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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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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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I have numbness and tingling in my left thigh and it feels like a rubber band is around my left groin which is worse during menstration. Caused by?

I have numbness and tingling in my left thigh and it feels like a rubber band is around my left groin which is worse during menstration. Caused by?

I would guess this is coming from your back.: The nerve supply for these areas comes out of the low back. You can be worse during your menstrual cycle because of the extra fluid and pelvic congestion will add pressure to the nerves. Sometimes the tingling on the thigh is specific to a nerve called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. It is fairly common with tight clothes or people employed that lean against the counter or have a heavy toolbelt. If it's really bothering you a lot you should go see your doctor and get checked out for the possibility of a lumbar disc. ...Read more

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Tingling/burning on L of groin area to toes since 1994. No doctor can tell me why with test done. It has caused me depression. Any suggestions, pls?

Tingling/burning on L of groin area to toes since 1994.  No doctor can tell me why with test done. It has caused me depression.  Any suggestions, pls?

If no medical: cause can be determined using Western Medicine approach - could consider acupuncture. This is because symptoms can sometimes be treated even if there is not a definitive diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Pain in leg, calf ,groin ,toes, foot, annoying with tingling buzzing stabbing.started two months ago after chiro adjustment. Gone some days. Causes?

Pain in leg, calf ,groin ,toes, foot, annoying with tingling buzzing stabbing.started two months ago after chiro adjustment. Gone some days. Causes?

Nerve irritation: You didn't,t say what area the chiropractor adjusted, but what you,'re describing sounds like a fifth lumbar, first sacral nerve root irritation. See your PCP. ...Read more

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Random spasms of tingling in the groin ?

Need To See Doc: There is not enough information to give a good answer. You may have strained a muscle in your groin, may have a back problem that is affecting a nerve, may have an infection, may be due to a medication or side effect of something in your diet. It may also be normal or related to anxiety. See your doctor to have it checked out. If you have more symptoms, see doctor sooner. ...Read more

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I have a really strange tense almost tingling feeling in my groin. Will randomly tense up then release. Not painful. No injury. ?

I have a really strange tense almost tingling feeling in my groin. Will randomly tense 
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Soft tissue: Groin becoming tense at time and getting tingling may mean your soft tissues get stretched. It may not result from any injury but at times with any unusual stretch of the joint and soft tissue can result in that. Now relax and stretch tour body and it should go away in a week or so. Anything lasting more than that needs to be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have for more than 2 years the sensation of stinging and tingling on skin groin area, what can it be from? no rash or something visible on skin...

I have for more than 2 years the sensation of stinging and tingling on skin groin area, what can it be from? no rash or something visible on skin...

Likely neuritis: Most likely a neuritis, nerve inflammation, causing this. It can be helped with topical doxepin cream and orally by tricyclic antidepressants like amitryptilline from your primary care doctor or dermatologist, if they confirm the diagnosis. Capsaicin from red pepper can help too but initially it can be very uncomfortable to use for the first four days. ...Read more

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Pretty sure I have a hernia in abdomen, now painful all the time, feel full and very tired it is starting to send tingling down groin, appt. March 5th?

Should be fine: Activity as tolerated by pain. If the pain is severe, and there is a tender lump in the groin that won't push down with pressure, you will need to seek emergency medical attention. You will probably be fine until your appointment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more