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Doctor insights on: I Burned My Hand On The Oven Rack Is It A Good Idea To Put Ice Over It

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Hi the other day while I was baking. My wrist hit a hot rack in the oven, and I got a pretty bad burn? What's the best way to get rid of the scar?

Hi the other day while I was baking. My wrist hit a hot rack in the oven, and I got a pretty bad burn? What's the best way to get rid of the scar?

Depends in deprh: Superficial (1st degree) burns with redness require minimal treatment with an ointment & possible nsaids (if not sensitive). Partial thickness burns (2nd & 3rd degree) with blisters must be treated with topical antibiotics (bacitracin for face - silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) for body) if not allergic in order to minimize the risk of infection which may increase the amount of tissue damage. Sulfamylon for ear eschars.

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Iv had this burning sensation in my hands, feet and chest since I was little, it comes randomly or when I can't focus, I have no idea what it could be.

Iv had this burning sensation in my hands, feet and chest since I was little, it comes randomly or when I can't focus, I have no idea what it could be.

Anxiety?: I have no idea either. I't possible it could be a hyperventilation symptom or just anxiety. I would be interested to see if anyone out there has any ideas. I can tell you that since it has been present for many years without significant change it is very unlikely to represent anything harmful.

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Have been having intervals of numbness and burning in hands feet and lower legs. Seems progressive and more consistent. Ideas of causes?

Have been having intervals of numbness and burning in hands feet and lower legs. Seems progressive and more consistent. Ideas of causes?

Numbness: Hi, the distribution of your numbness is too wide and that makes me think if that could be part of your Fibromyalgia diagnosis, but arthritis in neck could be another possibility, anxiety is another possible cause, please talk to your PMD. Feel better soon.

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I need to know if I have first or second degree burn on my hand & wrist. I layed my hand down on a cookie sheet that had just come out of a 450* oven?

I need to know if I have first or second degree burn on my hand & wrist. I layed my hand down on a cookie sheet that had just come out of a 450* oven?

Blisters?: If there is some blistering or that top layer of epithelium has denuded so its shiny and pink, but still blanches with pressure it's second degree. If no blisters, just pink and painful, it's first. Treatment same at this point- would place neosporin. If it crosses joints or is insensate, doesn't blanche or large area you should be seen by doc.

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Sharp pain in wrist, travels up my hand into first 2 knuckles. Last night hand swelled up, slight burning sensasion when swelled. Any idea?

Sharp pain in wrist, travels up my hand into first 2 knuckles. Last night hand swelled up, slight burning sensasion when swelled. Any idea?

Repetitive wrist motion: Can cause this, similar to carpal tunnel syndrome. Often if you're typing a lot, doing hours of computer work, or playing piano or an instrument for hours, you can tighten these areas in the midback, and shoulders where the the arm is receiving innervation from the cervical/thoracic nerve roots. That can cause your wrists to swell, if the nerve is inflamed, necessitating splints. See a doctor (DO).

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Intermittent burning left shoulderblade pain 8 mos. Pain along bra line in ribs left side and underarm. Woke up today with tingling in both hands. Ideas?

Intermittent burning left shoulderblade pain 8 mos. Pain along bra line in ribs left side and underarm. Woke up today with tingling in both hands. Ideas?

Work, computer?: Sometimes these are work related disabilities including computer use. For example carpal tunnel can cause tingling. but this should be checked out by neurologist

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I have muscle fading in both hands along with numbness and burning, both hands more right then left. Feels like my muscles in right arm jump ideas?

I have muscle fading in both hands along with numbness and burning, both hands more right then left. Feels like my muscles in right arm jump ideas?

Not sure what: You mean by "fading" but it sounds like you might need a referral to a NEUROLOGIST if you are experiencing muscle loss of bulk or weakness along with paresthesias (numbness). A neurologic exam may be followed by a ECG/NCS (Nerve muscle study)!! PS Some Orthopedic physicians (Upper Extremity/Hand) Specialists may also be the way to go especially if your OCCUPATION involves REPETITIVE MOTION!! Z

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The fleshy part of my hand under the thumb area has a dull, burning sensation that's been sore for over a month everyday, all day. Any ideas? Thanks

The fleshy part of my hand under the thumb area has a dull, burning sensation that's been sore for over a month everyday, all day. Any ideas? Thanks

Burning in the hand: This sounds like a form of carpal tunnel syndrome. This pinching of the nerves going into the hand can especially affect the muscles that move the thumb. If not treated these muscles can deteriorate and you can get grip weakness. It sounds like you need to be seen by a hand or nerve expert.

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Had several pac/pvcs in a row. Made my body tingly hands sweaty and center of chest had a burning sensation 4 a few secs now im having anxiety. Ideas?

Had several pac/pvcs in a row. Made my body tingly hands sweaty and center of chest had a burning sensation 4 a few secs now im having anxiety. Ideas?

See cardiologist!: You define yourself to have a cardiac arrhythmia with secondary symptoms. Ideas? Obvious! Get a thorough evaluation of this. If solid, objective evaluation is negative and you don't actually have a defined arrhythmia then your other health history suggests your illness might be panic disorder. Cardiac workup first!

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Burning and tingling spots on fingers and palm both hands but worse on left. Moisturizers don't help but cortisone cream does some. Ideas?

Burning and tingling spots on fingers and palm both hands but worse on left. Moisturizers don't help but cortisone cream does some. Ideas?

More info needed: What medicine do you take for high cholesterol and high blood pressure? Medicine can cause these symptoms as well as very dry skin and side effects of diabetes. Please consult with your physician asap.

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I have tingling, burning, vibrating sensations in hands and feet, muscles weakness. MRI showed multiple changes in white matter in brain. Any ideas??

I have tingling, burning, vibrating sensations in hands and feet, muscles weakness. MRI showed multiple changes in white matter in brain. Any ideas??

MS WORK UP: In the MS work up, of a younger female patient presenting with vertigo /gait instability/numbness. And on exam there is hyperreflexia. You would want to do a full blood work up evaluate for Lyme disease/CNS SARCOIDOSIS /SJOGRENS SYNDROME. MRI of brain and cervical spine to look for plaques. If necessary a lumbar puncture to check MBP and oligoclonal bands. Neuro consult with MS specialist.