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Doctor insights on: Burning Sensation In Lower Thigh

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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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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. ...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.?

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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Pain in lower back down thru left buttock down leg. pain stays mainly in thigh area. buttock goes numb & from back to buttock has a burning sensation?

Pain in lower back down thru left buttock down leg. pain stays mainly in thigh area. buttock goes numb & from back to buttock has a burning sensation?

Potential nerve: This could be a problem of the nerves that subserve that area. Please see your physician who can obtain a thorough history and perform a physical exam to determine if you need additional test like imaging and/or electrodiagnostics. ...Read more

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Back doctor states MRI is perfect. But, my thigh has a burning sensation and my lower back hurts very badly. What do I do now!?

Back doctor states MRI is perfect. But, my thigh has a burning sensation and my lower back hurts very badly. What do I do now!?

Physical therapy: You are still very young and this could be muscular. Thus I would recommended starting physical therapy which will work on core stabilization. this should strengthen your back as well. If symptoms persist an EMG to look at the nerves in your legs might be in order. ...Read more

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I'm having a burning sensation both front thighs,both arms,lower back..weakness both legs?

I'm having a burning sensation both front thighs,both arms,lower back..weakness both legs?

Could be neurologic: burning sensation that you describe could be something effecting the sensory nerve fibers going to your legs. weakness of legs may be something with the nerves innervating and leading to your legs. I suggest you see your primary care physician or a neurologist. ...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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Left lower abdmn mild pain since past 4-5 months. Back ache (left side) and pain in left thigh. Burning sensation in abdmn back and thigh. Pain when I poop. Also during orgasm.

Left lower abdmn mild pain since past 4-5 months. Back ache (left side) and pain in left thigh. Burning sensation in abdmn back and thigh. Pain when I poop. Also during orgasm.

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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