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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


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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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For over a week I've had painful swelling in my legs with burning sensation and red splotches on my shins making it painful to what can it be?

For over a week I've had painful swelling in my legs with burning sensation and red splotches on my shins making it painful to what can it be?

Erythema nodosum: This sounds like it may be erythema nodosum and can be representative of numerous systemic diseases. With the oral lesions you are describing along with the visual difficulties I would be concerned about behcet's disease. Strongly suggest you see a rheumatologist asap, or start with a pcp and get referred if they feel it necessary or advisable. Do not wait on this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could laser hair removal cause a long-term burning sensation on my shins? I don't have a rash, and it is worse when touched. Thanks!

Could laser hair removal cause a long-term burning sensation on my shins? I don't have a rash, and it is worse when touched. Thanks!

Tough one: There is some post laser discomfort but it should not last for weeks on end. Did you have initial complications like burns or blisters?
I worry about a nerve injury developing a complex pain syndrome in the shins. I would see a neurologist if this is going on for over 2 weeks possible a pain management specialist. Especially if the skin is getting tighter, shine and painful ...Read more

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Had a total knee replacement one week ago when I go to get out of bed I have a severe burning sensation in my shin which takes several minutes to subs?

Had a total knee replacement one week ago when I go to get out of bed I have a severe burning sensation in my shin which takes several minutes to subs?

Get evaluated: Burning is a non specific sign, but could represent swelling or just a normal change in sensation following surgery due to the procedure. Please call your MD's office so they can get more details and decide if you might need to be seen by them. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is treatment for vaginal burning sensation?

What is treatment for vaginal burning sensation?

Depends: It depends on the cause. It could be allergic, yeast infection, dermatitis, etc. Treatments are different for each of them. ...Read more

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Scraped leg has a burning sensation I have tried a cool rag and ic pac?

Scraped leg has a burning sensation I have tried a cool rag and ic pac?

Likely nerve problem: Your skin has tons of nerve endings. When they get hurt, your nerves may get very inflamed causing the burning sensation. Ice and cool rag may make it feel cooler, but as long as the nerve is agitated and inflamed, it will continue to feel as if it is burning. It is hard to say when it will stop since nerves may take awhile to heal or improve if it is not permanently damaged. ...Read more

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Right leg in pain feels like a burning sensation what could this means?

Right leg in pain feels like a burning sensation what could this means?

Sciatica: Very well could be compression of a nerve root. The resultant compression can cause the sensation of the burning feeling in your leg. I would visit with a doc, obtain an xray and then maybe either medication or referral. ...Read more

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My latex irritation, iching and burning sensation won't go, is there any treatment?

My latex irritation, iching and burning sensation won't go, is there any treatment?

Latex allergy: Allergy to latex is a gradual worsening of the symptoms. Most hospitals have gone latex free to mitigate this allergy. If you have allergy to latex, avoid latex. The symptoms will slowly worsen over time, and can become quite serious. ...Read more

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I apply icy hot on my leg and it works but hours later a burning sensation comes back. Why?

Short acting: Icy hot doesn't last very long. The real question is why do you have burning pain in your leg? If your primary care doctor can't figure it out as k your doctor to refer you to a neurologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have only one testicle from my child hood. I am having slight pain and burning sensation in my testicle. Plz tell a remedy and possible cause?

I have only one testicle from my child hood. I am having slight pain and burning sensation in my testicle. Plz tell a remedy and possible cause?

Testis: If you only have one testis, get checked out by a urologist. It is important to diagnose and properly treat any problem with your solitary testis. ...Read more

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What does if mean if I have a burning sensation in my leg?

What does if mean if I have a burning sensation in my leg?

Please see below: It depends.
This symptom might be caused either by the peripheral nerve or nerve root irritation.
You might benefit from seeing your local neurologist in consultation and have electrodiagnostic studies of the legs performed for the establishment of the nature of your condition. ...Read more

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I get a burning sensation at the top of my leg this happens a lot threw the day what is it?

I get a burning sensation at the top of my leg this happens a lot threw the day what is it?

Burning: This kind of sensation can suggest some irritation of a nerve, but also sometimes referred pain from a joint or muscle that might irritate surrounding nerves. Can also be early infection like shingles, though usually that is episodic. Precise answer would require better description of location and what seems to cause the symptom to occur (standing, sitting, etc). ...Read more

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Couple months ago I had. A burning sensation when I touched my side. Now I have the same burning sensation when touched on my leg. What could this be?

Couple months ago I had. A burning sensation when I touched my side. Now I have the same burning sensation when touched on my leg. What could this be?

Blood work may help: Your doctor may order some blood work first to check on some basic things. If that's all normal then, other tests can be done especially if the condition seems to be progressing. If may also all go away and never return. If you'd like to ask more questions or provide more information in a 1-1 fashion contact me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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What should I do about a warm burning sensation in my upper right leg?

See below: If elevation mild anti inflammatory meds and or heat will not improve that sensation, then check with your primary care physician and request a doppler of your leg just to make sure that there isn't any vascular condition causing the problem. ...Read more

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I seem to have burning sensation on my leg and groin area? What can it be?

I seem to have burning sensation on my leg and groin area? What can it be?

A few choices: Jock itch; muscle strain; pinched nerve...As top of list. You should discuss this with your dr for full history and physical exam to find source. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my leg when I stretch. Could this be a muscle pull?

I have a burning sensation in my leg when I stretch. Could this be a muscle pull?

Muscle or nerve: Muscle 'pulls' or strains can be irritated when you stretch or use the muscle. Tight muscles can also pull on the local nerves causing burning with stretch. Other times, nerve irritation can cause burning when the leg is pulled. A physiatrist or doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation can help determine the cause and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my right leg and upper inner part of the thigh. What can I do for this?

Burning sensation in my right leg and upper inner part of the thigh. What can I do for this?

Nerve prob: Typically burning sensation is associated with a nerve irritation. You may have a pinched nerve somewhere in your back for ex. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should I be worried?

Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should I be worried?

Depends: Some conditions, the rash appears later. May be a nerve related issue? May be a muscle problem as well (e.g. Tendon injury). If the pain is severe, i'd have your regular doctor give it a check out. ...Read more

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Having burning sensation on my fingers since last 2 days. What would be the efficient treatment I can do?

Having burning sensation on my fingers since last 2 days. What would be the efficient treatment I can do?

Burning fingers?: How did this happen? Were you cooking with habanero peppers without gloving your hands. I love them too but the capsaicin in them is really intense. Burning is neurological. Is it coming from outside or inside? If from outside get "Goop" at an auto store. It looks like cold cream but it's great at removing heavy chain organic compounds. If it's from inside that's another story. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Hello sir, I have burning sensation in my left rib cage whenever I sit for long. Also, it goes away when I straighten up. Also, what is a remedy for it?

Hello sir, I have burning sensation in my left rib cage whenever I sit for long. Also, it goes away when I straighten up. Also, what is a remedy for it?

Diagnosis: It would require a specific diagnosis, I would not hesitate to be seen. Typical causes would include abnormalities in one of the structures of the left upper quadrant such as the lung, stomach and pancreas, or an irritation of a nerve in your thoracic spine. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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After having my bypass in my leg extended 2 weeks ago I have a burning Sensation in the vain and spredding to the other leg it is very pain full is this normal?

After having my bypass in my leg extended 2 weeks ago I have a burning Sensation in the vain and spredding to the other leg it is very pain full is this normal?

Surgical leg pain: Pain with swelling, warmth or redness along the veins of any extremity is usually due to cellulitis - an infection that can spread rapidly and needs urgent medical attention. Untreated cellulitis may lead to blood clots with severe complications. ...Read more

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I have a hot burning sensation in my right leg? What cause it, could it be a vein trying to break

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

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I occasionally have a burning sensation on the side of my right leg where the Soleus and Gastrocnemius are located. What could cause this?

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