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I had two sharp burning pains down the whole of my left leg yesterday and now my leg has a numb tingly feeling, should I see a doctor?

I had two sharp burning pains down the whole of my left leg yesterday and now my leg has a numb tingly feeling, should I see a doctor?

Numbness: Absolutely! you likely have a "pinched" or damaged nerve. You need to see a doctor promptly to receive proper diagnosis and treatment in order to avoid permanent nerve damage. ...Read more

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My father have in left leg with numbness, no feeling also no sensation in foot,some time severe burning in both leg.The problem is have more a month.

My father have in left leg with numbness, no feeling also no sensation in foot,some time severe burning in both leg.The problem is have more a month.

Peripheral neuropath: Your description fits more with neuropathy which is essentially problem with nerve and often started with numbness, tingling and progress with burning and needle pricking or even sharp stabbing pain. The reason and source could be many such as diabetes, lumbar spine issue, etc. suggest to have him check out by his primary care. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back left buttocks. Tingling, pain, buzzing burning feeling in left leg foot.random Pinching feeling in calf. Nerve pain?

Pain in lower back left buttocks. Tingling, pain, buzzing burning feeling in left leg foot.random Pinching feeling in calf. Nerve pain?

Yes: Sounds like nerve pain possibly radiating down from your lower back. You need an exam by a physician. Antiinflammatories like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can sometimes help relieve this. If you have any weakness associated with the burning feeling, you need to see a physician ASAP ...Read more

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What are some causes of burning and tightness in shin and calf of left leg? I've had this feeling before usually in both legs. Sciatic problems to.

What are some causes of burning and tightness in shin and calf of left leg? I've had this feeling before usually in both legs. Sciatic problems to.

Nerve pain: There are a variety causes of calf and shin burning/tightness. Muscle cramps and tears, stress fractures, and trauma to the peroneal nerve at the outer aspect of the knee can cause the symptoms that you describe. Stretching, anti-inflammatory medications, and avoid crossing your legs or prolonged squatting to relieve the pain. If the pain continues, then see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I've been having pain and burning sensations and warm and cool feelings in my upper left leg for about a week. Seems to be spreading and is constant. ?

I've been having pain and burning sensations and warm and cool feelings in my upper left leg for about a week. Seems to be spreading and is constant. ?

See your doctor: You need first to give a good history such as did you have any trauma for instance? You need to see your doctor for a complete evaluation ...Read more

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I feel burning sesation on my lower left leg.

Neuropathy: Numbness, tingling, burning sensation of the lower extremities can be symptoms and signs of peripheral neuropathy. Sources of peripheral neuropathy could be due to vascular insufficiency, neuroforaminal compressions of nerves due to lumbosacral spine degenerative joint and disc disease, or muscle spasm, such piriformis syndrome causing compressing on the sciatic nerve. ...Read more

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My mother have pain and a burning in her leg what can she do in her left leg.?

My mother have pain and a burning in her leg what can she do in her left leg.?

It depends: She should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon. The pain and the burning could be related to a number of different issues but she needs to find out if the circulation to the leg is intact or not. ...Read more

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Burning and pain just in my left leg that comes and goes with pain in my knee?

Burning and pain just in my left leg that comes and goes with pain in my knee?

Probably sciatica: It is probably a sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that causes pain to run down the leg. Some cases do respond to rest, others need more aggressive treatment before they get better. I would encourage you to be seen at some point if it does not get better. Thank you for the question. ...Read more