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I am getting a burning sensation in upper body after taking a medicine for allergy?

I am getting a burning sensation in upper body after taking a medicine for allergy?

What kind?: You will need to tell us what kind of medication and how soon the reaction started after you took the pill because we can venture a guess. Nonetheless if any medication causes unacceptable side effects, avoidance is the key regardless of the mechanism causing them. ...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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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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2 weeks of burning/chilled sensation in whole upper body and arms. No pain. Symptoms come on when exposed to cold weather. Herpes? MS? Heart?

2 weeks of burning/chilled sensation in whole upper body and arms. No pain. Symptoms come on when exposed to cold weather. Herpes? MS? Heart?

Detailed history: In cases where the symptoms are complex and the diagnosis is not straightforward, many clinicians would say that the most important step is detailed conversation with the patient to elucidate the history. Especially if some work up has already been done, a careful review of the story is the first step. Consider getting a consultation with a doctor in the office or here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Feel like burning sensation in my body n ants crawling?

Feel like burning sensation in my body n ants crawling?

Neuropathy?: You might have nerve inflammation due to infection, disk problems, vitamin B12 deficiency, Alcohol, pressure on nerve, Diabetes, Vasculitis, Autoimmune diseases, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation all over your body?

What causes a burning sensation all over your body?

Hhmmm: Not very much comes to mind that can cause burning all over the body. Some physicians might right this off as a psychiatric diagnosis. So you may want to give a careful review of all symptoms and problems you may have. For burning all over I would look for inflammation, toxins or neurologic issues at the level of the brain that would affect your perception body wide. ...Read more

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Why do I have a tingle burning sensation through my body?

Why do I have a tingle burning sensation through my body?

Needs Evaluation: It is very hard to say what is causing your symptoms without evaluation by your doctor
need detailed history, comprehensive examination including neurological exam and if indicated blood/urine test etc, . ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in the various parts of the body?

Peripheral neuropath: Peripheral neuropathy refers to damaged sensory nerves caused by diabetes, vitamin deficiency, physical trauma, consequence of shingles, etc. Go see your doctor for evaluation & appropriate treatment. Sometimes we use older antidepressants like Amitriptyline (lots of side effects in elderly), epilepsy drugs like Gabapentin & pregabalin, pepper compound (capsaicin), numbing agent (lidocaine) etc. ...Read more

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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

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What can cause extreme numbness and burning sensation throughout my body?

General check up: You need to see a doctor for general up for any neurological disorder or even diabetic neuropathy. ...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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I have burning sensation in different parts of my body and pain with headache. Also pain on the rightside of my body?

I have burning sensation in different parts of my body and pain with headache. Also pain on the rightside of my body?

Hard to say: All over body pain has several causes some are severe and some are not. It's in your best interest to see your doctor or if unavailable have a doctor examine and talk to you in person. Granted you are siding right side body pain an emergency room visit may provide more information. Good luck ...Read more

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Can u tell me ifi feel a burning sensation in different places in the skin of my body when I touch the skin. What well bi that?

Medication induced: A better question to ask yourself is how long has this been going on for? If you recently started a new medication this could be a side effect. If the symptoms continue it would be best to see your primary care doctor for a full physical exam and assessment. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of numbness and burning sensation of one part of the body which lasted for seconds with no other associated symptoms?

What can be the cause of numbness and burning sensation of one part of the body which lasted for seconds with no other associated symptoms?

Maybe nerve pressed: A person who gets numbness, tingling, or odd sensations in various parts of his body, is likely stimulating or pressing on the nerve to that part of the body. Pressing on the blood vessels to that part of the body is also possibly a cause, but less likely. The person can see his primary care doctor and show him exactly what happens. The doctor may refer to a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What is this intense burning sensation all over my body?

What is this intense burning sensation all over my body?

Possibilities: May be vitamin deficiency, especially b vitamins. Could be fibromyalgia, might be onset of small fibre neuropathy associated with early diabetes. See your doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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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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Help please. When I wake up I have a burning sensation all over my body?

Help please. When I wake up I have a burning sensation all over my body?

See primary care doc: There are many things that can cause whole body burning. Your primary care doctor can make sure that you do not have any vitamin or hormonal imbalances. If you have a good diet and exercise regularly, and are still having symptoms, a neurolgist or physiatrist can make sure that you don't have a condition affecting your nerves. ...Read more

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I've been getting a burning sensation all over my body when I get worried! Y is this?

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I've been getting a burning sensation all over my body when I get worried! Y is this?

Adrenaline: Adrenaline rush when anxious affects your cardiovascular system & gives you the flushing sensation. ...Read more