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Am getting burning sensation in forearm and constant pins and needles in thumb over the last 3 days.

Am getting burning sensation in forearm and constant pins and needles in thumb over the last 3 days.

See Doctor: Many possibilities most likely cervical radiculopathy he pinched nerve or neck or couple tunnel syndrome but could also be signs of a stroke. Seek medical attention if any new symptoms to go.Need to see MD for specific diagnosis and treatment ...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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Mild forehead ache for a month and now burning sensation in right forearm for a week. Ct scan done in late december last year came back normal. Ideas?

Mild forehead ache for a month and now burning sensation in right forearm for a week. Ct scan done in late december last year came back normal. Ideas?

Headache: Hard to say. Clearly your doctor has evaluated you and was perhaps concerned about a cervical disc problem, thus the ct scan. Burning in arm can be a peripheral nerve problem. Headache perhaps tension? Sinus related? Blood work done perhaps to include a lyme test. ...Read more

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Burning sensation forearms and inner elbow, Headache on and off. Dizziness that lasted several hrs. Went to Er normal ecg,blood work,blood pressure. ?

Burning sensation forearms and inner elbow, Headache on and off. Dizziness that lasted several hrs. Went to Er normal ecg,blood work,blood pressure. ?

Nerve: At 31 with normal work up this is unlikely heart. You seem to have symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. Could be some type of pressure on nerve at neck, shoulder, elbow or wrist. If problem persists might be helpful to see neurologist. ...Read more

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I just recently got a slight burning sensation in my left forearm. It kind of feels like I pulled something but I didn't do anything.?

I just recently got a slight burning sensation in my left forearm. It kind of feels like I pulled something but I didn't do anything.?

Can't tell: It amy persist for a few des. Topical arnica and oral gout kola can help heal minor soft tissue injuries. If it persists or gets worse you can see doctor after several days, but these natural treatments often work. ...Read more

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I have an intense burning sensation on my left elbow / forearm. The pain comes and goes and is very targeted and consistent. The skin is tender too?

I have an intense burning sensation on my left elbow / forearm.  The pain comes and goes and is very  targeted and consistent.  The skin is tender too?

See your primary MD: This could also be a condition called shingles which is a reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox. It can be very painful in a localized area. ...Read more

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