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I get a burning sensation at the back of my left knee whenever I crouch on the floor it only lasts 5 minutes it's it something I need to worry about?

I get a burning sensation at the back of my left knee whenever I crouch on the floor it only lasts 5 minutes it's it something I need to worry about?

Suggest: Have your doctor check for presence of Baker cyst, or cartilage/ ligamentous issues afflicting your knee. This may represent a mere strain/ sprain, but if persists, get this looked at. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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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.

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.

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! ...Read more

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How come my back hurts more when I sit? I have burning pain to my knee please help it also hurts when I lay down I wear a tens unit when I sit

How come my back hurts more when I sit? I have burning pain to my knee please help it also hurts when I lay down I wear a tens unit when I sit

Sacroiliac instabili: The pain you describe is a classic type of pain symptom for sacroiliac instability.

This is best treated by prolotherapy ot refurbish the ligaments that are damaged.

Visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org for information about and to find a prolotherapist. ...Read more

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What causes burning pain in the back of the knee? What could the pressure be from? Hurts to bend or straighten the knee. Please I need an explanation

What causes burning pain in the back of the knee? What could the pressure be from? Hurts to bend or straighten the knee. Please I need an explanation

Multiple things: Could be a multitude of things:
1 - DVT. A blood clot typically arises from the lower leg veins and can cause pain and swelling. The test to diagnose this is a duplex ultrasound of your leg.
2- Musculoskeltal- could be arthritis, a ligamental strain, or some other tendon/ligament/bony issue, or a Baker's cyst
3- Vascular issue. Sound like you need in person evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have lumbar stenosis. When I sit I get a burning sensation in thighs and sometimes my knees that goes away when I stand could that be the stenosis?

I have lumbar stenosis. When I sit I get a burning sensation in thighs and sometimes my knees that goes away when I stand could that be the stenosis?

YES: Characteristically, lumbar stenosis can be very position dependent, and flexion may make the symptoms transiently worsen, and extension may relieve. Since you have a structural condition, it is unlikely to easily respond to conservative treatments, and you may require more invasive approaches. Talk to an experienced back surgeon who could provide further advice. ...Read more

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Tkr done on 10.12, all kinds of problems occured, now have burning pain in thight, knee, leg, ankle, they say it is coming from my back, esi today, 6 months?

Tkr done on 10.12, all kinds of problems occured, now have burning pain in thight, knee, leg, ankle, they say it is coming from my back, esi today, 6 months?

Hard to say: Its difficult to say without knowing more of the details, examining you and seeing your imaging studies. Typically burning pain from the thigh to the ankle wound suggest a back issue. Follow your doctors advise and follow up as scheduled. ...Read more

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Where do I go now, spine dr, says the burning pain is a knee problem, knee dr. Says it is a back problem, had mri, eme, esi, been going on since tkr in oct?

Where do I go now, spine dr, says the burning pain is a knee problem, knee dr. Says it is a back problem, had mri, eme, esi, been going on since tkr in oct?

Perhaps new opinions: Might be time to get some new opinions on your problem
certainly such symptoms could be caused by either spine or knee itself or a combination of the two. ...Read more

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Burning pain in right buttock, accompanied by burning that picks back up a few inches below my knee and runs down the outside of my leg, through the heel. Presents only with sitting. Possible causes?

Burning pain in right buttock, accompanied by burning that picks back up a few inches below my knee and runs down the outside of my leg, through the heel. Presents only with sitting. Possible causes?

Piriformis syndrome: Maybe a "peripheral sciatica", and the nerve could be compressed by the piriformis muscle. Alternatively, could possess focal sacro-iliac dysfunction, and perhaps best source for relief of both from a visit to osteopathic specialist. ...Read more

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Five days post op from tonsilectomy. As of last night I have an intense burning sensation on the right back side of my tongue. It is excruciating and I am unable to drink water, or even allow any liquid to touch the tongue without dropping to my knees in

Five days post op from tonsilectomy. As of last night I have an intense burning sensation on the right back side of my tongue. It is excruciating and I am unable to drink water, or even allow any liquid to touch the tongue without dropping to my knees in

See doctor: Typically post-operative symptoms should improve gradually with time. With such severe pain causing you to drop to your knees 5 days post-op, I would be seen by physician in person so a comprehensive physical exam can be completed to look for any signs of infection or surgical complications. ...Read more

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Sciatica? Pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. No needles and pins. Burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.

Sciatica? Pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. No needles and pins. Burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.

Probably: Although there are other potential causes, your symptoms are classic for "sciatica" which refers to symptoms that run down the leg from an irritation of a nerve in the back. Don't hesitate to be seen for it as there are many good treatment options. ...Read more

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For 5+yrs IV had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. Ideas?

For 5+yrs IV had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. Ideas?

Also Lyme disease: If you have been bitten by a tick or live near the woods (or frequently go camping), consider getting tested for Lyme disease as well. Some of the symptoms, especially the (migratory?) rash are reminiscent of Lyme disease. ...Read more

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What caused me a burning sensation in the knee?

What caused me a burning sensation in the knee?

More info: To help you, more information is required. How old are you, how long has the sensation been present, is the burning constant or intermittent, etc. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation on the side of your knee when kneeling?

What causes a burning sensation on the side of your knee when kneeling?

Burning sensation: Is indicative of nerve irritation/entrapment (pinching) when kneeling. ...Read more

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After a fall I have burning pain on side of knee when touched, what could cause this?

Trauma: Simply trauma to the nerves, soft tissue, and even the bone from the contusion of the fall. ...Read more

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Why do I have so much burning pain down to my knee when I sit down? The pain is extreme please help and explain

Good question: This could be pinched nerve but most likely is si joint arthritis. It can cause severe pain when sitting or lying on that side. Treat with test, antiinflammatories, stretching and see a therapist or pain doctor if these don't help. Don't let anyone do a epidural steroid injection until they consider si joint first. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on the outside of my left knee mainly when I bend down but it is sensitive to the touch what could it be?

I have a burning sensation on the outside of my left knee mainly when I bend down but it is sensitive to the touch what could it be?

Be seen: It sounds like a sprained ligament, but could be other things as well. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have had burning sensation in my knees and elbows for over 2 years now. What could be causing this as it feels like its getting worse.?

I have had burning sensation in my knees and elbows for over 2 years now. What could be causing this as it feels like its getting worse.?

Not sure: I am not sure what this could be. Are your joints inflamed? Do you have diabetes? Is is constant? Are you healthy otherwise? Burning only? Any pain? Do you take any medications?
I wish I could give more detailed answer, but that is not an easy question. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in knees, worse in afternoon not really painful but annoying. Some throbbing No injury. Sitting down a lot during day. What cause?

Burning sensation in knees, worse in afternoon not really painful but annoying. Some throbbing No injury. Sitting down a lot during day. What cause?

Knee pain: Could be what's called chrondromalaciae patellae, which is common in your age group. Try stretching and anti inflammatories ...Read more

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What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee? This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.

What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee? This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.

Entrapment?: If pain is truly random, i.e., not related to position or activity, you might have an entrapment neuropathy of a branch of medial femoral cutaneous nerve--not a common condition. Knee problems often cause pain in that area. Are you having joint stiffness, clicking, locking, swelling, heat? ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with runners knee about 4 weeks ago and I've been doing the exercises I was told but im still in pain feeling a burning sensation?

Knee pain: Knee pain can take awhile to resolve since we rarely completely rest our knees. Remember rice for any injury. Rest, ice, compression, elevation
try a knee wrap
ask you doctor about an nsaid, like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down?

What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down?

Neuropathy: Most commonly caused by diabetes. Several other conditions, including medication side effects can do this as well. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Burning Pain (Definition)

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Pain Or Discomfort, Burning Or Stinging (Definition)

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