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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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Dr. Said I have BV on day 5 of med I feel a bit better but not 100% I still have mild burning sensation inner thighs and butt is that normal?

Dr. Said I have BV on day 5 of med I feel a bit better but not 100% I still have mild burning sensation inner thighs and butt is that normal?

No: Stated symptoms should not be regarded as normal but complete recommended therapy and if still having symptoms, follow up with your doctor for further assessment. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation down my inner thigh and a dull pain under my armpit?

I have a burning sensation down my inner thigh and a dull pain under my armpit?

Nerve pain?: Strange pains or odd sensations can be due to nerves being irritated. Symptoms vary a lot from person to person, so a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what is going on. Thigh pains can be from the thigh itself, or can come from inside the hip or the nerves coming out of the spine. Armpit pains sometimes are from skin rashes or skin irritations there. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation inner side of my thigh?

Help! I have burning sensation inner side of my thigh?

Meralgia Paresthetic: I actually didn't have room in the SUMMARY above to add the last letter of "a" to the name of what I wanted to write. So, Meralgia Paresthetica is a condition where the femoral nerve is trapped at the level of where it enters the thigh. Numbness and burning sensations can arise. Often it is on both sides but can be only on one. See your doctor and if appropriate a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee? This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.

What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee? This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.

Entrapment?: If pain is truly random, i.e., not related to position or activity, you might have an entrapment neuropathy of a branch of medial femoral cutaneous nerve--not a common condition. Knee problems often cause pain in that area. Are you having joint stiffness, clicking, locking, swelling, heat? ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my right leg and upper inner part of the thigh. What can I do for this?

Burning sensation in my right leg and upper inner part of the thigh. What can I do for this?

Nerve prob: Typically burning sensation is associated with a nerve irritation. You may have a pinched nerve somewhere in your back for ex. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sore lumps on both inner thighs and thighs have burning sensation?

Sore lumps on both inner thighs and thighs have burning sensation?

Need diagnosis: This could be many different things: skin rash/dermatitis, inflammation of lymph nodes, zoster...Should get evaluated by doctor. ...Read more

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I've been having burning sensation plus pain and rashes on my left hip through inner thigh. What can it be?

I've been having burning sensation plus pain and rashes on my left hip through inner thigh. What can it be?

Many things: Your description is somewhat vague and without seeing the rash in person it would be difficult. Depending on how long the symptoms have been going on shingles would be a possibility. I would have it looked at by a physician. ...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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What causes burning sensation in calves? Also pain can run up into the inner thigh not widespread on thigh...Clear path of pain. For the past few weeks I've had a burning type pain in both of my calves. The pain sometimes runs up into my inner thigh. The

What causes burning sensation in calves? Also pain can run up into the inner thigh not widespread on thigh...Clear path of pain. For the past few weeks I've had a burning type pain in both of my calves. The pain sometimes runs up into my inner thigh. The

There: There are several possibilities.
1. Vascular pain-this could be arterial, which is from limited flow of blood because of atherosclerosis of the arteries, or narrowing of the arteries. This pain is usually worse with walking. It could also be venous, like a blood clot, but that pain is usually in one leg.
2. It could be nerve pain, such as a neuropathy of the nerves.
3. You could have an electrolyte imbalance, such as potassium. A low potassium can cause muscle pain.
4. It could be myopathy, or muscle pain.
Write down all of your symptoms, what makes the pain worse or better, and see your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis. If you have worsening pain, swelling, fever, redness, or any new symptoms then you must go to the er. ...Read more

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Getting a burning sensation that turns into numbness! Starts in groin area and moves to inner thigh always on right side. Is this sciatica?

Getting a burning sensation that turns into numbness! Starts in groin area and moves to inner thigh always on right side. Is this sciatica?

Not exactly: Classically siatica goes from buttocks to leg down the back this may be nerve compression but a different nerve root from your description sounds like L3 or L4 or other peripheral nerves femoral obturator, siatica feels like this but in different part of leg classically ...Read more

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Good day. I am experiencing a calf and inner thigh pain. Been to doctor test were done but nothing was discovered.? On the inner thigh I sometimes feel a burning sensation

Good day. I am experiencing a calf and inner thigh pain. Been to doctor test were done but nothing was discovered.? On the inner thigh I sometimes feel a burning sensation

This may be a: Neurological problem or associated with your spine. See another health care provider for a second opinion or go to a University center. ...Read more

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I have white scab like things under hair follicles on my inner thighs. This area used to have red spots on the hair follicles which are now white. They used to be itchy and cause a burning sensation. What can the white scabs be?

I have white scab like things under hair follicles on my inner thighs. This area used to have red spots on the hair follicles which are now white. They used to be itchy and cause a burning sensation. What can the white scabs be?

Healing folliculitis: Folliculitis is an infection in hair follicle. It commonly occurs on areas where friction occurs. It usually starts as little red spots, which may itch or burn. These develop into pustules (lesions containing a tiny amount of pus). These pustules are often healed spontaneously by your body and appear as yellow or white scabs during the healing process. Wash gently with antibiotic soap and water. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on tip penis. On and off. Feel Warmth between testicles and inner thighs? Tested negative for STD's and HIV.

Burning sensation on tip penis. On and off. Feel Warmth between testicles and inner thighs? Tested negative for STD's and HIV.

Nerve issue: Could be nerve impingement from either too much sitting or from riding a bicycle perhaps.
Sometimes excessive masturbation or sex or condoms can cause symptoms like that as well. ...Read more

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Symptoms : very itchy anus, vaginal odour+itch+burning sensation, watery white sometimes yellow discharge, inner thigh itchy rash and small blisters?

Symptoms : very itchy anus, vaginal odour+itch+burning sensation, watery white sometimes yellow discharge, inner thigh itchy rash and small blisters?

Yeast: This sounds like a bad yeast infection with regard to the itching and watery / white discharge. Given the presence of actual blisters and odor, there might be additional infections that need to be evaluated in person with an exam. ...Read more

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What makes a burning sensation on the inner side of my leg near my knee cap?

What makes a burning sensation on the inner side of my leg near my knee cap?

Knee Pain: Your burning sensation and pain could be from irritation of nerve endings but most likely due to articular cartilage damage under your knee cap. ...Read more

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What does a burning sensation in my thighs mean?

What does a burning sensation in my thighs mean?

Burning thighs: This usually means that a subcutaneous nerve is being compressed. One common example is a condition called meralgia paresthetic, which usually affects from the anterior lower lateral abdomen down to the thigh and/or groin. Other causes would include chemical burns (from topical medications or otc products) or sunburn. ...Read more

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I have this burning sensation on the right side of my thigh.

I have this burning sensation on the right side of my thigh.

See below: If the pain is on the outside of the thigh, ou may be experiencing a condition called meralgia peristhetica which is a pinched nerve near the hip. Stretching helps and should be the first thing attempted. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my right outer thigh at night when I go yo bed. Bad enough to wake me.

I have a burning sensation on my right outer thigh at night when I go yo bed. Bad enough to wake me.

Nerve: This suggests impingement of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve where it enters the leg near the groin. This is more of a nuisance and usually doesn't cause severe pain. Another possibility is a bulging intervertebral disc in the spine pressing on a nerve root exiting the spine. This is more apt to cause more pain. A neurologist or neurosurgeon are best qualified to evaluate and advise you.? MRI ...Read more

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Pulling in sensation in back of thigh when sitting along with burning sensation. Relieved when standing?

Sitting pain burning: May be having compression neuropsthy. How long do sit at one time and what are you sitting on? Hx of back injury? ...Read more

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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?

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: Pinched nerve from the back, either l2, l3, or L4 depending on which third of the thigh has the symptoms. Upper third is l2. Lower third is l4. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my thighs what can be the cause? Should I be worried?

I have a burning sensation on my thighs what can be the cause? Should I be worried?

Myalgia: Or muscle pain, is a common complaint among adults presenting for medical care. In fact, nearly everyone will experience muscle soreness at some point in their life. Unusually excessive exertion, trauma, and viral infections are among the most common causes. If your pain is not related to exercising or if it’s not getting better or worsening go get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my thigh with a burning sensation?

I have numbness in my thigh with a burning sensation?

Meralgia: Sounds like meralgia paresthetica - an irritation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve as it passes under the inguinal ligament. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you feel a burning sensation on your upper thigh?

What does it mean when you feel a burning sensation on your upper thigh?

Neuropathy: Burning sensation is usually related to neuropathy. Sometimes you can get upper thigh area altered sensation because of wearing tight pants too, called meralgia paresthetica. ...Read more

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Swelling and burning sensation in thigh almost from 5 months and all tablets are useless please help me?

Swelling and burning sensation in thigh almost from 5 months and all tablets are useless please help me?

Your Doctor's assess: What is your doctor's assessment as to the cause? If you pain is getting worse, then an imaging study to find the cause of swelling and pain is in order. Ask your doctor to do further testing simply using pain pills is not a solution....You must find out what is causing it, then treat the cause. ...Read more