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Burning Sensation In Leg Above Knee
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
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.
I am having a burning sensation in both of my legs from the knees down. I did not really eat today could that be it or if not what can it be?
I'm not aware of: Any causal relationship between "fasting" and the sensations you're describing. However, since nourishment is a necessary condition for life & you must eat at some point, I suggest you go ahead & do so. If your symptoms don't go away, then you will know that they aren't cause by fasting. Hope this helps. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
I have a weird burning sensation when I bend over and sometimes it happens when I'm walking. The pain is on my lower right leg halfway between my knee?
Leg burning: If in the thigh could be meralgia paralytic compression of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, or could be a form of sciatica or piriformis syndrome (where sciatic nerve is compressed by buttock muscles (L4 compression). Could see if motrin helps if not allergic, would consider MRI if persists, rarely could be ovarian, if ruptured/ large cysts / f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
The front of my upper legs, just above the knees have a burning sensation in them when I lay down at night. I am often awakened due to a dull, nagging?
A number of things: These symptoms could be the result of a number of different things, related to both your past medical history as well as your physical exam. Please see your doctor who can evaluate this set of symptoms more closely in order to determine if more tests and/or therapy is required. ...Read more
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
Hello. I frequently sleep on my couch at night, left side. I woke up this morning with a tingling/burning sensation on my left leg below knee?
I have a partial knee on the rt leg since 2004, now the tissue & bone in the rt knee is bone to bone. Also I have burning sensation on the medial rt l?
Partial knee: Your partial knee is 12 years old, now you are having the symptoms, I think the best is to see the surgeon, obtain x-rays then go from there. ...Read more
I have an uncomfortable tight burning sensation behind my left knee. Its mostly uncomfortable when leg extended but not really painful?
What cause a burning sensation in lower leg right below the knee. The burning sensation comes and goes. It's not swellon or warm to touch.
Hard to say: Answer depends on lots of information that we don't have. How long have you had it? When does it occur? Do you have any other medical problems? This is the sort of question best answered after an in-depth history & exam. Unless, after tracking the pain, you can relate it to an activity (certain exercise, prolonged sitting/standing in a certain position or chair) or a particular style of shoe. ...Read more
Why is it whenever I move my leg my knee makes a very loud pop sound and hurts from the front like a burning sensation? With a small bruise in front.
Burning sensation behind the knee of the right leg especially with the cold, with small swelling, no redness, no purplish, can be nerve? Started 3days
? popliteal cyst?: Your symptoms are likely due to a popliteal cyst, also called a Baker's Cyst. It is a bursal fat pad that has become inflammed from weather or altered gait, among other causes. Anti-inflammatories are often prescribed for it, in fairly high doses, such as ibuprofen 600-800mg three to four times per day. If that doesn't work after a week or so, drainage and steroid injection may be necessary, . ...Read more
I'm having serious stressed legs pains from my knees down to my ankles. Sometimes it's like chronic burning sensation. I have no idea what this is!?
Burning Nerve pain: Generally, burning is nerve pain, but not always. Stressed legs? Assume this means after being on your feet? You may have a nerve entrapment, either @ the inside of the ankle (tarsal tunnel), around the knee (common peroneal nerve or the tibial nerve @ the soleus sling behind the knee), or may be coming from your back, with pressure on nerves exiting the spinal column. You need through examination. ...Read more
I've got some recent scrapes on my hands and some minor ones on my knees and leg. But after neosporin gel I am getting a burning sensation. Is it norml?
I'm having a tingling, numbing, almost burning sensation on the side of my right leg, below my knee and into my foot but yet it feels cold?
I feel dizzy sometimes and have burning sensation to my legs from knee down. My BP and Uric Acid levels are normal. What may have caused them?
Uncertain: There is no clear diagnosis at present. The uric acid is not related I think. The Blood pressure can be related to the dizziness but you say it is normal. This may be related to medications, your kidney function or other things. This will be something your physician can help clarify ...Read more
I have been facing this problem where suddenly I start feeling this burning sensation in my legs below knee and urine with lot of sweating in my legs?
Woke up with my left hip swollen and sometimes a dull ache, to a burning sensation from the top of my hip down the back of my leg to almost my knee hurting. It's difficult to walk on, I've taken Advil and had a warm shower but nothing is relieving?
Need more history?: Did you injure yourself? You should go to see a doctor right awAy. Sounds like you may have an issue here. Get. He Jed our and give a good history of the issue as best you remember ...Read more
Hey hope you are well!! I have burning sensation behind both knees. A bruis on the side of my right one. In certain positions I get a stabbing pain from my calf to my upper leg. I work all day sitting down and already went to E R to make sure it was
Orthopaedics eval: 31 year old gentleman with bilateral burning posterior knee pain, radiating pain from thigh to calf. You need a physical exam and evaluation from a specialist in orthopaedic surgery. Your physical exam will include a straight leg raising test to evaluate radiculopathy, pain along a spinal nerve from your spine which can radiate to the lower extremities. Imaging tests and other maneuvers will help. ...Read more
I have like toothache pain in my left leg especially my foot knee and hip it has a burning sensation in foot and slight swelling around ankle?
Neuritis /tendinitis: It is important to perform a complete lower extremity history and physical examination. There could be several different diagnosis for this condition. Each lower extremity system (integument, vascular, neurological and musculoskeletal) should be thoroughly evaluated. Once. A proper diagnosis can be established, then a treatment plan can be implanted. ...Read more
Cramp and aching feeling in both legs from knee down sometimes feels like burning sensation. Sometimes pain slightly above knee. On iron tablets as lo?
You don't provide: Your age, but the likely diagnosis might be different if you are a younger vs older woman. The iron may help, but I would also check vitamin D and magnesium as they could also be low and contribute to these symptoms. If older, the diagnosis of neuropathy, often from Type 2 diabetes, comes into play. You need a good medical evaluation and a few lab tests, I think. Good wishes:) ...Read more
My mother who is 58 yrs had a bilateral total knee replacement a year ago but she is experiencing very bad burning sensation around the knee, skin and legs especially at night, what is likely to cause this, any suggestions? Thanks
Sciatica? Pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. No needles and pins. Burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.
I have a burning sensation on the outside of my left knee mainly when I bend down but it is sensitive to the touch what could it be?
Be seen: It sounds like a sprained ligament, but could be other things as well. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
I rubbed a pain oinment on knee and now I have a bad burning sensation and my knee is very red. Can you please give me an advice? Thank you.
Throw it away: Throw the ointment away and never use it again. ...Read more
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