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Im having a prolong burning pain on my whole left side of my body. i feel like im expose to heat from the fire. i feel like twisting my left arm.

Im having a prolong  burning pain on my whole left side of my body. i feel like im expose to heat from the fire. i feel like twisting my left arm.

Burning Pain: You need to find the cause for your pain. It MAY be neuropathy, a form of never damage, or something called RSD which is less likely. Please see your doctor for diagnosis and helps. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Still having heat burn in my Tommy mostly at night. Pls help?

Still  having heat burn in my Tommy mostly at night. Pls help?

Make sure not to eat: before giing to bed at least 3 hours or more. Hydrate a lot. Use a pillow or two to sleep on at night to prevent acid reflux. Stay away from tomatoes and processed, fried foods and sodas and see if it improves. See your doctor to make sure you don't have an ulcer developing or have H. Pylori too. This is not DIY. You shouldn't be in pain. That's not normal. So time to start feeling better! ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat burn from a heating pad?

What is the best way to treat burn from a heating pad?

Depends on the: Depth of the burn. Only a trained medical person can tell the depth. If it is a heating pad burn, it is usually superficial, second degree at the most. If it is truly only second degree, topical antibiotic ointment and occulsive dressing for a week should do it. But, more importantly, why did you not feel the burning in the first place? If it is on leg, you might have problems with nerves. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden burning tingling of skin with heat?

What can cause sudden burning tingling of skin with heat?

Heat rash: Could be a reaction due to release of histamine. If there is rash it could be heat induced urticaria. If you are taking tetracycline or doxycycline this could cause it too. ...Read more

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I have intermittent burning heat in my thigh, what is this?

As above: To find out u need to see u pcp fir evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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Why do my thighs get extremely hot? Not a burning or tingling sensation but a radiating heat that is more noticeable when in bed or sitting.

Why do my thighs get extremely hot? Not a burning or tingling sensation but a radiating heat that is more noticeable when in bed or sitting.

Thighs warm: Do you have your laptop on your lap? Computers generate heat. May also be nerves if being compressed either from disc disease or if overweight when you flex your hips to sit. May also be abdominal pressure from cystic ovaries, or even gastritis. Rarely may be MS. f/u with doctor /urgent care. ...Read more

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When people say "feel the burn," is it supposed to actually feel like heat? I've always gotten a horrible, stinging pain instead during jogging etc. .

When people say "feel the burn," is it supposed to actually feel like heat? I've always gotten a horrible, stinging pain instead during jogging etc. .

Feeling a GOOD burn: literally means the sensation of lactic acid buildup inside the muscle caused by a high metabolic rate during intense exercise. The lactic acid produces achiness until it is gradually released from the muscles. But what you MIGHT be experiencing is a BAD burn, which is a MUSCLE STRAIN, and this is NOT a good thing. Make certain to stretch slowly but completely for 10 minutes before running. ...Read more

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How can sun burn cause your skin to produce heat?

How can sun burn cause your skin to produce heat?

Inflammation: The inflammatory response to a sunburn causes increased blood flow to the skin, which causes it to feel warmer. ...Read more

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If taking nortriptyline can you be heat/sun sensitive. Does it mske you burn easier?

If taking nortriptyline can you be heat/sun sensitive. Does it mske you burn easier?

It can: The drug may make you more sun sensitive. Use minimal SPF 15. And monitor yourself in the sun. To avoid major problem. Best to cover up while in the sun. Everyone is different though. ...Read more

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Why do my cheeks heat up and get flushed when I have a beer? My cheeks are sensative from sun burns.

Why do my cheeks heat up and get flushed when I have a beer? My cheeks are sensative from sun burns.

Flushing: You may have a liver enzyme defect which cannot break down acetaldehyde. You have what is known as an alcoholic flush ...Read more

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Can i take something acid reflux and heat burn ihavent took my meds in 2 days i'm bad at rememebering to take them?

Can i take something acid reflux and heat burn ihavent took my meds in 2 days i'm bad at rememebering to take them?

Yes: Certain medications like Nexium (esomeprazole) have an fda indication to be taken on as needed basis and do not require you to always take them daily. ...Read more

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Why do I get very hot when my pottassium gets low? Burning up hot, leg feel hot but when you touch them they don;t. Like the heat is coming from inside out.

Why do I get very hot when my pottassium  gets low? Burning up hot, leg feel hot but when you touch them they don;t. Like the heat is coming from inside out.

It : It is interesting that you are that perceptive of your potassium being low; most patients are not. Classic symptoms of low potassium are weakness, cramping, or nausea. As you know, low potassium (hypokalemia) can be very serious and can cause problems with the heart rhythm in severe instances. Low potassium can be caused by low potassium intake in the diet, medications, and sometimes we don't know why patients have low potassium. If you think your potassium is low please have it checked medically. ...Read more

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I feel burning heat in my legs and fingers .what could be my problem?

I feel burning heat in my legs and fingers .what could be my problem?

Burning pain: Burning pain often involves the nerves. See your doctor who may order an electromyography. Your doctor will try to figure the underlying reason. All the best. ...Read more

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By tanning in the sun, is it possible that the heat burns fat cells beneath the skin?

By tanning in the sun, is it possible that the heat burns fat cells beneath the skin?

No: There may be a slight increase in metabolism, but the sun does not penetrate to the fat layer. The damage to your skin from the ultraviolet light is not worth it in the long term! ...Read more

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My breathing is slow its hurts and im wheesying. im a smoker and i have heat burn. do i have asthma?

My breathing is slow its hurts and im wheesying. im a smoker and i have heat burn. do i have asthma?

Likely: Your symptoms are compatible with asthma which has been aggravated by smoking which also makes your lung less response to asthma medication. As for the heart burn- this may be from reflux disease which tends to worsen asthma symptoms but not the lung function. Need to stop smoking and consult your doctor. ...Read more

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