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Sharp Burning Pain In Upper Thigh
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
My leg has a numb tingling burning sensation in my upper thigh on my left leg for a couple months and I don't know what it is.
Uncertain: For accurate diagnosis a history and visualization (at minimum) would be required. ...Read more
Burning pain in midthigh for two days on and off. Now feels like a pulled right muscle in upper thigh. Alot of walking. No med except bc pill, cause?
C-section 2 weeks ago, upper thigh numb since then, now entire outer thigh is numb. Doesn't tingle, started to feel burning sensation. Should I worry?
The muscle in my upper thigh in left leg feels very tight what could be the reason for this I also have burning pain in my spine with this?
Pain: What does "leg feels tight" mean? Where in ur spine? Too nonspecific...Try again. ...Read more
Front thigh pain and soreness after falling? Fell on ice, felt a burning pain from knee to upper thigh. Now hurts to move or bend. Knee hurts too
Get X-ray if...: Sounds like a contusion to your thigh. (bruise). If you are able to walk and weight bear on that side a fractured femur (thigh bone)extremely unlikely. Contusions to kneecap (prepatellar bursitis) is very common w/ your mechanism of injury and can refer pain proximally. So are thigh contusions. Rice is appropriate. If pain continues, swelling increases, or pain localizes to knee. .. See md...Gl. ...Read more
Inner upper thigh/groin ache/burning pain. 4 days. Saw a Dr. Who Did not think it is dvt as I was worried. Could she have missed it in examination?
In DVT. If there is a clot on one side blocking all the veins coming back from all the leg, then all the circulation out from there would be blocked. There would be huge swelling. The test (doppler) is simple, not very expensive, nonpainful and non risky.
cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it wouldn't likely be done. ...Read more
Depends on your His-:
Tory, if any injury or past hx of it.
One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease.
Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful.
See your orthopedist. ...Read more
Thigh pain after fall. Fell 2 times hit same spot 1 year ago and 9 months ago. Still have a lot of pain and burning. Left rear upper thigh.
2 injuries or 1+: 1st may have been a more serious injury than u thought, hamstring tear & now more easily injured, & will b a chronic problem. Especially if it took a long time 2 heal. If u had a short recovery & then pain free up 2 the time of injury # 2, it may b just the luck of the draw. Solved by not doing it any more. Now pain may b hamstring attachment inflammation & may b chronic. Warm up, nsaids, act mod. ...Read more
My legs and upper thigh is so sore. My knee feels huge but isn't swollen. My thoughts are burning. I can't bend my legs. Walk or anything.
Be seen: This could be many things, but you need to be examined in order to have a diagnosis. ...Read more
The ER: Can't help with a thyroid nodule. A lower leg (calf?) boil is unlikely to cause thigh discomfort in the absence of extensive soft tissue infection which would cause skin redness, pain, and fever. Overall, unless you feel acutely ill, visiting your family clinician is likely the best route. ...Read more
Lower backpain, upper thigh pain, testicular ache, slight burning while urinating/ejaculating. 21, active. Worried about prostate cancer. STDtest clear?
Penis pain, slight burning when ejaculating/urinating, lower back, upper thigh pain. Heaviness in anus. 21, active. Prostate cancer? Worried!!
Not likely: Get an evaluation by your doctor who will do some tests such as urinalysis and check your stool for parasites. Good luck ...Read more
What can cause a random hot, burning sensation on the left inner thigh about 2.5 inches above the knee? This has escalated to a sharp searing pain.
Entrapment?: If pain is truly random, i.e., not related to position or activity, you might have an entrapment neuropathy of a branch of medial femoral cutaneous nerve--not a common condition. Knee problems often cause pain in that area. Are you having joint stiffness, clicking, locking, swelling, heat? ...Read more
I ve been plagued by sharp burning pain in the front upper region of my right thigh for about five days now it comes and goes randomly whether I m wal?
I'm a ICU RN X 35yrs. Intermittent low back pain, L lateral thigh numbness, occas. Shooting sharp pain right outer calf and burning pain R instep.?
Sciatica: Consultation with Orthopedic specialist is worth while. ...Read more
Knee vs back?:
From this description, it is hard to say for sure. Your prior knee event suggests maybe and injury to the soft tissues outside, or inside the knee. The burning and sharp pain up leg may not fit well with this, yet a more detailed history and physical exam would be useful with your PCP, an orthopedist, or Physiatrist.
In meantime, consider anti-inflammatories (if ok for you to take), ice, rest. ...Read more
Sharp aching pains in right ankle. Slight swelling. Tingling and numbness in right leg/foot. Can bend foot up and down no pain. Burning sensation.
Microdiscectomy (May) for herniated disc@L5-S1 causing bad sciatic pains in Lt leg & know CSF Leak Repair (June) @ site doubled swelling. Having sharp, cramping, burning pain at ~10/10 in leg. Normal?
Not normal!!!: Please seek help ASAP!!Get a more detailed answer ›
Myalgia: Or muscle pain, is a common complaint among adults presenting for medical care. In fact, nearly everyone will experience muscle soreness at some point in their life. Unusually excessive exertion, trauma, and viral infections are among the most common causes. If your pain is not related to exercising or if it’s not getting better or worsening go get it checked out. ...Read more
Nope: Doesn't sound normal at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Hip arthritis or: sciatica, low back lumbar disc problem, but if pain located over hip probably hip but if radiates form low back to outer thigh could be pressure on sciatic nerve, if persist for weeks need to get xray and mri of hip and lumbar, if worse or loose bowel and bladder control, emergency called quada iquana syndrome[severe pressure on nerve] ...Read more
My right thigh woke up with this underskin burning sensation it feels it moves around from side thigh move to front up thigh. Any idea?
Neuralgia: Nerve pain can take many forms, with burning or stabbing being common. A pain in the anterior and lateral thigh may be due to meralgia paresthetica, which simply is a painful syndrome of the nerve serving that area. Other possibilities are a pinched nerve in the back. Rarely, diseases such as lyme or cancer, or trauma can affect these nerves. ...Read more
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