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I have an uncomfortable tight burning sensation behind my left knee. Its mostly uncomfortable when leg extended but not really painful?

I have an uncomfortable tight burning sensation behind my left knee. Its mostly uncomfortable when leg extended but not really painful?

Baker's cyst: You may have a baker's cyst. It is best diagnosed with an ultrasound of the area. An antiinflammatory medication may be helpful until you can have your doctor evaluate this, to make sure it is nothing more serious, such as a blood clot in the deep veins. ...Read more

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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'm 16 weeks pregnant since yesterday i've had a on/off burning sensation 20cm above my left knee. No swelling or redness does not hurt. What do I do?

I'm 16 weeks pregnant since yesterday i've had a on/off burning sensation 20cm above my left knee. No swelling or redness does not hurt. What do I do?

Time: Time is the mother of all diagnosers. It also tends to heal better than anything out there too. Your symptoms are vague and can be many things, so keeping a close eye for any changes or developments will be advisable. You might find that while observing, your symptoms resolve! so give it some time since it has only been a day. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I get a burning sensation at the back of my left knee whenever i crouch on the floor it only lasts 5 minutes it's it something i need to worry about?

I get a burning sensation at the back of my left knee whenever i crouch on the floor it only lasts 5 minutes it's it something i need to worry about?

Suggest: Have your doctor check for presence of Baker cyst, or cartilage/ ligamentous issues afflicting your knee. This may represent a mere strain/ sprain, but if persists, get this looked at. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Neurological issue: The pain that you are describing is consistent with a distribution in the L4-L5 distribution and below. You should see a good neurologist. You midht need an MRI of that part of your body to define what is happening more exactly. And then treatment. ...Read more

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Burning sensation under left knee in when trying to touch my toes sitting flat on the ground. Im 16, any idea what causes this?

Burning sensation under left knee in when trying to touch my toes sitting flat on the ground. Im 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

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Left knee feels stiff and occasional burning sensation. No pain and doesn't stop me from moving. For a week. Started running a bit lately. Help please?

Left knee feels stiff and occasional burning sensation. No pain and doesn't stop me from moving. For a week. Started running a bit lately. Help please?

Strain/sprain: Knee pain and stiffness after an increase in exercise can be caused by strained muscle around the knee or injury to the ligaments, which are helped by rest, intermittent icing, elevation of the joint on a couple of pillows, and taking over the counter pain medication. If it continues to hurt, it will need to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more