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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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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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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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Is this sciatica? I've had a burning and tingling sensation on the bottom of my thigh for four days now. It hurts to sit, and really burns when i stand after sitting. I'm 24, and most of what i've read says sciatica happens to people who are older, but sc

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Is this sciatica? I've had a burning and tingling sensation on the bottom of my thigh for four days now. It hurts to sit, and really burns when i stand after sitting. I'm 24, and most of what i've read says sciatica happens to people who are older, but sc

Possibly: Your symptoms are consistent with sciatica. Sciatica is a neuropathic pain due to nerve compression. It is more common in older people but can happen at earlier age. The symptoms can vary and can be tingling, burning, shooting pain. I recommend you see a pain specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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