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My Mother Have Pain And A Burning In Her Leg What Can She Do In Her Left Leg
My mother 65y old suffering from very severe neuro infection in her left leg.She has discs on her back . What can we do.She can't even move?
My mother has discs in her back 20y ago she is 73y old.Now she has pain in her left leg muscles. Any advice?
Chronic back pain: Back pain has many interrelated causes. Degeneration of the intervertebral disks results from poor posture, poor diet & hydration, sedentary behaviors, and smoking. The same issues result in tight, painful muscles. Angry or sad mood can cause muscle pain to be chronic. "nothing" can't work by definition, but there are many interventions that a skilled holistic doctor could recommend for your mom. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Numbness, tingling, burning sensation of the lower extremities can be symptoms and signs of peripheral neuropathy. Sources of peripheral neuropathy could be due to vascular insufficiency, neuroforaminal compressions of nerves due to lumbosacral spine degenerative joint and disc disease, or muscle spasm, such piriformis syndrome causing compressing on the sciatic nerve. ...Read more
Probably sciatica: It is probably a sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that causes pain to run down the leg. Some cases do respond to rest, others need more aggressive treatment before they get better. I would encourage you to be seen at some point if it does not get better. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
What can cause burning feet sensation as well as pain up the left side of the left leg, while driving?
Nerve compression: For both parts of the question.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I've had burning to cold sensation my left leg for 3 weeks now. Sometimes it's just in the foot, other times across the whole leg. What could this be?
Sciatica: A problem with either blood vessels or nerve could cause your symptoms however, at your age this is most likely related to your back and the sciatic nerve. The cause of irritation to the sciatic nerve is either a disc pressing on a portion of the nerve or narrowing of an area where the nerve comes out. If this continues, you should see an M.D. Avoid lifting, pushing, pulling anything heavy. ...Read more
I get an intense burning in my left side when I bend my left leg, or raise my left arm. It has been about two days.
Get neurology eval: The fact that you get the same sensation of left sided burning when you flex the leg OR raise the left arm is very difficult to explain off the top of my head from a purely anatomical view. You need to be seen and examined by a neurologist to get a better handle as to what is going on. It may also be a non-organic problem but that would come later after everything else checked out. ...Read more
My mothers lower half of her left leg is aching, and she doesn't know why or what it could mean.. Any help? Please..
Many things: Many things can cause leg pain including back problems, leg arthritis, circulation problems, vein problems, increased activity, trauma. She should see her primary doctor first, since that person knows of any ongoing medical issues that could be a cause. She or he can also examine your mother for some of these & other problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shooting Heat sensation down my left leg from the back of my calf down . No numbness or burning. What could this be?
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
I have a shooting/burning pain in the back of my left leg. The pain happens off and on about 25-30 times a day.
What could this be?
Leg pain: the burning pain you describe is most likely a neuropathic type of pain, but the question is what is aggravating your nerve. The most common cause is a pinched spinal or paraspinal nerve, but other causes such as diabetes, shingles, vitamin B12 deficiency and a few others need to be ruled out. Please see your doctor. An EMG test may show the origin of the problem. Blood tests and MRI may also help ...Read more
Hello, my mothers age is 72 she had high pressure problem, she always feel pain in left leg, she has old bone problem for long time, what to do?
Let her see her DR: Possibilities would include problems with circulation, nerves, muscles and bones. She needs to see her primary dr to have a thorough physical exam and be tested for diabetes, cholesterol, etc peripheral arterial/vascular disease are possibilities and can be confirmed by doing sonogram of her arteries and veins in the legs. God bless and take care. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation in my calf of my left leg and its very painful especially when i rest it and i can't bare sheets or duvets touching it?
Muy left leg has had a burning sensation for about a week now , from top right to my toes and it seems to be getting stronger, what could be cause?
Lumbar spine: Burning pain which radiates down the leg to the toes is commonly due to irritation of the lumbar nerves as they exit the spine. This could be due to a bulging or ruptured disc or just local muscle spasm. Check with your pcp for a referral to an orthopedist or spine specialist. You will likely need lumbar x-rays and possibly an MRI if it persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been getting this burning pain in the left side of my left leg for a week now. Recently I ended up jumping back thinking I got close to an iorn?
Neuropathic pain: Sounds like a neuropathic pain (pain originating from a nerve tract). Typically this is a shooting/stabbing pain. Do you have a history of diabetes? Any decreased sensation or even hyper sensitivity in that area? History of recent trauma to the region? Or extensive exercise? The discomfort should resolve in time, if it is due to trauma or activity. If not then you may need an MRI for further eval ...Read more
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