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Only my left leg is feeling warm or hot for the past week?

Only my left leg is feeling warm or hot for the past week?

Seek attention: A limb that is warmer than the other is never normal. It could be something extremely serious like an infection or even a blood clot. You should get it checked out. ...Read more

Feeling Unusually Warm (Definition)

Feeling warm is overheating more than is reasonable ...Read more


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Left arm has been tingly for a week. Last two days, it started feeling warm also. Right arm has begun being tingly as well as left leg. Thoughts?

Left arm has been tingly for a week. Last two days, it started feeling warm also. Right arm has begun being tingly as well as left leg. Thoughts?

Tingly: There are many reasons to experience tingling such as vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, cervical or lumbar spine disc disease, thyroid disorder ect. I would recommend following up with a doctor who could further evaluate you. ...Read more

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Random periodic warm sensation in left leg for a week - like someone pouring hot water inside of it. Not warm to touch. What to do?

Random periodic warm sensation in left leg for a week - like someone pouring hot water inside of it. Not warm to touch. What to do?

Be examined: A hot feeling in your leg, if occurring with exercise could be because of decreased oxygen to the leg because of not enough oxygen delivered to and lactic acid removed from the leg. This happens when plaque starts to block the supplying artery. Another possibility is nerve pain from a back problem even though the back itself may not hurt. See MD for examination, diagnosis,and treatment if required ...Read more

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Feeling a warm sensation left leg inside only and near my ankle increasing in frequency occurring numerous times daily. Happens when laying down too?

Feeling a warm sensation left leg inside only and near my ankle increasing in frequency occurring numerous times daily. Happens when laying down too?

Check the tunnel.: On the inside of your leg, near your ankle, there is a nerve called the posterior tibial nerve. Occasionally, this nerve becomes irritated, inflamed and entrapped. This condition is known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. The symptoms can vary from person to person, but your description is pretty close to be considered as the potential problem. Have your foot evaluated by an experienced foot specialist. ...Read more

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I've been having pain and burning sensations and warm and cool feelings in my upper left leg for about a week. Seems to be spreading and is constant. ?

I've been having pain and burning sensations and warm and cool feelings in my upper left leg for about a week. Seems to be spreading and is constant. ?

See your doctor: You need first to give a good history such as did you have any trauma for instance? You need to see your doctor for a complete evaluation ...Read more

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I have à warm feeling in my upper left leg?What could it be?

I have à warm feeling in my upper left leg?What  could it be?

Nonspecific symptom: The symptom you're describing is very nonspecific, and can be present in various conditions. A bacterial skin infection like a cellulitis can present with warmth. A viral illness like shingles can also present with a warm feeling in the early part of the illness. Without more info or other associated symptoms, it's difficult to offer more specificity. ...Read more

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I have recently started getting a hot sensation running down the outside of my left leg from knee to ankle, like warm water being poured down my leg.

I have recently started getting a hot sensation running down the outside of my left leg from knee to ankle, like warm water being poured down my leg.

Paresthesia: Paresthesia is a funny feeling usually due to a neurological problem, either peripherally (with the nerve itself) or centrally (in the brain). See a neuroloist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I've been over the course of a week getting a warm sensation in my left leg, comes and goes every hour or so, could this be a sign of something bad?

I've been over the course of a week getting a warm sensation in my left leg, comes and goes every hour or so, could this be a sign of something bad?

Could be anything: It could be a muscle pain, like strain, or a condition caused by spine disease like herniated disc. Of course a detailed history and physical is necessary and you should see your internist. ...Read more

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I am feeling warm sensation in my legs it started suddenly when I was trying to sleep I sometimes experience pain in my chest as well.Is it serious?

I am feeling warm sensation in my  legs it started suddenly when I was trying to sleep I sometimes experience pain in my chest as well.Is it serious?

No way to tell here: In this forum, there's no way to determine the cause. We're limited to 400 characters in our reply. We can't dialogue. Use HealthTap Prime to talk to a doctor (live) about your symptoms, past condition, & any problems that run in your family. We need a diagnosis in order to determine how serious it could be. That will require testing, which we can order on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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I drove (3hrs) yesterday . That night my legs started aching and feeling warm on the outside but it went away. And same thing today. From hips down.

I drove (3hrs) yesterday . That night my legs started aching and feeling warm on the outside but it went away. And same thing today. From hips down.

Need evaluation: this may be all muscular with the background of the conditioning for this type of driving exercise but we need your evaluation to be certain there are no other issues such as blood clots and veins because of that being on the long drive. ...Read more

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Been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) 7 weeks. I've started to get a warm ache running down left leg. Could that be a tendon issue staring? Should i stop the cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) 7 weeks. I've started to get a warm ache running down left leg. Could that be a tendon issue staring? Should i stop the cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

CIPRO (ciprofloxacin) RX: Be careful with prolonged use of this rx. It causes tendinitis and muscular aches.There are other bad side effects. Definitely stop rx and see md. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and my neck is stiff I'm weak in the arms and legs feeling dizzy and coughing and I'm feeling warm what's the cause?

I have a sore throat and my neck is stiff I'm weak in the arms and legs feeling dizzy and coughing  and I'm feeling warm what's the cause?

URTI: You are ill and may have strep ,other bacterial/viral infection, mycoplasma, retropharyngeal abscess and /obronchitis/pneumonia. Would seek medical attention soon. The stiff neck is concerning, is it just the sides of your shoulders or do you have difficult bending your neck forward ? Do you have sensitivity to light ?Nausea? headache? if so it is a medical emergency and go to the ER immediately ...Read more

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My left leg really aches. No injury. Trying to keep warm. Not swollen just aches?

My left leg really aches. No injury. Trying to keep warm.  Not swollen just aches?

The actual leg?: If its the actual leg (front of the knee to the ankle), may be shin splints, usually on both sides, but can be one sided. Since it "really aches", would advise seeing a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Lower left leg pain. Commenced during the night ...no injury or change in exercise. Leg feels warmer than other one. Discomfort is more outside leg?

Lower left leg pain. Commenced during the night ...no injury or change in exercise. Leg feels warmer than other one. Discomfort is more outside leg?

Hard to say: There are many potential causes. Sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back, is one of the more common causes. Arthritic conditions can cause leg pain as can vascular problems. A detailed history and exam can often determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Why is there a warm sensation in my thigh, above knee of the left leg?

Why is there a warm sensation in my thigh, above knee of the left leg?

May be nerve related: Warmth, coolness, pins and needles, numbness are all signs of nerve irritation so you may be experiencing some referred symptoms from your back, particularly if you notice it with long standing or lifting actions. Pay attention to what causes the warm feeling and what, if anything, brings relief. ...Read more

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When i bend my neck i get a warm sensation down my left leg. It feels like warm water pouring down my leg. What could cause this? Could it be ms?

When i bend my neck i get a warm sensation down my left leg. It feels like warm water pouring down my leg. What could cause this? Could it be ms?

Position is Key: The fact that you can reproduce these symptoms by replicating a movement or position links the diagnosis to a musculoskeletal origin. You likely have changes in your cervical spine (neck area) that with the right movement can be made to impinge on a small area of your spinal chord....Which would explain your repeatable symtomology. Ms would not be positional. ...Read more

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My left leg is warm when i touch it.

My left leg is warm when i  touch it.

Warm leg area: This sign or symptom suggests a local infection or other inflammatory problem - the leg area matters - is it upper or lower, focal or generalized; is there redness; is there tenderness? is it swollen? all these matter to figure out the problem ...Read more