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I have a burning sensation in my head for 8 months and i was wondering from knowledge could it be something simple or is it normally a big deal?

I have a burning sensation in my head for 8 months and i was wondering from knowledge could it be something simple or is it normally a big deal?

Probably simple: If the symptoms have persisted, it is probably a good idea to visit your doctor. The md should take a history, and perform a physicial exam. However, in the absence of other problems, your symptoms most likely do not represent significant disease. ...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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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 burning sensation in my head and face. My adrenaline seems off, too, and i'm overstimulated. Too much saliva. Diagnosis?

I have burning sensation in my head and face.  My adrenaline seems off, too, and i'm overstimulated. Too much saliva. Diagnosis?

No fun: Usually burning sensations are not good, and among the list of things that cause more saliva are infection, poisoning, palsy, std, etc. In some cases extra saliva is transient and not associated with anything bad. My first inclination is that you have an allergist or neurologist check out your sensations for definitive diagnosis. I certainly hope you find out soon then repost so we can learn. ...Read more

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I have been having burning sensation in my head it doesn't stay I'm the same spot my ears have had a burning sensation too and sometimes pain?

I have been having burning sensation in my head it doesn't stay I'm the same spot my ears have had a burning sensation too and sometimes pain?

The nerves in the...: head and face are intricately wired & densely packed. The brain can get confused about where a sensation is coming from. Pain, burning, throbbing and other unpleasant sensations that recur are signs that a sensory nerve may be irritated or inflamed. Just because it's confined to your head doesn't mean it's "all in your head". Please see a doctor! ...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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I was diag. With shingles in my mouth, lots of blisters. I am also having a burning sensation on my head, it really hurts. Now my shoulders are burnin?

I was diag. With shingles in my mouth, lots of blisters. I am also having a burning sensation on my head, it really hurts. Now my shoulders are burnin?

Shingles: If you are experiencing shingles it is a very bad deal and can hurt a lot in many areas. Your doctor might be able to prescribe some pain reliever and/or anti viral medication for you but there isn't much that can be done except to wait it out. ...Read more

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I had pituitary tumor surgery on march 1, 2013 I have had this burning sensation that comes from my head goes down to my face burns my eyes.

I had pituitary tumor surgery on march 1, 2013 I have had this burning sensation that comes from my head goes down to my face burns my eyes.

Cranial never?: It may involve your second cranial never? Call your surgeon... If you notice salty drainage from your nose, call you neurosurgeon right a way... ...Read more

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What to do if I am feeling burning sensation in my head sometimes that time i can not concentrate on anything.Can not control my?

What to do if I am feeling burning sensation in my head sometimes that time i can not concentrate on anything.Can not control my?

Sx's: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more