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A. Schuyler, NP, Nurse Practitioner
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Experience:  Board Certified NP, MS, RN. 25 years private practice & hospitalist
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I have a hit burning sensation in my left calf and am not

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I have a hit burning sensation in my left calf and am not sure what type of Doctor to see
JA: How long have you been dealing with the burning? Are you experiencing any other discomfort?
Customer: Off and on for a few weeks. No other symptoms.
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Customer: Sure.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I feel a hot sensation in left calf off and on. It doesn't hurt. Just kind of hot. I don't know any other symptoms.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 year ago.


The best place to start is with your primary care provider. If he or she cannot handle it, then they will probably send you to a vascular specialist. A primary can get you an appointment with any specialist faster than a patient can get one on their own.

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