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what would cause only the pointing finger to burn

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Nerve problem: Whenever we hear the symptoms burning/stinging we think of nerve entrapment or involvement. It would be even more typical if it was just one arm, not ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Possible Muscle : While a variety of things can cause your symptoms a likely common cause is muscle spasm in the neck and shoulder area. You should consider talking to ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Parasthesias: Burning pain in your fingers is sometimes indicative or parasthesia, of which there many possible causes. A few possibilities that come to mind are v ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Frost : bite could cause chronic nerve damage with similar symptoms. Certain vitamin deficiencies also.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
It is possible: Burns can be painful. Usually superficial burns hurt more initially than deeper burns. When you say second degree strictly speaking I would think th ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Itching is: Annoying ! So we derive more pleasure by scratching more and harder till we feel pain. By now , you would have irritated and break the top layer of yo ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Carpal tun syndrome : Numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and long finger is do to compression of the median nerve at the wrist called carpal tunnel syndrome. If it i ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
20 years experience Nuclear Medicine
H. Pylori?: Infection with h. Pylori may cause heartburn. Check with your doctor for testing. Burning sensation on extremities may be secondary to multiple cond ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tampon: The burning sensation may be due to dryness or to the type of applicator you used. If you use a gentle glide applicator or a small amount of lubricant ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
This : This could be secondary to an infection (abscess), wart, trauma, etc. It is very difficult to say without a more detailed history and physical. If the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Costochondritis: Although I am not sure this is what you have it may be possible. It is an inflammation of your cartilage that connects your ribs to your sternum. Go s ... Read More

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