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Stinging burning patch on thigh. Any ideas?

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MrsLouisTomlinson Wed 03-Aug-16 18:04:37

Obviously I'll see the GP if it persists but I was wondering if you all had any ideas what this could be and if it sounds concerning.

On my right upper thigh I have a patch of skin that has developed a stinging burning sensation. It feels like it's sunburnt and is super sensitive to touch and clothes. There is no rash or visual skin changes that I can see but it's getting really quite painful.

Anyone got any ideas?

kelper Wed 03-Aug-16 18:09:40

No idea but watching with interest as I had this on the top of my foot a few months ago and it was agony, then eventually went on its own.
Hope yours clears up OP, or someone suggests what it could be

mishmash1979 Wed 03-Aug-16 22:30:02

My stinging/burning pain on my upper breast has been diagnosed as neuropathic pain. The stinging is common apparentky in this sort of pain

Bugsylugs Wed 03-Aug-16 22:33:24

Outer thigh? Meralgia paraesthetica?

Milliways Wed 03-Aug-16 23:03:01

Yep, agree with Meralgia Paraestherica. I get this, and also patches on my lower legs that get really painful then just disappear.
I was given an MRI to check no compression in hip/spine as have had several hip surgeries, but it is basically a functional nerve pain.

MrsLouisTomlinson Thu 04-Aug-16 01:49:21

Hmmm, I've had a quick Google and that could fit although it is inner thigh also. Think I will make a docs appointment of it doesn't settle on its own in the next day or two. Thank you.

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