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Burning sensation in thigh - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   i have burning sensation on back of thighs, on a scale on 1-10 its a 3
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
since when do you have this sensation?
User :   For the last week, I had it once before and it went away, but now its back
User :   Dont know why its happening or how to stop it
Doctor :  
have you applied any topical agent over thigh?
User :   yes, but it comes back
User :   it gets less intense when I use the bathroom
Doctor :  
what have you applied?
User :   antibacterial ointment
User :   i am taking a pro biotic
Doctor :  
did you had any other symptom like rash or redness or inflammation?
User :   to help with digestion
User :   no
Doctor :  
to help with digestion ?
User :   the pro biotic
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Do you have history of Allergies/ Diabetes/ High Blood pressure/ Thyroid/ Heart disease// paralysis ?
User :   diabetes/allergies in the family.
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   did you suffer from cold recently?
User :   I have an ear infection now, but not on any antibiotic
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
cold?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs.?
User :   no
User :   I had a drink two weekends ago
Doctor :  
May I ask you few questions to know about you? Please give your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status?
User :   I am on tri-sectric b/c
User :   29/f/mi/single but I have a boy friend, HHA
Doctor :   do you experience pain?
User :   just discomfort
Doctor :  
ok
User :   on a scale of 1-10 its a 3
Doctor :  
how can you say that?
User :   say what
Doctor :  
about the accuracy of the scale?
User :   I am not sure
Doctor :   ok
User :   its not very accurate I guess
Doctor :  
an history of trauma, prolonged exposure o sun?
User :   I had a car accident 11 years ago if that matters
Doctor :  
i mean recent trauma to the thigh region?
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I had bv last year and thats when it started
Doctor :  
bv?
User :   bacteria vaginosis
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
so are you applying anti bactrerial for the same?
User :   no, I got flagal for that.
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i only needed once, it has not come back
Doctor :   it is suggestive of inflammation of the nerves
Doctor :  
may be due to infection or other idopathic causes.
User :   ok, what do i do
User :   infection in the nerves or what
Doctor :  
you will need b-complex supplementation to help in the recovery of the inflammation.
Doctor :   Inflamation is not same as infection
User :   so my birth control can be causing this problem
User :   ok, so get more b-complex supplement
Doctor :  
yes
User :   ok, thank you
User :   can I get that over the counter
Doctor :   if you experience severe pain or it is irr- reducible in a week then you will require NSAID's
Doctor :  
yes it is OTC drug

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