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I am getting a severe pain and burning sensation in my right leg

Hi I am getting a severe pain and burning sensation in my right leg above my knee. It has been happening for a few days but seems to be getting worse and affecting my groin area now as well.
Asked On : Sun, 18 Apr 2010
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Hi.. Your symptoms are similar to those of paraesthetica meralgia.. You would need medical drugs to control this pain along with multivitamins.. Good adequate nutrition and proper stress and anxiety management is equally important... See a doctor for those drugs..

Answered: Sun, 25 Apr 2010
OBGYN Dr. Nilima Ghosh Hajra's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
burning sensation and severe pain in limb may be due to venous thrombosis/filariasis or other neurological condition
please get examined by physician and take treatment
hope you be all right soon

Answered: Mon, 14 Nov 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response
Hi Helen,
Welcome to HCM.
You have not mentioned your age. The causes differ according to the age group. Severe pain and burning sensation in the thigh could be caused several conditions such as, some pathology in the thigh muscles or connective tissue, compression of nerves, lipoma, peripheral vascular disease, diabetes etc.
A detailed clinical examination and relevant investigations including nerve conduction tests, electromyography, ultrasound scan, colour Doppler study etc. may be necessary to arrive at the correct diagnosis.
Once the diagnosis is established, treatment can be undertaken accordingly.
Wish you all the best.
Answered: Mon, 14 Nov 2011
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