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Burning pain in top of leg,calf muscles feel like their tightening, inner tremor,tingle in side of face,hot showers cause weakness and tremor in legs?

Burning pain in top of leg,calf muscles feel like their tightening, inner tremor,tingle in side of face,hot showers cause weakness and tremor in legs?

MRI brain with FLAIR: The facial tingling and response to hot shower is concerning. Your neurologist will want to do a good exam and get an MRI of the head to exclude MS or clinically isolated syndrome. ...Read more

Calf Pain (Definition)

Means a pain in the calf. This can be from muscle strain, a clot in a vein, a torn tendon, infection or a host of several other problems, including referred pain from someplace higher up, like the lower back. The best starting place for calf pain is your primary medical doctor, who can then make an appropriate referral depending on what he or she ...Read more


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Pain in calf of leg colonoscopy 6 weeks ago traveled sunday for 3 hours and is worse.Was told joint but isn't where pain is.Could it be dvt?

Pain in calf of leg colonoscopy 6 weeks ago traveled sunday for 3 hours and is worse.Was told joint but isn't where pain is.Could it be dvt?

Get ultrasound: Go to er or vein specialist( www.Phlebology.Org) immediately for venous scan of your leg to rule out dvt. Prolonged sitting with car or airline travel can precipitate blood clots, especially the 25% of the population walking around with inherited vein disease that don't know they have it. We always recommend medical compression stockings or socks for travel, even after your tests. ...Read more

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Walking short distance or going up steps and hills causes very bad burning calf pain,shortness of breathe, and chest tightness, leg weakness?

Walking short distance or going up steps and 
hills causes very bad burning calf pain,shortness of breathe, and chest tightness, leg weakness?

Unusual for your age: Your symptoms are quite unusual for a 17 year old patient. These symptoms suggest cardiovascular disease with narrowing of arteries supplying the lower extremities and heart, conditions which don't cause symptoms at 17 years of age. Severe obesity could cause symptoms like this without cardiovascular disease. You need to see your physician as soon as possible for a careful evaluation. ...Read more

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Besides a blood clot, what can cause calf pain, burning in the back of the leg? 2 negative d dimers in december...I do have a fatty tumor on my back

Besides a blood clot, what can cause calf pain, burning in the back of the leg? 2 negative d dimers in december...I do have a fatty tumor on my back

Need in-person: Evaluation. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you in-person. Is the pain on one side or both? Is there a swelling, redness, dilated vessels, varicose veins, skin rash? It would be prudent to see your doctor for an in-person evaluation. ...Read more

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L4L5 Disc herniation 6 months ago with sciatica. Now I have burning pain in calf only after standing for 10 min. Relief when I sit down. What can I do?

L4L5 Disc herniation 6 months ago with sciatica. Now I have burning pain in calf only after standing for 10 min. Relief when I sit down. What can I do?

Get help: The burning represent inflammation or compression to the nerve roots at that location. Oral steroid dospak, epidural injections and surgical decompression are all reasonable, as is spinal,cord stimulation. Medications such as gabapentin, or pregabilin are most helpful in stopping the nerve pain. You need evaluation by pain doc to determine which is best for you. MRI and EMG should be checked. ...Read more

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Does height growth accompany some sort of burning pain in the leg?

Does height growth accompany some sort of burning pain in the leg?

No: People grow in height and in general they do not have any accompanying pains as they do so. "Growing" pains are a myth. ...Read more

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What can cause a person to have a burning pain in back and leg?

A pinched nerve: A pinched nerve or compressed nerve root (sciatica) can cause a burning pain in the back going down the leg in the distribution of the nerve which is compressed. The most common causes of pinched nerves are herniated discs and bony spurs. ...Read more

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Burning Pain (Definition)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain ...Read more