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I'm 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.

I'm 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 your 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.

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 have burn on nose from heating blanket, what to do?

I have burn on nose from heating blanket, what to do?

See doctor: If it is more than a small reddened area I would see a doctor. Cool compresses, aloe and Ibuprofen help mild burns. ...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. I'm a smoker and I have heat burn. Do I have asthma?

My breathing is slow its hurts and im wheesying. I'm 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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I have a small burn from the heat of my hairdryer being too close to my forehead, how should I treat it and have it heal the quickest?

I have a small burn from the heat of my hairdryer being too close to my forehead, how should I treat it and have it heal the quickest?

Silver/antibiotics: Two good treatment options (and they can be used together) are topical triple antibiotics and silver compounds, including silver sulfadiazine cream and aqueous silver nitrate solution. Make sure you keep the are as clean as possible ...Read more

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My scalp all of a sudden began burning & it hurts when I scratch. A smallump on my neck popped out of nowhere as well. Could this be due to the heat?

My scalp all of a sudden began burning & it hurts when I scratch. A smallump on my neck popped out of nowhere as well. Could this be due to the heat?

Likely Infection: It is more likely due to an infected area of the scalp. The lump is a lymph node draining the infection and not due to the heat. ...Read more

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I have a burn I got from a heating pad and ive been taking care of it keeping it clean and putting antibacterial cream and bandanges on it but it got?

I have a burn I got from a heating pad and ive been taking care of it keeping it clean and putting antibacterial cream and bandanges on it but it got?

DETAILS????: How large a burn? Exactly where? Blisters? Pain? Duration? Which "antibacterial" cream? If you have bacitracin, neosporin, or triple antibiotic THROW IT AWAY!! These are useless and a common cause of allergic reactions. In general, mild burns respond to cool water and lubrication with vaseline or Aquaphor. ...Read more

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Hi there feeling lots of heat under the feet and burning on hands what it could be?

Hi there feeling lots of heat under the feet and burning on hands what it could be?

Systemic issue: This seems systemic in nature meaning it's not a localized problem. See your internist or family doctor and start with blood work. Consider your family history including diabetes or a collagen vascular disease. ...Read more

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I have been getting a burning sensation in my eyes, like a heat wave and then I feel nauseated. What can cause this?

I have been getting a burning sensation in my eyes, like a heat wave and then I feel nauseated. What can cause this?

Surface problems: Burning in the eyes usually is due to dry eyes or a lid condition known as blepharitis. It is safe to try warm compresses over the eyes when it burns and use of artificial tears sold over the counter. If it persists, an eye doctor may prescribe prescription strength medications, so see an ophthalmolgist if the above doesn't work. ...Read more

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Shooting Heat sensation down my left leg from the back of my calf down. No numbness or burning. What could this be?

Shooting Heat sensation down my left leg from the back of my calf down. No numbness or burning. What could this be?

Shooting sensation: Shooting sensation down calf can be due to: strain, sprain, trauma/overexertion. Rarely due to diabetes, spinal cord issue, tumor. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more