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What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down

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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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
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
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A 43-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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A 33-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
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
I'm not aware of: any causal relationship between "fasting" and the sensations you're describing. However, since nourishment is a necessary condition for life & yo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
A number of things: These symptoms could be the result of a number of different things, related to both your past medical history as well as your physical exam. Please ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
51 years experience Podiatry
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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
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

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