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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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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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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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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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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