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Minor motorcycle accident, no visible bruise, sometimes I get sharp burning sensation when on knees?

Minor motorcycle accident, no visible bruise, sometimes I get sharp burning sensation when on  knees?

Vascular Trauma: Jaynen, oftentimes trauma can cause damage to the vascular system. See a vascular surgeon and request a workup to insure that you did not develop a blood clot as a result of your accident. ...Read more

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Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Why is it whenever i move my leg my knee makes a very loud pop sound and hurts from the front like a burning sensation?with a small bruise in front.

Why is it whenever i move my leg my knee makes a very loud pop sound and hurts from the front like a burning sensation?with a small bruise in front.

See pcp: You may have a knee effusion from inflammation. If it hurts a lot or swells up on you you ought to see your pcp and get knee X-ray to r/o arthritis. Also a physical exam can aid your pcp In knowing if there is any ligament damage ...Read more

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Burning sensation from right hip to knee. Chills in that area with pain going all the way to right foot. Skin feels burned or bruised to touch. ?

Burning sensation from right hip to knee. Chills in that area with pain going all the way to right foot. Skin feels burned or bruised to touch. ?

Possible neuropathy!: It depends on what other symptoms are associated. If you are having low back pain it could be a disc herniated with pinged nerve. It could also be another type of nerve irritation which could be caused by multiple reasons. That type of pain is usually attributed to some type of nerve irritation or damage. Follow up with your doctor in order to get further testing. ...Read more

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Hey hope you are well!! I have burning sensation behind both knees. a bruis on the side of my right one. In certain positions I get a stabbing pain from my calf to my upper leg . I work all day sitting down and already went to E R to make sure it was

Orthopaedics eval: 31 year old gentleman with bilateral burning posterior knee pain, radiating pain from thigh to calf. You need a physical exam and evaluation from a specialist in orthopaedic surgery. Your physical exam will include a straight leg raising test to evaluate radiculopathy, pain along a spinal nerve from your spine which can radiate to the lower extremities. Imaging tests and other maneuvers will help. ...Read more

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My knee hurts, i haven't recently injured it. But it swells, pain goes from dull and achey to sharp. Sometimes i get a burning sensation and it pops.

My knee hurts, i haven't recently injured it. But it swells, pain goes from dull and achey to sharp. Sometimes i get a burning sensation and it pops.

see details: Your have an inflammatory arthritis especially if there has been no recent trauma. There are numerous causes. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. The knee should be aspirated if fluid is present. ...Read more

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What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee? This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.

What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee?  This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.

Entrapment?: If pain is truly random, i.e., not related to position or activity, you might have an entrapment neuropathy of a branch of medial femoral cutaneous nerve--not a common condition. Knee problems often cause pain in that area. Are you having joint stiffness, clicking, locking, swelling, heat? ...Read more

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I fell hitting concrete floor hard when i did the vein in my knee puffed up, my knee felt numb. There is burning pain, bruise&swelling. What is it?

I fell hitting concrete floor hard when i did the vein in my knee puffed up, my knee felt numb. There is burning pain, bruise&swelling. What is it?

Neuroma: If this is recent, then the burning can just be from the bruising. But if it has been a while, there is a small skin nerve around the knee that can get injured with surgery or hard falls such as this. That would cause the burning sensation. I would get it evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Left knee feels stiff and occasional burning sensation. No pain and doesn't stop me from moving. For a week. Started running a bit lately. Help please?

Strain/sprain: Knee pain and stiffness after an increase in exercise can be caused by strained muscle around the knee or injury to the ligaments, which are helped by rest, intermittent icing, elevation of the joint on a couple of pillows, and taking over the counter pain medication. If it continues to hurt, it will need to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Lateral side of right knee in pain, burning sensation.

Lateral side of right knee in pain, burning sensation.

Knee pain: It could be iliotibial band syndrome, or ITBS. Do following exercises if no better see your provider for a knee examination: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/91129-treatment ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on the side of my knee. It is particularly painful if i kneel on it. It feels like a hot poker is being inserted.

Watch it.: Watch it. If it gets red, hot, swelling and very painful you should get it looked at today, otherwise, see your doctor for more evaluation. ...Read more

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What makes a burning sensation on the inner side of my leg near my knee cap?

What makes a burning sensation on the inner side of my leg near my knee cap?

Knee Pain: Your burning sensation and pain could be from irritation of nerve endings but most likely due to articular cartilage damage under your knee cap. ...Read more

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Burning sensation from bottom of buttocks down the back of leg. Doesn't go past back of knee. Nerve? Just started when i sat down.

Burning sensation from bottom of buttocks down the back of leg. Doesn't go past back of knee. Nerve?  Just started when i sat down.

It sounds like: Sciatica or pinched nerve which maybe related to arthritis, slipped disc or narrowing of the spinal canal. Diabetes is a remote possibility. See your dr for an accurate diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation In a vein below my knee on my shin and it seems pronounced ?

 I have a burning sensation In a vein below my knee on my shin and it seems pronounced ?

Varicoses vein: most likely it is one of your varicoses vein or it coulkd be the one that connect the superficial system with your deep system we called it the perforaters either way you need to see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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I have an uncomfortable tight burning sensation behind my left knee. Its mostly uncomfortable when leg extended but not really painful?

I have an uncomfortable tight burning sensation behind my left knee. Its mostly uncomfortable when leg extended but not really painful?

Baker's cyst: You may have a baker's cyst. It is best diagnosed with an ultrasound of the area. An antiinflammatory medication may be helpful until you can have your doctor evaluate this, to make sure it is nothing more serious, such as a blood clot in the deep veins. ...Read more

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What cause a burning sensation in lower leg right below the knee . The burning sensation comes and goes. It's not swellon or warm to touch.

What cause a burning sensation in lower leg right below the knee . The burning sensation  comes and goes.  It's not swellon or warm to touch.

Hard to say: Answer depends on lots of information that we don't have. How long have you had it? When does it occur? Do you have any other medical problems? This is the sort of question best answered after an in-depth history & exam. Unless, after tracking the pain, you can relate it to an activity (certain exercise, prolonged sitting/standing in a certain position or chair) or a particular style of shoe. ...Read more

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Burning sensation behind the knee of the right leg especially with the cold, with small swelling, no redness, no purplish, can be nerve? Started 3days

Burning sensation behind the knee of the right leg especially with the cold, with small swelling, no redness, no purplish, can be nerve? Started 3days

?popliteal cyst?: Your symptoms are likely due to a popliteal cyst, also called a Baker's Cyst. It is a bursal fat pad that has become inflammed from weather or altered gait, among other causes. Anti-inflammatories are often prescribed for it, in fairly high doses, such as ibuprofen 600-800mg three to four times per day. If that doesn't work after a week or so, drainage and steroid injection may be necessary,. ...Read more

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Laying down &I feel a tight burning sensation on the outside of my right thigh. No numbness just feels hot hot hot and tight from above my knee thigh?

Laying down &I feel a tight burning sensation on the outside of my right thigh. No numbness just feels hot hot hot and tight from above my knee thigh?

Meralgia: Meralgia paresthetica. Inflammation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve in the region just medial to the anterior superior iliac spine (hip bone in front). Caused by excess adipose/weight pulling or pressuring the nerve there or even tight clothes/cell phone holster/etc just over the nerve. Treatments: loosen aggravating factors, lose weight, injections. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more