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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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I am experiencing burning pain to my left upper abdomen radiating to left side of my back especially when I am lying down. What would be the possible cause of this?

I am experiencing burning pain to my left upper abdomen radiating to left side of my back especially when I am lying down. What would be the possible cause of this?

Needs Workup: See a dr. Most likely this is of GI origin like a duodenal ulcer. You need to get a thorough history and physical as well appropriate studies such as x-rays or ultrasound to get a handle on what is going on here. More unusual causes could be a shingles attack. ...Read more

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Mid left back pain and side when laying down or sitting. Cyclobenzaprine made it go away but came back. Lots of side effects like burning sensation.

Mid left back pain and side when laying down or sitting. Cyclobenzaprine made it go away but came back. Lots of side effects like burning sensation.

Injury?: The location and sensations you describe sound like spinal subluxation (twisted spine) cyclobenzaprine will help spasms from spinal malalignment, but is short lived. Correcting the posture or spine through chiropractic, osteopathic, or medical manipulation is suggested. Medications can be part of the solution even as temporary relief. There are others to try if you experience side effects. ...Read more

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Had spinal fusion 14 weeks ago, severe burning pain when lying down at base of spine?

Had spinal fusion 14 weeks ago, severe burning pain when lying down at base of spine?

Nerve pain: Sounds like nerve irritation from the posterior rami. This probably is due to nerve injury prior to the fusion and the increased inflammation may have exacerbated the symptoms. I'd talk with your spine surgeon, you may need either Neurontin or Lyrica (pregabalin) to calm it down. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain on my lower right side when I sit up from laying down?

I have a burning pain on my lower right side when I sit up from laying down?

Right sided: This burning discomfort after sitting up from a supine position may be a low grade strain of the abdominal muscles on that side. Turning and twisting would also affect these muscles. If you have worsening right lower abdominal discomfort especially with associated tenderness, have your Physician examine you to check for appendicitis or right ovarian pathology. ...Read more

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I woke up with severe burning pain in the back of me head and it's getting worse burning pain the is going down my neck?

I woke up with severe burning pain in the back of me head and it's getting worse burning pain the is going down my neck?

Pain: Any muscle spasms of head and tension can cause a pain of scalp muscle and neck muscle. Muscle relexant also cold and heat pack will help to control pain. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause you to feel burning sensation in parts of the body? I felt hot on right side in the back of my neck all the way down to my arm

Could anxiety cause you to feel burning sensation in parts of the body? I felt hot on right side in the back of my neck all the way down to my arm

Yes... but: Anxiety can cause a sensation of burning skin by triggering the 'fight or flight' response. However there are medical conditions that can cause a sensation of burning skin. Do see your pcp to rule this out before saying it's all from anxiety. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm ok when laying down or sitting but once I'm up the burning pain in upper back and sharpness around chest is awful. Under right rub is tender. Im25?

I'm ok when laying down or sitting but once I'm up the burning pain in upper back and sharpness around chest is awful. Under right rub is tender. Im25?

Dysautonomia: No, I didn't just politely swear at you with that phrase of what you may have. Rather you may have a condition where your autonomic nervous system is overly sensitized to the point of reacting TOO MUCH when there are changes in blood pressure, heart rate, or other forms of getting you excited. I would check with a neurologist for some more testing and direction as to what to do and treatments. ...Read more

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As I bend down and get back up the pain at the back of my head and neck gets worse its like pressure is building up at the back of my neck and head and I feel a burning sensation..

As I bend down and get back up the pain at the back of my head and neck gets worse its like pressure is building up at the back of my neck and head and I feel a burning sensation..

R/O ARTHRITIS/HNP: R/O OSTEOARTHRITIS OF NECK/HNP. You need a full exam AND FOCUSED NEURO EXAM and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/ Lyme titers /MRI to be through. Also GF diet wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretrol rejuvenation-science. Com. &eval for PT and strengthening. PMR EVAL FOR PRP/PROLTHERAPY/STEROID EPIDURAL INJECTION. Then reevaluate. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of burning pain - lower left side of spine, over to left hip and down left thigh?

What could be the cause of burning pain - lower left side of spine, over to left hip and down left thigh?

Disc herniation: This could be an upper lumbar disc herniation. It could also be referred pain. If the pain persists see year orthopedic spinal specialist. ...Read more

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I've been getting a sharp, burning pain in my back, that quickly radiates to my chest. Laying down makes it go away. I don't get heartburn or gerd.

If position affects: It, your pain is likely back/muscular/spine/rib,
please see your doctor for a good check up. Considering your age and lack of other sx's. ...Read more

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Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Back/Pelvic Eval: I recommend a more comprehensive evaluation by a physiatrist/sports medicine or orthopedic specialist. The lower back and pelvic region is complex and there are multiple sources for that type of pain/symptoms and a thorough history and physical exam is needed to assist you. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation that comes and goes at the back left hand side of my head and a little down the back of my neck. It feels almost like acid. It is not painful but rather disconcerting.?

Pinched nerve?: Hi Olivia, perhaps a pinching, or irritation of the C2 / C3 nerves that supply that area? Take some time, notice if there is pattern to this, worse with certain activity / posture? Eased by Ibuprofen? Does it come more often in periods when you are under a degree of physical / mental stress? If it persists, becomes severe, or you get similar symptoms in other parts of your body then do see your GP ...Read more

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Sharp Burning pain left side mid back and down my side for 3 weeks, no injury, 2 years ago had a 1.7cm left kidney cyst, could that have grown?

Possible but need to: Also take into account your past history of swollen glands, thyroid nodules, and left kidney cyst that should be followed up and measured by US. Have an integrative physician work with you to balance these health issues out. Have your iodine levels checked too, especially if you have a tendency to form cysts, fibroids, fibrocystic breasts. Burning pain is not normal and can be an irritated nerve. ...Read more

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Really bad burning sensation in my upper abdomen that spreads down my right side of my stomach and I have a stabbing pain on my right side of back?

Really bad burning sensation in my upper abdomen that spreads down my right side of my stomach and I have a stabbing pain on my right side of back?

Pain: Could be a lot of things but burning pain on one side alerts us to nerve pain so consider shingles especially if rash appears. Other common cause of right upper abdominal pain is gall bladder issues. I'd see a doctor to get some tests done. ...Read more

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Burning sensation near right hip and and just below right ribs and constant lower back pain for years. Feels worse when sitting down.

Back problem: I suggest being seen by a physician. Your pain could be from your back, particularly because of the burning quality of your pain, and because it is worse in certain positions. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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


Pain Or Discomfort, Burning Or Stinging (Definition)

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