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Doctor insights on: Burning Sensation On Fingers 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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Bumps on back of hands and fingers. Itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.

Bumps on back of hands and fingers. Itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.

Dishydrotic eczema?: Eczema on the fingers and hands doesn't have to look like the dry, crackly surface skin texture of eczema elsewhere. Fingers can have itchy flesh-colored bumps, called dishydrotic eczema or dishydrosis. The treatment is as in eczema, with hydrocortisone cream or other steroid creams; and if the rash worsens or isn't better soon, one should see a primary care doctor or dermatologist for evaluation. Read more

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Woke up with burning sensation in my left palm and fingers, comes and goes. CT scan of my head clear. Is this worrisome of something serious wrong?

Woke up with burning sensation in my left palm and fingers, comes and goes. CT scan of my head clear. Is this worrisome of something serious wrong?

Ct of head?: Why did you have a crush? Need more information. Are you left or right handed? What kind of work do you do? Need to give Aggies history but sounds like you may have been evaluated Read more

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I am feeling a burning sensation in my fingers, I have not cut any chillis. Why is this so? And how can I cure it?

I am feeling a burning sensation in my fingers, I have not cut any chillis. Why is this so? And how can I cure it?

There are numerous: Causes of finger burning sensation. Causes range from smoking and diabetes to blood vessel problems (Raynaud's disease) to arthritic or connective tissue problems such as lupus. Mechanical problems such as Dupytren's contracture of the palm can also do this. It requires a full assessment by your primary doctor or neurologist; the spectrum of possible tests is extensive. Treatments are available. Read more

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I have been fingered, I bleed in the inside, the blood color is brown and I feel burning sensation a little. What it could be?

I have been fingered, I bleed in the inside, the blood color is brown and I feel burning sensation a little. What it could be?

Bleeding: The brown color is likely old blood. May also indicate that you are having a period. Burning sensation is a little concerning as this may mean either a bacterial or yeast infection. In any event, you will need to see a physician if the symptoms have not gone away in the next day or two. Read more

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Why do I feel a burning sensation in between my fingers?

Why do I feel a burning sensation in between my fingers?

Burnning: There are many causes for burnning sensation in between fingers. Most common is B12 deficiency and diabetes.Other causes are amyloid neuropathy, b6, hiv, vasculitis, lyme, vasculitis, hypothyroid, medication specially chemotherapy, certain medications. Read more

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Why I am feeling burning sensation in index finger?

Nerve Compression: Your sensation could be related to some nerve compression at your wrist area which we see in people with carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be attributed to the type of work that you do everyday. Read more

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I have burning sensation in my right index finger what is it?

I have burning sensation in my right index finger what is it?

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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I have little lumps and burning sensation in between two of my fingers. Can it possibly be herpes?

I have little lumps and burning sensation in between two of my fingers. Can it possibly be herpes?

Difficult to say....: Dermatological (skin) conditions are very difficult to diagnose without first seeing and feeling the lesion, however, interdigital (between the fingers) red bumps could be from herpes or scabies. See your doctor for a definitive work up. Read more

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Woke up with severe burning sensation of my left fingers, which is relief only when inserted water?

Woke up with severe burning sensation of my left fingers, which is relief only when inserted water?

Burning sensatjon: Very few things can do that---1). Nerve pinching at cervical spine level 2) or hypothyroidism 3). Also vitamin b6 deficiency in chronic alcoholic can do that too. Consult with your pmd. Read more

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Having burning sensation on my fingers since last 2 days. What would be the efficient treatment I can do?

Having burning sensation on my fingers since last 2 days. What would be the efficient treatment I can do?

Burning fingers?: How did this happen? Were you cooking with habanero peppers without gloving your hands. I love them too but the capsaicin in them is really intense. Burning is neurological. Is it coming from outside or inside? If from outside get "Goop" at an auto store. It looks like cold cream but it's great at removing heavy chain organic compounds. If it's from inside that's another story. See a neurologist. Read more

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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?

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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I have a burning sensation in both arms that goes to my pinky finger. What could this be?

Nerve pain: It sounds as if you have a nerve irritation. Since it is in both arms it may be coming from a compression in the neck. See you doctor. You may need some testing to diagnose the exact cause. Read more

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Dizziness, burning sensation in response to cold on fingers & tongue. Help?

Dizziness, burning sensation in response to cold on fingers & tongue. Help?

Need evaluation: You need to be evaluated by your doctor to find out what is going on. There are several things that could cause this and the only way to give you an isafter an examination is done. Read more

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Bf fingered me I felt a little bit of a burning sensation. Afterwards there was a bit of blood. Did hymen break or vaginal scratching. I'm a virgin?

Bf fingered me I felt a little bit of a burning sensation. Afterwards there was a bit of blood. Did hymen break or vaginal scratching. I'm a virgin?

Need examination: The only way to know the answer to that would be to have an examination. If you are not in pain or having problems then an examination is not really needed though. Read more

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Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

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