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I have burning feeling in my upper leg which only last few minutes come and goes all the time, only started about three days ago. I.M in good health?

I have burning feeling in my upper leg which only last few minutes come and goes all the time, only started about three days ago. I.M in good health?

Leg: There is condition called meralgia paresthetica which involves femoral nerve which is above sciatic nerve from upper lumbar region. Nerves can be impinged or crowded as they exit spinal cord or in this case upper thigh as it exits groin area. May be related to excess use upper front thigh muscles. Nerve irritation can be burning, " numbness" evan itch or other discomforts but nerves follow pattern. ...Read more

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I had D&C 3 weeks ago due to miscarriage & my abdomen & thigh legs feeling burning. It was start since my husband play my clitoris.

I had D&C 3 weeks ago due to miscarriage & my abdomen & thigh  legs feeling burning. It was start since my husband play my clitoris.

PCS: The Pelvic Congestive Syndrome (PCS occurs when blood causes engorgement in the abdomen, thighs and genitals during sexual stimulation. In women it can take several hours to go away without orgasm. If the burning continues beyond 24 hours then another cause may be evident such as infection post D & C and you will need to see the MD again. ...Read more

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I have 2 tiny red bumps on each thigh. They have a white head. Is this herpes? I also get a slight burning feeling in my groin, hips, low back and legs constantly.

I have 2 tiny red bumps on each thigh. They have a white head. Is this herpes? I also get a slight burning feeling in my groin, hips, low back and legs constantly.

See Your Doctor: The description and symptoms given do not sound typical for Herpes however more info is needed such as duration, your medical history (recent/past) and more. Additionally, diagnosis of skin lesions is challenging without visual inspection. The causes for "bumps" are quite numerous: infection, allergy, disease-related, and more. Suggest you see your doctor now for proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get sharp pain with burning followed by itching in your upper leg behind knee?

What does it mean when you get sharp pain with burning followed by itching in your upper leg behind knee?

Nerve: Difficult to tell with such little history but off the top of my head, burning and itching tend to indicate the nerves in your back or leg as the cause. Your doc may examine your back and so some range do motion and lower leg testing in exam. ...Read more

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Mri shows no disc problems. Can upper back muscles nerves cause pain in this area and refer to upper leg. Burning/prickling. Not sharp pain.

Mri shows no disc problems. Can upper back muscles nerves cause pain in this area and refer to upper leg. Burning/prickling. Not sharp pain.

Need more info: What level of spine was the mri--cervical, thoracic or lumbar? What neurological exam findings do you have? How did you injure your back, was it one acute accident or years of wear & tear? Likely, thoracic para spinal muscle spasm would not cause leg pain, but this really is a question for your neurologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Suddenly have pain(burning pulsing) on outside lat. Part of left upper leg. Site of pain seems a bit reddened and with temperature. Not knee area.

Suddenly have pain(burning pulsing) on outside lat. Part of left upper leg. Site of pain seems a bit reddened and with temperature. Not knee area.

Could be infection: Pain, swelling, redness and warmth could be the result of an infection. You shoul dhave it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Burning in right foot, ankle, knee, upper leg and crotch.

Burning in right foot, ankle, knee, upper leg and crotch.

Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Slip disk @ l5s1, pain in my right upper leg muscles, legs feel weak, shaky & burning pain along outer side, what is wrong?

Slip disk @ l5s1,  pain in my right upper leg muscles, legs feel weak, shaky & burning pain along outer side, what is wrong?

Nerve irritation: L5-s1 disk herniation (slipped disc) can irritate either the L5 or s1 nerve root. Nerve irritation can cause leg pain, weakness, numbness. The outside of the leg typically means the L5 nerve root is being affected. See your doctor, who can decide if MRI is needed. ...Read more

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Hey hope you are well!! I have burning sensation behind both knees. a bruis on the side of my right one. In certain positions I get a stabbing pain from my calf to my upper leg . I work all day sitting down and already went to E R to make sure it was

Hey hope you are well!!    I have burning sensation behind both knees.  a bruis on the side of my right one.  In certain positions I get a stabbing pain from my calf to my upper leg . I work all day sitting down and already went to E R to make sure it was

Orthopaedics eval: 31 year old gentleman with bilateral burning posterior knee pain, radiating pain from thigh to calf. You need a physical exam and evaluation from a specialist in orthopaedic surgery. Your physical exam will include a straight leg raising test to evaluate radiculopathy, pain along a spinal nerve from your spine which can radiate to the lower extremities. Imaging tests and other maneuvers will help. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my right leg and upper inner part of the thigh. What can I do for this?

Burning sensation in my right leg and upper inner part of the thigh. What can I do for this?

Nerve prob: Typically burning sensation is associated with a nerve irritation. You may have a pinched nerve somewhere in your back for ex. You should see your doctor. ...Read more