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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. ...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


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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. ?

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. ...Read more

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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. ...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

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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. ...Read more

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Burning pain in skin on front of thigh, help?

Burning pain in skin on front of thigh, help?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been having burning pain in my thigh taking med but the pain somedays is unbearable. May you please help me find out what is wrong with me?

I've been having burning pain in my thigh taking med but the pain somedays is unbearable. May you please help me find out what is wrong with me?

Emergency room: This could be a blood clot. You do not say what kind f medication that you are taking. If you are not taking an anticoagulant (blood thinner), you may need one if a blood clot is found. Go to the emergency room now and have a blood clot in your thigh ruled out. ...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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How to treat burning pain in thigh any ideas?

How to treat burning pain in thigh any ideas?

See a neurologist: for neurological examination, imaging and diagnosis. This is a serious medical condition and evaluation by a neurologist is warranted. ...Read more

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I did exercise and i have burning pain in both thigh for about 3 days its a serious? I can walk but i have difficulty in sitting ? Plzz helpp

I did exercise and i have burning pain in both thigh for about 3 days its a serious? I can walk but i have difficulty in sitting ? Plzz helpp

Overuse: The simplest answer is that you may have overdone it and are just very sore! Lactic acid buildup is what causes muscle soreness, and as you continue to exercise the muscles will better manage it so you don't feel like this every time you exercise. Although painful right now, gentle stretching can help alleviate the sore burning sensation, as will time. Don't get discouraged; keep exercising! ...Read more