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Burning sensation on lower back of head down my neck to the middle of shoulder blades?

Anti-inflammatory: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. It is common for neck pain to refer to the head as well as shoulder blade. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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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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Could fibromyalgia cause pain in the upper shoulders &very hot burning sensation that goes along the back of my head.Ifeel shoulders painful &hot also?

Could fibromyalgia cause pain in the upper shoulders &very hot burning sensation that goes along the back of my head.Ifeel shoulders painful &hot also?

Possibly: If the pain is generalized and there are areas of soft tissue tenderness, then it is likely fibromyalgia. Localized pain just to the neck and shoulder areas is unlikely to be fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Weird sharp chest pains, both sides and sometimes in the middle of my chest. Pain in bottom of arm sometimes and also in neck. Burning sensation ?

Weird sharp chest pains, both sides and sometimes in the middle of my chest.
Pain in bottom of arm sometimes and also in neck. Burning sensation ?

Atypical chest pain: Given age group and no documented risk factors, your symptoms are unlikely cardiac in origin. However an evaluation with blood tests (thyroid unction) an echocardiogram (sonogram of the heart) to rule out structural disease and a treadmill stress test for coronary and abnormal heart rhythm abnormalities would help to rule out cardiac etiologies. ...Read more

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I have bad pain on the back of neck, vomiting, pain in shoulders going down arms. Numbness, tingling, burning sensation. Muscles pulling from spine. ?

Go to ER: If you have severe pain in the back of your neck and vomiting, you should go to the er for evaluation and treatment. This is concerning, and you want to make sure you don't have meningitis. ...Read more

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Pain in the shoulder and neck burning sensation all in the arm, numbness in the arm and tingling sensation n the arm. Not having fluid movement

Pain in the shoulder and neck burning sensation all in the arm, numbness in the arm and tingling sensation n the arm. Not having fluid movement

You : You need to have an immediate medical evaluation. A burning sensation, numbness and tingling could represent a stroke or a significant neurological catastrophe. It can also be from a "pinched nerve", but you need to be evaluated immediately to determine the cause. Please go to the er for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ? No back pain.

Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?  No back pain.

Depends: I would like to know where the pain starts. If it originates at the buttock it is possible that the problem could be coming from the back despite not having back pain. My advice would be to get an EMG to rule out a radiculopathy, consider imaging of L-spine and Right Hip, and based on these results decide further tx. Buttock pain could be coming from back, hip or SI joint. Further w/u needed. ...Read more

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What causes burning neck pain that radiates down both arms? Along with numbness and tingling in the neck? The burning pain at times is unbearable

What causes burning neck pain that radiates down both arms? Along with numbness and tingling in the neck? The burning pain at times is unbearable

Disc problem: While most of the time it is not serious but it could be a sign of a disc problem or another condition called spinal stenosis. I would recommend your see a spinal specialist who will evaluate your physical exam and may order further diagnostic tests such as an MRI ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in fingers of right hand and also a burning sensation. Pain in upper arm and joints of right arm... What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in fingers of right hand and also a burning sensation. Pain in upper arm and joints of right arm... What could this mean?

Numbness ; tingling: There are variety possible causes for this condition including musculus-skeletal disorders of the cervical area, multiple sclerosis or carpal tunnel syndrome, just to name a few. The treatment will depend on your diagnosis. Without the diagnosis is a guessing game. Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist for further investigation and management. ...Read more

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Could fibromyalgia cause horrible pain in the upper back flesh and tissues accompanied with very hot sensation reaches back of my head, burning hot?

Could fibromyalgia cause horrible pain in the upper back flesh and tissues accompanied with very hot sensation reaches back of my head, burning hot?

Not likely, but can!: This is not a typical fibromyalgia complaint, but I have seen unusual ones. I would see someone to excluded other causes! ...Read more

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Could a pinched nerve in the neck cause burning across shoulders and tingling in both arms?

Could a pinched nerve in the neck cause burning across shoulders and tingling in both arms?

Cervical Spine: Yes. Have you suffered any trauma? Specifically any neck injury? HYou show long have you had symptoms? You need to see a neurologist who will probably order an MRI of your cervical spine if further information suggests cervical disc pathology. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in your arms, neck, and upper back?

What causes a burning sensation in your arms, neck, and upper back?

C-radiculopathy...: ......one of your nasty little brothers shining a magnifying lens on your neck while you're out minding your own business and getting a tan! I'm jealous...we used to live in Austin....beautiful weather but you can keep the fire ants! Now, why at such a young age are you having these issues? Your symptoms could be an entrapment of the suprascapular nerve. See a neurologist for more workup. ...Read more

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Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?

Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?

Pinched nerve?: You could have a pinched nerve in the back. Herniated disk. Do you have back pain? An evaluation by a Dr. could help you determine this. ...Read more

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Numbness in upper leg. Jerky movments of the leg. Itching in some areas, but no rash. Sensation of cold and heat, spasms. Stabbing pains?

Numbness in upper leg. Jerky movments of the leg. Itching in some areas, but no rash. Sensation of cold and heat, spasms. Stabbing pains?

Sympathetic nerves: While these symptoms are very disconcerting and frustrating, unlikely they suggest a serious abnormality. The autonomic nervous system is made up of a sympathetic and parasympathetic coordination which regulates our organ systems without our conscious control. These systems can become out of balance and create symptoms like yours. Breathing techniques and meditation have both been shown to help. ...Read more

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Can itching and a prickling sensation be a symptom of fibromyalgia, also burning upper back muscles ?

Can itching and a prickling sensation be a symptom of fibromyalgia, also burning upper back muscles ?

Fibromyalgia: These sensation are very non-specific. They could be nothing , they could be indicative of something - there is no way of knowing without a full evaluation and assessment. ...Read more

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What disc would be involved when I have burning pain in the neck with radiating pain in the arms? The burning pain in my neck causes numbness also?

1 or Several: Burning pain in neck/arms may or may not involve disk(s). At Google image "neck vertebrae" and "brachial plexus". The plexus is complicated: nerve roots and trucks combine, separate then form separate nerves that supply strength and sensation to your arms and neck (and shoulders and upper back/chest). Only way to know if disk is involved starts w/doctor's exam ...Read more

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What would cause tingling sensation in back of throat and tongue?

What would cause tingling sensation in back of throat and tongue?

See oral surgeon: There are a number of things that can causes this. Could be allergies, acid reflux, or a number of other things. The only way to know is to have an evaluation. Schedule an appointment asap. ...Read more

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Have burning numb sensation in lower legs. Sometimes burning sensation in thighs. Pain in lower back and when bend over could this be herniated disc?

Have burning numb sensation in lower legs. Sometimes burning sensation in thighs. Pain in lower back and when bend over could this be herniated disc?

Yes : The sensation of numbness is usually a neurological symptom, and in an otherwise healthy 34 yo, a herniated disc in the lumbar spine is one of the more common causes. That being said, there are other potential causes as well and i would encourage you to be seen. ...Read more

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I have numbness, electric shock sort of pain, burning pain and aching all at the same time in my hands. Also some burning sort of pain in my neck.?

I have numbness, electric shock sort of pain, burning pain and aching all at the same time in my hands. Also some burning sort of pain in my neck.?

Neurologic Problem: It sounds as if you troubles coming from your cervical spine. The nerve roots coming from the neck supply the arms and hands. Additionally, damage to the nervous system can either cause pain, pins and needles (paresthesias), numbness, and/or weakness. Thus, you should see your doctor and have him/her follow up with the appropriate diagnostic studies. Good luck to a speedy recovery! ...Read more

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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more

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What causes a burning itchy feeling in the left shoulder blade?

What causes a burning itchy feeling in the left shoulder blade?

Could be a # of cau-: ses, like: 1: skin irritation by something coming in contact with it; 2: some insect bite(s); 3: a local nerve being irritated, or from the spine itself; 4: A Metabolic cause, which can also same symptoms. See your PCP to be examined and probably investigated. Good Luck. ...Read more