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A 41-year-old male asked about a male:

Burning/heat sensation through right leg, accompanied by numbness (numbness doesn't occur that often when i experience the heat passing). no pain or tingling. the sensation starts from the lower calf from the back till the lower leg, above my ankle?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
A nerve strain can cause the burning/ numbness sensations you have described. Exercise or stretches can make this worse. Allow yourself and those areas to rest for at least 5 days. Apply alternating Hot/ cold packs each for 10 minutes separated by at least 30 minutes. Take Ibuprofen to relieve inflammation, and see your personal Dr for a full in person exam.
Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM
Podiatry 43 years experience
See a neurologist to determine the diagnosis. This important to prevent reoccurrence of the problem. You are very young to have sciatic type symptoms. Could be structural or functional
Jun 27, 2021

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