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Unilateral mild burning sensation on face, tender muscles around that side of jaw and ear, mild eye pain, left side nose burns a bit, like chili TMJD?

Unilateral mild burning sensation on face, tender muscles around that side of jaw and ear, mild eye pain, left side nose burns a bit, like chili TMJD?

See OFP specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of facial pain, night bruxism and TMJ. They are the experts in this field. See PCP for hypertension diagnosis, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have weakness to my 6th nerve muscle and the past week I've had burning sensation on top and back of head. Can this be related?

I have weakness to my 6th nerve muscle and the past week I've had burning sensation on top and back of head. Can this be related?

May or may not: Main issue is the cause of your Abducens palsy, and if you have inflammatory disorder of meninges due to any cause, the burning could be associated due to involvement of trigeminal or greater occipital nerves. If your N VI issue is congenital or post-traumatic, then there is NO relationship. ...Read more

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Pressure/ burning sensation in head either top or back of head everyday. Body weakness, slurred speech, neck ache, fatigue, muscle aches? Thanks

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 more

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What to do if I have burning sensation in my body, is it nerve problem or chronic muscle fatigue?

What to do if I have burning sensation in my body, is it nerve problem or chronic muscle fatigue?

See a Neurologist: A neurologist may be able to help you differentiate the cause of your symptoms. Usually with muscle fatigue, this is associated with excessive use of the muscles that leads them to have the generalized burning and fatigue. Nerves tend to follow patterns of distribution, so that one may have the discomfort in a particular limb . There are special tests that may be done by the neurologist. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have burning sensation in my body, is it nerve problem or chronic muscle fatigue?

What do you suggest if I have burning sensation in my body, is it nerve problem or chronic muscle fatigue?

Unknown: More details are required in order to help determine causation. Please see your doctor to be evaluated with a history and physical examination which could be informative about next steps in assessment. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation muscles spasm under my left ribs also suffer from constipation. How can I cure this?

I have a burning sensation muscles spasm under my left ribs also suffer from constipation. How can I cure this?

See your doctor: You can try over-the-counter antacids for heartburn and stool softeners +/- fiber in your diet for constipation. If this is a new problem that did not happen before, or if it is not releived easily by above suggestions, please contact your doctor. ...Read more

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I felt a tear in muscle on anal area while doing dead lift at the gym. Now there is a burning sensation inside my rectum. Is this serious?

I felt a tear in muscle on anal area while doing dead lift at the gym. Now there is a burning sensation inside my rectum. Is this serious?

Anal fissure??: It is possible that the straining caused an anal fissure. See you doctor for an exam. Many times anal fissures can be treated conservatively. Surgery if conservative measures don't work. ...Read more

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I have swelling of the lower left gum, burning sensation. Hurts when swollowing and can't open jaw fully. Strange taste, also can't taste stuff as well?

I have swelling of the lower left gum, burning sensation. Hurts when swollowing and can't open jaw fully. Strange taste, also can't taste stuff as well?

See your dentist : At this point, i can not tell you what your problem is but I do strongly suggest that you see your dentist as soon as possible. Since you have swelling and difficulty opening your jaw, this should be diagnosed and treated immediately to prevent complications. It may or may not be a dental problem but without seeing you, it can not be diagnosed. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in left calf muscle?

Burning sensation in left calf muscle?

Do you have varicose: Veins in the leg, if you do, this could be superficial phlebitis, if you do not it could muscular origin, both you could treat with Motrin and moist heat. If did not go away check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in chest, neck, shoulders, and jaw for 4 hours. What could it be?

Burning sensation in chest, neck, shoulders,  and jaw for 4 hours. 
What could it be?

Irritated nerve.: Burning is a sign of something irritating a nerve. In your case, it is affecting multiple nerves, we callthis mononeuritis multiplex. I would see you around was just coming for a good evaluation. I feel that this is usually do to a virus. ...Read more

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I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue have a burning sensation too ?

I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue  have a burning sensation too
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Mystery Sensations: The tongue can be inflamed and result in a condition called glossitis. The causes are varied and include nutrition deficiencies and allergies among other causes.

Burning pain and paresthesias can signify a neurologic condition and are best evaluated in-person by a physician or neurologist who can full evaluate. ...Read more

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Small lump in bak of nek, had for two months,now muscle twinges, feels like swelling and burning sensation.what could it b?+sensitive to touch

Small lump in bak of nek, had for two months,now muscle twinges, feels like swelling and burning sensation.what could it b?+sensitive to touch

Need to see it: The most likely cause would be a cyst, but it requires an exam by a doctor to tell for sure. If it is a cyst, sometimes they swell or get infected and require an operation. This operation is much easier on you if it is done while it is still small. Tell your doctor about it. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation and pain that feels almost like a pulled muscle on the right side of my chest. What could be some of the possibilities? Thx

I have a burning sensation and pain that feels almost like a pulled muscle on the right side of my chest. What could be some of the possibilities? Thx

Have it looked at: While a pulled pectoral muscle may cause pain and abnormal sensation, it's important to have it looked at to make sure it's not from an underlying cardiac condition. One differentiating factor is the muscle pain is oftentimes reproducible - if you push on it, it will hurt more - whereas cardiac pain may not be. However, without knowing further details - it's importan to see your internist/fp soon. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in the viens in my fore arms? Also the muscles in my calfs keep locking up.

What causes a burning sensation in the viens in my fore arms? Also the muscles in my calfs keep locking up.

Don't know: I have never heard of burning in forearm veins unless something has been injected into them. Assuming you are not doing that (and maybe especially if you are) then you should see a clinician to find the cause of this and the leg cramps. Probably need blood tests as well. Meanwhile, keep your arms above your heart level and try some heat on them as well as your leg muscles to see if it helps. ...Read more

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I woke up with a pain in my thigh muscles, but also my skin has a burning sensation. Its been 2 days now.Could it be a strained muscle?

I woke up with a pain in my thigh muscles, but also my skin has a burning sensation. Its been 2 days now.Could it be a strained muscle?

It could be, or it : Could be a herniated disc. See you doctor to get things evaluated if you symptoms are not improving. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my leg when i stretch. Could this be a muscle pull?

I have a burning sensation in my leg when i stretch. Could this be a muscle pull?

Muscle or nerve: Muscle 'pulls' or strains can be irritated when you stretch or use the muscle. Tight muscles can also pull on the local nerves causing burning with stretch. Other times, nerve irritation can cause burning when the leg is pulled. A physiatrist or doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation can help determine the cause and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in the muscle of my shoulder blade. What can I do about it?

I have a burning sensation in the muscle of my shoulder blade. What can I do about it?

Ben gay: You can try over the counter anti-inflammatory or ben-gay. You can also try ibuprofen. A heat compress helps some as well. See your physician if you have further problems. ...Read more

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Regarding upper back issues of mine, overused and stretched muscles, traps / rhomboids etc. What causes the muscles to give a burning sensation ?

Exercise or strain: New exercise or activity? May cause dom delayed onset muscle soreness (typically about 48 hours after the increase use of those muscles). May last a few days to a week or two.

Alternatively, sudden/acute burning may indicate a strain, which may take a few weeks to several months to resolve.

Massage or foam roller may help, if this is not a muscle strain. ...Read more

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When I get out of bed I feel a burning sensation on my left groin muscle.Its been a few months since I pulled my groin muscle.Recommend any stretches?

When I get out of bed I feel a burning sensation on my left groin muscle.Its been a few months since I pulled my groin muscle.Recommend any stretches?

Evaluation: I would advise a chiropractor evaluate - especially one familiar with sports injuries that can help advise you with stretches once he/she has evaluated the muscle and surrounding areas for injuries. Physical therapist also an option - but harder to go see on your own without a physician order... ...Read more

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I have a tingly/itching occasionally burning sensation down the left side of my face . also shooting pain in jaw?

I have a tingly/itching occasionally burning sensation down the left side of my face . also shooting pain in jaw?

Could be: Could be TMJ, trigeminal neuralgia, referred ear pain, occlusal trauma, tooth and or gum infection, one of many syndromes, diabetic imbalance, or many other maladies. See your Dentist for differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why am i having pins and needles burning sensation under left pec muscle? Can this be B6 toxicity? B6 levels of 121

Why am i having pins and needles burning sensation under left pec muscle? Can this be B6 toxicity? B6 levels of 121

Neuropathy: I do not know why you have these symptoms. I have seen similar presentation in patients with shingles or postherpetic neuralgia. This is a nerve response a viral infection on the nerve. Vitamin b6 toxicity is associated with numbness in fingers hands and feet and not in one single nerve area like you describe. Check with your doctor. For proper diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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Could stress cause my cervical/brachial plexus to flare up as well as surrounding muscles to cause pain and almost a burning sensation?

Yes.: Stress causes spasms of muscles of the back or of the neck and can cause tension headache. Depending on the muscles involved it can cause the neck and spinal muscles to tighten and compress the nerves and cause symptoms of nerve compression which is what you have. ...Read more

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What causes bilateral hip pain night and day with no known trauma? Pain with burning sensation.Sudden.Muscle relaxer and pain meds relieve briefly.

Probably your back: It may be hip but the origin is more likely to be back from your description. The pain is likely related to osteoarthritis and chronic strain. ...Read more

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How can you prevent a muscle from getting a burning sensation while you train?

Train with: more aerobic exercises vs. anerobic. Do not exercise the muscle to the point of fatigue. Consider a NSAID. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my abductor pollicis brevis muscle, what could this be and what can i do to help it go away?

Neuritis: Nerve inflammation from either compression or overuse. You can try OTC anti inflammatory medication such as Advil or Aleve (naproxen) for the next week; however, if not improved, see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation and muscle spasm under my left ribs. Also suffer from constipation. Likely causes?

I have a burning sensation and muscle spasm under my left ribs. Also suffer from constipation. Likely causes?

Rib pain: Constipation and rib pain are 2 different problems. The rib pain can be due to costochondritis. You should see your doctor to diagnose the exact cause for these 2 different problems. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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