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what causes a burning sensation in upper left shoulder

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
No, this isn't GERD: This symptoms constellation is not consistent with reflux disease. It should be checked out just the same. The fact that the pain is worse when you to ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a lot of possibilities, I would encourage you to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. Among the more common causes are: spine related, such a ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
Doubt connected : It is unlikely that the tingling in your shoulder and your high blood pressure are related. We are concerned when shoulder pain and tingling are conne ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate.: Severe pains in any part of the body, especially a new symptom, needs to be evaluated by a doctor to find out why it is happening, and to rule out any ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be a # of cau-: ses, like: 1: skin irritation by something coming in contact with it; 2: some insect bite(s); 3: a local nerve being irritated, or from the spine itse ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendinitis: Most times burning pain in the elbow w/out a history of trauma is tendinitis.Occ. The ulnar nerve(funny bone) can get irritated and cause burning pain ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
30 years experience Pain Management
Unclear.: Elbow pain can come from varied conditions including musculoskeletal, rheumatological, and neurological which would include a pinched nerve. Chest p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Question is was this a one time issue or is this ongoing and for longer than just a few days. If it is ongoing then have a doc take a look.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Achilles tendinitis : Chronic wear of the tendon insertion on the calcaneus (heel bone) can create a burning sensation. Stretching exercise, silicone heelcups, ice massage ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
@ Ur age there R--: -many possibilities. Cardiac, bursitis rotator cuff disease R the main things that come 2 mind & need 2 B evaluated in that order
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle strain: Sometimes you can get a muscle strain in one of the muscles that attach to the shoulder blade and it can cause a burning type pain. Try alternating i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Could be: It could be shingles but see neurologist to rule out other possibilities
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Burning pain: You could have gerd and the stomach acid can be bothersome.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Be checked: Your symptoms may be caused by your heart. Be seen to rule this out. It is likely because of your age and female sex, due to another cause. All the be ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Pain/throat/chest: The commonest cause of sumptoms you describe is gastro esophageal reflux.You can try over the counter Prilosec or prevacid (lansoprazole).If you still ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience Family Medicine
Pinched nerve: One consideration is a pinched nerve in the groin known as lateral femoral cutaneous entrapment syndrome.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Numbness ; tingling: There are variety possible causes for this condition including musculus-skeletal disorders of the cervical area, multiple sclerosis or carpal tunnel s ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
C7 merve pinch from : From disc herniation.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Several things: The most important thing you need to rule out asap is a cardiac problem. Other things could be inflammation of the pancreas, a musculo-skeletal probl ... Read More
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Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuropathy: Numbness and tingling is a symptom of neuropathy (nerve damage). That can have numerous causes from benign and self limiting to serious conditions. If ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Sciatica: Very well could be compression of a nerve root. The resultant compression can cause the sensation of the burning feeling in your leg. I would visit wi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Many possibities: This could be a lot of different things, some of them serious. I would get into your doctor for a good check up.

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