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Burning Sensation In Legs When Sitting
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
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
I have a burning sensation in the back of thigh, aggravates when skin comes in contact with something or while sitting; sort of shifting burning.
Contact Dermatitis?: It is very difficult to tell what this might be without seeing it. I have seen people who are allergic to nickel metal and who have contracted this itchy skin condition by sitting on metal or cast-iron benches. One lady worked in an outdoor furniture shop recurrently had this dermatitis. In short, it's very essential to see a dermatologist to have proper assessment of this problem. ...Read more
Burning sensation in sides of knee no swelling happens after standing up for awhile or sitting with knee bent. Has been going on for 10+ months?
Cold burning sensation in lower left calf. Sensation is sporadic, but happens several times an hour. Occurred after prolonged sitting. Sciatica?
Cold burning: I think most of us can agree your calf sensation is related to nerve irritation. In this case, it was probably not severe. Since it occurred after sitting, it may be from the sciatic nerve, the popliteal nerve, or a lumbar nerve root. It is hard to know. Regardless, it should not last long, and may recover. Many people get this after sitting on something with an edge, like stadium seats. ...Read more
Top front of one thigh has a burning sensation that's only alleviated by sitting. This has been happening for 3 months. What could it be?
Burning sensation under left knee in when trying to touch my toes sitting flat on the ground. I'm 16, any idea what causes this?
Hamstring tightness: The location you described is that of your hamstring tendon. If it is tight, when you try to stretch it, it will burn and hurt. Continue to GENTLY stretch it, and eventually it will loosen up and the pain will fade. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Have severe psoriasis on both legs, lately have had burning sensation in legs like something biting me then numbness in leg. Hurts.
See details: See a dermatologist and start effective treatment. There are no over-the-counter therapies that will help. ...Read more
Burning in bottom of back and in left side of abdomen and chest sometimes get burning sensation in legs muscle loss and weight loss what could this be?
Symptoms: This could be anything. Please start with a visit to your primary doctor. ...Read more
Had LP 2 weeks ago, pressure/pain in lower back, burning sensation in legs sometimes. While playing badminton got light headed and have a sore neck.
If I have peripheral diabetic neuropathy treatment, what is best multivitamin supplement for burning sensation in legs?
Burning sensation in legs, then numbness. Calcium, iron, vit d, b12, thyroid, lead, arsenic, hemoglobin, ferritin, c protein, ldl, hdl, nerve ncv normal. Reason?
Claudication: Your symptoms could be indicative or either decreased blood flow to legs or associated with lumbar stenosis, and transient nerve compressions. A few rare muscle diseases may cause such symptoms. Lastly, this could merely be the result of some low level deconditioning, which might respond to exercise and stretching. Might check in with your doctor. ...Read more
Muscle or nerve: Muscle 'pulls' or strains can be irritated when you stretch or use the muscle. Tight muscles can also pull on the local nerves causing burning with stretch. Other times, nerve irritation can cause burning when the leg is pulled. A physiatrist or doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation can help determine the cause and recommend treatment. ...Read more
Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should I be worried?
After having my bypass in my leg extended 2 weeks ago I have a burning Sensation in the vain and spredding to the other leg it is very pain full is this normal?
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This symptom might be caused either by the peripheral nerve or nerve root irritation.
You might benefit from seeing your local neurologist in consultation and have electrodiagnostic studies of the legs performed for the establishment of the nature of your condition. ...Read more
Likely nerve problem: Your skin has tons of nerve endings. When they get hurt, your nerves may get very inflamed causing the burning sensation. Ice and cool rag may make it feel cooler, but as long as the nerve is agitated and inflamed, it will continue to feel as if it is burning. It is hard to say when it will stop since nerves may take awhile to heal or improve if it is not permanently damaged. ...Read more
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