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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

Spinal Fluid Leaking From Nose (Definition)

If cerebro-spinal fluid is leaking through the nose. It implies a breech in the base of the skull. There is a specific test to determine if the fluid leaking from the nose is CSF, a test of beta transferrin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, ...Read more


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I applied Deep Heat onto my back and it felt like someone had places coals on my back it was burning so much?

Deep Heat: Deep Heat rubbing gel is used to treat muscle soreness. It acts like a counterirritant that produces a penetrating heat sensation by increasing blood supply. Perhaps you rubbed in the gel vigorously or used too much. If your skin developed deep and spreading redness or a rash, it's wise not to use it again. ...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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Have a bad rash on my back and itchy and burning as soon as I start heating up?

Have a bad rash on my back and itchy and burning as soon as I start heating up?

Medical advice: An itchy burning rash could be as a result of a number of conditions including allergy and inflammatory.A burning rash could also indicate a shingles especially if it’s on 1side only.Best to seek medical advice for a proper diagnosis to be made. ...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.

Unusual: This is an unusual symptom from potassium deficiency. Leg cramps are seen, however. In your case the perpheral nerves seem to be affected rather than the muscles. If you're certain that the potassium is low when these symptoms occur, the treatment would be to take a potassium supplement. This wouldn't be dangerous unless you have kidney disease or take potassium retaining medications. Ask your MD ...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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tropical Fire Ant Allergy (Definition)

It consists of reactions (other than the typical itching and swelling at sting site) of any of the following symptoms: diffuse itching, swelling, hives, flushing, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, coughing, chest tightness, wheezing, shock and death. An allergist can order blood tests and perform skin testing to confirm fire ant allergy. Carry an epipen (epinephrine). Allergy shots can ...Read more


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Oregano Antibodies (Definition)

Having serum ige to oregano can indicate the possibility of having anaphylactic spectrum reactions to foods spiced with oregano, however, there is a growing trend of testing for igg to foods. With specific examples such as heiner syndrome excluded, there are no known diseases associated with the presence of igg to foods (including oregano) and this could simply reflect that you eat ...Read more