Does anyone get burning on their legs between their groin and knees when their Crohns kicks

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   Posted 12/1/2008 9:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Its weird but I know my illness is active by just the burning of my legs
Not VERY painful but its their and the doctors have never hear of it

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   Posted 12/2/2008 8:07 AM (GMT -7)   
I get a numbness/ aching pain in my knees and sometimes in my legs. My doctor just says it's the medication I am on :S
19/f - Diagnosed with Crohn's for 5 years. ~ Waiting to backpack through Europe ~
Western Medication - Imuran & Entocourt
Natural Medication - Probiotics
Chinese Herbs for Inflammation

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   Posted 12/2/2008 9:12 AM (GMT -7)   
I get burning, but its a wee bit higher than my legs....
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   Posted 12/2/2008 3:31 PM (GMT -7)   
Sniper! That may be caused by things other than CD :-)

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   Posted 12/2/2008 3:52 PM (GMT -7)   
Could it be low electrolites especially Potassium. When my postassium is low I get burning, tingling, and numbness in my legs. Just a thought????
Dx: 10/04 Crohn's, GERD, IBS,Osteporosis, Depression, Hypokelemia, "Crohn's" Arthritis, Migranes,
Meds: Asacol, Protonix, Lexapro, Celebrex,Potassium, Remecaide,Entocort, B12 injections wkly, Magnesium, Calcium, Phosphorus 

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   Posted 12/2/2008 4:19 PM (GMT -7)   
MTLGuy - I think I know what you're talking about. It's a deep muscular-like burning for me... Sometimes if it gets bad I resort to putting the heating pad between my thighs... Not a sore-muscle ache like I overdid it hiking or something - it's different than that... I can never pinpoint any particular muscle... just an overall achy burning in my thighs... mostly the insides of my thighs.

I realize that this won't help you since you're a guy, but for the ladies reading the post - the pain I get in my legs when I'm flaring is very close to the pain I get in my legs when I first start my period... causes a little panic every month that I'm NOT flaring because I'm convinced that's about to change... !

I find that a hot bath helps sometimes too.
27f, dx'd CD July '05 after 6 fistula/abscess surgeries
(miscarried at 13 weeks, now waiting to heal before trying again)
Stopped Humira August 22nd, 2008.
Went Gluten-Free, noticing some definite improvement.
Started LDN October 27th, and already LOVING IT.

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