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What is the relationship between burning sensation of toes fingers and ischemic heart disease?

What is the relationship between burning sensation of toes fingers and ischemic heart disease?

Not aware of any: "burning" is a symptom most commonly associated with a nerve. Carpal and tarsal tunnel (nerve compression), neuritis (inflammation) and some metabolic diseases (like diabetes and anemia) can also produce a burning feeling.

The most I can think of is angina can sometimes cause the left arm and fingers to tingle or even burn. It certainly would have no affect on the toes, though. ...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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I have burning sensation in my baby finger on my left hand, numb big toe, burning ankle, RecentMRI shows L5 disc protrusion. Are these all linked?

I have burning sensation in my baby finger on my left hand, numb big toe, burning ankle, RecentMRI shows L5 disc protrusion. Are these all linked?

Numbness: No the burning sensation in your left 5th digit is totally unrelated to the L5 disc protrusion but could represent an ulnar nerve entrapment or too much pressure on the outside palm. ...Read more

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I get a burning sensation in my left hand/fingers and my left foot is swollen and burning, and my right thigh burns and goes numb?

I get a burning sensation in my left hand/fingers and my left foot is swollen and burning, and my right thigh burns and goes numb?

Burning numb: This doesn't fit a logical pattern for a neurological illness in the back or the brain, but could fit with diabetes. Check with your doctor to get screened. Exercise and drink plenty of fluid, avoid caffeine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I am a 30 y old woman. Having left arm heaviness and burning sensation in fingers after heavy lifting and also on cold mornings. What could it be?

I am a 30 y old woman. Having left arm heaviness and burning sensation in fingers after heavy lifting and also on cold mornings. What could it be?

Nerve: A pinched nerve in the neck or shoulder region could be the problem. Symptoms brought on by cold temperatures suggest some vascular spasm. Bursitis of the shoulder is another possibility. An orthopedic specialist or neurologist would be best to evaluate you and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Hand numbness: Your symptoms can be due to either nerve compression or vascular compromise to right hand. The whole right arm and cervical spine needs to be evaluated. Do you type a lot? Postural exercises and yoga helps. Chiropractor might be of some assistance too based upon what defect has been diagnosed after thorough work up ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

? carpal tunnel syndr: You probably have acquired a wrist synovitis, maybe through keyboarding, which is causing compression of median nerve at wrist. Recommend you let your doctor know about this, as simple to reverse. ...Read more

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Why I am feeling burning sensation in index finger?

Why I am feeling burning sensation in index finger?

Nerve Compression: Your sensation could be related to some nerve compression at your wrist area which we see in people with carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be attributed to the type of work that you do everyday. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on the side of my left big toe?

I have a burning sensation on the side of my left big toe?

Nerve: You may have an injury to the nerve on the top of the foot. This can be caused by tight shoes or swelling. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation under big toe. What should I do?

See the doctor: May be due to low back pain. I'll fitting shoes should be ruled out as well. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in my right index finger what is it?

I have burning sensation in my right index finger what is it?

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. ...Read more

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I have little lumps and burning sensation in between two of my fingers. Can it possibly be herpes?

I have little lumps and burning sensation in between two of my fingers. Can it possibly be herpes?

Difficult to say....: Dermatological (skin) conditions are very difficult to diagnose without first seeing and feeling the lesion, however, interdigital (between the fingers) red bumps could be from herpes or scabies. See your doctor for a definitive work up. ...Read more

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Woke up with severe burning sensation of my left fingers, which is relief only when inserted water?

Woke up with severe burning sensation of my left fingers, which is relief only when inserted water?

Burning sensatjon: Very few things can do that---1). Nerve pinching at cervical spine level 2) or hypothyroidism 3). Also vitamin b6 deficiency in chronic alcoholic can do that too. Consult with your pmd. ...Read more

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Having burning sensation on my fingers since last 2 days. What would be the efficient treatment I can do?

Having burning sensation on my fingers since last 2 days. What would be the efficient treatment I can do?

Burning fingers?: How did this happen? Were you cooking with habanero peppers without gloving your hands. I love them too but the capsaicin in them is really intense. Burning is neurological. Is it coming from outside or inside? If from outside get "Goop" at an auto store. It looks like cold cream but it's great at removing heavy chain organic compounds. If it's from inside that's another story. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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I recently started to have a heated/burning sensation under my big toe. No associated pain noted. What could cause this?

I recently started to have a heated/burning sensation under my big toe. No associated pain noted. What could cause this?

Few things: Could cause this. First, I would examine the skin to see if there is any sign of cracked skin, blistering or scaling as a fissure or athletes foot may be present. If not, I would question you with regards to low back pain or if you are possibly diabetic. I would also evaluate you for compression neuropathy of the deep peroneal nerve or tarsal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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I have a painful, burning sensation at the base of the pad of my big toe. It started yesterday when I was practicing dance. I am 32, female, and fit?

A couple of things: There are a couple of small bones under the bone at the base of the big toe called sesamoids. These can become inflammed or cracked. Or you might have pinched a nerve in the ball of your foot. See a podiatrist for examination and x-rays. ...Read more

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Toe nail burning sensation?

Toe nail burning sensation?

You: May have a fungus or bacterial infection. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why do I feel a burning sensation in between my fingers?

Burnning: There are many causes for burnning sensation in between fingers. Most common is B12 deficiency and diabetes.Other causes are amyloid neuropathy, b6, hiv, vasculitis, lyme, vasculitis, hypothyroid, medication specially chemotherapy, certain medications. ...Read more

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Why do I feel burning sensation on tip of my right toe?

Why do I feel burning sensation on tip of my right toe?

Possible: Small shoes
low back nerve impingement
nerve entrapment of localized nerve.
Begining of neuropathy from systemic disease. ...Read more

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I am feeling a burning sensation in my fingers, I have not cut any chillis. Why is this so? And how can I cure it?

I am feeling a burning sensation in my fingers, I have not cut any chillis. Why is this so? And how can I cure it?

There are numerous: Causes of finger burning sensation. Causes range from smoking and diabetes to blood vessel problems (Raynaud's disease) to arthritic or connective tissue problems such as lupus. Mechanical problems such as Dupytren's contracture of the palm can also do this. It requires a full assessment by your primary doctor or neurologist; the spectrum of possible tests is extensive. Treatments are available. ...Read more

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I have been fingered, I bleed in the inside, the blood color is brown and I feel burning sensation a little. What it could be?

I have been fingered, I bleed in the inside, the blood color is brown and I feel burning sensation a little. What it could be?

Bleeding: The brown color is likely old blood. May also indicate that you are having a period. Burning sensation is a little concerning as this may mean either a bacterial or yeast infection. In any event, you will need to see a physician if the symptoms have not gone away in the next day or two. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my right big toe because I had an gout attack. What can I do about the burning sensation?

Hang in there: Gout can be a very painful condition to suffer with. As the gout attach subsides, so do the redness, swelling and pain.

In the meantime take it easy and rest the foot where possible. Avoid tight fitting shoes. Take any prescribed medications, and talk to your doctor about options for pain relief. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Muy left leg has had a burning sensation for about a week now, from top right to my toes and it seems to be getting stronger, what could be cause?

Muy left leg has had a burning sensation for about a week now, from top right to my toes and it seems to be getting stronger, what could be cause?

Lumbar spine: Burning pain which radiates down the leg to the toes is commonly due to irritation of the lumbar nerves as they exit the spine. This could be due to a bulging or ruptured disc or just local muscle spasm. Check with your pcp for a referral to an orthopedist or spine specialist. You will likely need lumbar x-rays and possibly an MRI if it persists. ...Read more

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What can cause you to have burning sensation on top of you toes?

What can cause you to have burning sensation on top of you toes?

Sensory changes: Another name : paresthesias.
Direct trauma to your feet. Nerve damage from long-term diabetes (> 10 years). Other neurologic diseases (like multiple sclerosis, spinal cord damage, stroke, etc...). Sometimes a specific cause is not found through the battery of testing.
Please talk with your primary care doctor and work on learning the cause of this problem together. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more