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Shin Burning Sensation
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
Experiencing burning sensation within the shin bone for the past three months. Started off as intermittent but now more ongoing. What could be causing?
I have a non painful lump on left shin for 4 months. Not growing bigger, have developed a burning sensation to right of shin and found another lump?
Should be checked: Although it is probably not serious, several conditions can begin in this way and it seems as if it is escalating. Good luck! ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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