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Have severe burning/tingling of face, began about three months ago with slight burning sensation right cheek. Over time has enveloped entire face?

Have severe burning/tingling of face, began about three months ago with slight burning sensation right cheek. Over time has enveloped entire face?

Facial burning: There are many possible causes of facial burning sensation, and the answer for you requires more detailed evaluation. Some inflammatory conditions and immunologic problems can cause this. Allergy to certain medications is possible, for example. Your doctor should be able to help. ...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 could cause persistent swollen/painful cheeks? Burning sensation on cheeks. No mumps. Blood work perfect. Always tired.

What could cause persistent swollen/painful cheeks? Burning sensation on cheeks. No mumps. Blood work perfect. Always tired.

Swollen cheeks: You could have salivary stones in your parotid glands which could give you swollen, painful cheeks canker sore in your mouth can give you similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Chest pain, lump in throat feeling, and flushed/burning sensation in cheeks? Weeks ago, had chest pain, hot flash feeling, numb right arm. 26/female.

Chest pain, lump in throat feeling, and flushed/burning sensation in cheeks? Weeks ago, had chest pain, hot flash feeling,  numb right arm. 26/female.

See your Dr.: If no worrisome family or personal history, could be thyroid issue, but need exam and testing to be sure is not heart-related, or GI source which would need different treatment. If symptoms worsen, go to er for evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Can having the hsv2 virus cause chronic burning sensation on butt cheeks thighs & legs for months with no ob ?

Can having the hsv2 virus cause chronic burning sensation on butt cheeks thighs & legs for months with no ob ?

Nope: You can find all kinds of statements about symptoms supposedly caused by herpes, including chronic burning, tingling, leg or back pains, etc -- but mostly these are claims by anxious persons who have no other explanation for their symptoms. Herpes simply does not do this. The only burning, tingling etc that it causes are for 1-2 days before an OB, usually in the area of the OB (i.e. the prodrome). ...Read more

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I have tingling followed by a burning sensation on my left cheek, which last for a hour. Had it for a week now?

I have tingling followed by a burning sensation on my left cheek, which last for a  hour. Had it for  a week now?

Neuralgia: Tingling and burning symptoms are typically nerve based in nature. This may be an isolated neuralgia that self resolves. If it persists it may be a form of trigeminal (fifth nerve) neuralgia, a pain condition that can be treated with nerve pain medications. A MRI of the brain may be recommended if symptoms are persistent. ...Read more

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I see rashes near the eye and also burning sensation at the upper cheek which gives me discomfort. It itches me a lot what is happening to me?

I see rashes near the eye and also burning sensation at the upper cheek which gives me discomfort. It itches me a lot what is happening to me?

Should be seen!: From your brief description i would be concerned about zoster. This could also be some form of dermatitis, maybe a contact dermatitis. However, based on what you have said i really think you should be seen very soon to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation beside my lips, cheek, ears and sometimes in my mouth. What could it be?

I have burning sensation beside my lips, cheek, ears and sometimes in my mouth. What could it be?

BMS: Burning mouth syndrome is a chronic orofacial pain disorder that is defined by the international association study of pain as "a burning pain in the tongue or other mucous membranes. The most common chief complaint is a constant burning pain that is frequently experienced in the region of the anterior tongue, especially in women. Rec.: see your dentist or an orofacial pain specialist for consult. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in my right cheek bone just below the eye. What may be the reason for it?

I have burning sensation in my right cheek bone just below the eye. What may be the reason for it?

Sinusitis: You might have maxillary sinusitis. If you are congested, try to do nasal saline washes and see if the pain improves with the sinus draining. ...Read more

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What does a feeling of burning sensation on my left face cheek?

What does a feeling of burning sensation on my left face cheek?

Nerve irritation?: Irritated nerve due to multiple causes, e.g. Viral infection, tm joint, dental irritation/infection, tumor, lyme disease, bell's palsy, other causes. See md first, maybe dentist after. ...Read more