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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Burning Sensation In Fingers

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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I am a 30 y old woman. Having left arm heaviness and burning sensation in fingers after heavy lifting and also on cold mornings. What could it be?

I am a 30 y old woman. Having left arm heaviness and burning sensation in fingers  after heavy  lifting and also on cold mornings. What could it be?

Nerve: A pinched nerve in the neck or shoulder region could be the problem. Symptoms brought on by cold temperatures suggest some vascular spasm. Bursitis of the shoulder is another possibility. An orthopedic specialist or neurologist would be best to evaluate you and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Hand numbness: your symptoms can be due to either nerve compression or vascular compromise to right hand. The whole right arm and cervical spine needs to be evaluated. Do you type a lot? Postural exercises and yoga helps. Chiropractor might be of some assistance too based upon what defect has been diagnosed after thorough work up ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

?carpal tunnel syndr: You probably have acquired a wrist synovitis, maybe through keyboarding, which is causing compression of median nerve at wrist. Recommend you let your doctor know about this, as simple to reverse. ...Read more

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Trouble swallowing/breathing. Dry caugh causing chocking, nausea, burning sensation in eyes, diziness, purple finger tips, feeling cold. What is this?

Trouble swallowing/breathing. Dry caugh causing chocking, nausea, burning sensation in eyes, diziness, purple finger tips, feeling cold. What is this?

Acrocyanosis: All the symptoms except one seem like you just have an upper respiratory infection but I am concerned with the purple or bluish fingers, called acrocyanosis. This may be pointing to low oxygen in the blood and has to be evaluated properly. It is best to go to your doctor but if you really bad enough, this warrants a more speedy evaluation and diagnosis, go to er. ...Read more

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I am feeling a burning sensation in my fingers, I have not cut any chillis. Why is this so ? And how can I cure it ?

I am feeling a burning sensation in my fingers, I have not cut any chillis. Why is this so ? And how can I cure it ?

There are numerous: causes of finger burning sensation. Causes range from smoking and diabetes to blood vessel problems (Raynaud's disease) to arthritic or connective tissue problems such as lupus. Mechanical problems such as Dupytren's contracture of the palm can also do this. It requires a full assessment by your primary doctor or neurologist; the spectrum of possible tests is extensive. Treatments are available. ...Read more

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Why do I feel a burning sensation in between my fingers?

Why do I feel a burning sensation in between my fingers?

Burnning: There are many causes for burnning sensation in between fingers. Most common is B12 deficiency and diabetes.Other causes are amyloid neuropathy, b6 , hiv, vasculitis, lyme, vasculitis, hypothyroid, medication specially chemotherapy, certain medications. ...Read more

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Why I am feeling burning sensation in index finger?

Nerve Compression: Your sensation could be related to some nerve compression at your wrist area which we see in people with carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be attributed to the type of work that you do everyday. ...Read more