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Knee burning sensation

Knee burning sensation: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Causes of Knee burning sensation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Knee burning sensation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Knee burning sensation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Knee burning sensation

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Knee burning sensation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Knee burning sensation

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How Common are these Causes of Knee burning sensation?

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  • 6 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 21 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Knee burning sensation:

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Causes of Knee burning sensation Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Knee burning sensation:

    Burning (68 causes), Knee symptoms (149 causes), Burning symptoms (446 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Knee burning sensation:

    Knee pain (122 causes), Blue skin (412 causes), Knee bruise (15 causes), Skin bruise (2 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Peripheral artery disease (22 causes), Peripheral Neuropathy (299 causes), Claudication pain, Sun burn (1 cause), Chemical burn (5 causes), Heat burn, Peripheral nerve trauma, Peripheral nerve compression, Sciatica (30 causes), Cold (712 causes)

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