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A 26-year-old female asked:

Burning, tingling on top of foot, feels like electricity running down my leg, sitting on it makes worser, it's painful, what's wrong?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Burning foot: More than likely you are pinching a nerve. The sciatic nerve runs right over a bone near the tailbone and when we sit on it can sometimes get compressed causing symptoms going down the leg. Tingling and burning are common. Try to sit on something soft for a while and stretch the legs. If this doesn't help and see your doctor.
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Podiatry 48 years experience
Nerve compression : Possible nerve compression low back. If it continues see your doctor for examination of your back.

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Last updated Jun 11, 2018

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