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Burning sensation under skin.. Gets worse when angry.. What is this called?

Burning sensation under skin.. Gets worse when angry.. What is this called?

Hot under the collar: I am not 100% sure, but it may have to do wtih release of histamines when stressed. ...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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Burning sensation under skin on hands itches bones hurt like injured when nothing happened. Very painful. Adult male. Takes no meds?

Burning sensation under skin on hands itches bones hurt like injured when nothing happened.  Very painful. Adult male. Takes  no meds?

Depends on the: location on your hand, but without any trauma the "burning sensation" sounds like neuropathy. Neuropathic pain can come from a viral infection (herpes zoster/shingles), nerve entrapment (like carpal tunnel syndrome especially if accompanied with muscle weakness), and certain neuromuscular diseases. Please see a professional healthcare provider for proper exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning sensation under the skin on the back?

What could cause a burning sensation under the skin on the back?

NotalgiaParesthetica: What you describe sounds like "notalgia paresthetica". It is usually caused by irritation of nerve roots as they exit the spine. The most common problem is poor posture and slouching. I recommend postural exercises and muscle strengthening to my patients with this problem. It does work. To be certain of what you are experiencing, i would see a dermatologist or your pcp first. ...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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It is 3.5 months post c-section. I get burning sensation under the skin on where the wound is. The pain is not always. But on and off.

It is 3.5 months post c-section. I get burning sensation under the skin on where the wound is. The pain is not always. But on and off.

Normal after C/S: it is normal to have a burning sensation under the skin after a C/S. Your body is still healing and the nerves are sometimes very sensitive. It will improve in time. ...Read more

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Nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg daily + rantodine 300mg daily per doc. Side efcts are bothering. Am feeling a burning sensation under my skin @andom what other options?

Talk to Doc: Either medicine alone should be adequate for most circumstances. Tell your prescribing dr. About the side effects and ask for recommended change specific to your situation. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left knee. It has a red ring around it and a burning sensation under the skin. There is also tenderness. What could b wrong?

I have a lump on my left knee. It has a red ring around it and a burning sensation under the skin. There is also tenderness. What could b wrong?

Get evaluated for: Fungal/bacterial infection, eczema, insect bite cellulitis etc. Only ur dr can make an accurate diagnosis. Take care! http://www.Healthline.Com/health/rashes. ...Read more

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Ive been have pain/ discomfort in right upper abdomen by ribs that radiate to the side .burning sensation under my skin othrt times its cramp like. I also have intermittent discomfort in right shoulder blade. Dr thought it was gallbladder. Ultrasound sh

Ive been have pain/ discomfort in right upper abdomen by ribs that radiate to the side .burning sensation under my skin othrt times its cramp like. I also have intermittent discomfort in right shoulder blade.  Dr thought it was gallbladder.  Ultrasound sh

It depends: There are many possible causes. An irritation of a nerve in the thoracic pain can cause pain to radiate around one side of the trunk. A gallbladder problem can cause pain radiating into the right side as can a lung and kidney problem. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually tell the cause. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Upper back very red burning sensation and feel lumps under skin?

Upper back very red burning sensation and feel lumps  under skin?

Hard to say: Without being able to see the area, but one possibility is shingles. It sounds like its very painful for you. Please consider seeing your doctor as there are helpful treatments available. ...Read more

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My son has a burning sensation on his skin under his arm but no rash. Very painfultothe touch?

My son has a burning sensation on his skin under his arm but no rash. Very painfultothe touch?

Several options...: For burning sensation. May be from injury, oncoming shingles flare, or early infection. Would see your doctor if this persists or worsens or of there are any other concerns such as fever. Good luck! ...Read more

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My hair is thinning and my hair is tingling, burning sensation with lumps under the skin can you tell me what is this ?

My hair is thinning and my hair is tingling, burning sensation with lumps under the skin can you tell me what is this
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Many causes: This could be seborrheic dermatitis, due to a specific type of yeast, or infection of the hair follicles (folliculitis). The hair thinning may or may not be related. Treatment options include over the counter shampoos with zinc, selenium, coal tar, resorcin, or salicylic acid. If it doesn't get better see your doc to rule out more serious causes. ...Read more

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For approx 8 weeks i've had a "burning" type of sensation under skin through entire body. No visible hives. Could this be dysesthesia or ms-related?

For approx 8 weeks i've had a "burning" type of sensation under skin through entire body. No visible hives. Could this be dysesthesia or ms-related?

Possible answer: Has anyone discussed a diffuse small fibre neuropathy? This can cause diffuse burning pain, and may be associated with a number of conditions. To diagnose, you will need an EMG study, and perhaps, a 3 site skin punch biopsy. Additional blood studies are decided based on this approach. May wind up having a vitamin deficiency. Find an experienced neurologist in this regard. Doubt ms. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on fore head what do i do?

I have burning sensation on fore head what do i do?

Hard to say: May be due to various causes. It would be more helpful if you give more information: How long has it been present? Does it last all day? If not, how long each time. Where in the forehead: in the center vs on either side of forehead? Are there any other symptoms: fever, trouble with vision or any other symptoms? "Burning" type pain often signifies a problem with a local nerve to the involved area. ...Read more

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What would burning sensation when touching your skin?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

Neuralgia: What you are describing is nerve pain which is described as burning in nature, likely secondary to a pinched nerve either c2 or c3 dermatome. ...Read more