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Old 02-25-2008, 02:52 AM   #1
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burning legs

my legs,more especially the bottom part of it has been burning for some time now.to my suprise there is no rash nor they are not swollen.the problem becomes bad when the weather is hot and at night i never cover them with blankets,what could be the problem

 
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Re: burning legs

Could possibly be small fibre nerve damage, the small fibre nerves job is to recognize temperature & pain, if they are damaged they will send incorrect signals to the brain.
There are many reasons why this can happen, you should try to find a neuro that is an expert in Peripheral Neuropathy and they will send you off for blood tests to try to find the cause.
I say an expert because this a specialized field with other 200 known reasons why nerve damage happens, if you do an internet search for " small nerve peripheral neuropathy " you will find some reasons why this can happen.
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