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Burning Sensation In Head Causes
Allergy to soap/shampoo
reaction to hair colouring product
side effect of medication
vitamin b 12 deficiency
spinal nerve compression
peripheral artery disease
peripheral nerve trauma (see nerve symptoms)
peripheral nerve compressions. ...Read more
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
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 more
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?
What causes hot burning sensation in the whole back till the back of head. Could fibromiyalji be the cause or is there any other. What I do for relief?
Paresthesia: Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet, but can also occur in other parts of the body. The sensation, which happens without warning, is usually painless and described as tingling or numbness, skin crawling, or itching. Chronic paresthesia is often a symptom of an underlying neurological disease or traumatic nerve damage. ...Read more
Not likely: A folliculitis is an inflammation of the follicles usually associated with superficial bacterial infection. Burning of the glans is likely due to another cause - maybe medicine you have been applying to your groin? Burning with urination is a different story and could be related to urinary tract infection or an std. ...Read more
What causes upper back pain and very burning sensation that stretches along shoulders and back of my head? Could it be fibromyalgia? Could not bear hot
Probably not: Fibromyalgia affects both right and left sides of the body, above and below the waist. There are several things that might cause your symptoms-e.g.-trigger points (painful bands inside the muscle), facet joint arthritis of the lower neck or upper back (especially if you were in an accident with a whiplash injury), disc tears, and subluxation of the joints between the rib and vertebrae. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause you to get a burning sensation at back of head and around just above the ears? This burning comes and goes.
Can use of Monistat topically in men, on the head of the penis, cause burning sensation/skin sensitivity and urethral irritation?
Yes you can it: Is only the same medicine as in some antifungal creams that you would put on your skin. However, if the Monistat does not work then you need to get to a healthcare provider to get checked for infection like from a STD. It is unusual for men to get yeast infections. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I occasionally have numbness with mild burning sensation on the right side of the head, right upper limb and right lower limb, what can be the cause?
What could cause severe scalp burning sensation pain to the touch on right side of head nerve pain in right ear and still neck. Shingle is ruled out.
I would wonder how early shingles was ruled out? Early shingles does not leave any objective physical findings... Glosssopharyngeal neuralgia is uncommon and usually has a component within the throat as well.
Would see a neurologist to evaluate a deeper understanding of the situation. ...Read more
NotalgiaParesthetica: What you describe sounds like "notalgia paresthetica". It is usually caused by irritation of nerve roots as they exit the spine. The most common problem is poor posture and slouching. I recommend postural exercises and muscle strengthening to my patients with this problem. It does work. To be certain of what you are experiencing, I would see a dermatologist or your pcp first. ...Read more
What would cause a burning sensation on my forhead especially when toweling off after washing my face?
Irritation: If the skin is exposed to repeated rubbing or hot water it becomes more sensitive. ...Read more
Medication, cosmetics: Side effects from medications or cosmetics are the most likely cause. Rare causes - autoimmune or endocrine disorders come to mind. Your primary physician may refer you to a dermatologist, neurologist or endocrinologist depending on the results of the initial workup. ...Read more
My left cheek feels slightly swollen and I also feel a burning sensation but I don't feel any pain. What could be the cause of this?
Various Causes: Finding the cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility, in other words, visit to your doctor for diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more
Dry climate: In conjunction with allergies.Get a more detailed answer ›
Uncertain: When your physician evaluates you he or she will use the symptoms to look got neurological or vascular causes. You'll need a full check up, metabolic evaluation as well as a neurologic evaluation and rheumatologic examination. ...Read more
What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks. I've been feeling burning in my mouth 5 days?
Careful: Correlation isn't the same as causation. Burning mouth sensations are caused by several possible factors including allergies, hormonal diseases, medications, nutritional deficiencies, and acid reflux as well as infection. It may have nothing to do with your recent extractions or it may be a complication of that procedure. Go back to the extracting dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Signs of melanoma in an existing mole include changes in:
elevation, such as thickening or raising of a previously flat mole.
Surface, such as scaling, erosion, oozing, bleeding, or crusting.
Surrounding skin, such as redness, swelling, or small new patches of color around a larger lesion (satellite pigmentations).
Sensation, such as itching, tingling, or burning. ...Read more
My neck hurts daily. I also get a burning sensation all over skin along with hypersensitivity, feverish feeling on skin. What could cause this?
How long: How long have you had these symptoms? Any history of recent injury to the neck? I suspect that this is likely a cervical spine issue which may require an orthopedic evaluation if this has been present for more than 2 weeks or is getting worse. ...Read more
Stress: Causes different symptoms to different people so the skin sensation may be your response so I really cant say your symptom is common for you it is ...Read more
What can be some benign and mild causes of my skin on my thumb feels a burning sensation when I press down on it. Stress related?
Is it normal for antifungal cream to cause a burning sensation? It's at the back passage area and don't want too damage the skin further?
Its a reaction: That reaction can be found in some antifungal creams such as nystatin. In my experience the burning lasts only a short time and does no harm to the skin. Its best to go to the pharmacy and take the antifungal with you and ask for a different one. When you apply put a very small amount on your skin and note the reaction. ...Read more
What would cause a burning sensation in my middle lower nose (along the front of nose) after taking a drink of water? It felt as if I got water in my nose but didn't feel any - just a sensation.
Ice cream headache?: Very common phenomenon when eating/drinking very cold stuff. There are other much less common possibilities, none likely. ...Read more
What could cause me to have a burning sensation in my nose like you get when water goes up your nose while swimming except I'm not swimming?
Possible allergy: Possible allergy or irritant. Check with doctor. ...Read more
My upper lip is aching for a couple of days, almost like a burning sensation. What might be the possible causes of it?
Could be a sign of an oncoming oral herpes outbreak. Here is some information:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000606.htm ...Read more
Burning sensation inside nose nose as if I have a cold. I need to sneeze too but I can't ever exhale it. Happens in groups. Causes?
Has this been happening for weeks?
Have you been using OTC decongestant sprays for many days on your nose?
Have you been near anyone with a cold within a few days prior to the onset of your nasal symptoms?
We need these info before we can venture a guess. ...Read more
What could be the cause of burning sensation in lymph node behind ear near jaw and some ringing in that ear from time to time?
Possible infection: Lymph nodes are localized groups of white cells that are designed to attack foreign tissue, especially infections. When activated, there can be a burning sensation to the surrounding tissues. Ringing in the ear is a non specific symptom, but may be associated with inflammation and infection. Best to have this checked out. ...Read more
Could laser hair removal cause a long-term burning sensation on my shins? I don't have a rash, and it is worse when touched. Thanks!
There is some post laser discomfort but it should not last for weeks on end. Did you have initial complications like burns or blisters?
I worry about a nerve injury developing a complex pain syndrome in the shins. I would see a neurologist if this is going on for over 2 weeks possible a pain management specialist. Especially if the skin is getting tighter, shine and painful ...Read more
I applied lemon juice on my face and it causes too much dryness and irritation, there's a burning sensation everytime I put cream. What will I do?
Wait: Lemon juice has way too many astringent properties for use on the delicate skin of your face. All you can do is stop putting it on and MOISTURIZE. You could put 1 or 2 applications of OTC cortisone cream on the most sensitive spots; but using cortisone too much will thin your delicate facial skin. It will improve in a day or two. Good wishes:) ...Read more
My wife is having a burning sensation after sex and she had that feeling slightly during sex too. What might be cause of pain at mouth of vagina?
Why is the inner corner of my right eye red there is no pain or itchiness but crying causes a burning sensation? It has been like this for a month.
CONSULT EYE DOCTOR: If it has been thereo a mnth and is causing burning, get it checked by your ophthalmology or your orimary doctor. ...Read more
Can a severely narrowed bilateral neural foramina cause skin burning sensation in feet & legs? MRI says there is this narrowing.
Possible: Depends on level of narrowing - would have to involve multiple levels to cause this. Important thing is to rule out other medical conditions that can be potentially more serious like untreated diabetes, vascular disease, low vitamin levels, kidney/liver disease, medication side effects etc. Doctor can rule these out and then if left with diagnosis of narrow foramina that may need neurosurgery eval ...Read more
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