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What could cause this burning sensation under my index fingernail?

What could cause this burning sensation under my index fingernail?

Glomus? : There is a tumor called a glomus tumor. This is not cancer it is benign. It causes pain and cold insensitivity of the finger tip. Treatment involves removing the tumor. ...Read more

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Fingernails (Definition)

Fingernails are the hard coverings at the end of fingertips. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. they function to protect the fingertip and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good hand hygiene and nail care is important to prevent bacterial ...Read more


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I have this burning sensation under my fingernail bed to the point where it turned a reddish green. Any tips on how to treat this?

Possible nail bed: infection. See PCP asap for proper diagnosis and antibiotics if needed. Goal is to treat asap and prevent possible spread into finger/hand. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a burning pain in between my cutical and the end of my fingernail, would you have any idea what could be the cause?

I'm experiencing a burning pain in between my cutical and the end of my fingernail, would you have any idea what could be the cause?

Chronic paronychia: Usually develops slowly, causing gradual swelling, tenderness and redness of the skin around the nails. Can be acute or chronic. Candida or other fungi are the cause. More common in diabetes, constant exposure to water or chemical solvents.; treatment with antifungal medication. Keep dry and clean. rubber gloves with an absorbent cotton .Don't cut cuticles , bite nails, Diabetes control. ...Read more

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My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail?

My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail?

Onychomycosis: Need more information. Is the area red? dry skin? Is the nail changing colors (i.e. green, yellow, etc)? Is it all nails or just one nail? ...Read more

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Severe athletes foot deep cracks in the heel of foot, toenails that are too thick to cut with fingernail clippers extreme pain and burning what to do?

Severe athletes foot deep cracks in the heel of foot, toenails that are too thick to cut with fingernail clippers extreme pain and burning what to do?

Consult with: a BOARD CERTIFIED DERMATOLOGIST (Skin specialist)
Look for Hospital or University based ( resources for CULTURE and SENSITIVITY of the infecting fungus (Although 'Tinea Pedis" most "common" other fungi can 'invade" as well as BACTERIAL 'super" infection" Good Luck and hope this is helpful
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I have constant tingling and burning in my calves?

I have constant tingling and burning in my calves?

Clarify please: There are so many variables that could be related to this: what meds are you on, what is your daily activity, what other medical problems do you have, how long has it gone on, what precipitates the pain, how severe is it, does it radiate, etc. Tingling and burning can be a nerve problem, like from diabetes. But if just in the calves, perhaps it is due to a muscle strain or bad shoes. ...Read more

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What could cause burning and tingling in the feet ?

What could cause burning and tingling in the feet ?

Most likely two: Things, either neuropathy (inflammations of the nerves) or you may have neuroma in the foot. ...Read more

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I have tingling sensation in my liver no burning or pain?

I have tingling sensation in my liver no burning or pain?

The liver itself: Does not have sensory nerve endings. The outer tissue or capsule can react to sudden changes it size, ie stretching. Need a complete history and exam to try to sort out your "tingling.". ...Read more

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What can cause sudden burning tingling of skin with heat?

What can cause sudden burning tingling of skin with heat?

Heat rash: Could be a reaction due to release of histamine. If there is rash it could be heat induced urticaria. If you are taking tetracycline or doxycycline this could cause it too. ...Read more

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Can sinus issues cause burning and tingling in one part of head?

Can sinus issues cause burning and tingling in one part of head?

Sinusitis: This is not a typical sinus symptom which usually consists of pain with associated nasal congestion and drainage of mucus. Neuralgia, which is an irritation/inflammation of a superficial nerve in the forehead, is more likely. It's not serious and usually resolves in a few days. See your MD if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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What causes tingling, numbness and a burning sensation on the left side of the body?

What causes tingling, numbness and a burning sensation on the left side of the body?

Focal symptoms: Could be a migraine aura, possible transient cerebral ischemia, a focal sensory seizure, and if left arm only, maybe cardiac issue. Sometimes following certain strokes, a focal pain issue with ensue. A focal process in neck could result in unilateral issues in arm and leg. Best to get such problems examined and diagnosed. ...Read more

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Can burning and tingling sensations all over the body be caused by anxiety and stress?

Can burning and tingling sensations all over the body be caused by anxiety and stress?

Anxiety?: Sure, if medical causes or effects of medications are ruled out. ...Read more

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I have experienced a burning/tingling sensation on my face, lasting 30-60 mins, 5 times over the past month. What could it be?

I have experienced a burning/tingling sensation on my face, lasting 30-60 mins, 5 times over the past month. What could it be?

Depends on where: But this sounds like possible trigeminal neuralgia. Do a web search and see if the location of your pain is in the distribution of the fifth nerve. And see a neurologist or your family physician. ...Read more

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I'm having strange headaches that are just on the back of my head - with burning tingling sensations on my head and face. What could it be?

I'm having strange headaches that are just on the back of my head - with burning tingling sensations on my head and face. What could it be?

It COULD be...: ...not saying it IS, but it COULD be, occipital neuralgia. This is often diagnosed and treated by neurologists but knowledge about this is not necessarily limited to neurologists. Astute and experienced PCPs can address this as well. ...Read more

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Why do my thighs get extremely hot? Not a burning or tingling sensation but a radiating heat that is more noticeable when in bed or sitting.

Why do my thighs get extremely hot? Not a burning or tingling sensation but a radiating heat that is more noticeable when in bed or sitting.

Thighs warm: Do you have your laptop on your lap? Computers generate heat. May also be nerves if being compressed either from disc disease or if overweight when you flex your hips to sit. May also be abdominal pressure from cystic ovaries, or even gastritis. Rarely may be MS. f/u with doctor /urgent care. ...Read more

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I've been having these weird feelings, as if my organs where moving,and it's burning,tearing, ans tingling, especially on my right side. Help?

I've been having these weird feelings, as if my organs where moving,and it's burning,tearing, ans tingling, especially on my right side. Help?

Unsure: Symptoms are too vague to give much of an educated guess online. You could really use a good abdominal and possibly pelvic examination. Symptoms could be anything from prelude to PMS to a GI disturbance of some sort. How's your period? Have you missed one recently? I believe you should have someone exam your abdomen for you. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more