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I have a burning/stinging sensation on the skin of my upper lip, I have been out in the sun a lot lately, should I be concerned?

I have a burning/stinging sensation on the skin of my upper lip, I have been out in the sun a lot lately, should I be concerned?

Happens: Funny enough, after a significant amount of sun exposure, I developed the same sensation on my right upper lip 2-3 weeks ago. Now I am of Latin-American origin, so my skin tolerates sun better than Caucasian skin, but sun damage, stress, dryness can all contribute to these areas of burning on your lip ...Read more

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I accidentally used 40% urea cream on my face and it left a bright red patch of stinging and burning skin. How can I lessen these side effects asap?

I accidentally used 40% urea cream on my face and it left a bright red patch of stinging and burning skin. How can I lessen these side effects asap?

Cleanse immediately.: If you have not already cleansed with a gentle cleanser such as cetaphil and rinsed several times with water, please do so now. Next, place some over the counter Cortaid (hydrocortisone) on the site. Lastly, get a great sunscreen that has physical blockers such as zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. It is important that an inflamed area on the face not get sun exposure to worsen the discoloration! ...Read more

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I've got stinging burning itchy red skin on my joint areas for 2 days now?? I have no allergies and it just started randomly. Any ideas what's wrong?

I've got stinging burning itchy red skin on my joint areas for 2 days now?? I have no allergies and it just started randomly. Any ideas what's wrong?

Which joint areas: Are you referring to? And are the burning itchy red skin areas associated with prolonged sunlight exposure? Or have they been through friction or some rubbing action recently? Any medications or new substances that you may have ingested within the last 2-3 days? These are clues to help figure out the problem. Otherwise you would need direct hands-on examination for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a burning/stinging sensation that travels up the side of my face to the top of my head on the left side. What could this be?

I am experiencing a burning/stinging sensation that travels up the side of my face to the top of my head on the left side. What could this be?

Nerve: Sounds like the first branch of the fifth cranial nerve which exits your skull just in front of your ear. Go see your doc and if he can't help see a good neurologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I have burning and stinging pains in my head after chiari surgery?

Talk to your surgeon: You may have a pinched nerve or a healing nerve ending causing the pain, but your surgeon should be aware of any unusual symptoms after a procedure. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain with urination (quality: stinging or burning sensation) and skin rash (quality: itchiness).

I am experiencing pain with urination (quality: stinging or burning sensation) and skin rash (quality: itchiness).

Few things here: For the urinary symptoms you will need to see your doctor for testing the urine to see if you have an infection. Remember to drink your water. For the rah you need to give a good description of the rash like how does it look, does it spread, when did it come. So ask doctor to look at it when you go fir your urine ...Read more

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I am experiencing mouth pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation). The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?

I am experiencing mouth pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation). The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?

GO....: Go and see your own dentist or physician asap! We cannot diagnose nor treat you over the internet. Are you taking any medications? Are you having any other symptoms? If you can't get an appointment right away, I would suggest you go to a 24/7 medical facility. ...Read more

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What could cause a slightly raised, skin colored circle to just appear on my face that looks like a bee sting 2 days ago. No itching, burning...

What could cause a slightly raised, skin colored circle to just appear on my face that looks like a bee sting 2 days ago. No itching, burning...

Many possibilities: Without being able to see this and examine the lesion it is very difficult if not impossible to diagnose. Suggest you show this to your family doctor or to a dermatologist and have it diagnosed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ears ring a lot daily, crawly feelings in face, sharp stings in face, ears, head, neck, burning behind eyes. Can this all be a headache? Neuropathy?

Ears ring a lot daily, crawly feelings in face, sharp stings in face, ears, head, neck, burning behind eyes. Can this all be a headache? Neuropathy?

Headache &neuropathy: Can have similar symptoms and often are comorbid diseases. Neurologists or pain management specialists can help to identify and manage these conditions. At this point, you need to be evaluated, imaged and diagnosed.
Then the treatment could be applied.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Burning head of penis but all STD testing came back neg, had blood at top where foreskin attacth to head and stinging mostly if sweating, went to doc and determined it'd not a STD so what could it be if it's not a std?

Burning head of penis but all STD testing came back neg, had blood at top where foreskin attacth to head and stinging mostly if sweating, went to doc and determined it'd not a STD so what could it be if it's not a std?

Inflammation...: Can cause stinging and bleeding. This could be from mechanical irritation of that region on clothing. Certain bacterial and fungal infections can cause burning and itching, and do not show up on standard std or UTI tests. There are inflammatory conditions of the skin, or types of dermatitis, such as lichen sclerosis that are problematic. I recommend seeing a dermatologist or urologist. ...Read more

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Pea size lump under skin on mid back to left. It stings and causin burning pain round into breast&down arm. Doc said shingles 2 week ago but no rash?

Pea size lump under skin on mid back to left. It stings and causin burning pain round into breast&down arm. Doc said shingles 2 week ago but no rash?

Diagnosis: This may be a neuroma, might be shingles, or several other possibilities. Would need to see it in order to diagnose. Suggest that if you are not confident in the doctor's diagnosis that you get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Why is there stinging and burning when I pass urine and there all the time?

Several issues: This could be a problem with some irritation of the external genetalia or a vaginal inflammation, or could represent symptomatic urinary tract infection. Strongly advise seeing a doctor and having this worked out asap. Get better soon. ...Read more

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What could the stinging/burning that I feel in my feet and wrists be?

What could the stinging/burning that I feel in my feet and wrists be?

Several causes: Burning or numbness in the hands and feet can be caused by a problem in the spine such as a herniated disc. Can also be caused by a neurpathy that occurs in people with diabetes. Other causes include things like carpal tunnel and tarsal tunnel syndrome. An evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Upper left back burning and stinging pain?

Ans: Did you have trauma to the back? You need to give a good history. Could be muscular or herneations see your doctor ...Read more

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What to do if I have had 5 back fusionsp not 1 of them worked. I am having burning, stinging and disconfort when I sit down, ?

What to do if I have had 5 back fusionsp not 1 of them worked. I am having burning, stinging and disconfort when I sit down, ?

Spinal Cord Stim: If this many surgeries have not helped DO NOT GET ANOTHER SURGERY EVER! See a Pain/spine specialist that is NOT A SURGEON. They may be able to offer some relief from your ongoing pain. You may be a candidate for a spinal cord stimulator which helps with pain like you have. Alternatively, there can be other reasons like facet abnormalities or you may still have nerve root impingement. ...Read more

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What is the Stinging/burning sensation around outside of my anus?

What is the Stinging/burning sensation around outside of my anus?

Anal discomfort: Possibilities include an anal fissure, perianal dermatitis, and hemorrhoids. A perianal abscess is less likely. I recommend that you consult a proctologist or colorectal surgeon for diagnosis, advice and treatment. In the meantime try warm applications and apply an ointment like anusol or cortisporin. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of burning and stinging from shoulders down to fingers?

What would be the cause of burning and stinging from shoulders down to fingers?

Nerve problem: Whenever we hear the symptoms burning/stinging we think of nerve entrapment or involvement. It would be even more typical if it was just one arm, not both. The nerve could be compromised in your neck or as it passed down your shoulder causing what is called a brachial plexopathy. Very possibly a test called an EMG (electromyogram) may be revealing. Work with your doctor or neurologist for answers! ...Read more

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I am experiencing headache (side: all sides) (quality: burning or stinging) (time frame: gradual) (worsened by: daily activities) (severity: worst...

I am experiencing headache (side: all sides) (quality: burning or stinging) (time frame: gradual) (worsened by: daily activities) (severity: worst...

Plan: Your headache definitely need the evaluation by doctor. Do you check your blood pressure recently. Check this first of all, please. And go to a doctor. May be you need CT scan or MRI. But this will depend on other clinical symptoms. If all test will be normal, may be this is tensions headache, what related to chronic stress ...Read more

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What could be causing my testicles to be burning and stinging?

What could be causing my testicles to be burning and stinging?

Epididymo-orchitis: Statistically, the most common cause of your symptoms is epididymo-orchitis which is an inflammation often caused by infection. On the other hand, if it is the scrotum that is irritated with the testicles themselves normal, dermatitis is likely. See a urologist for examination. ...Read more