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Bra strap causing burning pain in shoulder, arm, neck. Any tips?

Bra strap causing burning pain in shoulder, arm, neck. Any tips?

Bra strap pain: Try wearing strapless bras for now and get resized; the strap may be causing some pressure and this in turn can cause the pain you have experienced - if that does not work, see a competent doctor for a complete history and clinical exam. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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What causes a 5 minute burning pain in left ribs below armpit? This was jus below the bra line. Pain was worse when pressed on ribs.

What causes a 5 minute burning pain in left ribs below armpit? This was jus below the bra line.  Pain was worse when pressed on ribs.

Most would say......: ......costochondritis or something like that because of what you mentioned as being exacerbated by PRESSING down on the ribs. However, I don't have a good reason why it should subside in 5 minutes and why it should be a BURNING pain which generally suggests the entrapment of a nerve. Unless, due to the tightness of your bra...perhaps a little twig of a nerve was caught then, released somehow by ...Read more

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Burning sensation in one breast after two hours of exercise with no bra? 18 years old.

Burning sensation in one breast after two hours of exercise with no bra? 18 years old.

BREAST pain: Too much exercise without wearing bra. You probably need support that is why you have painful breast. ...Read more

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What causes intermittent 10 second burning pain in right breast and chest? Area the size of a dime, inside of breast near where bra underwire stops.

Precocial catch: You have described the characteristic features of precordial catch. It is a benign condition with no obvious cause. Local application of a counter irritant cream may help. You can also try application of ice packs. ...Read more

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Breast have on and off burning sensation no cancer, don't wear old bras I'm not in pain it's just uncomfortable, please give helpful feedback on this?

Breast have on and off burning sensation no cancer, don't wear old bras I'm not in pain it's just uncomfortable, please give helpful feedback on this?

Get a doctor to exam: A doctors examination is advised once every 2-3 years for all women over 20 years of age. if you are concerned about anything, go get checked and make sure that there is no lump in your breasts. This should be reassuring. He/she may be able to give you some medication if required. ...Read more

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Nipple burning sensation. First time, not from bra. Been a day now. Why? Both breast are sore since period is near.but one side is burning only.

Nipple burning sensation.  First time,  not from bra. Been a day now. Why? Both breast are sore since period is near.but one side is burning only.

Tender or red?: See your gyn. Is there any discharge? Could be mastitis, which is a bacterial infection and needs antibiotics. Do breast self exam...if lump, see gyn sooner than later. ...Read more

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Burning pain in breasts, around nipple spanning out to near armpits. Irritating to wear bras. On birth control pills. Help?

Burning pain in breasts, around nipple spanning out to near armpits. Irritating to wear bras. On birth control pills. Help?

Maybe bcps: If there was a recent change in your birth control that would be at the top of my list. Try using another form of bc and then report back to your prescriber. ...Read more

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What would cause burning pain in left shoulderblade, under armpit in left rib cage along bra line, under left breast, and in left side arm near bicep?

What would cause burning pain in left shoulderblade, under armpit in left rib cage along bra line, under left breast, and in left side arm near bicep?

Burning pain:
Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve affected by the reactivation of the virus that causes Chicken Pox. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation in my back?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Burning pain in the upper right back area?

Also to consider: Consider shingles
sometimes the pain is there without the rash
see your doctor b/c treatment is available and can help. ...Read more

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Have a burning pain in my back on both sides?

Vague symptoms: Other information such as inciting event/truama, time course, exacerbating/relieving factors, referring areas of pain, and concurrent symptoms( fevers, pain with urination) etc is needed as the differential is large. Get formal evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Why does my upper back have a burning sensation?

Why does my upper back have a burning sensation?

Pinched nerve.: You may have cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve) or myofasciatis. This could be related to a disk abnormality in the spine. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain at the bottom right of my back?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of pain in the back - including irritation of the spinal nerve roots from sciatica or other low back problems, neuropathy, and shingles. Best to see your doctor for evaluation if this persists. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

Neuralgia: What you are describing is nerve pain which is described as burning in nature, likely secondary to a pinched nerve either C2 or C3 dermatome. ...Read more

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Hello...I am having a burning sensation on mid right back since two days..

Hello...I am having a burning sensation on mid right back since two days..

Nerve irritation: Could be an irritated nerve either from a sprain / trauma to the area or possibly shingles (pain can come prior to the rash). See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on the left side of my body from head to back. What causes the pain?

Atypical symptom: Burning in such a large area of your body is atypical. I am not sure of the cause but if it is central nervous system related it has to be coming from right side of the brain possibly thalamus. This however extremely rare and very unlikely. Most likely there is some other non nervous system related explanation. ...Read more

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The back of my neck constantly feels painful and has a burning sensation. What could this be?

Neck pain: Constant discomfort with burning sensation in the back of the neck is often caused by chronic tension in neck muscles from stress. They can also be strained or stressed from poor posture while working at a desk or computer or improper pillows . Other possibilities include exposure to wind and drafts, or arthritis of the vertebrae, or old whiplash injury. See your physician for evaluation as neede ...Read more

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Im having a burning sensation at the back of my head. what is it? I have no medical history for this before or related to it.

Im having a burning sensation at the back of my head. what is it? I have no medical history for this before or related to it.

Have someone look: it is either a skin (scalp) problem or muscle spasms such as neck. Have someone look and tell you if there's a rash or redness or hair loss. Otherwise pinch your shoulder and neck muscles to see if you get the same burning pain. In which case You could try acetaminophen or nonprescription analgesic.I don't think it would be a problem in the cranial bone or in the brain (in case you are wondering). ...Read more

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I GT choked and started coughing real bad, and I GT a burning sensation in my middle part of my back it went all over me my chest started hurting and?

I GT choked and started coughing real bad, and I GT a burning sensation in my middle part of my back it went all over me my chest started hurting and?

Make diet changes: You may have gastric reflux disease, esophagitis, gastritis or gastric ulcer, gallbladder disease or another condition. Eating too close to bedtime? Eating very large meals? Eating gas-producing or reflux-producing foods? Correcting these issues would be a good place to start. SE your clinician for exam of symptoms persist or get worse. ...Read more

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What would cause a burning sensation in my left adbomen. Pain started when I woke up, then went away after an hour. Burning came back 10 hours later ?

Dyspepsia: Hi Shannon, from the symptoms you list, it looks like you are having dyspepsia which can have many possible causes including acid reflux disease (GERD) or peptic ulcer disease. You should see your primary care doctor, or schedule a consult with a health tap doctor to have an evaluation to rule out concerning issues related to your symptoms and get appropriate treatment. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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What causes burning pain in the lower back? Help

Different causes: Interpretation of quality of pain can sometimes help narrow down the differentials. Back burning pain can be due muscular sprained or sprain but could due spinal diseases. ...Read more

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What can cause a person to have a burning pain in back and leg?

A pinched nerve: A pinched nerve or compressed nerve root (sciatica) can cause a burning pain in the back going down the leg in the distribution of the nerve which is compressed. The most common causes of pinched nerves are herniated discs and bony spurs. ...Read more

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How to treat burning pain in back and back pain, i'm a dancer!?

How to treat burning pain in back and back pain, i'm a dancer!?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain right underneath my right shoulder blade, what could it be?

I have a burning pain right underneath my right shoulder blade, what could it be?

Sudden?: If you have sudden burning pain under your right shoulder, it could be related to nerve, bone, muscle, heart, skin, lung problems... Is there a rash? Do you have back pain? Could be shingles which needs anti-viral medications and management for the burning pain. Pain when you take a deep breath? Nausea? Palpitations? Shortness of breath? Possibly cardiac or lung. Update me! ...Read more

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I've had a burning sensation in what feels like my lungs. It's in my back but doesn't feel like back pain, it feels like my lungs.What could this be?

I've had a burning sensation in what feels like my lungs. It's in my back but doesn't feel like back pain, it feels like my lungs.What could this be?

One possibility is: Asthma. Please see your doc for an exam. He/she will help you. There are other possibilities also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Shoulder blade/shoulder/ breast burning pain, what could be wrong?

Muscle spasm: Sounds like muscle spasm. Try heat and otc nsaids. If it persists more than 5-7 days see your pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Burning Pain (Definition)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain ...Read more


Bra (Definition)

A bra (or brassiere) is a form-fitting undergarment designed to support a woman's breasts. ...Read more