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Burning sensation in upper arm with shoulder blade discomfort. Started a couple months ago pretty sure from a work out ?

Burning sensation in upper arm with shoulder blade discomfort. Started a couple months ago pretty sure from a work out ?

Neck: Have your doctor check for a pinched nerve or herniated disc in your neck. Another possible cause could be rotator cuff tear in the shoulder. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. Good Luck ...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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Extreme fatigue, night sweats, kidney pain, burning sensation on upper arm, nausea, diarrhea, headaches, low fever intermittently. Any ideas? 2+ yrs

Extreme fatigue, night sweats, kidney pain, burning sensation on upper arm, nausea, diarrhea, headaches, low fever intermittently. Any ideas? 2+ yrs

You need a doctor: A doctor who can counsel you and help you is what you need. I doubt that all your problems are of medical nature. To start with you have to have some control over your life, reduce stress, eat well , exercise daily and find some means of being happy with your life. This may take a counseller to walk you through it for some months. ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in fingers of right hand and also a burning sensation. Pain in upper arm and joints of right arm... What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in fingers of right hand and also a burning sensation. Pain in upper arm and joints of right arm... What could this mean?

Numbness ; tingling: There are variety possible causes for this condition including musculus-skeletal disorders of the cervical area, multiple sclerosis or carpal tunnel syndrome, just to name a few. The treatment will depend on your diagnosis. Without the diagnosis is a guessing game. Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist for further investigation and management. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on my left upper arm?

See dr.: Not enough information to tell you what is wrong. Best for you to see a health care provider and provide them with a full history and get an exam of the area to get you properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on skin of upper arm/shoulder for 2 weeks, but nothing there, skin looks completely normal. No rashes or other symptoms. What is it?

Burning sensation on skin of upper arm/shoulder for 2 weeks, but nothing there, skin looks completely normal. No rashes or other symptoms. What is it?

Neuropathy: Sounds like a nerve problem, so we'd call it neuropathy. It can be caused by anything damaging a nerve. Shingles or herpes can do this, but if it has been going on for 2 weeks I'd expect there to be spots or bumps or something showing on the skin by now. It can also be caused by your immune system attacking the nerve or by the nerve being pinched in your spine or elsewhere. See your doc for help. ...Read more

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I've felt like my stomach is been burning. It goes up to under my ribs cage, i'm also constipated. Now i feel a burning sensation on my upper left arm?

I've felt like my stomach is been burning. It goes up to under my ribs cage, i'm also constipated. Now i feel a burning sensation on my upper left arm?

Call doctor: Without much info it's hard to guess. If sudden onset, go to the er now. If this has been gradual and is part of other ongoing symptoms, you still need to call your doctor. Better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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Numbness from elbow down to hand with cramps/burning on fingers. I have a rug burning sensation by the elbows. Both hands. Pain on upper arm to.?

Numbness from elbow down to hand with cramps/burning on fingers. I have a rug burning sensation by the elbows. Both hands. Pain on upper arm to.?

Ulnar nerves: Commonest cause of this is ulnar nerve compression at the elbow. Although most of the symptoms will be experienced in forearm and hands, some symptoms may be noted in upper arms. If the funny bone is tender to the touch this is the most likely case. Don't lean on your elbows. If elbows are swollen or red, get them examined. If your hand is weak, seek medical care soon. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in upper and middle back are sometimes travel to arms and ribs persistant off and on for months 27 year old female?

Trigger points: If intermittent, it is likely that you are having trigger points in muscles of your upper back that then trigger pain radiation into the arms and down into the rib cage. In a young person this is often posture or activity related. Have your primary send you to a rehab medicine doctor or a neurologist interested in musculoskeletal pain. ...Read more

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Sir,i have burning sensation in upper back,shoulders,arms along with pains.i am 23 years old.what it could be?my blood test,EMG,urine all is normal?

Sir,i have burning sensation in upper back,shoulders,arms along with pains.i am 23 years old.what it could be?my blood test,EMG,urine all is normal?

Depends: If you are vegetarian......you have B12 deficiency related neuritis. If you had neck injury......can have entrapment neuropathy. These are long duration disease. If it is one sided and short duration it might be shingles. ...Read more