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My right leg feels like it is burning and my kneecaps as well.

My right leg feels like it is burning and my kneecaps as well.

Neuropathy: It sounds like you are having nerve pain down your leg. Would see your doctor. This may be coming from your back where there may be some compression of a nerve. Tests can be done to figure this out. ...Read more

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Why does my left bum cheek and top of the leg feel like it's burning every now and again ?

Why does my left bum cheek and top of the leg feel like it's burning every now and again
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May be sciatic n: Are the symptoms position related? The sciatic nerve from L5 can be compressed at several points along its path. Your symptoms suggest its compression by the piriformis muscle. However, any associated weakness or sensory disturbance should be evaluated. Other causes may be meralgia paresthetica, bursitis, or even referred pain from LS spine or SI joint. If condition persists, please see PCP. ...Read more

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My leg is always in pain and hurts to the touch and is numb and feels like it is burning what could be causing this it is my right leg and above the knee and it is getting harder to deal with. I do not know what could be causing this i need help please,

My leg is always in pain and hurts to the touch and is numb and feels like it is burning what could be causing this it is my right leg and above the knee and it is getting harder to deal with.  I do not know what could be causing this i need help please,

Numbness : Numbness and burning in the upper thigh without muscle weakness is often caused by a nerve entrapment or neuropathy called meralgia paresthetica. There is a sensory nerve that supplies the skin of the thigh but not muscle. This is called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. This nerve travels through the groin and is sometimes irritated as it passes in front of the iliac crest at the hip. It is often seen in pregnant women, overweight people (especially diabetics) and sometimes with trauma. It is usually treated with medication. Sometimes a nerve decompression is done and sometimes the nerve is injected. A femoral neuropathy would involve the front of the thigh and would also involve strength in the quadriceps muscle. This can be more serious. ...Read more

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Why do my legs feel like there burning?

Why do my legs feel like there burning?

? Neuropathy ?: See your physician to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Sir my mom is surfering from mctd. She is having burning like in her legs.So please advise sir.

Could be : It be from neuropathy. Neuropathy can be caused by a variety of things ranging from pinched nerves in the back to diabetes, and potentially from mctd as well. Have her see her physician for an evaluation but she may also need to be evaluated by a neurologist as well. ...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
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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