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A 23-year-old male asked:

When i lie down i get a searing pain in my right thigh, it's like a burning pain and a pins and needles feeling combined. what could cause this?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Roberts
37 years experience
See your doctor: I would need to know more details about how long this has been a problem, as well as the exact location of pins and needles. This could be a fairly common condition known as meralgia paresthetica, but more history would be needed for confirmation.
Last updated Apr 3, 2018

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