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Itch, burning, cramps, pressure feeling on hands/wrist/lower arm. Cause to this? I have tight shoulder/musles can this be a factor?

Itch, burning, cramps, pressure feeling on hands/wrist/lower arm. Cause to this? I have tight shoulder/musles can this be a factor?

Blood vessels?: Hard to say whether you are having muscle spasm causing compression of nerves and/or blood vessels in the root of the neck (thoracic outlet). Itching is a bit unusual but not unheard of in nerve irritation. ...Read more

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Can lower back pain cause hurting in legs, pelvic, and arms. It's sometimes a burning feeling also, aching in muscles, joint pain. ?

Can lower back pain cause hurting in legs, pelvic, and arms. It's sometimes a burning feeling also, aching in muscles, joint pain. 
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Fibromyalgia ? : 30's female with "burning aching" pain in "low back, pelvis & arms" considers "muscle & joint pain". A complete examination is needed to rule out systemic disorders such as autoimmune & endocrine disorders. If nothing specific found consider Fibromyalgia. See an Osteopath. See comments: ...Read more

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When i move my right arm a certain way get a sharp burning pulling feeling on the inside that hurts what can it be? It really feels like its burning

When i move my right arm a certain way get a sharp burning pulling feeling on the inside that hurts what can it be? It really feels like its burning

Arm pain: Such positional arm pain, if not around a joint, suggests a nerve impingement. A physician would have to examine you in order to localize or diagnose the problem. Conditions like tendonitis, arthritis involve joints. A strained muscle would be caused by recent injury or overuse syndrome. ...Read more

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What does a burning, tingling feeling in your left arm mean?

What does a burning, tingling feeling in your left arm mean?

Likely pinched nerve: You have not specified precise location in the arm. Your symptoms suggest pinching of nerve or nerves in any of following locations; neck, shoulder area behind collar bone, elbow or wrist depending on exact location of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm 60 yrs old and I have this burning feeling under both my arms I've had it for 2 weeks and I'm Afraid it could b something serious ?

I'm 60 yrs old and I have this burning feeling under both my arms I've had it for 2 weeks and I'm
Afraid it could b something serious ?

Burning in arms: 60 year old lady with burning under both arms. Please visit your MD for a full exam. Please describe the location of your pain better, in the armpit (axilla)? or is it on the bottom of your arms/forearms.When did the pain start? Suddenly or gradually? How long does the feeling last? Is it painful? Does it radiate down your arm? Any medical conditions or medications? MD needs full history. ...Read more

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How to treat burning pain and loss of feeling in arms?

How to treat burning pain and loss of feeling in arms?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Burning feeling on upper back and down right arm. Feels like a sunburn. What could cause this?

Burning feeling on upper back and down right arm. Feels like a sunburn. What could cause this?

Many possibilties: Considering the symptoms you describe, there are many potential possibilities - some of which include nerve impingement or shingles. It would be wise for you to see your doctor about this in oder to get an appropriate evaluation. Best wishes ...Read more

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I have slight tingling in my left arm and on and off burning feeling on the left side of my face.

I have slight tingling in my left arm and on and off burning feeling on the left side of my face.

See a doctor: These symptoms are concerning for a possible neurologic or cardiac (heart) problem. More information is needed to determine the cause of the symptoms. Please see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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I have recently started getting a burning feeling in my right arm/leg, they tingle when in contact with anything. It is not painful just strange?

Hemipareshtesia: Unilateral abnormal sensations are worrisome for an injury to the central nervous system, typically the brain or cervical spinal cord. There are several possible causes, from herniated discs, multiple sclerosis, tunors, stroke and lyme's disease, just to mention a few. You need to be examined. ...Read more

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Was moving a lot of heavy rocks woke up arm pit was numb and a sharp pain when i raise my arm like burning feeling?

Was moving a lot of heavy rocks  woke up arm pit was numb and a sharp pain when i raise my arm like burning feeling?

Acute inflammations: Seemingly you did too much all at once and your shoulder/arm have not been conditioned for such activities. The heavy wt and repetitive movements in the shoulder area caused irritation to the axillary nerve (causing numbness in armpit) and to area under shoulder point (sub-acromial bursae) causing pain with raising arm. Rest and us of motrin/aleve may help. If worsens, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain feeling on the upper arm near the elbow going up wards - it does not go away at all it is a constant burning feeling ?

Physical exam rec'd : The two points you describe ("burning", and essentially a radiating pattern) would definitely put the concept of a possible nerve irritation in my differential. I would definitely see a physician about it if it persists or other new changes develop. A physical exam involving sensory, muscle, and reflex testing is warranted. ...Read more

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For the past week, my chest has been hurting consistently. There's numbness in my left arm, sharp pains, a burning feeling, and stiffness. Any idea?

For the past week, my chest has been hurting consistently. There's numbness in my left arm, sharp pains, a burning feeling, and stiffness. Any idea?

Possible disc injury: Being 21 years old makes it unlikely that this pain is cardiac in nature. More likely you have a disc injury in your neck which is causing this issue. A c6-7 disc injury frequently causes chest (pectoralis) pain which can radiate into the tricep and arm. It can also cause numbness/tingling down the arm to the index and middle finger. I recommend you see a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Burning prickly feeling all over back when i get hot or above room temp i have small white dots on arms like vitaligo and red discoloration on back ?

Burning prickly feeling all over back when i get hot or above room temp i have small white dots on arms like vitaligo and red discoloration on back ?

More likely dry skin: Try applying moisturizer on skin immediately after bathing to see if this helps. There is another condition which leads to itching and small hives after you get hot and sweaty and this condition may be relieved by taking an antihistamine. If problem persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I get a painful burning feeling when I stretch my left arm and pick something up. The pain is on the back upper left arm. Do I need to go to doctor?

I get a painful burning feeling when I stretch my left arm and pick something up.  The pain is on the back upper left arm.  Do I need to go to doctor?

Muscle or nerve: This type of discomfort could be due to straining of the triceps muscle or due to impingement of a nerve during a stretching maneuver. An orthopedic surgeon would be best qualified to evaluate you if your symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more