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On the left side of body and face I have felt, numbness, burning sensation, and pain. Along with difficulty concentrating and sharp decrease in sleep ?

On the left side of body and face I have felt, numbness, burning sensation, and pain. Along with difficulty concentrating and sharp decrease in sleep ?

Hard to tell: It's important to speak with your primary care doctor or neurologist - your symptoms sound like pain from one of your nerves. The difficulty concentrating and decrease in sleep can simply be from the pain you're having. If your pain is being treated, or if you're seeking help for it and it's hard to treat, concentration and sleep problems could indicate anxiety and/or depression. Hope this helps. ...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


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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?

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?

Neurologist: These symptoms can be due to blockage in the left carotid artery, disease of the Left cerebral cortex, or even a demyelinating disorder like multiple sclerosis. I recommend that you consult a neurologist who will order the appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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4 months having pins pain tingling dizziness and numbness all over body. Now have vibration in my left ankle and burning sensation in lower back. I noticed it gets worse when i turn my head/back down?

4 months having pins pain tingling dizziness  and numbness all over body. Now have vibration in my left ankle and burning sensation in lower back. I noticed it gets worse when i turn my head/back down?

Sciatica : You may have a condition called sciatica which occurs when the nerve going to your leg is pinched as it comes out of the spine to give the pain down the leg and back. Have your primary care doctor check it out to make sure your leg muscles are not getting weaker because of the nerve problem. This doctor can refer you to the appropriate specialist you need to see. Please get this checked out. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on the left side of my body from head to back. What causes the pain?

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

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What to do if I have a burning sensation up the right side of my face, it isn't red, when I touch it, it hurts, what is it?

What to do if I have a burning sensation up the right side of my face, it isn't red, when I touch it, it hurts, what is it?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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If I consume caffeine beverages, chocolate, or sugary foods I get a burning sensation in the base of my head on the right side, what is going on?

If I consume caffeine beverages, chocolate, or sugary foods I get a burning sensation in the base of my head on the right side, what is going on?

Reflux?: You may be having reflux with certain foods and symptoms might be related to an ulcer in that location. Avoid the trigger foods for a few weeks and see. You may need an upper endoscopy ...Read more

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I turned my neck yesterday and I sharp pain with burning sensation traveled to the right side of my head. Is this something I should be concern about?

I turned my neck yesterday and I sharp pain with burning sensation traveled to the right side of my head. Is this something I should be concern about?

HOw long did it last: If the pain was only for a short period of time I would not worry. I might keep an eye on it and restrict your athletic activity for a short period of time, This was not following any type of trauma or accident? I would wait a couple of days and if persist see your doc ...Read more

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I suffer from migraines my whole life I have a severe one now with a lot of pressure & pain on the rt side & a burning sensation on my head. Pls help?

Headache specialist: Migraines can be well managed with combination of medications alongwith relaxation therapy and/or physical medicine. You should consider consulting a headache specialist/neurologist. If you have consulted one already and haven't had much success, consult an orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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Banged my head few hours ago felt sick went to sleep woke up have burning sensation on the side were i hit it got a headache fell bit dazed?

Banged my head few hours ago felt sick went to sleep woke up have burning sensation on the side were i hit it got a headache fell bit dazed?

ER: Any change in headache severity or quality after a significant head injury, and particularly if the head injury CAUSED you to go to sleep, is reason to seek urgent medical evaluation. Again, if you have a headache, and not just pain where you hit your head, that is worsening, please go to the ER. ...Read more

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Hello, recently i have been suffering flare ups what seems to constantly be there on the right side of my face (cheek) burning sensation and redness?

Hello, recently i have been suffering flare ups what seems to constantly be there on the right side of my face (cheek) burning sensation and redness?

Cheeks with a rash: could indicate malar rash . This may be early sign of Lupus. It may also be caused by sinusitis. We do not have sufficient medical history , so i suggest a consultation with an Internist . Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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I have a slight burning sensation on the left side of my head, my shoulders and back. I sometimes feel it in my left arm. What, possibly, could it be?

I have a slight burning sensation on the left side of my head, my shoulders and back. I sometimes feel it in my left arm. What, possibly, could it be?

R/O DISC DISEASE: Your description of the pain sounds neuropathic in nature . You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam. Full lab tests including TFTS /Vit b12/Vit d/ Lyme disease. If symptoms persist an you have increased knee reflexes, MRI of brain would be needed to evaluate for MS. If reflexes are weak or foot drop is present. Mri of cervical spine is needed to rule out herniated disc or mass effect. ...Read more

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Im having a sharp and stabbing pain on the left side of my neck shooting up to my head with a burning sensation & a weird sensation throughout my head?

Neck pain: A quick visit to the nearest Emergency facility will take care of you. If things are not working out while in the Emergency facility you will be immediately referred to the hospital for management. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Feeling burning sensation (pins/needles) on left side of face,arm,leg and hip.

Feeling burning sensation (pins/needles) on left side of face,arm,leg and hip.

For how long?: Need more info: When did it start? What were you doing? Did it happen suddenly or slowly? Has it happened before? Do you have any underlying medical problems? Consider possibly seeing urgent/emergency care for an in-person examination. ...Read more

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Small tingling/burning sensation like someone is drilling into my head on the left rear side of my head? It doesn't hurt but it is annoying.

Small tingling/burning  sensation like someone is drilling into my head on the left rear side of my head?  It doesn't hurt but it is annoying.

How long have you: Been experiencing such symptoms? Have you seen any rash . It looks like some kind of nerve irritation . Herpes zoster is one but you need to have dermatome skin lesion . The other possibility is mononeuritis . I would recommend to see a family doc or neurologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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The left side of my head hurts, once a day, it's not painful, but yesterday i feel like a burning sensation on that spot, this paint started last week?

The left side of my head hurts, once a day, it's not painful, but yesterday i feel like a burning sensation on that spot, this paint started last week?

Trigeminal neuralgia: In headache disorders, the type of pain and specific characteristics of the headache are the most important features for diagnosis. Head hurting, but not being painful, is difficult to assess. Burning sensations on the side of the head occasionally can be a sign of neuropathy. This means a nerve is irritated. If it hurts when you touch it, it may be a sign of trigeminal neuralgia. ...Read more

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I have been getting a burning sensation on the top of my right foot and my right side of my face.

I have been getting a burning sensation on the top of my right foot and my right side of my face.

Not typical: Burning in areas that are supplied by different nerve endings could be a sign of polyneuropathy. There are many causes of neuropathies. You should see a neurologist for this, especially if you have numbness in the areas in addition to burning. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in the left side of my head and tingling sensation in left cheek. also had Bell's palsy a couple years ago. Diagnosis?

I have a burning sensation in the left side of my head and tingling sensation in left cheek. also had Bell's palsy a couple years  ago. Diagnosis?

Shingles?: Keep an eye out for areas of redness and small blisters. If this starts to occur in the areas that you're having those sensations, you may be dealing with shingles. This can be a serious condition if it comes near your eye, so be sure to see your doctor immediately if it starts to happen. Good luck and get better soon! ...Read more