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Burning Sensation In Head And Face
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
I have burning sensation in my head and face. My adrenaline seems off, too, and i'm overstimulated. Too much saliva. Diagnosis?
No fun: Usually burning sensations are not good, and among the list of things that cause more saliva are infection, poisoning, palsy, std, etc. In some cases extra saliva is transient and not associated with anything bad. My first inclination is that you have an allergist or neurologist check out your sensations for definitive diagnosis. I certainly hope you find out soon then repost so we can learn. ...Read more
Many causes: Allergy to soap/shampoo reaction to hair colouring product hair products stress anxiety migraine side effect of medication occipital neuralgia sinus whiplash injury vitamin b 12 deficiency spinal nerve compression diabetes peripheral artery disease peripheral neuropathy sun burn chemical burn heat burn peripheral nerve trauma (see nerve symptoms) peripheral nerve compressions. ...Read more
Bad headaches past 2 weeks even wakes me up in the middle of the night sometimes I feel a burning sensation in head when I get it?
Just took first Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety. Feeling slight burning sensation in head about 20-30 min after taking. Is this normal?
Headache for a week that stop with medicine and come back last night felt burning sensation in head possible hiv exposure 2 years ago
Suffer from anxiety. Have had burning sensation in head (forehead, behind ears, upper neck). Read online could be Brain aneurisms. Please help!
After havin pain in forehead, behind eyes& heaviness &burning sensation in head for 2weeks, CT shows acute sinusitis. I took zinoximor but still pain?
May take time: It may take some time for the sinusitis to clear. Thus you may have the pain for awhile. Sometimes, if the antibiotics are not sufficient, it may be necessary to see an ENT specialist who may be able to drain out some of the mucus via endoscopy. This may help to decrease the sinusitis and make the antibiotics more effect. ...Read more
Pressure/ burning sensation in head either top or back of head everyday. Body weakness, slurred speech, neck ache, fatigue, muscle aches? Thanks
Fibromyalgia ? : 27 yo female c/o daily head discomfort, "body weakness, slurred speech, fatigue, muscle aches" & cervical pain. Assuming these symptoms are chronic & not an acute viral illness or related to trauma, a general medical exam is needed to rule out systemic disorders & autoimmune disease. If no distinct findings, then see a Rheumatologist to be considered for possible Fibromyalgia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: May be due to various causes. It would be more helpful if you give more information: How long has it been present? Does it last all day? If not, how long each time. Where in the forehead: in the center vs on either side of forehead? Are there any other symptoms: fever, trouble with vision or any other symptoms? "Burning" type pain often signifies a problem with a local nerve to the involved area. ...Read more
Burning feeling with: 1. Sinusitis:Inflammatory changes induce mucus collection in the sinuses and begin pressing against the inflamed membranes. usually worse in am 2. Temporal Arteritis: Auto inmmune disease affecting the branches of the intracranial branches of the carotid arteries, 3. Post-Stroke Pain: autonomic nervous system becomes hyperactive due to brain damage that occurred with the stroke. in 20-30% ...Read more
Atypical symptom: Burning in such a large area of your body is atypical. I am not sure of the cause but if it is central nervous system related it has to be coming from right side of the brain possibly thalamus. This however extremely rare and very unlikely. Most likely there is some other non nervous system related explanation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having a burning sensation at the back of my head. what is it? I have no medical history for this before or related to it.
Have someone look: it is either a skin (scalp) problem or muscle spasms such as neck. Have someone look and tell you if there's a rash or redness or hair loss. Otherwise pinch your shoulder and neck muscles to see if you get the same burning pain. In which case You could try acetaminophen or nonprescription analgesic.I don't think it would be a problem in the cranial bone or in the brain (in case you are wondering). ...Read more
What to do if I am feeling burning sensation in my head sometimes that time i can not concentrate on anything.Can not control my?
Sx's: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
What does it mean when the top of your head has a burning sensation, it isn't nothing bad. Just wondering what it could be thanks?
I have a burning sensation in my head for 8 months and i was wondering from knowledge could it be something simple or is it normally a big deal?
Probably simple: If the symptoms have persisted, it is probably a good idea to visit your doctor. The md should take a history, and perform a physicial exam. However, in the absence of other problems, your symptoms most likely do not represent significant disease. ...Read more
The options are: pinch nerve, neurologic disorder, high blood pressure allergic reaction or Rosacea, just to name a few. All are serious medical conditions. With the symptoms you have described the visit to your PCP is warranted. Please call your doctor and schedule an appointment ASAP. ...Read more
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