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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Burning Legs

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What can cause a burning leg pain?

What can cause a burning leg pain?

Nerve: Pain can cause burning sensation. Neuropathy if both legs are envolved.I suggest you see your pcp before this gets worse. ...Read more

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Dr. & I think Amlodipine is the cause of my burning legs/ankles. He says I can abruptly stop the Amlodipine, Pharmacist says 'no' Do I wean or not?

Dr. & I think Amlodipine is the cause of my burning legs/ankles. He says I can abruptly stop the Amlodipine, Pharmacist says 'no'
Do I wean or not?

Amlodipine: Amlodipine can cause swelling and symptoms in the lower legs and ankles. We generally don't wean amlodipine as rebound isn't usually a problem with calcium channel blockers. If your bp isn't controlled without amlodipine then another drug might be considered when stopping it. ...Read more

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What would cause burning leg pain?

What would cause burning leg pain?

Usually disc: Excruciating pain from the hip down to the ankle can be due to a disc prolaplse causing nerve root pressure or the possiblity of a bony injury producing irritation of the adjoining nerve and or muscle needs to considered. Bursal inflmmation around the hip can also produce these symptoms. ...Read more

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Have diabetes some PN, tried amlodipine but it caused horrendous burning in legs. Dr now suggesting hydralazine. Can that aggravate neuropathy?

Have diabetes some PN, tried amlodipine but it caused horrendous burning in legs. Dr now suggesting hydralazine. Can that aggravate neuropathy?

Possibly: Control of blood sugar is always first line treatment. Then medicines to treat depression, such as tricyclic antidepressants and the antidepressant duloxetine hydrochloride. Other medicines that control seizures, such as pregabalin and gabapentin are helpful. I have not heard of amlodipine treatment nor hydralazine. In fact hydralazine & amolidpine can CAUSE a neuropathy,. ...Read more

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What other medical reasons can cause burning in the leg other than crps?

What other medical reasons can cause burning in the leg other than crps?

Toxins like VOCs: Whenever there is a symptom of burning, the presence of vocs (volatile organic compounds) is found. Energetic resonance testing, like with bdort or art) can confirm the presence of vocs. ...Read more

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What causes the burning in my leg and elbow by the bone?

What causes the burning in my leg and elbow by the bone?

Needs further exam: This could be related to a nerve irritation and must be evaluated by a physician. You can try over the counter anti-inflammatory medications if you are not allergic. This requires further evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down?

What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down?

Neuropathy: Most commonly caused by diabetes. Several other conditions, including medication side effects can do this as well. ...Read more

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Could driving cause burning pain in legs ?

Could driving cause burning pain in legs ?

It shouldn't: Driving should not cause burning pain in your legs. Usually burning pain indicates a neuropathy (or nerve pain). Visit your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Cause if burning and aching legs and feet?

Cause if  burning and aching legs and feet?

Could be...: Peripheral neuropathy which is a syndrome involving the nerves in the legs. It also may be compression of the nerves in the lower back that causes the burning going down your legs. It's best to visit with a podiatrist or a neurologist to be evaluated to find the cause of the pain and so the proper recommendation for treatment can be provided. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause burning sensation in legs ? Would amitriptyline help for this ?

Can anxiety cause burning sensation in legs ? Would amitriptyline help for this ?

Anxiety - burning: Anxiety cannot cause a burning sensation in the legs, but Amitriptyline will help the symptoms as the med is a nerve pain agent, and burning is a symptom of nerve pain. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured ovarian cyst cause severe burning in the legs and feet?

Can a ruptured ovarian cyst cause severe burning in the legs and feet?

Unusual: Pain can radiate to other areas of the body. I have had patients have menstrual pain radiate into neck, shoulder, chest ,buttocks, thighs. So, I guess , you could have pelvic inflammation radiate to your feet. If no improvement. Have an exam by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a herniated disc caused by a car accident that is causing leg burning numbness and leg weakness for almost 8 weeks ?

What is the treatment for a herniated disc caused by a car accident that is causing leg burning numbness and leg weakness for almost 8 weeks ?

Surgery: It is difficult to give specific advice without an exam and access to the mris and other essential data. My advice is to see a spine surgery or neurosurgeon for an opinion if conservative therapy has not helped. ...Read more

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Can problematic vericose veins have an effect on blood pressure? Also, can vericose veins causing burning in the legs?

Can problematic vericose veins have an effect on blood pressure? Also, can vericose veins causing burning in the legs?

Venous pressure: Venous pressure is supposed to be negative, which helps the thin walled veins return dirty blood, (often against gravity) back to the heart and lungs. When the delicate one way vein valves get damaged, the venous pressure goes up, above negative and sometimes quite high. Venous insufficiency typically DOES NOT affect arterial pressure aka blood pressure. Bad veins cause heavy, aching, burning legs ...Read more

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What causes burning feelings in lower legs?

What causes burning feelings in lower legs?

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

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Can pfiriformis syndrome cause burning in the whole leg? Along with a strange coldness feeling. Along with hip pain?

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 more

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What is neuropathy? Could it be the cause of my husband's burning, aching legs?

What is neuropathy? Could it be the cause of my husband's burning, aching legs?

It is possible.: Symptoms can range from numbness and tingling sensation, an itching or burning sensation, or an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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