Advice 1: Why is there a burning sensation in the thigh

The health of the lower extremities depends on the degree of mobility of the person, his ability to walk normally, run, jump, etc to lead a normal lifestyle. Therefore, any symptoms, extending to the feet and causing discomfort, should be considered as a reason for seeking treatment. Among these symptoms may be a burning sensation in my thigh, which in some cases explicitly States about the specific disease.
Why is there a burning sensation in the thigh

Osteoarthritis of the hip joint (coxarthrosis)



This diagnosis doctors put quite often. The disease is characterized by pain and a burning sensation in the groin, radiating down along the side and front of the thigh. Sometimes, these sensations extend to the knees and on the buttocks. Pain and burning often occur when walking and when standing up (off the couch, off the chair). At rest, they almost always stop.
Osteoarthritis occurs mainly in people over 40 years old. Women suffer from this disease more often than men. The disease can affect one or both hip joint.


Neuropathy of the femoral nerve



The most common cause of neuropathy, or neuropathy, femoral nerve injury is complicated by a retroperitoneal hematoma. The second most frequent reason doctors call all kinds of disease of the hip joint, which is affected or compressed by a nerve passing close to this articulation (for example, with dislocation of the femoral head). Burning and pain in the hip often complemented by numbness of the skin on the thigh areas, reduction of the knee reflex and even atrophy of the quadriceps, in which the gait is disturbed (irregular step).

When neuropathy femoral nerve in any case be self-medicate, including taking painkillers without a doctor's prescription. This complex disease can lead to serious complications (up to paralysis), the initiative in this case is simply unacceptable.

Inflammation of the hip tendons (trochanteric)



Trochanteric is biased – when the disease one leg and bilateral – when inflammation of the hip tendons on both legs. Women suffer from trochanterica much more often than men, especially in menopause, when the weakened muscle and tendon tissue. The disease produces pain and a pronounced burning sensation in the outer thigh (the so-called "zone breeches"). Sensations while walking and lying down.

Piriformis syndrome



The main reason syndrome the piriformis muscle located beneath the gluteal muscles - damage to the lumbar spine. This diagnosis confirmed in 40% of patients referred to the doctor with pain and a burning sensation in the thigh. Most often the disease is unilateral (affected the right or left thigh). Dynamics of symptoms – quick, they appear within 1-2 days after lifting large weights, awkward movements, or heavy stress. Sometimes the attack is preceded by pain in the lower back.

Often intense pain and burning sensation at the piriformis syndrome can be felt in the buttocks and sacrum. In some cases, these symptoms may capture the rear surface of the leg and descend until your heels. The symptoms are more pronounced at night.
Piriformis syndrome does not cause motional restrictions of the limb, i.e. the foot is fully rotated and raised. A sharp pain and a sudden burning sensation occur in the lower back or buttocks when bending of the trunk with straight legs.


Poor circulation



Some of the disease, the clinical picture is characterized by disorders or damage to the vessels that supply blood to tissues of the hip area can cause numbness, tingling and burning in thigh. Find out the real cause of unpleasant symptoms, to see the real picture on the basis of the conducted researches and assign the appropriate treatment can only a doctor. So no need to rush to buy the ointment and RUB on them, and swallow painkillers. This can only aggravate the disease.

Advice 2: Why is there pain in the right thigh

Hip pain occurs mainly in persons of middle and old age. The young are faced with this problem very rarely. Why, for example, may hurt the right thigh?
Why is there pain in the right thigh

The most common cause of pain in right side thigh



Hip pain is sharp or dull, oppressive, continuous or paroxysmal, may radiate to knee or Shin. It gives a person great discomfort, reduces efficiency, prevents to lead a full life. Some patients that applied with complaints of pain in the hip, diagnosed as osteoarthritis of the hip joint (coxarthrosis).

In the treatment of this disease used anti-inflammatory drugs, vasodilators, and in some cases hormonal drugs. Pain with this disease almost does not occur at rest, when person sits or lies. But when standing up or walking once the pain begins, often strong. Region pain along with the right thigh can capture the groin.
The pain can also give in the thigh, knee, Shin, sometimes reaching the foot.


With the development of the disease there is a limitation of the affected leg. Person is very difficult to take away the affected leg or to raise high her. In the diseased joint you hear a distinctive rustling. In the most severe cases, the affected limb becomes much shorter healthy and it comes to disability.

Almost the same symptoms occur even when a single disease – aseptic necrosis of the head of the hip joint. Therefore, even experienced doctors can sometimes confuse these two diseases. Aseptic necrosis can sometimes be much less, about 5% of patients complaining of pain in the hip.

Causes of pain in right side thigh



Pain in the right thigh may occur in lesions of the femoral nerve. This defeat occurs for a number of reasons: due to lumbar degenerative disc disease, traumatic injuries, the inflammatory process caused by hypothermia lower body etc. to make the correct diagnosis and prescribe treatment can only a doctor should contact.
Moreover, this pain can also be caused by tumor of the spine. But the sooner cancer is diagnosed, the greater the chances of a cure.


Pain in right side thigh can also be caused by diseases of the knee joint, myositis, osteomyelitis. In any case, faced with this unpleasant phenomenon, it is better not to self-medicate, and go to the doctor to examine the body and get advice on treatment.
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