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Burning Pain Back Of Heel
Severe burning pain in back of heel of foot was on my feet all day and I have spastic cerebral palsy?
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
83 yr female. One swollen ankle, burning pain in back of heel and ankle. Kidneys, heart, BP good. Nearly everyday pitting edema in only one. Cause?
ANKLE PAIN: You want to go see a foot specialist such as a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedics because you might have a possible fracture, severe ankle sprain, cellulitis or vascular condition. The only way to diagnose these condition is by a physical exam, blood work, cultures if open wound followed with diagnostic/radiographic testing. ...Read more
Bone spur: You may have a thickening of the heel bone in the back of the heel. This is where the achilles tendon attaches. The tendon itself can also be inflamed. You need to check shoes that may be rubbing against the back of the heel, ice. ...Read more
Burning sensation/pain in the back of my right heel. Any thoughts, suggestions, or way to "fix" this? What could it be? It's so painful.
Diagnosis would include: Achilles tendonitis, partial tear of Achilles, haglund's deformity, calcific tendonitis, posterior heel spur, nerve entrapment.
Try hot water Epsom salt soaks. Try wearing a backless shoe like crocs or a clog, antiinflammatories if not contraindicated. See foot/ankle doc for xrays and evaluation. ...Read more
I ran a 200-350lb laundry bin up on the back of my heel this afternoon. There is already bruising/30min-1hr later, and a burning sensation is it brok?
I had a breast augment on sept18th, I'm still using the ted stockings and sleep on my back. Most nights I wakeup with a burning pain on my heels. Normal?
Burning feeling: This is not a normal feeling. I would recommend that you see your general practitioner about this. He or she should be able to sort out the causes of the burning sensations that you're having in your heels. There are quite a number of possible causes for that. Best wishes to you and hope you're feeling better soon. ...Read more
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?
I try using a pillow to raise the back of my sore heel but it still doesn't stop the burning pain. I wonder if Achilles tendon is involved. Walk OK.
Achilles tendonopathy tends to produce an enlarged, tender tendon (particularly sore when squeezed). Also, small nerve branches supplying the heel can become irritated to cause a burning pain. One question: why are you taking clonazepam? Underlying disorder?
See your doctor for exam. Details of the physical should help diagnosis, and this will help treatment. ...Read more
I am having a burning pain on my lower back right side. Also behind my right knee to my heel hurts, plus my right leg jumps uncontrollably and painful. Sometimes it hurts to walk and I am unable to get comfortable nor sleep. What could this be?
I have a burning sensation in my upper back and from a week I have this sensation in my right foot also.
I have a shooting/burning pain in the back of my left leg. The pain happens off and on about 25-30 times a day. What could this be?
Leg pain: The burning pain you describe is most likely a neuropathic type of pain, but the question is what is aggravating your nerve. The most common cause is a pinched spinal or paraspinal nerve, but other causes such as diabetes, shingles, vitamin B12 deficiency and a few others need to be ruled out. Please see your doctor. An EMG test may show the origin of the problem. Blood tests and MRI may also help ...Read more
I've been getting this burning pain in the left side of my left leg for a week now. Recently I ended up jumping back thinking I got close to an iorn?
Neuropathic pain: Sounds like a neuropathic pain (pain originating from a nerve tract). Typically this is a shooting/stabbing pain. Do you have a history of diabetes? Any decreased sensation or even hyper sensitivity in that area? History of recent trauma to the region? Or extensive exercise? The discomfort should resolve in time, if it is due to trauma or activity. If not then you may need an MRI for further eval ...Read more
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 pain from lower back down left leg intensified when sitting for long periods and over eating?
Lower back pain...: The symptoms described could be related to sacroiliac joint dysfunction, intervertebral disc derangement (herniated disc), discogenic pain, compression neuropahty, enthesiopathy, facet arthropathy, spondylolisthesis, spondylolytis, compression fracture. Further evaluation by your healthcare provider, physician is recommended. ...Read more
Does a herniated disk in the lower back cause burning pain in the back and the leg? Please explain and help
I've had a burning sensation in lower left leg for 3 days now, it is constant at back below my knee and it hurts to walk. Any advice?
Can't diagnose: With the available information. So, if causing significant pain would recommend medical assessment. Take care. ...Read more
I have a pain in my lower left side of my back, that radiates into my left bum chest and sometime it even radiates into my left leg. It’s not a constant pain but it occurs on occasions and is a burning sensation with pain. What can it be?
See pain management: Specialist. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, dizziness and nausea. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more
I damaged my ACL & perneal nerve causing foot drop. Is burning & pain normal? What can they do to treat the foot drop and will I get sensation back?
4 weeks postop alif, was doing great, no leg or back pain, just recovery pain. Now burning sensation & pain on top of feet, very painful & bad at night.
Nerve irritation: This sounds like an irritation of the L5 nerve root or distal peroneal nerve. Check back with your surgeon. Re-imaging with MRI or myelogram, or electrophysiological workup (EMG) may be helpful to pinpoint the problem. They may start you on Neurontin or Lyrica (pregabalin) medication which reduces nerve pain. Short course of steroids (cortisone) may help but will slow down your fusion. ...Read more
Had a cervical polyp removed yesterday. Is it okay to have a burning pain in my left ovary, lower back that shoots down my leg?
No: Call your surgeon and notify him/her of this problem. ...Read more
Pain in lower back down thru left buttock down leg. Pain stays mainly in thigh area. Buttock goes numb & from back to buttock has a burning sensation?
Should I be very concerned if I have a burning sensation on my right foot? A week ago I got a lumbar epidural steroid for my hernated disc.
Concerned: Enough to discuss. With the doc who gave you the shot. Herniated disc in the lumbar region can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks pregnant & last night woke up w/ the back of my left calf aching & w/ a burning sensation. My leg has been aching all day. Whts going on?
Leg pain: Leg cramps at night are fairly common during pregnancy however pain in a calf with a burning sensation could also be the beginning signs of a blood clot. If it is a blood clot, that is serious. Therefore you should contact your OB right away to be examined and see if it is concerning or not. ...Read more
I have lower back tightness; however a nagging, slight burning pain the causes extreme discomfort in my hip, to the front of my leg (thigh). Not the?
Both back and: Hip problems could be giving you these symptoms. You will need to be evaluated, examined and probably x-rayed to determine the cause and recommend a treatment plan. Make an appointment with your primary health care provider as a start. ...Read more
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?
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