathy: Most commonly caused by diabetes. Several other conditions, including medication side effects can do this as well.

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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Uncertain: There is no clear diagnosis at present. The uric acid is not related I think. The Blood pressure can be related to the dizziness but you say it is ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 45 years experience
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
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Sciatica?: Could be many things. Sciatica or a pinched nerve is one of the most common.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
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
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It sounds like: Sciatica or pinched nerve which maybe related to arthritis, slipped disc or narrowing of the spinal canal. Diabetes is a remote possibility. See your ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Hard to say: Answer depends on lots of information that we don't have. How long have you had it? When does it occur? Do you have any other medical problems? This ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 53 years experience
Burning Nerve pain: Generally, burning is nerve pain, but not always. Stressed legs? Assume this means after being on your feet? You may have a nerve entrapment, either @... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Could represent either sciatica or perhaps meralgia paresthetica (sensory nerve over thigh). Put training on hold, see your doctor, and decide next a... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Need more history?: Did you injure yourself? You should go to see a doctor right awAy. Sounds like you may have an issue here. Get. He Jed our and give a good history of... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
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