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Taking doxycycline and was in direct sun for 6 hours today. How long will this burning and tingling in hands, arms and face stay? How to treat?

Taking doxycycline and was in direct sun for 6 hours today. How long will this burning and tingling in hands, arms and face stay? How to treat?

Hours: & feel like days... Benadryl and Pepcid (famotidine) (both together, generic ok) can help reduce the skin sensation, but it will have to run its course. Unfortunately you have proven yourself to be one of the sun-reactive people to doxy. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis and low iron. Is low iron due to EE? S/S burning feet, tingling hands/feet/headaches/chil Can this be from ee?

Diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis and low iron. Is low iron due to EE? S/S burning feet, tingling hands/feet/headaches/chil Can this be from ee?

Unlikely: Eosinophililc esophagitis (EoE) symptoms include food impaction, with persistent trouble swallowing, abdominal pain, vomiting, or heartburn that fails to respond to medical therapy. Burning/tingling sensations not typical symptoms. Iron is not absorbed in the esophagus so unlikely culprit as well. See allergist for further workup and evaluation including testing directed elimination diet. ...Read more

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Pain burning n tingling in both hands and fingers.Right hand esp.veins very visible. Cannot lift anything heavy. Fingers painful if I move them?

Pain burning n tingling in both hands and fingers.Right hand esp.veins very visible. Cannot lift anything heavy. Fingers painful if I move them?

Neuropathy: Possibilities include deficiencies of potassium,calcium or magnesium; arthritis, nerve entrapment like bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. See your Physician who will order the appropriate tests and referral to rheumatologist or neurologist depending on the evaluation. ...Read more

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Why would I have burning and tingling in my hands/feet like I have rug burn? Sometimes I have twitching in my foot and inner arch pain.

Why would I have burning and tingling in my hands/feet like I have rug burn? Sometimes I have twitching in my foot and inner arch pain.

Peripheral neuritis : This could be peripheral neuritis, are you diabetic Or a smoker, please see your 1ry care physician, you might need to consult a neurologist, take multivitamins including B complex until you see your doctor. Feel better ...Read more

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I'm a dental assistant,been having numbness in both hands, now pain, burning and tingling in right hand, mainly middle and ring fingers, no pinky numb?

I'm a dental assistant,been having numbness in both hands, now pain, burning and tingling in right hand, mainly middle and ring fingers, no pinky numb?

Carpal tunnel: See your PCP as soon as possible. The goal of the immediate treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome is to allow you to return to your normal function and to prevent nerve future damage. ...Read more

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Could sudden intense burning and tingling sensation on my hands and feet be connected to the shingles i had a month ago on back of thigh?

Could sudden intense burning and tingling sensation on my hands and feet be connected to the shingles i had a month ago on back of thigh?

Post-herpetic neural: Post-herpectic neuralgia refers to burning, tingling, stinging, electrical shocky, icy cold pain in same area as healed shingles blisters. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/postherpetic-neuralgia/basics/definition/con-20023743. So it's difficult to explain why you're reporting symptoms at a distant site from your shingles. Poorly controlled diabetes? Vitamin B12 deficiency? ...Read more

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Neck/upper R trap pain, all around scapula; burning, tingling arm; cold, numbing hand R side- intermittent. Heat/ cold on neck worsens sympt. Thoughts?

Neck/upper R trap pain, all around scapula; burning, tingling arm; cold, numbing hand R side- intermittent. Heat/ cold on neck worsens sympt. Thoughts?

Thoracic Outlet Sx: 52y fem c/o R Superior trapezius spasm & right upper extremity paresthesias & "cold". Right shoulder hemi-girdle muscle spasm & dysfunction likely causing R brachial neurovascular bundle impingement, i.e., Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, TOS, symptoms. This is a complex soft tissue disorder that will not be identified on any imaging study. See Osteopath who has a few gray hairs & review my comments. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Hand Tingling (Definition)

Hand tingling is a clinical finding in which a person experiences pins and needles ...Read more