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What are the causes of a growing pain sensation in the legs from the knee down?

What are the causes of a growing pain sensation in the legs from the knee down?

Needs to be seen: There are a variety of causes. Compromised arterial or venous circulation is common, easy to diagnose, and usually treatable. If this is a peripheral neuropathy, which a physician can detect easily, finding the precise cause is one of the most challenging workups in medicine but needs to be done. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down?

What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down?

Neuropathy: Most commonly caused by diabetes. Several other conditions, including medication side effects can do this as well. ...Read more

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What can cause pulling sensation in legs from around knee down to above ankle esp. when lying down and driving. Husband says I often twitch when sleep

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What can cause pulling sensation in legs from around knee down to above ankle esp. when lying down and driving. Husband says I often twitch when sleep

Restless Legs: U get sensations in lower legs between the knees & ankles. There is discomfort unless u move your legs, mostly at night when lay down or in daytime when sit down , like creepy crawlers feelings, may last for @ an hour, & u feel the urge to move or walk. Symptoms worsen during stress & relieved by moving about. Can interfere with sleep. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy sometimes and have burning sensation to my legs from knee down. My BP and Uric Acid levels are normal. What may have caused them?

I feel dizzy sometimes and have burning sensation to my legs from knee down. My BP and Uric Acid levels are normal. What may have caused them?

Uncertain: There is no clear diagnosis at present. The uric acid is not related I think. The Blood pressure can be related to the dizziness but you say it is normal. This may be related to medications, your kidney function or other things. This will be something your physician can help clarify ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel the sensation of perspiring heavily from my knees down and dripping down my legs but I'm not. I'm diabetic.

Sometimes I feel the sensation of perspiring heavily from my knees down and dripping down my legs but I'm not. I'm diabetic.

Not sure: I understand. But if it is a feeling of sweating but not actually sweating then it can be a nerve problem. This is common in diabetes for two groups of reasons. In the short term, if the diabetes is totally out fo control then electrolytes are abnormal, making nerves misfire. In the long term, diabetes can injure nerves. Better control of sugar is very helpful in the first, and somewhat helpful . ...Read more

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I have a in and out sensation on my right side close to pelvis and like a rope going down my leg.When i stretch and ben my knee to the side i can feel?

I have a in and out sensation on my right side close to pelvis and like a rope going down my leg.When i stretch and ben my knee to the side i can feel?

See a doctor: It could be many things, such as problem in your back, pelvic or thigh muscle. You should see a doctor to get a full check up. ...Read more

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I have pain inside my knee and I get this weird sensation that it goes down through my leg. What could it be?

I have pain inside my knee and I get this weird sensation that it goes down through my leg. What could it be?

Could be you knee or: If you have a history of back pain, even at your young age it could be sciatica! However, assuming that's not the case, then usually you may have an acute versus chronic problem...acute if sudden onset, you're athletic, and catching sensation then could be meniscus tear ...chronic if onset over weeks or months and then could be chondromalacia patella , a softening of cartilage on the knee cap. ...Read more

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Pain and burning sensation behind the knee radating down to calf on right leg?

Pain and burning sensation behind the knee radating down to calf on right leg?

Cyst: If you can feel or palpate a fullness behind your knee this may be a baker's cyst. These put pressure on the structures behind the knee such as nerves, tendons, or blood vessels. The symptoms arise from the pressure. Surgery may be required. ...Read more

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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.

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.

It sounds like: Sciatica or pinched nerve which maybe related to arthritis, slipped disc or narrowing of the spinal canal. Diabetes is a remote possibility. See your dr for an accurate diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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I am having a burning sensation in both of my legs from the knees down. I did not really eat today could that be it or if not what can it be ?

I am having a burning sensation in both of my legs from the knees down. I did not really eat today could that be it or if not what can it be ?

I'm not aware of: any causal relationship between "fasting" and the sensations you're describing. However, since nourishment is a necessary condition for life & you must eat at some point, I suggest you go ahead & do so. If your symptoms don't go away, then you will know that they aren't cause by fasting. Hope this helps. Dr. Anne. ...Read more