Burning sensation lower legs causes - Doctor answers
Since yesterday tingling in finger tips. Today in feet and lower legs plus a burning sensation in feet and legs. Histaory of gbs but was 8 years ago. Any ideas what's going on?
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
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
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
I occasionally have numbness with mild burning sensation on the right side of the head, right upper limb and right lower limb, what can be the cause?
Several Options.: A burning sensation in the leg can be due to several factors but most commonly due to nerve irritation. Sometimes, an inflammation of the vein can cause a similar symptom but this is usually associated with pain along the course of the vein. This would not be due to a vein breaking or trying to break. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation to determine the cause of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I occasionally have a burning sensation on the side of my right leg where the Soleus and Gastrocnemius are located. What could cause this?
Leg pain: It might be best for you to have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will certainly examine you, but you might be sent to a Bone specialist. ...Read more
Muy left leg has had a burning sensation for about a week now, from top right to my toes and it seems to be getting stronger, what could be cause?
Lumbar spine: Burning pain which radiates down the leg to the toes is commonly due to irritation of the lumbar nerves as they exit the spine. This could be due to a bulging or ruptured disc or just local muscle spasm. Check with your pcp for a referral to an orthopedist or spine specialist. You will likely need lumbar x-rays and possibly an MRI if it persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a pain in my lower left side of my back, that radiates into my left bum chest and sometime it even radiates into my left leg. It’s not a constant pain but it occurs on occasions and is a burning sensation with pain. What can it be?
Intertrigo: Intertrigo is primarily caused by skin-on-skin friction and is characterized by initial mild erythema that may progress to a more intense inflammation with erosions, oozing, exudation, maceration, and crusting. Intertrigo is facilitated by moisture trapped in deep skinfolds where air circulation is limited. Treatment is with vytone cream 1%. ...Read more
What could cause severe rectal pain, pressure and a burning sensation in and outside of rectum and leg?
Anal fissure?: There are several things that can cause severe rectal pain and pressure, the most common being an anal fissure. A burning sensation would be typical, though pain extending down the leg would not. Examination by a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist would be appropriate. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation in my kneecaps down my legs, and when I walk I feel like I need to sit down. What could be the cause?
See below: Your complaint has a very wide differential. From lymes disease to an arthritic illness and on and on. In your case it would be in your best interest to be seen by ms and proper evaluation and work up ...Read more
I am suffering from burning sensation in the upper back and its gradually expanding to my lower back till legs. I am suffering from this past 8 years.
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
What could cause severe rectal pain, pressure and a burning sensation in and outside of rectum and leg as well as my left buttox?
I've had a burning sensation in lower left leg for 3 days now, it is constant at back below my knee and it hurts to walk. Any advice?
Can't diagnose: With the available information. So, if causing significant pain would recommend medical assessment. Take care. ...Read more
Can poor circulation in legs cause a prickly / burning sensation? Seems worse when I'm sat down, especially when driving.
Having weakness in my legs after walking or standing long. Seems to be a burning sensation on my front thighs, back calfs. What cause?
? Lumbar stenosis: Weakness or pain and neuropathic pain in the legs with walking can be of vascular origin or a result of spinal cord irritation by arthritic changes in the spine. If it is vascular it is called claudication. If spinal it is called neurogenic claudication. In any case you are of an age where a workup is warranted. ...Read more
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