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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

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 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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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

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Why do my thighs get extremely hot? Not a burning or tingling sensation but a radiating heat that is more noticeable when in bed or sitting.

Why do my thighs get extremely hot? Not a burning or tingling sensation but a radiating heat that is more noticeable when in bed or sitting.

Thighs warm: Do you have your laptop on your lap? Computers generate heat. May also be nerves if being compressed either from disc disease or if overweight when you flex your hips to sit. May also be abdominal pressure from cystic ovaries, or even gastritis. Rarely may be MS. F/u with doctor /urgent care. ...Read more

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I'm having burning tingling down the outer part of my left thigh and down the front. I had a diagnosis of mp. Is it normal to feel it down front thigh?

Yes: Can affect a portion of the front of the thigh. This can be a difficult thing to treat. Sometimes I refer people to a pain specialist to see if a nerve block will help if everything else has failed. ...Read more

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I am 21. Why do I have tingling and burning from my feet to my thighs?

I am 21. Why do I have tingling and burning from my feet to my thighs?

Hard to say: I would certainly be checked as that is not a normal complaint for a 21 year old. There are numerous neurological and vascular possibilities. An exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. I would encourage you to be seen. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing numbness, burning, tingling and sharp pain in my left thigh?

I'm experiencing numbness, burning, tingling and sharp pain in my left thigh?

Anatomy: Could involve femoral nerve, an L2-3 radiculopathy, or most likely lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh.
Best to discuss with your doctor, consider neurology consultation, and get this addressed. ...Read more

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Right thigh tingling and burning. Just the front of it. Feels like it just woke up? At night feels like it itches when laying. Leaning forward hurts!

Varies: The sensation of "tingling" as you describe it can suggest a neurological component to your condition. The is a condition known as meralgia parastetica which can cause sumilar symptoms as can an upper lumbar radiculopathy. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lump in outer left thigh little larger than a pea. Painful to rub. Occasionally get numbness, burning, and tingling in that part of thigh laying down?

Lump in outer left thigh little larger than a pea. Painful to rub. Occasionally get numbness, burning, and tingling in that part of thigh laying down?

Need to be examined: It is hard to tell by your description but it could be an abscess. please have it checked out by your local doctor. Best wishes ...Read more

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Could sudden intense burning and tingling sensation on my hands and feet be connected to the shingles I had a month ago on back of thigh?

Could sudden intense burning and tingling sensation on my hands and feet be connected to the shingles I had a month ago on back of thigh?

Post-herpetic neural: Post-herpectic neuralgia refers to burning, tingling, stinging, electrical shocky, icy cold pain in same area as healed shingles blisters. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/postherpetic-neuralgia/basics/definition/con-20023743. So it's difficult to explain why you're reporting symptoms at a distant site from your shingles. Poorly controlled diabetes? Vitamin B12 deficiency? ...Read more

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Tiny single pink bump upper inner thigh crease. No tingling, pain, burning. Firm n slightly tender when pressed. An online doc from overseas said "herpes? "

Tiny single pink bump upper inner thigh crease. No tingling, pain, burning. Firm n slightly tender when pressed. An online doc from overseas said "herpes? "

Herpes simplex: Herpetic lesions usually occur in clusters, begin as vesicles (blisters), are often quite tender and painful, break down and form shallow ulcers. Without seeing these impossible to diagnose, but this doesn't sound anything like herpes simplex. ...Read more

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Tingling and burning feeling when sitting, hip, inner thigh and foot pain. Lasted 6+ weeks. No redness, feels better with heat and rest. What is it?

Could be the back: Consider having your back examined. The lumbar region of the back is where the roots to the nerve that supply the lower leg. An orthopedist, pain management specialist or neurologist may be a good consultation to consider. ...Read more

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Knee injury burning, tingling and aching pain sensation in my knee thighs and toes?

Knee injury burning, tingling and aching pain sensation in my knee thighs and toes?

Depends on location: It depends on the location of the injury. This sounds like there is also nerve involvement. This needs to be evaluated in the total picture. ...Read more

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Herpes or razor burn I shaved 3 days ago. I have several small pimples now at the top o my pubic area. No burning or tingling, but pain in my thigh?

Herpes or razor burn I shaved 3 days ago. I have several small pimples now at the top o my pubic area. No burning or tingling, but pain in my thigh?

Difficult to assess: Visualization of the bumps would likely be necessary to determine the true cause, since the symptoms you are describing are not consistent with one over the other. Herpes lesions are typically blistered or ulcerated (open), while razor burn/folliculitis lesions appear more as red pimples. Folliculitis however, does not usually cause referred pain, while herpes often does. ...Read more

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Been having pain in my right inner thigh close to a week. Burning and tenderness, also tingling in foot when I lay down. Could this be a clot?

Easy to check: These symptoms would not be typical of a clot. Most clots are relatively silent, though could have swelling or sometimes redness of the skin in the area. These symptoms you describe sound more like a nerve issue. It's easy enough to get a doppler ultrasound of your leg to check for clot if you're concerned. Having your hip and your lower back evaluated could also be quite important. ...Read more

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Knee cap tingling. Burning bottom of foot along with sore thighs. Could this be a dvt?

Knee cap tingling. Burning bottom of foot along with sore thighs. Could this be a dvt?

Unlikely: Those symptoms are unlikely to be a DVT. However, DVTs present in many strange ways and an ultrasound ordered by your doctor is the only way to be sure. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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