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I've been seeing a neuro about possible peripheral neuropathy but my next apt is in feb is there anything i can do at home to control the burning shin?

I've been seeing a neuro about possible peripheral neuropathy but my next apt is in feb is there anything i can do at home to control the burning shin?

Capsaicin: Most neuropathic pain disorders originate in the periphery. When a peripheral nerve is injured, the amount of nerve degeneration depends upon the location and degree of injury as well as the age of the patient. Combining topical capsaicin with a local anesthetic may reduce pain. To achieve maximum benefit, it is important to apply capsaicin in a consistent manner. Ask your doctor for the dosage. ...Read more

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Can a tight it band cause burning in shins and feet ?

Can a tight it band cause burning in shins and feet ?

Unlikely: Illiotibial band is a strong tendon like structure that attaches to the outside of your knee bone it can cause local pain and irritation in the knee area it is unusual to get nerve irritation because of it in the foot . You should look for other causes of nerve irritation leading to burning in foot please talk to your doctor to figure out what is causing your problem i hope that helps. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in shins?

What causes burning sensation in shins?

More than one answer: If you are a runner then shin splints could be present. Other causes could be peripheral neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation), or connective tissue disease. ...Read more

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I got up 3 days ago, and both of my lower legs are stiff, painful, weak burning at the shin.Going away. Could this be something other than the weather?

I got up 3 days ago, and both of my lower legs are stiff, painful, weak burning at the shin.Going away. Could this be something other than the weather?

Rheumatisms: Acting up again... Changes in the weather alone don't cause pains. There is some underlying cause usually arthritis. Based on your conditons, meds and procedures i would hazard that you have arthritis, although the burning makes me think about neuropathy which could be radiating from your back or could be peripheral neuropathy. Gabapentin can help nerve pain. ...Read more

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What could cause burning sensations in groin, shins and top of feet ?

What could cause burning sensations in groin, shins and top of feet ?

Your back: Most likely cause if this is on one side only is your back. If the problem is on both sides it could be a spinal problem or disease affecting the nerves. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What nerve could cause burning pain in the shins and top of feet ? Irritation?

What nerve could cause burning pain in the shins and top of feet ? Irritation?

Perhaps lower back: Nerve pain typically is a burning sensation. The fact that the symptoms are in both feet may suggest root irritation ion the lower back. Another thing to consider is a tight achilles tendon causes shin splints and can cause tendinitis in the top of the foot or ankle. ...Read more