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What causes sinus to get worse in the afternoon. Pressure/congestion/pain/facial sensitivity/burning/tingling sensation. Can barely sleep.. Relief?

What causes sinus to get worse in the afternoon. Pressure/congestion/pain/facial sensitivity/burning/tingling sensation. Can barely sleep.. Relief?

See a doctor: The changes in your sinus pressure and symptoms can alter due to position of your head, lying down or being upright, or could possibly be due to an infected upper tooth. I would recommend you see an ENT specialist and they should be able to help you or know who to refer you to. ...Read more

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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What are the burning sensation on my face from?

What are the burning sensation on my face from?

Do not know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Woke up to burning sensation on face but it's not hot to touch.

Woke up to burning sensation on face but it's not hot to touch.

Watch out for early: Shingles - now, you're kind of young for that, but an early sign of shingles outbreak (reactivated chickenpox) is a burning/tingling sensation. So look for a red rash with small raised bumps to develop. Otherwise see your primary care doctor on monday for a closer look. Take care! ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in my head and face , what are causing this and what should I do?

I have burning sensation in my head and face , what are causing this and what should I do?

Burning sensation: possible causes could be a neuropathy like a trigeminal neuralgia. If you have a skin lesion, and burning sensation, this also could be a herpetic rash. If it involves around the eye orbit, this is an emergent condition and you need to go to the hospital quickly. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my scalp and face?

I have  a burning sensation on my scalp and face?

Tooth issues: When there is local issue usually cause is nearby - could be tooth fillings or emf field due to cell phone usage - learn what the issue is and how to correct these. ...Read more

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What does a feeling of burning sensation on my left face cheek?

What does a feeling of burning sensation on my left face cheek?

Nerve irritation?: Irritated nerve due to multiple causes, e.g. Viral infection, tm joint, dental irritation/infection, tumor, lyme disease, bell's palsy, other causes. See md first, maybe dentist after. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on my face, and head with out any sign?

I have burning sensation on my face, and head with out any sign?

The options are: pinch nerve, neurologic disorder, high blood pressure allergic reaction or Rosacea, just to name a few. All are serious medical conditions. With the symptoms you have described the visit to your PCP is warranted. Please call your doctor and schedule an appointment ASAP. ...Read more

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What would cause a constant itching and burning sensation on your face and neck?

What would cause a constant itching and burning sensation on your face and neck?

Medication,cosmetics: Side effects from medications or cosmetics are the most likely cause. Rare causes - autoimmune or endocrine disorders come to mind. Your primary physician may refer you to a dermatologist, neurologist or endocrinologist depending on the results of the initial workup. ...Read more

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I feel burning sensation on my face skin after taking a shower what could this be?

I feel burning sensation on my face skin after taking a shower what could this be?

Soap sensitivity?: You may want to check out the agents that may have co tact with your face such as soap, shampoo, shaving cream, etc. It is possible that you are reacting to the water temperature but much less likely. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my scalp and face what can it be. It get worse at night.?

I have  a burning sensation on my scalp and face what can it be. It get worse at night.?

See md: This could represent contact allergy, or sign of internal problems. See md to review drug history- new medications or new generics? Recent chemical exposure? New hair products? Blood tests and possible skin biopsy may be necessary for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What to do if I have a burning sensation up the right side of my face, it isn't red, when I touch it, it hurts, what is it?

What to do if I have a burning sensation up the right side of my face, it isn't red, when I touch it, it hurts, what is it?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Have severe burning/tingling of face, began about three months ago with slight burning sensation right cheek. Over time has enveloped entire face?

Facial burning: There are many possible causes of facial burning sensation, and the answer for you requires more detailed evaluation. Some inflammatory conditions and immunologic problems can cause this. Allergy to certain medications is possible, for example. Your doctor should be able to help. ...Read more

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What causes my face to have a burning sensation and aching knees and aching neck?

What causes my face to have a burning sensation and aching knees and aching neck?

Uncertain : When your physician evaluates you he or she will use the symptoms to look got neurological or vascular causes. You'll need a full check up, metabolic evaluation as well as a neurologic evaluation and rheumatologic examination. ...Read more

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I have applied raw pine apple to my face immediately it started itching and i have got rashes all over my face n burning sensation and dryness.helpout?

I have applied raw pine apple to my face immediately it started itching and i have got rashes all over my face n burning sensation and dryness.helpout?

Anti histamine: don't do it ever again. you obviously has to go to see your MD to get checked as soon as possible.. meanwhile, take anti-histamine-like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and loratadine,zetiridine or fexofenadine OTC etc. ...Read more

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Dry patches on my face do not itch sometimes they scale over and ooze ..Burning sensation to the touch mostly on my cheeks and nose ?

Dry patches on my face do not itch sometimes they scale over and ooze ..Burning sensation to the touch mostly on my cheeks and nose ?

Broad differential: Cannot answer this without seeing the rash, but given the distribution being on the cheeks and nose, would recommend seeing a doctor to make sure this is not a rash associated with autoimmune disorders. Since this is oozing at times and burning, would also recommend avoiding direct sun exposure and wearing a wide rim hat until this is evaluated further. ...Read more

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Hello, recently i have been suffering flare ups what seems to constantly be there on the right side of my face (cheek) burning sensation and redness?

Hello, recently i have been suffering flare ups what seems to constantly be there on the right side of my face (cheek) burning sensation and redness?

Cheeks with a rash: could indicate malar rash . This may be early sign of Lupus. It may also be caused by sinusitis. We do not have sufficient medical history , so i suggest a consultation with an Internist . Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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On the left side of body and face I have felt, numbness, burning sensation, and pain. Along with difficulty concentrating and sharp decrease in sleep ?

On the left side of body and face I have felt, numbness, burning sensation, and pain. Along with difficulty concentrating and sharp decrease in sleep ?

Hard to tell: It's important to speak with your primary care doctor or neurologist - your symptoms sound like pain from one of your nerves. The difficulty concentrating and decrease in sleep can simply be from the pain you're having. If your pain is being treated, or if you're seeking help for it and it's hard to treat, concentration and sleep problems could indicate anxiety and/or depression. Hope this helps. ...Read more