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Recurring posterior dislocation of shoulder. After last dislocation sharp pain in elbow, intermittent coldness and numbness of forearm, prickly skin?

Recurring posterior dislocation of shoulder. After last dislocation sharp pain in elbow, intermittent coldness and numbness of forearm, prickly skin?

? TOS: 37 yo w. recurrent shoulder dislocation suggest Hypermobility Syndrome. "Sharp pain, prickly, cold & numbness" suggest peripheral neuropathy w. parasthesias from brachial neural plexus impingement within shoulder girdle; arousing shoulder splinting & superior trapezius guarding/atrophy. Net effect is closure of costoclavicular dimension (true thoracic outlet) with shoulder abduction, i.e., TOS. ...Read more

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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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Can a re injured rotator cuff cause tingling and pain in the affected shoulder?

Can a re injured rotator cuff cause tingling and pain in the affected shoulder?

Yes: Tingling is non specific and might indicate superficial nerve irritation. Pain certainly can come from recurrent rotator cuff injury. ...Read more

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Could weakness and numbness in the rotator cuff down the arm from the shoulder be a full thickness tear?

Could weakness and numbness in the rotator cuff down the arm from the shoulder be a full thickness tear?

Unlikely for 18: Weakness and numbness in the arm is more likely from as c5 cervical disk then a rotator cuff tear if you are under 40, particularly without major trauma. ...Read more

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Will a rotator cuff tear cause tingling in hand?

Will a rotator cuff tear cause tingling in hand?

It can: If the swelling in the shoulder is enough to put pressure on the nerves to the hand. ...Read more

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Can shoulder pain ( rotator cuff tear) cause pain the neck?

Can shoulder pain  ( rotator cuff tear) cause pain the neck?

Yes.: When your shoulder is injured, the neck muscles "work overtime" to help protect the shoulder, thus, the neck pain. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain down to the foot shoulder as a burning sensation ?

Right shoulder pain down to the foot shoulder as a burning sensation ?

Nerve related : Possibly stemming from the back i.E herniated or bulging disc. I would follow up with an orthopedist or possibly neurologist. ...Read more

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Pain in the shoulder and neck burning sensation all in the arm, numbness in the arm and tingling sensation n the arm. Not having fluid movement

Pain in the shoulder and neck burning sensation all in the arm, numbness in the arm and tingling sensation n the arm. Not having fluid movement

You : You need to have an immediate medical evaluation. A burning sensation, numbness and tingling could represent a stroke or a significant neurological catastrophe. It can also be from a "pinched nerve", but you need to be evaluated immediately to determine the cause. Please go to the er for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a rotator cuff injury cause tingling in my arm and wrist?

Can a rotator cuff injury cause tingling in my arm and wrist?

Could be from neck: I see many patients with rotator cuff tears that also have numbness, tingling, and even weakness below the shoulder into the arm, forearm, and wrist/hand. The neurological symptoms below the shoulder notoriously arise from an ongoing neck problem such as a pinched nerve within the cervical spine. ...Read more

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Can a torn rotator cuff and numbness in fingers?

Can a torn rotator cuff and numbness in fingers?

No: If the question is, can a torn rotator cuff cause numbness in the fingers, then the answer is no. Numbness is caused by neurologic pathology such as carpal tunnel syndrome, a herniated disk, cubital tunnel syndrome. Best to have your numbness evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Burning sensation near intersection of right acromiom and scapula radiating to deltoid, with lower thoracic spine or scapular pain. Possible causes?

Burning sensation near intersection of right acromiom and scapula radiating to deltoid, with lower thoracic spine or scapular pain. Possible causes?

Sounds like a pinch-: Ed nerve in the neck/tspine , causing all your symptoms. Acromion is a part of the scapula, so I am unsure which specific area are you referring to (by calling it the intersection of ac. With scap.)? See an orthopod to be evaluated/investigated, so treatment could be started. Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read more

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Can tingling in the arm and hand be associated with a torn rotator cuff?

Can tingling in the arm and hand be associated with a torn rotator cuff?

Tingling: Possibly but not common. Tingling generally implies that a nerve is compressed or pinched or irritated. This is not a common associated finding with rotator cuff tears. ...Read more

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Can a torn rotator cuff muscle result in aching in the shoulder and arm without any real restrictions in movement?

Can a torn rotator cuff muscle result in aching in the shoulder and arm without any real restrictions in movement?

Not likely: A torn rotator cuff can definitely cause pain in the shoulder and arm, but the vast majority of the time the pain will be worse with motions like lifting your head over your arm or reaching behind your back. If you have absolutely no increased pain when you move your arm, it does bring the diagnosis into question. A pinched nerve in the neck can cause shoulder that is not worse with motion. ...Read more

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Can nerve healing or irratation causes tingling bubbling feel in shoulder blade/spine & pinch feeling .upper chest.. Will it show on EMG?

Can nerve healing  or irratation causes tingling bubbling feel in  shoulder blade/spine  &  pinch feeling .upper chest.. Will it show on EMG?

Yes: Nerve healing can cause tingling and other sensory experiences its a good sign may not show on emg, i use emg to evaluate atrophy only otherwise test is subjective and non sensitive or specific ...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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Severe pain from shoulder down deltoid into bicep. Not rotator cuff. More pain when arm is rotated toward chest. Torn cartilage in other shoulder. ??

Get examined!: At age 55 your most common cause for this pain would still be 'impingement' ( or bursitis). Labral tears causing this pain are less likely unless associated with the biceps 'anchor'( SLAP) lesions -- but less likely in isolation in your age group.Osteoarthritis can cause pain in this distribution . AC joint arthritis can also cause pain when rotating arm towards chest ( adduction). See an ORS! GL! ...Read more

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Can rotator cuff issues cause numbness in hand and fingers?

Can rotator cuff issues cause numbness in hand and fingers?

Possible/unlikely: If there is a significant amount of swelling around the nerves that pass through to the arm and hand, a rotator cuff tear could cause those symptoms. It is far more likely that a nerve is being pinched- either in the neck or tight muscles around the neck/shoulder. A physiatrist can diagnose and treat these conditions. ...Read more

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I injured my shoulder rotator cuff 3 or more years ago and now I'm getting some mild stiffness and severe burning pain. What do you think?

I injured my shoulder rotator cuff 3
 or more years ago and now I'm getting some mild stiffness and severe burning pain. What do you think?

Hard to say: Many potential causes, I would encourage you to be seen. Most common causes would be a recurrent rotator cuff problem or a cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in the neck). An exam and appropriate studies can likely reveal the cause. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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Im getting physical therapy for my rotator cuff surgery but now I have a burning pain in front of my shoulder. Did they over stretch?

Im getting physical therapy for my rotator cuff surgery but now I have a burning pain in front of my shoulder.  Did they over stretch?

Likely just muscle.: Physical therapy for rotator cuff is a mainstay of therapy for this. With stretching and exercise the other muscles and tendons of the shoulder joint will become strengthened and stretched. These muscles are likely not used to this at this point and so will become sore and burn as Lactic Acid builds up in them. The best thing to do is to keep up with the pt. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of numbness and burning sensation of one part of the body which lasted for seconds with no other associated symptoms?

What can be the cause of numbness and burning sensation of one part of the body which lasted for seconds with no other associated symptoms?

Maybe nerve pressed: A person who gets numbness, tingling, or odd sensations in various parts of his body, is likely stimulating or pressing on the nerve to that part of the body. Pressing on the blood vessels to that part of the body is also possibly a cause, but less likely. The person can see his primary care doctor and show him exactly what happens. The doctor may refer to a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a burning sensation always a symptom of uti?

Not always: It might be caused by urethral inflammation (instead of an infection). If it continues get it checked. ...Read more

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Could a burning sensation in the mouth be a symptom of B12 deficiency?

Could a burning sensation in the mouth be a symptom of B12 deficiency?

Yes: B12 deficiency can cause a myriad of problems including cognitive issues, balance issues, and peripheral nerve problems. The tongue can be directly affected in several ways, and burning in the tongue and/or mouth is occasionally experienced. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation in the right side of the body. What is this a symptom of?

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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My husband feels a burning sensation right before finishing uritaning with some blood. No other symptom. What's can it be?

My husband feels a burning sensation right before finishing uritaning with some blood. No other symptom. What's can it be?

See a physician: Painful urination can be caused by several conditions including bladder or prostate infection, or sexually transmitted infections. Blood in the urine is never normal and needs to be investigated. Possible causes are stones in the urinary tract, infection, or even cancer. Please encourage your husband to see a doctor promptly to have this problem checked out. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is burning sensation of the gum a symptom of dry socket?

Hoping you can tell me, is burning sensation of the gum a symptom of dry socket?

Extraction ?: Did you have a tooth extracted? Your post did not specify. If you had a tooth extracted and you do not feel that it is healing properly, call your surgeon for a follow-up appt. ...Read more

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Hello, im 31 and have anxiety due to burning sensation and light heads. My b12 levels are 192 is this low and could this b causing the symptoms?

Hello, im 31 and have anxiety due to burning sensation and light heads. My b12 levels are 192  is this low and could this b causing the symptoms?

Lower than normal: Your B12 level is lower than desired and suggests that you may have other nutritional deficiencies as well. It would be prudent to see a doctor for a proper evaluation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What are the symmptoms of ulcers? I have burning sensation all the itme like heartburn nothing will relieve it.

What are the symmptoms of ulcers? I have  burning sensation all the itme like heartburn  nothing will relieve it.

Upper abdomen pain: Pain that is worse with eating is typical of ulcers. The pain is usually in the upper abdomen. It can be very severe. Persistent heartburn should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is burning sensation in uterus and vagina a pregnancy symptom?

Is burning sensation in uterus and vagina a pregnancy symptom?

These are not: Classic pregnancy symptoms. Please take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. ...Read more

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Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should i be worried?

Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should i be worried?

Depends: Some conditions, the rash appears later. May be a nerve related issue? May be a muscle problem as well (e.g. Tendon injury). If the pain is severe, i'd have your regular doctor give it a check out. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow.  I have had no injuries.  Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

See below: Any rashes associated with the pain area? If so, consider "shingles" but the pain often comes before the rash. Watch for this. Any numbness in the area or down the arm, consider a neck issue/brachial nerve plexus issue. See your doctor for confirmation or not. ...Read more

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I have a had a burning sensation on the right side at temple it comes and goes I don't have any other symptoms and there's no rash, not hot to touch?

I have a had a burning sensation on the right side at temple it comes and goes I don't have any other symptoms and there's no rash, not hot to touch?

Burning Sensation: Paresthesia is a sensation, usually felt on the skin, usually felt or described as numbness, tingling, pins and needles, or pricking. Paresthesia is a nerve disorder. Treatment for paresthesia is usually by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Is burning sensation one inch above navel a symptom of ibs?

Is burning sensation one inch above navel a symptom of ibs?

Not typical IBS...: What you describe sounds a bit like either a nerve issue (if the sensation is superficial and involves the skin). If this sensation is being felt internally that is the kind of symptom associated with stomach ulcers, problems with the surrounding organs near the stomach, reflux of bile into the stomach or gastric acid into the union of esophagus and stomach. Naval piercing? An MD exam can help you ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Rotator Cuff (Definition)

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that wrap around the ball of the ball and socket joint f the shoulder. The cuff muscles initiate the movements of internal and external rotation as well as lifting your arm ...Read more