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My wife has burning pain sensation in her left upper inner thigh groin and swelling very painful constant pain and to the touch. Diagnosis?

My wife has burning pain sensation in her left upper inner thigh groin and swelling very painful constant pain and to the touch. Diagnosis?

Thigh sprain!: This sounds like a pulled muscle. Try gentle stretching, light activity, heat, and anti-inflammatories. Don't get discooutraged, this may take a while. If it gets worse, doesn't improve, radiates down the leg, or is accompanied by weakness or numbness, she should be seen.

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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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


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Dr. Said I have BV on day 5 of med I feel a bit better but not 100% I still have mild burning sensation inner thighs and butt is that normal?

Dr. Said I have BV on day 5 of med I feel a bit better but not 100% I still have mild burning sensation inner thighs and butt is that normal?

No: Stated symptoms should not be regarded as normal but complete recommended therapy and if still having symptoms, follow up with your doctor for further assessment.

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Help! I have burning sensation inner side of my thigh?

Help! I have burning sensation inner side of my thigh?

Meralgia Paresthetic: I actually didn't have room in the SUMMARY above to add the last letter of "a" to the name of what I wanted to write. So, Meralgia Paresthetica is a condition where the femoral nerve is trapped at the level of where it enters the thigh. Numbness and burning sensations can arise. Often it is on both sides but can be only on one. See your doctor and if appropriate a neurologist.

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Burning sensation in my right leg and upper inner part of the thigh. What can I do for this?

Burning sensation in my right leg and upper inner part of the thigh. What can I do for this?

Nerve prob: Typically burning sensation is associated with a nerve irritation. You may have a pinched nerve somewhere in your back for ex. You should see your doctor.

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What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee? This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.

What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee? This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.

Entrapment?: If pain is truly random, i.e., not related to position or activity, you might have an entrapment neuropathy of a branch of medial femoral cutaneous nerve--not a common condition. Knee problems often cause pain in that area. Are you having joint stiffness, clicking, locking, swelling, heat?

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I have a burning sensation down my inner thigh and a dull pain under my armpit?

I have a burning sensation down my inner thigh and a dull pain under my armpit?

Nerve pain?: Strange pains or odd sensations can be due to nerves being irritated. Symptoms vary a lot from person to person, so a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what is going on. Thigh pains can be from the thigh itself, or can come from inside the hip or the nerves coming out of the spine. Armpit pains sometimes are from skin rashes or skin irritations there.

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I've been having burning sensation plus pain and rashes on my left hip through inner thigh. What can it be?

I've been having burning sensation plus pain and rashes on my left hip through inner thigh. What can it be?

Many things: Your description is somewhat vague and without seeing the rash in person it would be difficult. Depending on how long the symptoms have been going on shingles would be a possibility. I would have it looked at by a physician.

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I have a burning sensation on my outer left lower thigh and a few small itchy bumps on the inner left thigh, what could this be?

I have a burning sensation on my outer left lower thigh and a few small itchy bumps on the inner left thigh, what could this be?

Shingles: I wonder if you are experiencing the early stage of shingles. Probably best to see your doctor because treatment is more effective if started early.

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What causes burning sensation in calves? Also pain can run up into the inner thigh not widespread on thigh...Clear path of pain. For the past few weeks I've had a burning type pain in both of my calves. The pain sometimes runs up into my inner thigh. The

What causes burning sensation in calves? Also pain can run up into the inner thigh not widespread on thigh...Clear path of pain. For the past few weeks I've had a burning type pain in both of my calves. The pain sometimes runs up into my inner thigh. The

There: There are several possibilities. 1. Vascular pain-this could be arterial, which is from limited flow of blood because of atherosclerosis of the arteries, or narrowing of the arteries. This pain is usually worse with walking. It could also be venous, like a blood clot, but that pain is usually in one leg. 2. It could be nerve pain, such as a neuropathy of the nerves. 3. You could have an electrolyte imbalance, such as potassium. A low potassium can cause muscle pain. 4. It could be myopathy, or muscle pain. Write down all of your symptoms, what makes the pain worse or better, and see your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis. If you have worsening pain, swelling, fever, redness, or any new symptoms then you must go to the er.

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Getting a burning sensation that turns into numbness! Starts in groin area and moves to inner thigh always on right side. Is this sciatica?

Getting a burning sensation that turns into numbness! Starts in groin area and moves to inner thigh always on right side. Is this sciatica?

Not exactly: Classically siatica goes from buttocks to leg down the back this may be nerve compression but a different nerve root from your description sounds like L3 or L4 or other peripheral nerves femoral obturator, siatica feels like this but in different part of leg classically

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Stabbing burning pain down left inner thigh to above ankle. It happened 3 x today. I can still feel right where it was. Takes your breath away.?

Nerve compression: Sharp stabbing pain is probably tibial nerve compression. Nerve pain can take your breath away! Rest, ice, and seek the opinion of your favorite orthopedist. Other things it can be is a strain, sprain, ligament or tendon injury.

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Can nerve pain come and go? I was almost symptom free for around a month but pain has returned. Prickly burning pain in inner thigh and upper back.

Can nerve pain come and go? I was almost symptom free for around a month but pain has returned. Prickly burning pain in inner thigh and upper back.

Yes, possible: Especially post-herpetic pain. See your doctor for possible medication to control the nerve impulses (e.g. Gabapentin) and minimize the pain if caused by a reaction to a herpetic virus.

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I have a burning sensation in my left outer thigh which is spreading to my inner knee. I am on endep (amitriptyline) but not working at all what could it be?

I have a burning sensation in my left outer thigh which is spreading to my inner knee. I am on endep (amitriptyline) but not working at all what could it be?

Hopefully: Not a serious infection. Check with your doc to be sure. You do not want undiscovered infection bother you. Ask about antibiotic.

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I have white scab like things under hair follicles on my inner thighs. This area used to have red spots on the hair follicles which are now white. They used to be itchy and cause a burning sensation. What can the white scabs be?

I have white scab like things under hair follicles on my inner thighs. This area used to have red spots on the hair follicles which are now white. They used to be itchy and cause a burning sensation. What can the white scabs be?

Healing folliculitis: Folliculitis is an infection in hair follicle. It commonly occurs on areas where friction occurs. It usually starts as little red spots, which may itch or burn. These develop into pustules (lesions containing a tiny amount of pus). These pustules are often healed spontaneously by your body and appear as yellow or white scabs during the healing process. Wash gently with antibiotic soap and water.

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Have burning pain in groin and inner and front of thighs. Pain on right side of low back, pelvis. What could this be? Pulled muscle pressing a nerve?

Nerve Pain: Burning-like pain is neuropathic in nature. There is a compressed nerve present, don't know the cause. A muscle spasm can compress nerves. Need to see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis.

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Burning sensation on tip penis. On and off. Feel Warmth between testicles and inner thighs? Tested negative for STD's and HIV.

Burning sensation on tip penis. On and off. Feel Warmth between testicles and inner thighs? Tested negative for STD's and HIV.

Nerve issue: Could be nerve impingement from either too much sitting or from riding a bicycle perhaps. Sometimes excessive masturbation or sex or condoms can cause symptoms like that as well.

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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 wouldn't likely be done.

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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