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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.

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

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Pain on top of foot, burning & tingling, radiates up outter leg almost feels like electrical sensation, what's the cause?

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

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What causes burning , tingling, and pain in my legs. It started in my left leg and is starting to spread into my thigh.?

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

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What can cause burning and tingling in my groin down my leg to my feet?

What can cause burning and tingling in my groin down my leg to my feet?

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

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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?

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?

Neurological issue: The pain that you are describing is consistent with a distribution in the L4-L5 distribution and below. You should see a good neurologist. You midht need an MRI of that part of your body to define what is happening more exactly. And then treatment. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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

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I am having burning and tingling sensation.Under my feet, my muscles of hands and leg iare very weak but nerves are ok.?

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

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Pain in lower back left buttocks. Tingling, pain, buzzing burning feeling in left leg foot.random Pinching feeling in calf. Nerve pain?

Pain in lower back left buttocks. Tingling, pain, buzzing burning feeling in left leg foot.random Pinching feeling in calf. Nerve pain?

Yes: Sounds like nerve pain possibly radiating down from your lower back. You need an exam by a physician. Antiinflammatories like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can sometimes help relieve this. If you have any weakness associated with the burning feeling, you need to see a physician ASAP ...Read more

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Lumbar MRI normal but still have pain tingling and burning like constant sunburn in legs and back. Numbness in right leg at times. Any thoughts?

Lumbar MRI normal but still have pain tingling and burning like constant sunburn in legs and back. Numbness in right leg at times. Any thoughts?

See your surgeon: You have already had back surgery!? Already on lots of meds! how long since surgery? Back surgery is done to relieve these symptoms, but may yield disappointing results. It may take months to recover. Sometimes surgery makes back problems worse. Mri is of limited use. You need to spend some serious time with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Can a herniated disc cause bilateral leg pain(burning, tingling) mostly front of legs after exertion(walking fast, uphill, climbing stairs, etc.)?

Can a herniated disc cause bilateral leg pain(burning, tingling) mostly front of legs after exertion(walking fast, uphill, climbing stairs, etc.)?

Absolutely: Yes, although there are other potential causes as well. A detailed exam and review of your studies will likely yield the correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more