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I have been woke up with a pain followed by tingling & numbness in my left leg at the outer thigh. Feels less tingly and burns to touch over time 1hr.

I have been woke up with a pain followed by tingling & numbness in my left leg at the outer thigh. Feels less tingly and burns to touch over time 1hr.

See details: This is likely to be meralgia paresthetica which is a compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. It often resolves with a little time. If it persists, have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a left back pain and also left leg and buttock, it burns and electric shock. ?

I have a left back pain and also left leg and buttock, it burns and electric shock.
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Pinched nerve: Whether from back ( from pressure on nerve from a herniated disc for example) or from spastic muscle in buttock putting pressure on the nerve, should help to take an anti-inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen if you don't have kidney problems or allergic. Look piriformis muscle stretches and strengthen abdomen and back muscles as part of a back program with physical therapy good place to start. ...Read more

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Wierd pain in thigh area of left leg.What are possible issues. In upper left leg in just the front of leg.It is a twisting feeling simular to a carliehorse only worse.It burns, bruises

Wierd pain in thigh area of left leg.What are possible issues. In upper left leg in just the front of leg.It is a twisting feeling simular to a carliehorse only worse.It burns, bruises

As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagnose with the short description given and without a proper physical examination. Pain is often a sign of inflammation. Inflammation often occurs when something is irritated. Irritation occurs from a variety of different things. If the pain does not improve, you should see someone who is qualified to make an appropriate diagnosis. This may be nerve related, spine related, or something else. As always, i would highly suggest you do your research when seeking medical help. Find a physician who meets, or even better, exceeds the basic qualifications to practice in their specific field or sub-specialty. ...Read more

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My son has 2nd degree burn and has wound on his left leg, he got burn last Tuesday. Can he swim in the sea on Sunday?

My son has 2nd degree burn and has wound on his left leg, he got burn last Tuesday. Can he swim in the sea on Sunday?

Probably yes: If there is a blister that has not popped, or if it has popped and the skin beneath is dried. If not, the salt will hurt and he will let you know! But as long as the sea water is fresh and he does not complain, it is probably fine. Salt water is often used to clean burns, but it does not have quite as much salt. ...Read more

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I, m 50 years old. , ve always liked to walk very long distanses. Now when i walk, my left leg starts to burn and gets nomb up to the bone at the bottom of my back. Should i be worried?

I, m 50 years old. , ve always liked to walk very long distanses. Now when i walk, my left leg starts to burn and gets nomb up to the bone at the bottom of my back. Should i be worried?

I : I feel it is wise to have this evaluated further. You are having problems just with walking. That is not good. Have this evaluated be someone knowledgeable with this kind of problem such as a physiatrist, orthopedic surgeon, or a neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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I have had red round burn looking sores on my left leg , they went away and caused scars.Ms & mvp --they are back an my neuro asked me how i got a burn?

I have had red round burn looking sores on my left leg , they went away and caused scars.Ms & mvp --they are back an my neuro asked me how i got a burn?

Probably not related: Ms primarily effects the central nervous system and most commonly results in motor dysfunction whereas peripheral sensory neuropathy is more commonly associated with other co editions or disease such as diabetes. Numbness could result in unrecognized injury.If this is a recurring lesion, i would suggest a possible biopsy to exclude other possible problems. ...Read more

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I had a vaginal hysterectomy a month ago.I removed my womb but not ovaries. Now my left leg goes numb, burn, tingly feeling. Is that normal?

I had a vaginal hysterectomy a month ago.I removed my womb but not ovaries. Now my left leg goes numb, burn, tingly feeling. Is that normal?

Yes, but: Sometimes nerves are stretched or pinched in the course of surgery. Since we can't see those nerves , we can only try to avoid any pressure that woul lead to your symptoms. If the numbness doesn't go away in another month, contact your surgeon for a careful neurologic exam. Tingling can sometimes be a normal feeling as nerves heal (like when you cross your legs, and the lower leg goes numb). ...Read more

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There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?

There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?

Possible: Some people can get a "heat rash" that worsens when the skin is hot and usually gets better when cooled. However, to really be certain you should have this problem examined. ...Read more

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I have pain that starts in the outside of my left ankle and radiates up my leg to my hip and down to my foot. It burns and tingles at times. ?

I have pain that starts in the outside of my left ankle and radiates up my leg to my hip and down to my foot. It burns and tingles at times. ?

Nerve issue: You are probably dealing with a lower back issue. Possibly a disk compression. Consult with your primary physician, an orthopedist or a chiropractor for an examination. ...Read more

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Sudden pain in lower left leg ?

Sudden pain in lower left leg
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Variety of causes: This may be due to a variety of causes that include: (i) musculoskeletal, (ii) vascular, (iii) or neurological. Pain associated with an injury is more likely to be either (i) or (iii). History of spine disease makes (iii) more likely. Any swelling or change in color of skin makes (ii) more likely. Recommend seeing a doctor for further assessment given abrupt onset of symptoms. ...Read more

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My left leg is 1/2 to 1 inch smaller?

My left leg is  1/2 to 1  inch smaller?

Don't know if: you mean in length or circumference. The answer would depend on which. ...Read more

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Pain n my lower growin and go down n my left leg ?

Hip?: Just based on the location it might be your hip. Is the pain related to activities? Did it follow intense exercise- running, biking, etc?. Would suggest relative rest and further monitoring of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Small bump on left leg?

?: This is impossible to even guess at unless we had a much more detailed history and exam. You need to see a doctor for this. ...Read more