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What causes tingling burning sensation on left side of the body?

What causes tingling burning sensation on left side of the body?

Need details: If the symptoms are indeed involving left face, left arm, left chest and left leg, then the problem is likely in right brain. See a neurologist. ...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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I am experiencing burning sensation in whole left side of body. It is constant. Hot baths and otc pain meds have not worked. It has been five days.?

I am experiencing burning sensation in whole left side of body. It is constant. Hot baths and otc pain meds have not worked. It has been five days.?

More evaluation: A burning sensation over one entire side of the body is unusual. Do you have any other symptoms- weakness, tingling, numbness, dizziness, headache, fever, etc.? I recommend an evaluation by your physician as no easy or obvious answer to your question occurs to me. ...Read more

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What could be causing a burning sensation down the left side of my body?

What could be causing a burning sensation down the left side of my body?

Numbness body: The abnormal sensation comes when nerves from the brain or spinal cord are irritated. If it is whole left side with face then I would do brain imaging. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on the left side of my body from head to back. What causes the pain?

Atypical symptom: Burning in such a large area of your body is atypical. I am not sure of the cause but if it is central nervous system related it has to be coming from right side of the brain possibly thalamus. This however extremely rare and very unlikely. Most likely there is some other non nervous system related explanation. ...Read more

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What causes tingling, numbness and a burning sensation on the left side of the body?

What causes tingling, numbness and a burning sensation on the left side of the body?

Focal symptoms: Could be a migraine aura, possible transient cerebral ischemia, a focal sensory seizure, and if left arm only, maybe cardiac issue. Sometimes following certain strokes, a focal pain issue with ensue. A focal process in neck could result in unilateral issues in arm and leg. Best to get such problems examined and diagnosed. ...Read more

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Ok here goes, on the left side of my body and at the bottom of my ribcage my skin feels numb yet underneath I have a burning sensation.?

Ok here goes, on the left side of my body and at the bottom of my ribcage my skin feels numb yet underneath I have a burning sensation.?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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On the left side of body and face I have felt, numbness, burning sensation, and pain. Along with difficulty concentrating and sharp decrease in sleep?

On the left side of body and face I have felt, numbness, burning sensation, and pain. Along with difficulty concentrating and sharp decrease in sleep?

Hard to tell: It's important to speak with your primary care doctor or neurologist - your symptoms sound like pain from one of your nerves. The difficulty concentrating and decrease in sleep can simply be from the pain you're having. If your pain is being treated, or if you're seeking help for it and it's hard to treat, concentration and sleep problems could indicate anxiety and/or depression. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue have a burning sensation too?

I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue have a burning sensation too?

Mystery Sensations: The tongue can be inflamed and result in a condition called glossitis. The causes are varied and include nutrition deficiencies and allergies among other causes.

Burning pain and paresthesias can signify a neurologic condition and are best evaluated in-person by a physician or neurologist who can full evaluate. ...Read more

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Burning sensation which started in left abdomen maybe ovaries after a very heavy period it has moved around my body to right side abdomen both breasts and front of calves what could be causing this I also have a lot of relatively large fibroids?

Burning sensation which started in left abdomen maybe ovaries after a very heavy period it has moved around my body to right side abdomen both breasts and front of calves what could be causing this I also have a lot of relatively large fibroids?

Could be fibroids: Fibroids are the most common cause of heavy periods. The pain you describe could also be due to fibroids. When large they can press on pelvic nerves to cause pain in the pelvis, hips, buttocks, thighs, and down the legs. Talk to your doctor. While many places would obtain a pelvic ultrasound, pelvic MRI would actually be better. It delineates the fibroids to see if they correlate with your pain. ...Read more

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Burning sensation left side of stomach along with bubbly feeling in same area. I'm currently 4 days late and nauseous I've taking test and they're neg?

Burning sensation left side of stomach along with bubbly feeling in same area. I'm currently 4 days late and nauseous I've taking test and they're neg?

Pregnancy is not the: Only reason for a late period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Pain/burning sensation left side/left arm. No family history of heart attacks. Multiple heart test done positive. 41 years old. Am I at risk?

Pain/burning sensation left side/left arm. No family history of heart attacks. Multiple heart test done positive. 41 years old. Am I at risk?

Yes: If your heart tests are truly positive, then yes you are at risk. However, burning in left chest is not a common symptom of heart disease. You might want to see if antacids relieve this discomfort first. If they do then a stomach or esophageal problem may be the real issue. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on left side?

Burning sensation on left side?

Need more info: Sorry, but it is hard to say beyond some general comments. The location, aspects of when it started, associated symptoms and so on are needed. In general, burning sensations or pains suggest nerve involvement. Nerve pain (neuropathy) causes burning and tingling, and be caused by nerve injury, irritation or infection. One cause of burning with nothing else can be a first sign of shingles. Write more. ...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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If there is a burning sensation on the left side like in the middle but the pain only occurs every now and then. Should I be worried?

If there is a burning sensation on the left side like in the middle but the pain only occurs every now and then. Should I be worried?

Needs work-up: Suggest you see your family doctor. You certainly need a urinalysis and probably either an abdominal ultrasound or an abdominal ct scan to discover cause. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation right now in the left side of my chest. If been there for at least 20 minutes. Thoughts?

I have a burning sensation right now in the left side of my chest. If been there for at least 20 minutes. Thoughts?

Depends: Chest pain has many causes and many implications. Some are minor like acid reflux and some can be life threatening lung collapse, heart attack. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. If your pain is still persisting in your chest prompt check at an emergency room is indicated. ...Read more

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I've had a slight but constant burning sensation right under my ribcage on my left side. Nothing seems to make it better or worse. Any thoughts?

I've had a slight but constant burning sensation right under my ribcage on my left side. Nothing seems to make it better or worse. Any thoughts?

Burn: Burning pain makes docs think of nerve pain, so if you have or had a rash in that area, shingles is possible, or possibly a pinched nerve from your back. Your stomach is under the ribs and slightly to the left, so a stomach ulcer is possible or gastritis. ...Read more

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My left side of my elbow has a burning sensation, what could cause this?

My left side of my elbow has a burning sensation, what could cause this?

Tennis elbow: If the "outside" part of the elbow is painful the most likely cause is a lateral epicondilytis or a tennis elbow. ...Read more

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Lately at times I get a random burning sensation on my left side of chest. What could be reasons for this?

Lately at times I get a random burning sensation on my left side of chest. What could be reasons for this?

Burn pain: Your question raises more questions. Left side relates to chest wall lung lining, lung, esophagus or stomach. At your age nerve pain should be rare. However given all of the above more detail assessment is needed and evaluation with an internist is a good start. ...Read more

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I have had a tingerling burning sensation in my back around my shoulder blade on the left side for 3 years on and of now I am a smoker?

I have had a tingerling burning sensation in my back around my shoulder blade on the left side for 3 years on and of now I am a smoker?

Cervical Referral?: For DX purposes the scapula is a BIG area. Very common is burning pain at inner edge scapula & in the upper thoracic spine. The basic problem is a neck facet arthritis C4-5? that refers pain to that area and is worse with stress & poor posture. Aleve+ sedation+ exercise and sometimes a chiropractor will help. If not this, please be more specific in location and relation to activity & posture ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in right side of my chest and roughly over the location where aorta is auscultated, now. Sometimes It's over the left. Ok?

I have a burning sensation in right side of my chest and roughly over the location where aorta is auscultated, now. Sometimes It's over the left. Ok?

Well, . ..?: I would never say a "Burning" sensation is OK. It may or may not be the heart, but something is causing your burning, so get a good examination to diagnose and treat the condition. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a sensitive painful to the touch pinching burning sensation on my upper left side of my back. I am a 30 year old woman. This affects movement?

Need imaging: Your symptoms are vague and do not localize a source of your pain. If this had been present for over 2 weeks you should see your primary medical doctors for examination and to order additional radiographs or advanced imaging. ...Read more

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Please help Doctor am having burning sensation on side of body, what do I do?

Please help Doctor am having burning sensation on side of body, what do I do?

Unilateral burning: Of skin? If it is severely painful I might wonder about shingles depending on distribution. Seeing your physician can help to determine what is going on. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on the side of my left big toe?

I have a burning sensation on the side of my left big toe?

Nerve: You may have an injury to the nerve on the top of the foot. This can be caused by tight shoes or swelling. ...Read more

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The skin on my stomach has a burning sensation on the left side. What is the problem?

Not sure: 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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Strange burning sensation under tongue, left side towards back. Should I be worried?

Strange burning sensation under tongue, left side towards back. Should I be worried?

Tongue pain: It could be a canker sore or accidental cut\abrasion. This would need to be confirmed with a one on one personal clinical exam. Check it our with your dentist. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

Gastric Reflex: You may have GERD or the Gastric Esophageal Reflex disease. It requires proper diagnosis (stool or blood test) before your doctor gives you treatment, consisting of a combo therapy. ...Read more

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Hallo I have a burning sensation in the midle of my cheast. When I breath in or turn my upper body to the left. I'm 31 years old.

Hallo I have a burning sensation in the midle of my cheast. When I breath in or turn my upper body to the left. I'm 31 years old.

Costochondritis: In someone your age the most likely cause is irritation of the nerves in your anterior chest as they cross the cartilage and bone. This usually resolves with time but can be persistent. Anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen are helpful as is rest of the muscle of your rib cage. Other causes are possible but really rare. If you develop other symptoms or theses persist see your doc. ...Read more

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I have been getting a pain with burning sensation on my left side right under rib cage, but it happens every 12 hours. What could it be?

Muscle Strain: There is not much in that area. You could have a muscle strain. Sometimes shingles can present as a burning sensation but usually has a band of redness associated with it. Also you could have a irritated skin nerve from pressure or trauma. Tough one to answer but that should be a good start. ...Read more

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I have had pain daily under ribs on left side, almost like pain when you run to hard. Lately I have constant burning sensation in same area.

I have had pain daily under ribs on left side, almost like pain when you run to hard. Lately I have constant burning sensation in same area.

See doctor: This may be a simple case of heart burn or a serious case of coronary problem- the latter far more likely you have diabetes, hypertension, and/or high lipid problem. You need the immediate attention of a doctor. ...Read more