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Doctor insights on: Burning Feeling In The Left Arm

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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 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

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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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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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37 years old and I am having a burning pinching feeling in me chest in the heart area and a pain on left arm in the region of elbow and wrist should I?

37 years old and I am having a burning pinching feeling in me chest in the heart area and a pain on left arm in the region of elbow and wrist should I?

Go to ER.: You may be having a heart attack and thus it is only prudent for you to get checked out ASAP. In the future, you will likely get a better answer by providing your age and more details about your health (age, weight, diabetes, high cholesterol, blood pressure) etc. ...Read more

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I have tingling in my arm and hand in  2 smallest fingers and by a sort of burning pain and loss of feeling in left arm only for last few months?

I have tingling in my arm and hand in  2 smallest fingers and by a sort of burning pain and loss of feeling in left arm only for last few months?

Get checked: Most probable cause of your pain seems to be from a pinched nerve in the neck. Although you are somewhat young for this to happen, sudden heavy lifting, sudden twisting of the neck or an accident of anysort could be the cause. You may need Xray or MRI followed by possible phsical therapy, medications and nerve blocks. In severe or persistant cases, a surgery is indicated to reduce the compression ...Read more