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Causes Of Burning Feeling In My Thigh
When i lie down i get a searing pain in my right thigh, it's like a burning pain and a pins and needles feeling combined. What could cause this?
What could cause burning/pins&needles/numbness in my upper thighs, and a feeling of a bug biting me/being quickly stabbed w/ a needle in my arms/legs.
Nerve pain: This is clearly neuropathic pain meaning some injury or irritation of the nerves. There are many possibilities from endocrine disorders to infections, to toxicities and vitamin deficiencies. You should see your primary care physician and if you do not have one, should see a neurologist. ...Read more
Can pfiriformis syndrome cause burning in the whole leg? Along with a strange coldness feeling. Along with hip pain?
Piriformis Pain: The sciatic nerve runs underneath the piriformis muscle and typically does not irritate the nerve. However if the muscle is irritated or the nerve runs through the belly of the muscle (5-10% of people) it can press on the sciatic nerve and cause the sciatica type pain in the buttock region but also radiate into the leg as well. Typically stretching and nsaids are mainstay for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would RSD/CRPS cause the feeling of something wrapped around lower leg? Do not have hypersensitivity, burning, temperature change or color change
Unlikely: That diagnosis is very unlikely given your symptoms. ...Read more
What are some causes of burning and tightness in shin and calf of left leg? I've had this feeling before usually in both legs. Sciatic problems to.
Nerve pain: There are a variety causes of calf and shin burning/tightness. Muscle cramps and tears, stress fractures, and trauma to the peroneal nerve at the outer aspect of the knee can cause the symptoms that you describe. Stretching, anti-inflammatory medications, and avoid crossing your legs or prolonged squatting to relieve the pain. If the pain continues, then see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
When I would press with my feet on ground I can feel burning feeling in my thigh i don't know if it's nerve compression or muscle spasms?
I have an extreme itchiness and burning feeling in my inner thigh and inner elbow only. It seems to be worse at night. What can this be?
I have had a numb burning feeling on my thigh for about 6 months now. It gets worse and really hurts with tight pants or in the sun? Please help :)
My left side of my thigh has a stinging/burning feeling. Also, my calls feel numb sometimes. Is it dangerous? And what is it?
Likely: What is referred to as meralgia paresthetica, which is compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, which supplies sensation to the surface of your outer thigh. This often is related to this superficial nerve being "squeezed" as it passes through the groin. Overall, this is only a guess and while it's unlikely that what you have going on is dangerous, it still should be evaluated by a doc ...Read more
I have a burning type feeling in my inner thigh/radiating down to my hamstring. Its painful about a constant 6 or 7. What could this be?Pulled muscle?
Hamstring Tendonitis: It sounds like you are trying to describe the back of the thigh. The hamstring originates at the ischium or your "sit bone" you may have strained or partially torn this. Typically rest and stretching with some physical therapy will help this improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up with sore thigh to touch no marks and burning feeling when walking up hill or bending over could that be pinched nerve?
Have spinal stenosis when I sit get burning feeling in upper thighs (front), feet and in groin area. Better when I stand. Could it be the stenosis?
I had D&C 3 weeks ago due to miscarriage & my abdomen & thigh legs feeling burning. It was start since my husband play my clitoris.
PCS: The Pelvic Congestive Syndrome (PCS occurs when blood causes engorgement in the abdomen, thighs and genitals during sexual stimulation. In women it can take several hours to go away without orgasm. If the burning continues beyond 24 hours then another cause may be evident such as infection post D & C and you will need to see the MD again. ...Read more
I have 2 tiny red bumps on each thigh. They have a white head. Is this herpes? I also get a slight burning feeling in my groin, hips, low back and legs constantly.
See Your Doctor: The description and symptoms given do not sound typical for Herpes however more info is needed such as duration, your medical history (recent/past) and more. Additionally, diagnosis of skin lesions is challenging without visual inspection. The causes for "bumps" are quite numerous: infection, allergy, disease-related, and more. Suggest you see your doctor now for proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Unlikely: Epidurals usually don't result in any prolonged symptoms. There are many causes of this type of pain which may need evaluation to sort out. ...Read more
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
Having burning sensation in one leg, calf and thigh. Leg feels heavy and wakes me up at night. Laying on side with other leg on top causes more pain. ?
My thighs are very lumpy and burning and I struggle with anxiety which my dr is saying the cause of my painful thighs I take Mirtazapine amatripyline?
Depends on your His-: Tory, if any injury or past hx of it. One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease. Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful. See your orthopedist. ...Read more
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