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What does it mean when you experience a burning pain in your knees when bending them?

What does it mean when you experience a burning pain in your knees when bending them?

Bending knee pain: This could be an indication of osteoarthritis, tendon injury, patellar diseasis, etc. An examination by your physician is a good first start as well as a set of x-rays. ...Read more

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 was told I had a displaced meniscus root but the etilogy was unclear what does that mean? What causes burning sensation in the knee especiall medial

I was told I had a displaced meniscus root but the etilogy was unclear what does that mean? What causes burning sensation in the knee especiall medial

The tear: Think answered you but a root tear implies you tore the anchor portion of the meniscus. Root tears usually occur at the posterior (back) horn. These can be bad tears. You probably will need surgery to debride the tear.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What caused me a burning sensation in the knee?

What caused me a burning sensation in the knee?

More info: To help you, more information is required. How old are you, how long has the sensation been present, is the burning constant or intermittent, etc. ...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 causes a burning sensation on the side of your knee when kneeling?

What causes a burning sensation on the side of your knee when kneeling?

Burning sensation: Is indicative of nerve irritation/entrapment (pinching) when kneeling. ...Read more

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After a fall I have burning pain on side of knee when touched, what could cause this?

Trauma: Simply trauma to the nerves, soft tissue, and even the bone from the contusion of the fall. ...Read more

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Why do I have so much burning pain down to my knee when I sit down? The pain is extreme please help and explain

Good question: This could be pinched nerve but most likely is si joint arthritis. It can cause severe pain when sitting or lying on that side. Treat with test, antiinflammatories, stretching and see a therapist or pain doctor if these don't help. Don't let anyone do a epidural steroid injection until they consider si joint first. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on the outside of my left knee mainly when I bend down but it is sensitive to the touch what could it be?

I have a burning sensation on the outside of my left knee mainly when I bend down but it is sensitive to the touch what could it be?

Be seen: It sounds like a sprained ligament, but could be other things as well. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have had burning sensation in my knees and elbows for over 2 years now. What could be causing this as it feels like its getting worse.?

I have had burning sensation in my knees and elbows for over 2 years now. What could be causing this as it feels like its getting worse.?

Not sure: I am not sure what this could be. Are your joints inflamed? Do you have diabetes? Is is constant? Are you healthy otherwise? Burning only? Any pain? Do you take any medications?
I wish I could give more detailed answer, but that is not an easy question. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in knees, worse in afternoon not really painful but annoying. Some throbbing No injury. Sitting down a lot during day. What cause?

Burning sensation in knees, worse in afternoon not really painful but annoying. Some throbbing No injury. Sitting down a lot during day. What cause?

Knee pain: Could be what's called chrondromalaciae patellae, which is common in your age group. Try stretching and anti inflammatories ...Read more

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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.

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

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I get a burning sensation at the back of my left knee whenever I crouch on the floor it only lasts 5 minutes it's it something I need to worry about?

I get a burning sensation at the back of my left knee whenever I crouch on the floor it only lasts 5 minutes it's it something I need to worry about?

Suggest: Have your doctor check for presence of Baker cyst, or cartilage/ ligamentous issues afflicting your knee. This may represent a mere strain/ sprain, but if persists, get this looked at. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with runners knee about 4 weeks ago and I've been doing the exercises I was told but im still in pain feeling a burning sensation?

Knee pain: Knee pain can take awhile to resolve since we rarely completely rest our knees. Remember rice for any injury. Rest, ice, compression, elevation
try a knee wrap
ask you doctor about an nsaid, like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of burning sensation in my knee?

What could be the cause of burning sensation in my knee?

Knee burning: Knee burning can be an infection occurring, it could also be back related or skin related, or vitamin deficiency. Please see your doctor to find source of your burning sensation. ...Read more

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What might cause a burning sensation under your knee cap?

What might cause a burning sensation under your knee cap?

Variable: Cartilage problem, tracking problem, strength problem. Synovitis. Get it checked out if you are not improving. ...Read more

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Burning pain in lateral knee when kneeling. What is wrong?

Burning pain: There could be several causes and joint specialist may have different opinion, but burning pain is often nerve irritation, sometimes compression by a cyst or problem with the tissues from or near the knee, irritating the nerve in that area. If only happens when kneeling, it is likely that action causing pressure on nerve. ...Read more

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I am having knee pain, swelling, burning sensation, locking of knee...kindly help?

I am having knee pain, swelling, burning sensation, locking of knee...kindly help?

Check locking: While many things can cause a bit of pain and swelling, locking usually implies something mechanically wrong inside your knee like a loose boy or meniscus tear that should be taken care of sooner rather than lTer ...Read more

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What causes my face to have a burning sensation and aching knees and aching neck?

What causes my face to have a burning sensation and aching knees and aching neck?

Uncertain: When your physician evaluates you he or she will use the symptoms to look got neurological or vascular causes. You'll need a full check up, metabolic evaluation as well as a neurologic evaluation and rheumatologic examination. ...Read more

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Is burning pain in my knee a sign of a torn ligament?

Is burning pain in my knee a sign of a torn ligament?

Perhaps: How the pain started, and other important questions, as well as a physical exam is needed to know for sure. Burning pain is not the most common description of how a torn ligament feels, but each person's pain sensation is different. Torn ligaments re usually acutely painful and related to injury or a misstep, and can have locking or buckling of the knee. ...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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Burning pain in ny right leg only fron hip to knees?

Burning pain in ny right leg only fron hip to knees?

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

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What causes knee burning pain?

What causes knee burning pain?

Many causes.: It could be arthritis, soft tissue inflammation or a meniscal tear, just to name a few possibilities. Any of these could cause a burning sensation within the knee. See am orthopedic knee specialist, who can get to the root of the problem. ...Read more

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Lateral side of right knee in pain, burning sensation.

Lateral side of right knee in pain, burning sensation.

Knee pain: It could be iliotibial band syndrome, or ITBS.
Do following exercises if no better see your provider for a knee examination:
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/91129-treatment ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Burning Pain (Definition)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain ...Read more


Pain Or Discomfort, Burning Or Stinging (Definition)

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