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Shin burning sensation

Shin 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 Shin burning sensation:

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

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Shin burning sensation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Shin burning sensation

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Shin burning sensation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Shin burning sensation:

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Detailed list of causes of Shin burning sensation

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How Common are these Causes of Shin burning sensation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Shin burning sensation. Of the 13 causes of Shin burning sensation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 13 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Shin burning sensation:

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Causes of Shin burning sensation Based on Risk Factors

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

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Shin burning sensation?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Shin burning sensation, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Shin burning sensation:

    Medical Conditions associated with Shin burning sensation:

    Burning (68 causes), Burning symptoms (446 causes), Leg burning sensation (25 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Shin burning sensation:

    Leg burning sensation (25 causes), Shin tingling (10 causes), Foot burning sensation (28 causes), Peripheral neuropathy (299 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Vitamin B12 deficiency, Folate deficiency (18 causes), Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord

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