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Burning Stinging Skin
Can menopause cause painful burning/stinging skin sensations or can it be through vit/min deficiencies. Change in temp. Makes it worse. Better in summ?
See derm: See your dermatologist for the answers because they are numerous. ...Read more
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
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
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
Could a blocked sinus or sinus issue cause a burning stinging pain in front part of head? Lasted about 15 seconds
Sinusitis: Frontal sinus infection can cause frontal head ache. If you have associated sinus congestion it is possible. ...Read more
Blocked sinus. Sharp burning stinging pain on top of head on the side of the blocked sinus. Lasted for about 15 seconds. Is this normal?
No: See Ear nose and throat doctor or PCP for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
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 have a sudden onset of scalp pain around the crown of my head. It is pretty severe and extremely tender to touch it is like a burning stinging?
Hard to say: You should see a dermatologist as soon as possible so a diagnosis can be made quickly. ...Read more
I have a stinging almost like burning pain when I bend over or get up on the left side of my belly button. No visible irritation to the skin or bulges?
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
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
Recurring burning and sometimes itching in vulva with no infection. Urine stings the skin. What could this be?
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
My penis is burning when im trying to have sex. There are red rashes around the head of my penis. Stings when I shower.
B Cu: My rec is 2 get 2 a urologist soon! ...Read more
Masturbated alot, feel stinging and burning sorenss in shaft past head. Penis has ergonomic grip, numb cant get/maintain erection 4 days. What's wrong?
See details: A penis with an ergonomic grip? Now I have heard everything. Stopmasturbating fir several days and all will be well. ...Read more
Stinging burning inside ears, itchy stinging scalp above ears, very painful stiffening of neck behind ears & down to shoulders, stinging skin of arm.?
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?
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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