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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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My nose gets a burning sensation up one nostril and then “releases” in the form of my eye weeping. My nose is persistently running clear.

My nose gets a burning sensation up one nostril and then “releases” in the form of my eye weeping. My nose is persistently running clear.

Nasal discharge: Persistent draining of clear fluid from the nasal canal may be due to vasomotor rhinitis or there may be something allergic or simply irritating causing your symptom. If you get no relief instilling a nasal decongestant spray, or corticosteroid spray or an antihistamine nasal spray, consult an Otolaryngologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Tip of nose painful to touch & burning sensation in right nostril when i breath.No other pain.Noo runny nose.Should i see my doctor or not be worried?

Tip of nose painful to touch & burning sensation in right nostril when i breath.No other pain.Noo runny nose.Should i see my doctor or not be worried?

Concerned: I am concerned you have developed an infection inside of your nostril. I would recommend you see a physician for a full evaluation. The most likley diagnosis is nasal cellulitis. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my left nostril. I live in Texas and its Oak season and the pollen counts been high , could that be the reason?

I have a burning sensation in my left nostril. I live in Texas and its Oak season and the pollen counts been high , could that be the reason?

In the air: A variety of allergens and chemicals can trigger nasal irritation. Seasonal and environmental allergies are common and can cause these symptoms. Toxic fumes from factories and industry can also result in nose irritation. ...Read more

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Why does my nostrils have a burning sensation for no reason? It happens every once in a while out of nowhere.

Why does my nostrils have a burning sensation for no reason? It happens every once in a while out of nowhere.

Good question..: A number of environmental factors can stimulate the nerve endings in the nose and produce burning symptoms. A common cause is cold temperature. Chemicals and other irritants can do the same thing. The burning may also be caused by viruses and infections in the nose and sinuses. ...Read more

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Please help this is irritating can't afford doc.my right nostril is redangry &inflamed looking, burning sensation in throat its red also w/ clearmucus?

Infection: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory tract infection of some sort. The only way to be properly diagnosed is to be seen in person. You may have a virus which is best treated supportively with over the counter cold medicine. It is possible you have a bacterial infection for which you need antibiotics. Reasons to see a doctor are persistent fever, worsening symptoms or shortness or breath ...Read more

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What is this burning sensation in the back of my head?

What is this burning sensation in the back of my head?

occipital neuralgia: While several conditions could cause someone to have burning sensation in the back of the head, occipital neuralgia is definitely part of the differential diagnosis. Go get checked by a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on my face, and head with out any sign?

I have burning sensation on my face, and head with out any sign?

The options are: pinch nerve, neurologic disorder, high blood pressure allergic reaction or Rosacea, just to name a few. All are serious medical conditions. With the symptoms you have described the visit to your PCP is warranted. Please call your doctor and schedule an appointment ASAP. ...Read more

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Is a burning sensation in your head normal while having a cold?

Is a burning sensation in your head normal while having a cold?

Might be normal: I don't think that this is a sign of something terrible. Could be just simply related to the cold. Lots of fluids, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) rest and see how you feel over the next day or two. ...Read more

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I've been having a burning sensation from what feels like the inside of my head. I've also been having tingling sensations that are dull. Thoughts?

I've been having a burning sensation from what feels like the inside of my head. I've also been having tingling sensations that are dull. Thoughts?

Need an examination : A symptom of "burning sensations inside my head " and tingling sensations is less likely to be due to a serious disease and more likely due to stress or anxiety. BUT it's not possible to diagnose these symptoms without knowing your medical history and without the ability to ask you specific questions and examining you. Please see a Dr. to be sure nothing serious is present, better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Shoulder pop but can still function it.. theres also like a burning sensation on the head of the shoulder. Been like this for a few days. Thank you ?

Shoulder pop but can still function it.. theres also like a burning sensation on the head of the shoulder. Been like this for a few days. Thank you
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Labral Tear: Very possible the "popping" was possibly some degree of subluxation. In other words the shoulder tried to slip out of joint. You may have a small labral tear. For now, ice, NSAIDs and rest. If pain persists then see a sports doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Possibly: If the pain is generalized and there are areas of soft tissue tenderness, then it is likely fibromyalgia. Localized pain just to the neck and shoulder areas is unlikely to be fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on fore head what do i do?

I have burning sensation on fore head what do i do?

Hard to say: May be due to various causes. It would be more helpful if you give more information: How long has it been present? Does it last all day? If not, how long each time. Where in the forehead: in the center vs on either side of forehead? Are there any other symptoms: fever, trouble with vision or any other symptoms? "Burning" type pain often signifies a problem with a local nerve to the involved area. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

Neuralgia: What you are describing is nerve pain which is described as burning in nature, likely secondary to a pinched nerve either c2 or c3 dermatome. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a hot/burning sensation inside your head but no pain?

Burning feeling with: 1. Sinusitis:Inflammatory changes induce mucus collection in the sinuses and begin pressing against the inflamed membranes. usually worse in am 2. Temporal Arteritis: Auto inmmune disease affecting the branches of the intracranial branches of the carotid arteries, 3. Post-Stroke Pain: autonomic nervous system becomes hyperactive due to brain damage that occurred with the stroke. in 20-30% ...Read more

Nostril (Definition)

Also called naris, is one of the 2 ...Read more