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Burning Skin Sensation Causes
Vasodilation: Or widening of the blood vessels sends blood to the skin and can be experienced as burning. This is the result of chemicals such as histamine being produced in large quantities in the body when stressed. Today we talk about the flight, flight, freeze response. The relaxation response is the opposite and herbert benson, md, has a little book w/technique that helps. The very best to you. ...Read more
I've heard that stress/anxiety can cause burning skin sensations and other odd sensations in the skin. Is this correct ?
Just a thought. I suffer from burning skin sensations from anxiety. Would an antihistamine help with this sensation do you think ?
What can I do for severe tightening of feet(especially around thumb) accompanied with burning skin sensation?
Hands or feet?: If your hands and thumb are swollen or your feet and big toe are swollen it will feel tight. This can be due to fluid retention from , salting your food, eating salty food, high blood pressure, allergies and more. See your doctor to get started on preventing this from effecting your heart, blood pressure, kidneys or lungs. Elevate your hands or feet and make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
When I reach my arm I get a burning, skin ripping sensation in my left teres major area. Ideas? I've had this before on my right side in the same spot
It's a nerve problem: Could be (not is, could be) positional nerve or nerve root entrapment somewhere in your neck or shoulder. The closer it is to the midline and the more symmetrical it is, the closer it is to your cervical spine. More likely in people who are very thin, very muscular, or have some cervical degenerative changes. Don't rush off to get it fixed, but do see a doc if you desire reassurance. ...Read more
I have a burning skin sensation in both forearms and also in one or both inside ankle areas. Don't think I have a pinched nerve. Neurologist ?
Reasonable: You can start with primary care to rule out a skin process. ...Read more
Burning skin sensation starting in buttock down thru leg/foot. Occurs with hemorrhoid. Happens on and off for several years. 35 yo f.
Secondary phenomenon: This is a secondary phenomenon from straining or what is commonly called a valsalva maneuver. My diagnosis is that as you push to have a bm, the nerve is being pushed into either a disc herniation or spur in your lumbar spine. Mri of the lumbar spine is indicated and f/u with your doc. ...Read more
Severe tightening of feet(especially around thumb) accompanied with burning skin sensation. Have i got a viral infection or bacteria?
See a doctor: Without the ability to have access to your medical history and perform an exam cannot diagnose, but this has the potential to be very severe and would strongly recommend that you see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Many thanks for answering my question. I just thought I'd ask a more detailed one. I've had pain in my legs ( deep muscle ache and a burning skin sensation ) for around a year now. All tests have been clear from a neurologist. Rheumatologist said " it mig
Said what else: It might be muscle - myofascial type pain, restless legs can do this. They have you on the correct medication for this but you need to see if you can increase the dose if it is not type. A sleep study may help define the restless legs and also you should see if your iron studies are OK. ...Read more
White 31 yr old male. Uric acid 7.4, abdominal CT scan normal, cmp completely normal, burning skin sensation in neck & back. Likelihood of myeloma?
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