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Burning Tingling Ankle
B12 shot every 10wks last one last week but feet are tingling & burning, ankles painful, only usually happens when its due, why is it happening now?
Not from b12 defic.: B12 is often prescribed without a clearcut need for the vitamin supplement. It's 100% safe. But even if you had a genuine B12 deficiency, the supplementary dose is high enough that you should not experience any symptoms "when a shot is due." Look for another cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
More info needed: Without knowing more of your history, it's hard to pin down the cause of this symptom. Best to see your doctor who will take a complete history, perform an exam, and order appropriate tests. ...Read more
What can cause feet & ankles to swell: there are many causes, but in a person in the 30s age group, this could be from an inherent weakness in the lymphatic circulation, causing impairment in drainage so fluids build up in the feet & ankles with prolonged standing or walking.
The tingling burning sensation that comes with the foot swelling is due to sensory nerve impingemt. ...Read more
4 months having pins pain tingling dizziness and numbness all over body. Now have vibration in my left ankle and burning sensation in lower back. I noticed it gets worse when I turn my head/back down?
Sciatica: You may have a condition called sciatica which occurs when the nerve going to your leg is pinched as it comes out of the spine to give the pain down the leg and back. Have your primary care doctor check it out to make sure your leg muscles are not getting weaker because of the nerve problem. This doctor can refer you to the appropriate specialist you need to see. Please get this checked out. ...Read more
I'm still experiencing pain, tingling, pins & needles & burning from a 5th metatarsal spiral fracture 4mths from injury date. Pain in ankle + fibula als?
Delayed healing.: All your symptoms are subjective in nature. I think knowing objective symptoms such as swelling, angular deformity or discoloring might contribute to understand just what the problem is. Fifth metatarsal fractures are not the easiest to heal even under perfect circumstances. Radio-graphic evaluation might be needed to see if there is a delayed healing of the bone or just a post fracture neuritis. ...Read more
Pain, burning, tingling in back with leg pain. What could this be? My left leg also feels real heavy and hurts when I bend it.
There: There are many possible causes of back and leg pain including herniated disk pinching leg nerve, tightness in the spine (spinal stenosis) and broken back bone. I would recommend consultation with your primary care doctor or a spine pain doctor or surgeon for further assessment and investigation. Good luck! ...Read more
The outside of my right foot has a burning and tingling sensation and it gets worse as the day goes on. I've tried all remedies, orthotics, acupunct?
I have all of a sudden have burning and tingling in lower right leg down to my feet what can be causing the problem?
Radiculopathy: From your back.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain on top of foot, burning & tingling, radiates up outter leg almost feels like electrical sensation, what's the cause?
Many possibilities: Unfortunately, the process of getting sensation from your foot to your brain has many steps, and as such there are many things that can go wrong. Some possibilities include pinched peroneal nerve at the knee, pinched nerve root in the lower spine, irritation in the spinal cord itself, or a problem in the brain. A neurologist can help localize the problem and determine an effective treatment. ...Read more
What causes burning, tingling, and pain in my legs. It started in my left leg and is starting to spread into my thigh.?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Sciatica: This sounds like your sciatic nerve is the cause of the pain as it runs down the back of the leg to the foot. If you sit with your legs stretched straight out in front of you and raise your leg pulling your toes toward you and the pain gets worse it is the sciatic nerve. If the pain continues or worsens seek medical attention. ...Read more
Male, middle age. Have occasional burning/tingling sensation in my 3 middle toes on my left foot only. Not diabetic.
Burning, tingling on top of foot, feels like electricity running down my leg, sitting on it makes worser, it's painful, what's wrong?
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?
Seeing neuro for chronic foot burning, skin burning, tingling. Never had B12 checked but been on 110ug daily for a year- cud it still be low? Causes?
It could: It could still be low because some people have difficulty with absorption through the stomach and need to get shots to bypass it so you should still get the level checked. The bad news is that if you have a sensory motor neuropathy the list of causes is enormous and hepatitis c is on that list. The treatment to reverse it is removal of the offending agent which may or may not be possible ...Read more
I tore the muscle in my inner thigh and 4 weeks later still have burning and tingling. Am I just impatient? I have rested and stayed off of the leg.
My leg has a numb tingling burning sensation in my upper thigh on my left leg for a couple months and I don't know what it is.
Uncertain: For accurate diagnosis a history and visualization (at minimum) would be required. ...Read more
What does it mean when left leg hurts to touch, move, feel like burning tingling with sharp pain running down my leg to my foot.
More information: Pain sensitive structures are irritated. Lots of things can do this. Nerve injury due to compression from internal or external sources, infection, inflammatory process, compartment syndrome, ischemia (lack of blood flow) or tumor. You need a careful exam if the problem worsens or persists. ...Read more
I am experiencing a burning type sensation in my right foot and tingling feeling in the lower leg starting at the knee. What should I do?
Foot sensation: The only way to know what is going on is to see your doctor. Please do so. There are a number of possibilities. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I was bitten by a deer fly last eve on my foot near my toes. Swelling is moving up foot w/ burning/tingling. I norm swell up some, but this is worse?
C Ur PCP now.. .: If red sore fever chills, many B infected, so proper evaluation is needed. As long as U never had any respiratory problems, don't thing U need an Epipen but have 25mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with U & take it when bitten, get ice on it & stop what activity U R doing & do as I recommended. Get any toe rings off right away, they usually spread easily, cut off if needed.. ...Read more
I am having burning and tingling sensation. Under my feet, my muscles of hands and leg iare very weak but nerves are ok.?
Neuropathy: Peripheral nerve symptoms can be related to multiple causes. Diet, drugs, environmental factors, diseases, etc. All can cause neuropathic symptoms. If your legs are weak this might be due to a muscular nerve dysfunction. Further neurological evaluation would be indicated here. ...Read more
I am 11 weeks post-op from ORIF R fibula. Plate & 10 screws. Have numbness, tingling, burning in foot from nerve pain. Will this heal?
But damaged nerves take a long time to "regenerate" 6-8 months is not unusual. Your Orthopedist will likely discuss this with you!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
I'm having a tingling, numbing, almost burning sensation on the side of my right leg, below my knee and into my foot but yet it feels cold?
I have tingling burning and numbness the ball of my foot feels like walking on was of socks my second toe aches sharp pains. My second toe sticks up?
Morton's Neuroma: A morton's neuroma is a nerve entrapment with fibrosis and scarring. These are very common. Any podiatrist can help you with these symptoms. A dull aching pain or sharp stabbing or both that is localized near the beginning of the second toe, is not unusual. You will have many options. Good luck. Look this up on the internet. ...Read more
Burning sensation, and tingling and swelling in right side of body. Hand arm leg an feet. What could that be?
Parasthesias: Some type of upper motor neuron lesion such as stroke. You should seek medical evaluation asap. ...Read more