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Thigh Burning Sensation

Thigh Burning Sensation: Introduction

Any kind of tingling, numbness, or burning sensation usually indicates a nerve condition. These are called a "paresthesia" which refers to pins-and-needle type sensations, and they can progress to numbness. The simplest explanation for such thigh symptoms is a pinched nerve or nerve entrapment of the nerve close to the spine. The classic nerve entrapment condition affecting the thigh is called meralgia paresthetica. This condition is pressure on the spinal cord nerve area that controls thigh sensations, and can arise in various ways. For example, an injury to the hip or close spinal area, or something as simple as extra pressure from carrying a baby around on your hip all day. Meralgia paresthetica is usually good news because it should resolve quickly without requiring any treatment once the cause of the nerve pressure is identified and removed.

However, such nerve symptoms like tingling or numbness can also arise from serious illness such as multiple sclerosis or another spinal disorder or nerve disorder. For these types of symptoms, your doctor is certainly going to ask about whether you have any other similar nerve type symptoms, or have had them in the past, as this would greatly increase the risk of multiple sclerosis. Refer to the full list of causes. Prompt diagnosis and treatment of these symptoms is important because of these potentially serious causes....more »

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Causes of Thigh Burning Sensation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Thigh Burning Sensation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Thigh Burning Sensation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Thigh Burning Sensation

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all more »

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is often misdiagnosed. The typical symptoms are night-time tingling, crawling, or more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See more »

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Thigh Burning Sensation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Thigh Burning Sensation

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How Common are these Causes of Thigh Burning Sensation?

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Thigh Burning Sensation:

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Causes of Thigh 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 Thigh Burning Sensation:

    Burning (68 causes), Thigh symptoms (32 causes), Burning symptoms (446 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Upper leg symptoms (49 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 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 Thigh Burning Sensation:

    Tingling thigh (6 causes), Numb thigh (5 causes), Cold thigh, Burning sensations (446 causes), Herniated disk (2 causes), Herpes, Caffeine, Alcohol, Myasthenia gravis, Varicose veins (65 causes), Spinal stenosis, Diabetes (212 causes)

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