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Burning Sensation In Left Ribcage
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 was playing soccer, and when i jumped to hurdle a sliding tackle there was a burning sensation in my lower left ribcage. any ideas of what happened?
Ive had a slight but constant burning sensation right under my ribcage on my left side. Nothing seems to make it better or worse. any thoughts?
Ok here goes, on the left side of my body and at the bottom of my ribcage my skin feels numb yet underneath I have a burning sensation. ?
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Burning sensation below the ribcage 2 ctscan.6 endoscopy.2colonoscopy.3capsule endoscopy all normal except pantoprazole 40, mg for years doesn't help?
Not sure: Wow, you've had a lifetime worth of tests already. It's great they were all normal; that rules out a lot of bad stuff. If the strong antacid isn't helping, then that implies to me that the problem is not the stomach or related to acid production. (seems reasonable to stop the med.) i would try treating this with good sleep, a healthy, fiber-rich diet, and regular exercise and see what happens... ...Read more
4 fingers down from ribcage (intestine?) has strange burning sensation when standing or moving. Feels better to be sitting or lying down. What is this
Which side? : Do u have alternating constipation and diahrea? Do you have nausea and vomiting with weight loss? Do you sleep well at night, grind your teeth in sleep, have recurrent headaches? I am searching for visceral hypersensitivity. I see u have anxiety and fatigue. If this not treated, all pain is worse. One good med for nausea, mood, sleep, anxiety is mirtazapine. See doc. ...Read more
With no prior medical issues what could be responsible for burning sensation in left part of the chest ?
Depends: Depends whether it is a deep or superficial burning, and whether you shortness of breath as well. Left chest discomfort means a heart problem should be ruled out--see your primary doctor. Depending on the exam (listening to chest/heart sounds), you may need an electrocardiogram (ekg) or other tests. If the burning is superficial and is the only symptom, this may be musculoskeletal strain. ...Read more
Radiculopathy: Is what first comes to mind. Also known as a piched nerve in your neck. However there are other causes that need to be ruled out. It could be something as simple as a muscle spasm or something more serious. There are many questions and exam requirements to correctly identify the problem. A full history and a physical exam would be required to determine with any certainty. ...Read more
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