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Pain And Burning Sensation Behind The Knee Radating Down To Calf On Right Leg
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
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
I have a weird burning sensation when I bend over and sometimes it happens when I'm walking. The pain is on my lower right leg halfway between my knee?
Leg burning: If in the thigh could be meralgia paralytic compression of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, or could be a form of sciatica or piriformis syndrome (where sciatic nerve is compressed by buttock muscles (L4 compression). Could see if motrin helps if not allergic, would consider MRI if persists, rarely could be ovarian, if ruptured/ large cysts / f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
I'm having a tingling, numbing, almost burning sensation on the side of my right leg, below my knee and into my foot but yet it feels cold?
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
What could cause constant pain in the inguinal region and tenderness around the lymph nodes, along with a burning sensation midway down the right leg?
Several things: Burning is usually a sign of local inflammation of tissues or pain resulting from nerve injury/inflammation. Causes of all your symptoms could include infection (could be serious), inflammation of peripheral nerves (ex. Femoral, genitofemoral, obturator, saphenous), blood vessel inflammation/infection, etc. Serious enough, esp. W/fever, to warrant visit to dr. ASAP. ...Read more
Pain/numbness in right leg from buttock all the way down to big toe and numbness/burning sensation in groin? Can't stand on heels either or tip toes
Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Sciatica? Pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. No needles and pins. Burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.
I am having a burning pain on my lower back right side. Also behind my right knee to my heel hurts, plus my right leg jumps uncontrollably and painful. Sometimes it hurts to walk and I am unable to get comfortable nor sleep. What could this be?
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.
I have an uncomfortable tight burning sensation behind my left knee. Its mostly uncomfortable when leg extended but not really painful?
My husband has been having a baker's cyst behind his knee. Today he began to feel a burning sensation radiating throughout his calf muscle.?
Baker's cyst: Time to see an Orthopedic surgeon!Get a more detailed answer ›
Woke up with my left hip swollen and sometimes a dull ache, to a burning sensation from the top of my hip down the back of my leg to almost my knee hurting. It's difficult to walk on, I've taken Advil and had a warm shower but nothing is relieving?
Need more history?: Did you injure yourself? You should go to see a doctor right awAy. Sounds like you may have an issue here. Get. He Jed our and give a good history of the issue as best you remember ...Read more
I have a hot burning sensation in my right leg? What cause it, could it be a vein trying to break
Several Options.: A burning sensation in the leg can be due to several factors but most commonly due to nerve irritation. Sometimes, an inflammation of the vein can cause a similar symptom but this is usually associated with pain along the course of the vein. This would not be due to a vein breaking or trying to break. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation to determine the cause of the problem. ...Read more
I occasionally have a burning sensation on the side of my right leg where the Soleus and Gastrocnemius are located. What could cause this?
Leg pain: It might be best for you to have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will certainly examine you, but you might be sent to a Bone specialist. ...Read more
What should I do if my right leg is swollen feels like its asleep and a burning sensation on the lower part I have vericious veins
See A Vascular MD: You should seek evaluation by a medical professional, preferrably a vein specialist or vascular surgeon. Since you have obvious varicose veins on your lower legs and have swelling as well as burning in the legs, it is likely that you have a medical condition known as venous insufficiency or venous reflux. It is treatable and often curable. A ultrasound of your leg veins will be needed. ...Read more
Burning sensation right armpit, numbness and pin pricks in right leg and arm. Right leg also experiences burning toward foot what could this be.
Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip? No back pain.
Depends: I would like to know where the pain starts. If it originates at the buttock it is possible that the problem could be coming from the back despite not having back pain. My advice would be to get an EMG to rule out a radiculopathy, consider imaging of L-spine and Right Hip, and based on these results decide further tx. Buttock pain could be coming from back, hip or SI joint. Further w/u needed. ...Read more
Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip?
Numbness started in right pinky toe, now its in my right leg. Burning sensation kind of. Worsens the more active I am. Walking, exercising, etc. HEL?
Diffuse annular disc bulge 1 to 2 mm at L4 L5. causing burning sensation in right leg and foot since 4 months. How is the prognosis. Is it nerve damag?
It depends...: On the cause. There are many causes of sciatica. See a doctor who specializes in neuromuscular disorders to determine the cause of your sciatica and to recommend an appropriate treatment plan. Most normal adults have disc bulges, and I agree with Dr. Krauser that your disc bulge at L4-L5 is not likely the source of your symptoms. Other causes include piriformis syndrome & sacroiliac joint issues. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: This sounds like a pinched nerve in your spine. Without a neurology exam, I can't tell you which nerve root, but almost certainly it is in the lumbar spine. A visit to the neurologist and an l-spine MRI would likely be indicated. There are often good medications available for this type of pain. ...Read more
I've had a burning sensation in lower left leg for 3 days now, it is constant at back below my knee and it hurts to walk. Any advice?
Can't diagnose: With the available information. So, if causing significant pain would recommend medical assessment. Take care. ...Read more
Hello. I frequently sleep on my couch at night, left side. I woke up this morning with a tingling/burning sensation on my left leg below knee?
I have a partial knee on the rt leg since 2004, now the tissue & bone in the rt knee is bone to bone. Also I have burning sensation on the medial rt l?
Partial knee: Your partial knee is 12 years old, now you are having the symptoms, I think the best is to see the surgeon, obtain x-rays then go from there. ...Read more
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