Why do I have warmth and excruciating pain in my right leg when exposed to something cold?

Q. Can nerve entrapment cause warmth and excruciating pain in legs when exposed to something cold?

Answered by
Sreenivasa Rao
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 30, 2022

Hello doctor,

I am 36 years old. My height is 1.48 meters, and my weight is 79 kg. My right leg feels warm, and I have excruciating pain when something cold touches my leg. The warmth is from my buttocks to my foot on the right side. I have this complaint for the first time. What can be the reason?

Kindly advise.



Welcome to icliniq.com.

I understand your concern.

Nerve entrapment in your low back can cause such symptoms. I suggest you consult a neurologist to exclude neural issues and radiculopathy. Sometimes, it can get progressed into pain in later stages. However, it is completely curable. You must seek medical help to cure it at the earliest.

I hope this helps.

Thank you.

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