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Doctor insights on: Burning Sensation On Chest Skin

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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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I have a burning sensation under my skin on my chest. What is it?

I have a burning sensation under my skin on my chest. What is it?

Maybe shingles: See your doctor to get treatment if she thinks it may be shingles. Otherwise she will know if it is the burning from reflux or chest pain or bronchitis. ...Read more

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Should I go to the hospital if I have a burning sensation on my skin on my chest it is also very red?

Should I go to the hospital  if I have a burning  sensation  on my skin on my chest it is also very red?

See a doc: If you think it's more than sunburn then just see your normal MD unless you also have fever in which case an ER visit might be justified ...Read more

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F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. worse when at rest. skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. has lasted on/off ~5days?

F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. worse when at rest. skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. has lasted on/off ~5days?

Anxiety vs....: Something! It is often hard to understand how feeling stress or anxious could cause skin symptoms such as these, but in a young person your age, that is the most likely cause. HOWEVER, the significant disease causes of this are in the connective tissue disease realm: lupus, scleroderma, dematomyositis, cryoglobulinemia, rheumatoid arthritis. Reduce stress, observe, see doc in 2 weeks if persists ...Read more

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Burning sensation in left upper chest on and off feeling dont think its heartburn feels like a dull burn cant tell if its skin or deep in sometimes fe?

Burning sensation in left upper chest on and off feeling dont think its heartburn feels like a dull burn cant tell if its skin or deep in sometimes fe?

Atypical chest pain: Need more information to evaluate the chest pain. At your age it not very common to be cardiac origin, still can not rule out the possibility. It could be acid reflux, esophagitis, esophageal infection, sapsm, costochondritis and may more. Have it checked out with detailed history and physical. ...Read more

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Hi, i have been experiencing internal tingling and burning sensation all over my body from my head, arms, stomach, chest,back etc?

Hi, i have been experiencing internal tingling and burning sensation all over my body from my head, arms, stomach, chest,back etc?

TOTAL BODY PAIN: A few possibilities to be considered, including Fabry's disease, a diffuse neuropathy especially involving small fibres, and fibromyalgia. Some rheumatological conditions could present this way. Need to discuss this with your physician and get this investigated. ...Read more

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Hot, red skin, burning sensation on hands, feet, thighs, neck/chest, what could be causing this?

Hot, red skin, burning sensation on hands, feet, thighs, neck/chest, what could be causing this?

Sounds worrisome: though autoimmune disorders as well as any skin rash could cause such symptoms. Of course I'm guessing you have ruled out sun burn as a cause? I would see a healthcare provider as soon as possible if you continue to have these symptoms. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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