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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Burning Hands Sensation

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My hypochondria is getting out of hand. What are some alternative treatments I can do?

My hypochondria is getting out of hand. What are some alternative treatments I can do?

Just good medicine: Hypochondriasis is a form of anxiety disorder where anxious feelings focus strongly on health concerns -- fearing you have a serious illness despite medical exams and reassurance to the contrary. Effective treatment and relief is possible with a team of your medical doctors & psychotherapist and psychiatrist. Specific talk therapies & mind-body work can help you deal w/your health anxiety. ...Read more

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Best treatment for playa hands? Since I returned from burning man my hands have been peeling. I have tried lotion, but my hands are still a mess.

Best treatment for playa hands? Since I returned from burning man my hands have been peeling. I have tried lotion, but my hands are still a mess.

Thick creams: Best treatment for "playa hands" or bad sunburn of the hands is avoidance by using and reapplying sunscreen to skin often. For now use thick creams (no lotions) as often as possible. Some good choices are those that contain Lactic Acid or urea e.G amlactin cream. Also "bagbalm" might work here. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions if I have a burning sensation in my hands?

Can you give me suggestions if I have a burning sensation in my hands?

Difficult to answer: The most common cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. However it is important to note which fingers are predominantly involved as carpal tunnel does not involve the fifth finger. Other causes for a burning neuropathy includes those conditions which cause a small fiber peripheral neuropathy. These include diabetes, amyloidosis, alcohol abuse, and vitamin deficiencies. I hope this helps ...Read more

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What to do if I have a burning sensation on my hand what can it be?

What to do if I have a burning sensation on my hand what can it be?

Carpal tunnel: Possibly carpal tunnel, especially if you are prone to performing repetitive action with that wrist. Compression and irritation of the nerve results in the sort of symptoms you are describing. See a hand specialist. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation up and down the left hand?

What causes a burning sensation up and down the left hand?

As I have said: In other posts, I am quick to blame these symptoms on carpal tunnel syndrome. The best way to know is to see your doctor and start with a work up. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation in hands and feet. How to relieve?

Help! I have burning sensation in hands and feet. How to relieve?

Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What could be causing this cold, burning sensation in my right hand?

What could be causing this cold, burning sensation in my right hand?

Please see below: It depends. This condition might be caused by either focal peripheral nerve or nerve root entrapment. Yuo will benefit from seeing your local neurologist in consultation and have electrodiagnostic studies of the arm of interest performed. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in hands and swollen after putting in bleach what should I do?

Burning sensation in hands and swollen after putting in bleach what should I do?

Chemical burn: Chemical burn from chlorine should be treated according to the severity. Rinse the area with tap running water for 15-20 minutes. If area is small and looks like a sunburn just treat with aloe and Ibuprofen for pain. Small blisters may occur. Large, or too many clear or blood filled blisters then go to urgent care. Check: www. Ehow. Com/how_6201756_treat-chemical-burns-chlorine-pools. Html#page=0. ...Read more

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Iam having burning sensation in the middle of right hand since 9hrs can u telle why?

Iam having burning sensation in the middle of right hand since 9hrs can u telle why?

Neuritis: This is an inflammed nerve in your hand. You can try OTC medications like Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if you are not allergic to these medications. ...Read more

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I have a strange full burning feeling under my right ribs and tingling sensation in chest and both hands?

I have a strange full burning feeling under my right ribs and tingling sensation in chest and both hands?

Tingling: Widespread tingling can occur with deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and vitamin b12. Bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome can be the cause of both hands tingling, however. The liver and gall bladder are located in the right upper abdomen. Contact a physician if symptoms persist and appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can mono cause burning sensation (for a few seconds) in the foots and hands? (I was diagnosed with mono 2 months ago)

Can mono cause burning sensation (for a few seconds) in the foots and hands? (I was diagnosed with mono 2 months ago)

Unlikely: Although EBV has been implicated in symptoms of neuritis in severe cases, this is very uncommon and unlikely this long after the primary infection. ...Read more

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My hands go numb a lot. They do it more at night and it wakes me up with a bad burning painful sensation. What is this?

My hands go numb a lot. They do it more at night and it wakes me up with a bad burning painful sensation. What is this?

More of a Hx is --: --needed. CTS is a good bet, but U will find that it involves the thumd, index, middle, & the thumb side of the ring finger. Also if it improves by shaking Ur hands in the AM. 2 B sure C a fellowship trained. It takes hands on xam, good Hx, &@ times nerve studies. There are other things that may need 2 B R/O. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my hands go numb a lot. They do it more at night and it wakes me up with a bad burning painful sensation.?

What do you suggest if my hands go numb a lot. They do it more at night and it wakes me up with a bad burning painful sensation.?

Wrist splint: Sounds like you have carpal tunnel syndrome. This usually causes problems at night with pain, numbness, or burning sensations. A wrist splint worn to, bed can be very helpful, as can anti-inflammatory medication. If this does not help, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have tingle and a burning sensation from my mid sholder to my hands?

See doctor: This could be a sign of a neck (spine) problem or a shoulder problem. Physical examination and possibly some tests are necessary to sort this out. ...Read more

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Seeing prominient veins in hands and burning sensation. What could be wrong?

Seeing prominient veins in hands and burning sensation. What could be wrong?

Loss of fat: Subcutaneous fat naturally atrophies over time. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a baby and a 90 year old man. These make veins which are normally occurring in the hand more visible. These can be removed, for cosmetic reasons, by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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What could cause redness and burning sensation on top of my hands?

What could cause redness and burning sensation on top of my hands?

Burning hands: On the hands the most common causes of redness and burning are chemical irritation of some sort. It can come from soaps, creams, solvents at work or cleaning agents, medicines, possibly something like poison ivy, rarely from a systemic disorder like vasculitis. ...Read more