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Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ? No back pain.

Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?  No back pain.

Depends: I would like to know where the pain starts. If it originates at the buttock it is possible that the problem could be coming from the back despite not having back pain. My advice would be to get an EMG to rule out a radiculopathy, consider imaging of L-spine and Right Hip, and based on these results decide further tx. Buttock pain could be coming from back, hip or SI joint. Further w/u needed. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more

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Pain under bellybutton also burning sensation in wrist joints and flatulence and neck clicking and cracking also pain in hip and burning sensation i.

Pain under bellybutton also burning sensation in wrist joints and flatulence and neck clicking and cracking also pain in hip and burning sensation i.

Many things to coord: These are many things to coordinate and needs to be evalauted by your physician. I am not certain these are all related. One would need to know your total medical health to help and your physician woudl be the one to do that.I would look at your intestine, but also joints like hip, neck, wrists, etc ...Read more

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Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?

Pinched nerve?: You could have a pinched nerve in the back. Herniated disk. Do you have back pain? An evaluation by a Dr. could help you determine this. ...Read more

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Burning pain in groin area by thigh?

Burning pain in groin area by thigh?

Need examination: Sounds like a likely femoral nerve entrapment type of situation. You could use a very good neurological assessment.... ...Read more

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Burning sensation and pain in left abdominal area, accompanied by nausea and pressure in bottom area?

Burning sensation and pain in left abdominal area, accompanied by nausea and pressure in bottom area?

GERD: This can be gastritis, gerd, constipation, colitis, diverticulitis or ibd or many other GI issues i recommend seeing your pcp or GI doctor to begin work up and get you proper medications. ...Read more

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Could fibromyalgia cause pain in the upper shoulders &very hot burning sensation that goes along the back of my head.Ifeel shoulders painful &hot also?

Could fibromyalgia cause pain in the upper shoulders &very hot burning sensation that goes along the back of my head.Ifeel shoulders painful &hot also?

Possibly: If the pain is generalized and there are areas of soft tissue tenderness, then it is likely fibromyalgia. Localized pain just to the neck and shoulder areas is unlikely to be fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Prickly pain stabbing burning in the breast right only and pain in armpit and numbness in right hand?

Prickly pain stabbing burning in the breast right only and pain in  armpit and numbness in right hand?

Recommend seeing: A physician. This could be a number of things. This can include nerve irritation from the neck causing the pain and numbness. Another cause could be a brachial plexus related neuropathy. This could be from injury or a mass exerting pressure on the brachial plexus. Do you have any masses in the armpit of upper out quadrant of the breast? Safest recommendation is a physical exam by doctor. ...Read more

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What causes burning neck pain that radiates down both arms? Along with numbness and tingling in the neck? The burning pain at times is unbearable

What causes burning neck pain that radiates down both arms? Along with numbness and tingling in the neck? The burning pain at times is unbearable

Disc problem: While most of the time it is not serious but it could be a sign of a disc problem or another condition called spinal stenosis. I would recommend your see a spinal specialist who will evaluate your physical exam and may order further diagnostic tests such as an MRI ...Read more

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My wife has been experiencing pain and discomfort in her outer groin region. Pain described as burning prickly sensation. Also feels on lower thigh.?

Groin pain: In the region you describe, the most common cause would be injury or pressure on a nerve. Among heavy set people there is a specific nerve that can get compressed just above the waist on the side which can cause pain in the area you describe (a condition called meralgia paresthetica). The same thing can happen to other nerves after surgery from scarring--the ilioinguinal nerve, genitofemoral nerve. ...Read more

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Have burning numb sensation in lower legs. Sometimes burning sensation in thighs. Pain in lower back and when bend over could this be herniated disc?

Have burning numb sensation in lower legs. Sometimes burning sensation in thighs. Pain in lower back and when bend over could this be herniated disc?

Yes : The sensation of numbness is usually a neurological symptom, and in an otherwise healthy 34 yo, a herniated disc in the lumbar spine is one of the more common causes. That being said, there are other potential causes as well and i would encourage you to be seen. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in lower abdominal/pelvic area?

Burning sensation in lower abdominal/pelvic area?

Could be sign of: infection or pregnancy, or skin condition. Most common thing is urinary tract infection in a young female, but pregnancy is a close second. You may have vaginal infection or inflammation of the female genital system or bladder as well. Please see a healthcare provider for proper examination and diagnosis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Numbness in upper leg. Jerky movments of the leg. Itching in some areas, but no rash. Sensation of cold and heat, spasms. Stabbing pains?

Numbness in upper leg. Jerky movments of the leg. Itching in some areas, but no rash. Sensation of cold and heat, spasms. Stabbing pains?

Sympathetic nerves: While these symptoms are very disconcerting and frustrating, unlikely they suggest a serious abnormality. The autonomic nervous system is made up of a sympathetic and parasympathetic coordination which regulates our organ systems without our conscious control. These systems can become out of balance and create symptoms like yours. Breathing techniques and meditation have both been shown to help. ...Read more

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I have a dull aching pain in rt.Side vagina (no discharge, odor, itching) pain radiates down right leg and is accompanied by lower back pain & lethargy

Afraid something: Might be going on here, potentially serious depending on severity and duration of your symptoms. Please consult your doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can lower back pain cause hurting in legs, pelvic, and arms. It's sometimes a burning feeling also, aching in muscles, joint pain. ?

Fibromyalgia ? : 30's female with "burning aching" pain in "low back, pelvis & arms" considers "muscle & joint pain". A complete examination is needed to rule out systemic disorders such as autoimmune & endocrine disorders. If nothing specific found consider Fibromyalgia. See an Osteopath. See comments: ...Read more

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Burning pain in upper stomach Acid in my throat like choking Low left pelvic dull pain Burning when urinating and constant Serious pain, Help :)

Burning pain in upper stomach 
Acid in my throat like choking 
Low left pelvic dull pain 
Burning when urinating and constant 
Serious pain, Help :)

See a doctor: You seem to have more than a single problem, perhaps three different issues, although they may in some fashion be related. You should see a doctor ASAP. Go to an ER if necessary, but if your family doctor can accomadate you that would be the best alternative. Good luck and hope this clears up soon. You sound very uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Slight numbness pain and irritation in right hip....Why? (no back pain )

Meralgia: You may possess meralgia paresthetica, which involves the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of the thigh, and will involve both pain and numbness plus tingling. May be due to tight garments about the hip and waist. Usually non-progressive and perhaps reversible. Get examined to make certain. Some nerve pain suppressor drugs may control the problem quite satisfactorily. ...Read more

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Gnawing intermittent pain in hip and groin are, mainly at rest. Odd feeling in lower abdomen. ?

Gnawing intermittent pain in hip and groin are, mainly at rest. Odd feeling in lower abdomen. ?

May be hip joint: It is common for hip pain to hurt in the groin. If your pain extends into the abdomen it could be an abdominal problem causing radiation to the groin. You will need to see a doctor to get a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
1,363 doctors shared insights

Burning Sensation (Definition)

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


Dr. Richard Bensinger
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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