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why do my legs feel like they are burning

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Nerve problem: Caused by virus, sugar or problem in the spine. See your doctor for an exam.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Burning: Either sciatic complaints from stretched nerves from your back or sensory nerve irritation from change in amount of edema/swelling.
Dr. Douglas Joyce
39 years experience Phlebology
See vein specialist: Leg ulcers are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. A venou ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
Edema management: Leg edema cause increased pressure in the legs...Sometimes the swelling can cause pitting. The swelling may be uncomfortable painful or burn! stay ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Joyce
39 years experience Phlebology
Maybe vein disease: Vein disease often causes these symptoms. I would recommend evaluation by a venous specialist.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
? Neuropathy ?: See your physician to have this evaluated.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You have a: complicated situation that likely requires more information to be given than you are able to on this medium. I would encourage you to do a consult wi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sisselman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperventilation: Yes - sometimes during anxiety or panic attacks you breathe faster and may hyperventilate - lowering the carbon dioxide level of the blood too low - t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: This should,be evaluated by a doctor. Burning sensation could,be from contact irritation, circulation, infection, histamine discharge (allergic reacti ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Sciatica: Very well could be compression of a nerve root. The resultant compression can cause the sensation of the burning feeling in your leg. I would visit wi ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
It : It is interesting that you are that perceptive of your potassium being low; most patients are not. Classic symptoms of low potassium are weakness, cr ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuropathy: It sounds like you are having nerve pain down your leg. Would see your doctor. This may be coming from your back where there may be some compression o ... Read More
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