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Doctor insights on: I Have A Burning Sensation In My Chest

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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 have a burning sensation in my chest and arms i'm not entirely sure why or we're it came from but this mixed with my anxiety isn't good. What is it?

I have a burning sensation in my chest and arms i'm not entirely sure why or we're it came from but this mixed with my anxiety isn't good. What is it?

Talk to your Dr.: This could be a symptom of your anxiety, but it could be something that needs immediate medical attention. Call your dr. And explain your symptoms. Are you seeing a therapist for your anxiety? If yes, bring this up in your session. If no, look into starting treatment. You cannot tackle any of this alone. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a burning sensation in my chest when I sneeze. I have a cold and can't stop sneezing but it hurts my chest and I'm asthmatic. ?

Hi, I have a burning sensation in my chest when I sneeze. I have a cold and can't stop sneezing but it hurts my chest and I'm asthmatic. ?

Many causes: Viral infection is common this time of the year. The sneezing will likely continue until you have fought off the cold. The major concern is asthma exacerbation which is often associated with a cold and you will need to see a doctor for that. ...Read more

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I've been taking celexa 20mg for 6 days and appear to be getting worse. I have a burning sensation in my chest at night and my hands are very shaky. I would like to stop using it. Do you think it will be ok after only a short period (6 days)?

I've been taking celexa 20mg for 6 days and appear to be getting worse.  I have a burning sensation in my chest at night and my hands are very shaky.  I would like to stop using it.  Do you think it will be ok after only a short period (6 days)?

Yes: celexa (citalopram) is relatively safe particularly with being on the lower dose of 20 mg and for such a short period of time. Depending on what you are taking it for and what you may have tried before, there are several alternatives you may wish to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in my chest, what do you recommend?

I have burning sensation in my chest, what do you recommend?

Need doctor Eval: Need to discuss with your doctor. Most likely is gastric reflux, but must be certain that it's nothing more serious. ...Read more

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I have just noticed a burning sensation in my chest, i'm 19 years old, non smoker. I have just eaten some chocolate and drank a coffee. Please help?

I have just noticed a burning sensation in my chest, i'm 19 years old, non smoker. I have just eaten some chocolate and drank a coffee. Please help?

Probably heartburn: The caffeine in chocolate and coffee can often set you up for some acid reflux. A few antacid tablets should give at least temporary relief. If the pain persists have it checked out.If it calms down quickly consider watching your diet. ...Read more