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Burning sensation in hands?

Burning sensation in hands?

See below: In the absence of an obvious cause, you shold see your family doctor to find out what's the matter. ...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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Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?

Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?

Pinched nerve?: You could have a pinched nerve in the back. Herniated disk. Do you have back pain? An evaluation by a Dr. could help you determine this. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation in my left arm?

Tingling sensation in my left arm?

Try moving: Most commonly in your age group, paresthesia in the arm is due to a positional and temporary nerve compression which resolves with movement. Is this true for you? ...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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Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ? No back pain.

Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?  No back pain.

Depends: I would like to know where the pain starts. If it originates at the buttock it is possible that the problem could be coming from the back despite not having back pain. My advice would be to get an EMG to rule out a radiculopathy, consider imaging of L-spine and Right Hip, and based on these results decide further tx. Buttock pain could be coming from back, hip or SI joint. Further w/u needed. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in left hand and fingers?

Stabbing pain in left hand and fingers?

More info needed: Is this isolated to the hand and fingers only? Is the pain traveling down the arm? Was there any trauma? Is there any pain at night or that wakes you up? Is there numbness and tingling in the fingers? We need more information to help you towards the next step. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing numbness, burning, tingling and sharp pain in my left thigh?

Anatomy: Could involve femoral nerve, an L2-3 radiculopathy, or most likely lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh. Best to discuss with your doctor, consider neurology consultation, and get this addressed. ...Read more

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Chest pain with burning sensation down left arm?

Think of angina: Seek medical attention/ think of angina/ could be non cardiac causes as well however. ...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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Prickly pain stabbing burning in the breast right only and pain in armpit and numbness in right hand?

Prickly pain stabbing burning in the breast right only and pain in  armpit and numbness in right hand?

Recommend seeing: A physician. This could be a number of things. This can include nerve irritation from the neck causing the pain and numbness. Another cause could be a brachial plexus related neuropathy. This could be from injury or a mass exerting pressure on the brachial plexus. Do you have any masses in the armpit of upper out quadrant of the breast? Safest recommendation is a physical exam by doctor. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on my left upper arm?

Burning sensation on my left upper arm?

See dr.: Not enough information to tell you what is wrong. Best for you to see a health care provider and provide them with a full history and get an exam of the area to get you properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have persistent pain in left breast burning in sensation, somehow pain in armpit, left side of back, left arm and pricking pain medial to left breast?

I have persistent pain in left breast burning in sensation, somehow pain in armpit, left side of back, left arm and pricking pain medial to left breast?

Complicated case: It looks like you are having a neuropathic pain from the distribution of your pain. In any case your presentation is a bit concerning and advise you to see your family doc so that you can get the assessment and treatment. Best wishes ...Read more

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Lateral side of right knee in pain, burning sensation.

Knee pain: It could be iliotibial band syndrome, or ITBS. Do following exercises if no better see your provider for a knee examination: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/91129-treatment ...Read more

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Burning sharp pain in my fingers and wrist ?

Burning: Sharp pain in fingers & wrist: did you have trauma to that hand recently? Do you have diabetes? How long has it lasted for? Depending on answers (so consult with us to help better): Most common cause is you slept on that side in wrong way to compress nerves & blood vessels; Nerve issue; diabetes; tumor compressing nerves & blood vessels. Help us help you: consult with us as it may need full eval ...Read more

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Burning in right leg with pain and numbness?

Burning in right leg with pain and numbness?

See answer: Burning and numbness in one leg can have many causes. One of fhem is a radiation of pain from pressure on the sciatic nerve. The place to start in you evaluation is a good history of your back. If you have gas trauma to the back? You do heavy of repetitive work? You have a leg lengthy discrepancy? Must do a thorough history first ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Common:Carpal tunnel: While carpal tunnel may not be the cause, it is the most common cause of numbness and tingling in the fingers, and may radiate to the shoulder and even neck. If it wakes you at night, usually carpal tunnel. If neck pain, may be central/neck related. Recommend seeing an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Sharp pulsating pain in left side chest accompanied by the same pain radiating down left inner arm to left hand pinky.

Nerve pain: An impingement of a nerve somewhere in the thorax appears to be the likely cause of your discomfort. I feel that a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about this symptom if it persists. ...Read more

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Have mild/moderate pain/burning sensation in left hand/wrist for over a week. No visible cause. Worse when touched. Whats wrong?

Have mild/moderate pain/burning sensation in left hand/wrist for over a week. No visible cause. Worse when touched. Whats wrong?

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist or neurologist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Hi, i keep getting a terrible burning sensation in the left hand side of my head. With a terrible headache. The heat is even hot to touch.

Hi, i keep getting a terrible burning sensation in the left hand side of my head. With a terrible headache.  The heat is even hot to touch.

Facial pain: Atypical facial pain or perhaps early onset of shingles involving the trigeminal nerve. The diagnosis and treatment for facial pain and the associated headaches is complex and requires a neurologist or neurosurgeon who specializes in facial pain. Discuss with your primary care physician. The Trigeminal Neuralgia Association (TNA) is a helpful resource too. ...Read more

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My mother is having burning sensation in her left hand she is a diabetic patient and having asthma problem please help me what does it mean?

My mother is having burning sensation in her left hand she is a diabetic patient and having asthma problem please help me what does it mean?

Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My mother is having burning sensation in her left hand she is a diabetic patient and having asthma problem please help me what does it mean?

My mother is having burning sensation in her left hand she is a diabetic patient and having asthma problem please help me what does it mean?

Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...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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What causes a burning sensation up and down the left hand?

What causes a burning sensation up and down the left hand?

As I have said: In other posts, I am quick to blame these symptoms on carpal tunnel syndrome. The best way to know is to see your doctor and start with a work up. ...Read more

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Doc, what causes burning sensation on hand left palm with some veins are visible on week 20 of pregnancy? Im taking lovenox (enoxaparin) injection from week 5 aps

Doc, what causes burning sensation on hand left palm with some veins are visible on week 20 of pregnancy? Im taking lovenox (enoxaparin) injection from week 5 aps

Carpel tunnel syndro: Burning dysaesthetic pain derives from nerve injury or compression. Hand digits 1-3 are covered by median nerve; the 4-5 digits, ulnar nerve. Pregnancy with its systemic volume expansion (blood, serum, etc.), the carpal tunnel, housing the median nerve, gets narrowed. ...Read more

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Is it serious to have a vein in my left hand that is a burning sensation.

Is it serious to have a vein in my left hand that is a burning sensation.

Probably not serious: Veins anywhere in the body usually cause no symptoms unless they have a problem such as a clot, inflammation or trauma. There are also many nerves in your hand which can cause similar symptoms. If your vein was the source of the burning it should show some signs of irritation such as swelling, hardness, red color or inflammation. Try local care with heat and ibuprofen. If no better, see an md. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation that comes and goes at the back left hand side of my head and a little down the back of my neck. It feels almost like acid. It is not painful but rather disconcerting. ?

Pinched nerve?: Hi Olivia, perhaps a pinching, or irritation of the C2 / C3 nerves that supply that area? Take some time, notice if there is pattern to this, worse with certain activity / posture? Eased by Ibuprofen? Does it come more often in periods when you are under a degree of physical / mental stress? If it persists, becomes severe, or you get similar symptoms in other parts of your body then do see your GP ...Read more

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I have a bad burning sensation in my left arm and left hand?

I have a bad burning sensation in my left arm and left hand?

Consider: Could be mechanical nerve compression at elbow or wrist, but due to possible referred cardiac pain to left arm, also check for possible angina. Your doctor needs to know what is occurring. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in the vein on back of my left hand. it is not swollen just feels painful at times not always.

I have a burning sensation in the vein on back of my left hand. it is not swollen just feels painful at times not always.

Phlebitis: The vein could be irritated, a condition called phlebitis, but this is not too common on the hand, especially if there has not been a needle in the vein (for example for IV fluids/meds or for IV drug use). If not red or swollen, if no fevers, and if normal sensation and movement, just try soaking it 20 minutes 2x/day. ...Read more

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Hi I've been experiencing a pepper burning sensation at the tip of my left hand fingers occasionally for 5mnths.Why is this?never had chicken pox

Hi I've been experiencing a pepper burning sensation at the tip of my left hand fingers occasionally for 5mnths.Why is this?never had chicken pox

Nerve compression?: sounds line either compressed nerve or vascular compromise on left hand. See your PMD for further work up to see what is the etiology as the management is different for both conditions. ...Read more

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I am always dizzy and lightheaded, fast heartbeat. (100 bpm). Left hand finger pain and feet burning sensation. 24 hrs holter days I have 58 bpm?

I am always dizzy and lightheaded,  fast heartbeat. (100 bpm). Left hand finger pain and feet burning sensation. 24 hrs holter days I have 58 bpm?

My best guess;: Shooting straight: you need good relationship with your md, a good evaluation by an internist or cardiologist, and then likely mild anxiety treatment wi a med like klonopin (clonazepam). Get your magnesium checked. ...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've a burning pain in the same place each time I eat, my middle left hand side abdomen. my bowel habits change daily, i've lost 8lbs in 2 months. hel?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and may be doing some tests. 8 lb weight loss warrants that you see a doctor. ...Read more