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What does it mean when you feel a burning sensation on your upper thigh?

What does it mean when you feel a burning sensation on your upper thigh?

Neuropathy: Burning sensation is usually related to neuropathy. Sometimes you can get upper thigh area altered sensation because of wearing tight pants too, called meralgia paresthetica. ...Read more

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What causes pain and burning down the front of the left upper thigh and leg, right above knee?

What causes pain and burning down the front of the left upper thigh and leg, right above knee?

Depends on your His-: Tory, if any injury or past hx of it. One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease. Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful. See your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Thigh pain after fall. Fell 2 times hit same spot 1 year ago and 9 months ago .Still have a lot of pain and burning. Left rear upper thigh.

Thigh pain after fall. Fell 2 times hit same spot 1 year ago and 9 months ago .Still have a lot of pain and burning. Left rear upper thigh.

2 injuries or 1+: 1st may have been a more serious injury than u thought, hamstring tear & now more easily injured, & will b a chronic problem. Especially if it took a long time 2 heal. If u had a short recovery & then pain free up 2 the time of injury # 2, it may b just the luck of the draw. Solved by not doing it any more. Now pain may b hamstring attachment inflammation & may b chronic. Warm up, nsaids, act mod. ...Read more

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C-section 2 weeks ago, upper thigh numb since then, now entire outer thigh is numb. Doesn't tingle, started to feel burning sensation. Should I worry?

C-section 2 weeks ago, upper thigh numb since then, now entire outer thigh is numb. Doesn't tingle, started to feel burning sensation. Should I worry?

Usually resolves : That can occur from the nerve disruption that occurs during C-section. It is worth getting it checked out by your doctor to make sure it's nothing else. If that is all it is it usually resolves on its own. ...Read more

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Inner upper thigh/groin ache/burning pain. 4 days. Saw a Dr. Who Did not think it is dvt as I was worried. Could she have missed it in examination?

Inner upper thigh/groin ache/burning pain. 4 days. Saw a Dr. Who Did not think it is dvt as I was worried. Could she have missed it in examination?

Circulation issue: in DVT. If there is a clot on one side blocking all the veins coming back from all the leg, then all the circulation out from there would be blocked. There would be huge swelling. The test (doppler) is simple, not very expensive, nonpainful and non risky. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it wouldnt likely be done. ...Read more