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Causes Of Burning Legs
Many things: A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis can cause this. This can be the result of a mass in the pelvis such as ovarian cancer. A blockage in the lymphatic system can also cause this. The lymphatic system drains lymph which is the clearish fluid that you see in blisters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side. Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If both of the entire hands and feet are numb, then a peripheral neuropathy is more likely. This can be related to long standing diabetes. This problem needs to be worked up by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot Pain Urinating: I assume that the position you are in while urinating is stressing the low back (check there first) or the pressure in the back of the thighs is irritating the sciatic nerve. Both need an orthopedist, physiatrist, or neurologist eval. Since the kidneys are in the back, there could be a problem there. See your PCP to get referral. Dr Rich Blake ...Read more
So many things: Possibilities include a neuroma, nerve entrapment, diabetic or peripheral neuropathy, athletes foot, tarsal tunnel syndrome and a host of other things. Tiredness could indicate a lack of support in your shoes and standing too much. Consider an arch support. You are 66, so you probably have medicare. Consult a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills. ...Read more
See orthopedist: Extremity nerve compression problems, tendinits or knee problems could cause your symptoms. More likley the burning down the leg could be from sciatica. Sciatica is due to low back issues such as arthritis or disc herniation compressing the sciatic nerve/branches. If symptoms persist or you develop any weakness/paralysis in your lower extremities then seek attention immediately in an er. ...Read more
What causes shooting pain &a vibrating sensation in arms, legs, feet and hands, also a burning sensation in palms of hands&soles of feet?
Usually musculoskele: Two broad categories include musculoskeletal and neuropathic, which may both be triggered by a variety of other problems and organ systems. Example; is it degenerative, autoimmune, metabolic, neoplastic, trauma, or infectious. Only a thorough examination will be able to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuropathy: Tickling of the feet and hands is usually a sign of a diffuse peripheral neuropathy. There are many causes of neuropathy including medications, diabetes, vitamin B12 deficiency, and hepatitis, and the diagnosis depends on your history of symptoms and physical exam. Rarely, a lesion in the spinal cord or lesions in the brain can cause this but in those cases there are usually other symptoms. ...Read more
Nerve irritation: If it is both ankles then i would be suspicious for nerve irritation in the low back as the cause. If it is just one side then it could be the back or a local nerve injury (saphenous nerve). This also could be early nerve problems due to diabetes affecting one or both legs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itch on legs: Dry skin and eczema are probably the most common reasons why legs would itch. Leg swelling and varicose veins. There are a number of itchy rashes that can affect the skin of the legs. I would recommend trying a fragrance-free, dye-free moisturizing cream to see if the condition improves. If it does not, please see your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Burning pains: This is a tough question to answer without enough medical history. There are many different types of syndromes, metabolic, traumatic, congenital, and disease processes that can present with this type of symptomatology. I would recommend you see your pcp if this is current/worsening issue. ...Read more
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