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About three weeks I felt tingling/crawling sensation outside my right thigh while lying down at night. It went away until three days ago. The burning sensation came back on the side and front of my thigh. It has been constant day and night for the last three days. . The feeling is more tense if I stamp my foot. I am worried it might be MS?
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987762 tn?1331027953
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Hi and welcome,

Tingling and other sensory issues in limbs whilst sitting or laying down are typically situation specific and not usually suggestive of a neurological condition like MS because its more commonly suggestive of the temperary interuption in (blood flow or nerves) circulation, this type of thing could also be warning sign of meralgia paresthetica too with it progressing to a continuous burning sensation.

"Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your outer thigh. The cause of meralgia paresthetica is compression of the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of your thigh."

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meralgia-paresthetica/symptoms-causes/syc-20355635

If it's possible i'd get it seen by your family dr, the odds of this type of situation being the first presentation of a neurological condition like MS is very unlikely.

Hope that helps.....JJ
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Thank you so much.
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