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Burning Sensation In The Thumb
Median branch: Most likely a sensory branch of the median nerve is irritated and/or compressed. Sometimes this localized symptom can occur as a result of carpal syndrome in which the entire median nerve is compressed as it enters the palm beneath a thick ligament. Since writing is important, you probably should see a doctor to confirm this supposition. ...Read more
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
Hours ago I got this burning sensation where my thumb and wrist meet up. Can anyone tell me what it could be and what can I do?
I have a burning sensation on my thumb from the tip to the first crease is burning. What can I do to stop it was likely caused it?
I have sle and take my medications but these days I have burning sensation in the thumb and first finger and part of the palm what could be this?
What's causing this burning sensation in pad of thumb? No burn, cut, swelling, bleeding, or blister. Just a slightly darker spot under surface. Size of eraser. Pain very small & local, but intense.
Difficult to say: If you having increasing pain, swelling, or the skin is turning red you should see a doctor. They can also check for things like Reyanauds. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-disease/basics/definition/con-20022916 ...Read more
What can be some benign and mild causes of my skin on my thumb feels a burning sensation when I press down on it. Stress related?
I believe I fractured my thumb about 4 months ago. I splinted it for 4 weeks. Now, my thumb has a burning sensation and sometimes tingles.
Nerve pinched: By either the original injury or the splint. Did you have an x-ray? If so the treating physician can tell you which nerve may have been damaged initially. However, if the sensation just came on after splinting for awhile, it may be that the splint put pressure on the nerve. Now that it's off, you may regain normal sensation but it may take a few months. Some are using topical vitamin D cream. ...Read more
Am getting burning sensation in forearm and constant pins and needles in thumb over the last 3 days.
I have pain in my wrist (more in morning), has a burning sensation, is a little more swollen too (on my thumb side.) I can't lean on it. What can it be?
I've had severe pain and swelling in my hands, especially in my left thumb. I get a burning sensation in my wrists while touching. It affects my work and makes me irritable. What should I do?
The fleshy part of my hand under the thumb area has a dull, burning sensation that's been sore for over a month everyday, all day. Any ideas? Thanks
Burning in the hand:
This sounds like a form of carpal tunnel syndrome. This pinching of the nerves going into the hand can especially affect the muscles that move the thumb. If not treated these muscles can deteriorate and you can get grip weakness.
It sounds like you need to be seen by a hand or nerve expert. ...Read more
Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?
Right shoulder blade pain. When I sleep wrong I wake up with burning sensation in right arm and numb burn in thumb. I don't long hours of hard labor.
Shoulder pain: Your nerves that innervate your arm and hand are being irritated by your cervical verterbrae. Get help from an orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation in hand any good ointment to relieve the pain and won't cause further burning or pain?
Maybe: You should first determine the cause of the hand burning and let that guide the treatment ...Read more
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
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
Hi I've got pain in my lower abdomal that goes around to my back it's a sharp burning sensation (right hand side)?
I have burning sensation in hands and feet, get pain in the fingers and hand especially after lifting weights though not heavy. What causes n treatment?
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
Probably not serious: Veins anywhere in the body usually cause no symptoms unless they have a problem such as a clot, inflammation or trauma. There are also many nerves in your hand which can cause similar symptoms. If your vein was the source of the burning it should show some signs of irritation such as swelling, hardness, red color or inflammation. Try local care with heat and ibuprofen. If no better, see an md. ...Read more
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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