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Doctor insights on: Burning Sensation In One Calf Symptoms

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Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should i be worried?

Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should i be worried?

Depends: Some conditions, the rash appears later. May be a nerve related issue? May be a muscle problem as well (e.g. Tendon injury). If the pain is severe, i'd have your regular doctor give it a check out. ...Read more

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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Having burning sensation in one leg, calf and thigh. Leg feels heavy and wakes me up at night. d dimer tested twice first positive then neg. neg ultra?

Having burning sensation in one leg, calf and thigh. Leg feels heavy and wakes me up at night. d dimer tested twice first positive then neg. neg ultra?

Need more info: NEED PHYSICAL EXAM & DATA When did it start? What brought it on? What makes it better? worse? R U otherwise healthy? Did you have any recent accidents, or injuries? Are you physically active? Describe your day. Tell me how this problem interferes with your daily activities. Does this burning keep you from sleeping? Do you take any medicines, prescription or otherwise? Herbal? Street? Diet? ...Read more

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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

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

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Can neuropathy affect one leg only? I've had burning sensation in my left leg for 4 weeks now, so starting to think it's not sciatica, but sth else?

Can neuropathy affect one leg only? I've had burning sensation in my left leg for 4 weeks now, so starting to think it's not sciatica, but sth else?

Could be sciatica: Sciatica can certainly last for 4 weeks, but other things can cause pain in one leg only. You should see your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Restless legs when i go to sleep like a burning sensation in thighs and calves have to put one leg up quite high to stretch the muscles to sleep?

Restless legs when i go to sleep like a burning sensation in thighs and calves have to put one leg up quite high to stretch the muscles to sleep?

You might try: a simple OTC remedy BENADRYL Capsules (Diphenhydramine) an ANTI-HISTAMINE...at night has been known to help with "Restless legs syndrome" Just a thought...hope it helps!) Dr Z ...Read more