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Burning Sensation In The Left Arm 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.?
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
Experience a burning sensation on my left arm it last 10 seconds and goes away it been happening for a week in a half now. Not taking medications.
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
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
Paresthesias: There are several possibilities depending on the precise distribution of the symptoms. Google separately images for ulnar nerve, median nerve and dermatomes. See which ones match best his symptoms. If these don't precisely fit the problem could also be in the spinal cord or brain. Have an evaluation by a neurologist to further help. ...Read more
Past 48 hrs my left arm is really cold and has a cold burning sensation and achy. My right arm is cold but feels normal?
Need professional: evaluation , see your doctor immediately or go to ER to make sure is vascularity is intact . ...Read more
I've been having a pain in my left shoulder from few days day with a burning sensation in the upper part of my left arm.
Nerve pain: likely due to a "pinched" nerve. Recent trauma? Apply heat, rest the joint (sling), use some non-steroidal anti-inflammatories for pain. If not better in few days, see PCP. Be well. ...Read more
I am a 30 y old woman. Having left arm heaviness and burning sensation in fingers after heavy lifting and also on cold mornings. What could it be?
Nerve: A pinched nerve in the neck or shoulder region could be the problem. Symptoms brought on by cold temperatures suggest some vascular spasm. Bursitis of the shoulder is another possibility. An orthopedic specialist or neurologist would be best to evaluate you and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more
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