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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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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more

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I am experiencing headache on right side of skull (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of pressure ?

I am experiencing  headache on right side of skull (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of pressure ?

New headaches: If these are new headaches, you should see your local doctor for evaluation. They will be able to understand better your history, and assess your physical state and any relevant past history to determine a diagnostic and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Symptoms:feels like urine leaking, but not, always burning sensation in the pubic bone and penis, mild burning sensation while urinating ?

Symptoms:feels like urine leaking, but not, always burning sensation in the pubic bone and penis, mild burning sensation while urinating ?

Talk with doctors...: Your available information indicates you have already received substantial evaluation and rx. So, it would be advisable to continue the communication and discussion with your existing doctor for further care. But for the time being, i advise behavioral modification in watching what you drink and eat, voiding regularly, gentle urethral milking after each voiding to clear urine... Best wishes... ...Read more

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Tingling sensation and loss of feeling in penis ?

Tingling sensation and loss of feeling in penis ?

Here are some...: More information besides both symptoms is required for providing accurate Dx. To be certain, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of both Sx & their related events to Doc for analysis + physical exam + timely tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx/care. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Wat causes constant weird head sensations all over, burnin, &pins&needles in head?Weakness, brainfog, feelin tense, dizzy&uncontrolled worrying?Ct normal

Wat causes constant weird head sensations all over, burnin, &pins&needles in head?Weakness, brainfog, feelin tense, dizzy&uncontrolled worrying?Ct normal

Could be many things: Will suggest a thorough medical exam to exclude any organic causes to your symptoms. If all work up is normal including drug and toxicology screens, then see a psychiatrist for an assessment to see if mood disorder especially anxiety could be contributing to your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning sensation in head scalp?

What could cause a burning sensation in head scalp?

Many causes: Allergy to soap/shampoo reaction to hair colouring product hair products stress anxiety migraine side effect of medication occipital neuralgia sinus whiplash injury vitamin b 12 deficiency spinal nerve compression diabetes peripheral artery disease peripheral neuropathy sun burn chemical burn heat burn peripheral nerve trauma (see nerve symptoms) peripheral nerve compressions. ...Read more

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Headache burning scalp vertigo crawling feeling on head and face fatigue itching?

Headache burning scalp vertigo crawling feeling on head and face fatigue itching?

Multiple symptoms: These multiple symptoms may not be related to one specific diagnosis and anxiety and stress may be the main culprit. Nevertheless, it's best to have your physician take a careful history and examine you if these symptoms persist and appropriate tests will be ordered if deemed necessary. Perhaps stress management therapy will be recommended. ...Read more

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Prickly feeling on scalp, burning neck, forehead, and shoulder pain. MRI/CT on brain head normal. Blood work normal. Help! ?

Prickly feeling on scalp, burning neck, forehead, and shoulder pain.  MRI/CT on brain head normal. Blood work normal. 

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See Below: Sounds like you might have irritation to the occipital nerve (occipital neuralgia) or an irritated nerve in your neck. You may need an MRI of your neck and further work-up by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?

Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?

Pinched nerve?: You could have a pinched nerve in the back. Herniated disk. Do you have back pain? An evaluation by a Dr. could help you determine this. ...Read more

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Left shoulder impingement, I'm feeling weird vibration sensations in my left shoulder and pain. Can you explain the weird vibration feeling? Thanks.

Left shoulder impingement, I'm feeling weird vibration sensations in my left shoulder and pain. Can you explain the weird vibration feeling? Thanks.

May be neuropathic: Impingment syndrome involves some of the muscular stabilizers of the shoulder known as the rotator cuff. Some patients that have rotator cuff problems can have associated neuropathic pain as well, thought potentially to be associated with glenohumeral instability. Physical therapy can sometimes be helpful. ...Read more

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Tightness in neck shoulders tingly scalp, pressure in head and ears. Lightheaded dizzy sensation. Very random. ENT doesn't know. MRA and eyes normal ?

Tightness in neck shoulders tingly scalp, pressure in head and ears. Lightheaded dizzy sensation. Very random. ENT doesn't know. MRA and eyes normal ?

MRA of what ?: Eyes normal ? Light headed sensation ? What does the primary care doctor think? Tension headache, Chiari malformation are in the differential diagnosis. Add pseudotumor cerebri if the head pressure is worse with reclining. MRI might be indicated if you have evidence of raised intracranial pressure (papilledema on eye exam) or a focal neuro exam. Might want to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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29y/o F. burning sensation back kidney area nausea. Numbness tingling hands and feet. Burning back head. CT stone (-). Bun/cre/Gfr good. u/a no wbc.

29y/o F. burning sensation back kidney area nausea. Numbness tingling hands and feet. Burning back head. CT stone (-). Bun/cre/Gfr good. u/a no wbc.

Need more info: Sounds like you've had an appropriate workup so far. Your description of burning sounds like nerve type pain. A more unlikely diagnosis could be early shingles if only happening on one side, but your symptoms do sound more like a urinary tract infection or stone. Keep an eye on the area, and keep up with any patterns to the pain. See your doctor if still having problems. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain all over (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: seve...

I am experiencing  abdominal pain all over (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: seve...

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more