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A 38-year-old male asked:

Burning sensation from bottom of buttocks down the back of leg. doesn't go past back of knee. nerve? just started when i sat down.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
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 dr for an accurate diagnosis. Take care!
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
I would add Paresthetica meralgisa to the list
Aug 19, 2013

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