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What would cause a burning sensation in right hand palm?

What would cause a burning sensation in right hand palm?

Burning sensation: It may be compression of a nerve that innervates the hand muscles, such as of the median, ulnar, or radial nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an example. However, your doctor will need to examine you to make a more accurate diagnosis since the nerves innervate different muscles of the hand. Then a treatment plan can be made. Sometimes further evaluation is needed, such as with an emg/ncs. ...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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Hi I started by having burning sensation on right hand now knuckles and fingers hurt and wrists both sides also feel fatigue. And clumsy hands.

Hi I started by having burning sensation on right hand now knuckles and fingers hurt and wrists both sides also feel fatigue. And clumsy hands.

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes and I would sure be checked. Compression of the spinal cord in the neck can cause burning and numbness and clumsiness in hands and can progress further. Please get checked. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in upper right hand side of body?

Burning sensation in upper right hand side of body?

Get examined: Paresthesias, numbness, tinging or burning sensation could be a sign of neuropathy/nerve inflammation or pinched nerve, or due to trauma. ...Read more

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What could be causing this cold, burning sensation in my right hand?

What could be causing this cold, burning sensation in my right hand?

Please see below: It depends.
This condition might be caused by either focal peripheral nerve or nerve root entrapment.
Yuo will benefit from seeing your local neurologist in consultation and have electrodiagnostic studies of the arm of interest performed. ...Read more

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Burning sensation right hand right foot what can it be?

Burning sensation right hand right foot what can it be?

Many possibilities: Burning sensations can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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"i am 18 years old. I am suddenly having burning sensation in my right hand fingers. Especially between the ring finger and index finger.?

"i am 18 years old. I am suddenly having burning sensation in my right hand fingers. Especially between the ring finger and index finger.?

ULNAR: The location suggests ulnar nerve irritation, perhaps from elbow but maybe at wrist (guyon's canal). Alternatively, could be joint or tendon issues. Perhaps associated with computer keyboard activity or texting? May well be self-limited and reverse, but if not, might check in with your doctor if persistent. ...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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Iam having burning sensation in the middle of right hand since 9hrs can u telle why?

Iam having burning sensation in the middle of right hand since 9hrs can u telle why?

Neuritis: This is an inflammed nerve in your hand. You can try OTC medications like Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if you are not allergic to these medications. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on top of my right hand it is not hot to the touch and no rash.?

I have a burning sensation on top of my right hand it is not hot to the touch and no rash.?

Not clear: Several causes are possible: wrist arthritis, irritated skin (allergy, chemicals), nerve problems. Nerve problems only involving the top of the hand is extremely unlikely. If your wrist is stiff and/or your are having difficulty using your hand, see an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I woke and my right hand hurts and has a burning sensation for going on 10 minutes I can even feel it in my elbow? Help please!

I woke and my right hand hurts and has a burning sensation for going on 10 minutes I can even feel it in my elbow? Help please!

Get seen by the PCP: And get a Wrist Brace to keep your wrist straight, if the burnng and pain affects the thumb to middle fingers; If the ring and pinky are affected, then avoiding bending the elbow too much can help. Keeping it at about 20 to 60 degrees would allow the swelling around the pinched nerve to subside, allowing symptoms to improve. Taking some Aleve (naproxen) or Motrim might also help and Vit B6 would be helpful. ...Read more

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I've been suffering the last 4days with intense headache on my right hand side from my neck half way up my head. I have a burning sensation in my arm?

I've been suffering the last 4days with intense headache on my right hand side from my neck half way up my head. I have a burning sensation in my arm?

Exam/testing: Seek a medical examination today: cannot be diagnosed online. Additionally, you seem to asking multiple medical questions for answers, perhaps seeing your physician would help. ...Read more

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I have burning pain directly below my right hand clavicle - what could it be?

I have burning pain directly below my right hand clavicle - what could it be?

Could be: Shingles, but impossible to tell without an exam. Best to get evaluated soon in case you need to start treatment within the first 72 hours. ...Read more

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Right hand/wrist in cheer 3weeks ago. My fingers bent and touch my wrist being smashed cant move, in brace 3weeks sharp&burning pain from fingers up?

Right hand/wrist in cheer 3weeks ago. My fingers bent and touch my wrist being smashed cant move, in brace 3weeks sharp&burning pain from fingers up?

Talk to your doctor ASAP: Sounds like you're experiencing neuropathic pain, from your description. So your PCP needs to know, and have this documented, and give you a prescription for something that can treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What causes pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Sometimes right hand fingers feel as if they are moving slowly. Almost a burning pain

What causes pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Sometimes right hand fingers feel as if they are moving slowly. Almost a burning pain

Look at your neck: Since cervical nerve roots affect the hands as does the upper thoracic nerve roots. Often when there's neck problems or overuse syndrome (typing nonstop) can affect a carpel tunnel that can affect ur fingers. So call your doctor. Get a 2nd opinion too from an osteopathic doctor (DO) who specializes in NMM (Neuromusculoskeletal medicine) & can evaluate you medically, possible image your neck too. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions if I have a burning sensation in my hands?

Can you give me suggestions if I have a burning sensation in my hands?

Difficult to answer: The most common cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. However it is important to note which fingers are predominantly involved as carpal tunnel does not involve the fifth finger.
Other causes for a burning neuropathy includes those conditions which cause a small fiber peripheral neuropathy. These include diabetes, amyloidosis, alcohol abuse, and vitamin deficiencies. I hope this helps ...Read more

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What to do if I have a burning sensation on my hand what can it be?

What to do if I have a burning sensation on my hand what can it be?

Carpal tunnel: Possibly carpal tunnel, especially if you are prone to performing repetitive action with that wrist. Compression and irritation of the nerve results in the sort of symptoms you are describing. See a hand specialist. ...Read more

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Heartburn and burning sensation in hands, should I be concerned?

Heartburn and burning sensation in hands, should I be concerned?

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. It might be a very unusual presentation for a cardiac event? ...Read more

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I have tingle and a burning sensation from my mid sholder to my hands?

I have tingle and a burning sensation from my mid sholder to my hands?

See doctor: This could be a sign of a neck (spine) problem or a shoulder problem. Physical examination and possibly some tests are necessary to sort this out. ...Read more

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Seeing prominient veins in hands and burning sensation. What could be wrong?

Seeing prominient veins in hands and burning sensation. What could be wrong?

Loss of fat: Subcutaneous fat naturally atrophies over time. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a baby and a 90 year old man. These make veins which are normally occurring in the hand more visible. These can be removed, for cosmetic reasons, by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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I had a tendon transfer in my hand a week ago. Is it normal to feel a burning sensation?

I had a tendon transfer in my hand a week ago. Is it normal to feel a burning sensation?

Possibly: This could be normal post-operative pain, but f you have any concern of worsening or persistence of the sensation you should discuss it with your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I had a tendon transfer in my hand 2 weeks ago and I am noticing a sharp burning sensation?

I had a tendon transfer in my hand 2 weeks ago and I am noticing a sharp burning sensation?

Call your surgeon: Anytime you have an issue after having a surgery it is your responsibility to inform your surgeon. Don't be afraid. ...Read more

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Could an std cause burning sensation of hands?

Could an std cause burning sensation of hands?

Nope: No STD causes such a symptom. However, anyone concerned about STDs should be tested, so see your doctor and arrange for testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause redness and burning sensation on top of my hands?

What could cause redness and burning sensation on top of my hands?

Burning hands: On the hands the most common causes of redness and burning are chemical irritation of some sort. It can come from soaps, creams, solvents at work or cleaning agents, medicines, possibly something like poison ivy, rarely from a systemic disorder like vasculitis. ...Read more

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What does a burning sensation on hands and feet mean?

What does a burning sensation on hands and feet mean?

Most likely: Neuropathy of the nerves (inflammation) had multiple causes, check with your doctor.. ...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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Help! I have burning sensation in hands and feet. How to relieve?

Help! I have burning sensation in hands and feet. How to relieve?

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