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Doctor insights on: Lips Feel Like They Are Coated With A Thick Skin And When I Eat Salty Things They Burn What Is Causing This

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Dr. Arnold Zuckman
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Thick Skin (Definition)

The term thick skinned is used to refer to someone who is not easily upset by criticism. Some have used it to describe lack of empathy. A more literal definition is increased depth of the tissue ...Read more


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Can a GI issue cause everyday head pressure, vessel throbbing, numb feeling in back of head. Seems to be worse when i eat. But its all day non stop.

Can a GI issue cause everyday head pressure, vessel throbbing, numb feeling in back of head.  Seems to be worse when i eat. But its all day non stop.

Can be migraine,,: This could easily be migraine. This can be triggered especially after eating as well as by certain foods like wine and cheese. Migraines also have GI symptoms like nausea and vomiting as well as overall disturbance. It would be smart to see your doctor to get an exam, possible treatments and a diet to help avoid triggering of future episodes if this does turn out to be migraine. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have one small red bump in the area at the bottom of my mouth where my gums meet my lip, right in the middle. It has a white pimple-looking head on it. It is causing me pain throughout my mouth and burns whenever I eat/drink. What could it be?

I have one small red bump in the area at the bottom of my mouth where my gums meet my lip, right in the middle. It has a white pimple-looking head on it. It is causing me pain throughout my mouth and burns whenever I eat/drink. What could it be?

Canker sore: It's a canker sore, or an aphthous ulcer. I get them too, and they are annoying. The immune system itself causes them, sometimes in times of stress, sometimes in response to certain viruses, or sometimes "just 'cuz". Aside from a pain reliever if they are bad, there isn't much you can do, and they go away without help in about 1-2 weeks. Certain foods like citrus are irritating. ...Read more

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I Dont know if i ate something or even had an alegic reation to spicy food but my bottom lip burns when i eat now even change to purple.pls help?

I Dont know if i ate something or even had an alegic reation to spicy food but my bottom lip burns when i eat now even change to purple.pls help?

Sore on lip: If your bottom lip burns whenever you eat, it is likely that you have a sore or an erosion of the surface of that lip. It will heal up. Try to keep spicy and salty foods away from that part of your lip in the mean time. Lip balm that you can get at a drug store should help. ...Read more

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Third degree burn advice Scalded age 1, thick skin over 80% of chest - very tight. Scared to workout (stretching) any options/surgery out there?

Third degree burn advice

Scalded age 1, thick skin over 80% of chest - very tight. Scared to workout (stretching) any options/surgery out there?

Laser may help: It is possible that an ablative fractionated laser would help the scar. A number of treatments would help and success cannot be guaranteed. A carbon dioxide fractionated laser might be an idea. I do not think it would be dangerous to work out. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feels like burning sensations or hot at the top of your head im getting anxious about it?

What is the cause of feels like burning sensations or hot at the top of your head im getting anxious about it?

Hot head: It is more common to have a numb sensation on the top of the head. Most of the time people complained of temperature change on top of the head, i found them to be anxious. Are you under a lot of stress? Please do not get the wrong idea. I am not suggesting anything. For the most part, it is probably nothing serious as I do not know of any significantly bad condition with this complaint. ...Read more

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Can sinus issues cause burning and tingling in one part of head?

Can sinus issues cause burning and tingling in one part of head?

Sinusitis: This is not a typical sinus symptom which usually consists of pain with associated nasal congestion and drainage of mucus. Neuralgia, which is an irritation/inflammation of a superficial nerve in the forehead, is more likely. It's not serious and usually resolves in a few days. See your MD if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Why does glucophage (metformin) cause a burning sensation inside my head?

Why does glucophage (metformin) cause a burning sensation inside my head?

Idiosyncratic: Burning head sensation is not a commonly reported side effect associated with metformin. A few percent of patients experience headaches but not burning head sensation. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does glucophage (metformin) cause a burning sensation inside my head?

Why does glucophage (metformin) cause a burning sensation inside my head?

Burning: I don't know why glucophage (metformin) can cause burning in your head but stop taking it. There are at least 12 different medicines - not including insulin - that you could take instead. Please let your doctor know and a different product will be prescribed. ...Read more

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Please answer! what makes glucophage (metformin) cause a burning sensation inside my head?

Please answer! what makes glucophage (metformin) cause a burning sensation inside my head?

One of two things ?: Burning in the head is uncommon with metformin. One possibility is acidosis and the other is hypogycemia. Check your blood sugar if it occurs again. You need to tell the doctor who prescribed the metformin that you are having this problem. ...Read more

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What is a burning bald spot on the head is cause from?

What is a burning bald spot on the head is cause from?

Hard to say.: Most bald spots on the head are caused by something called alopecia areata, which is a harmless, self-limited condition. But aa doesn't usually burn, so it could be something else that will need a personal examination to determine precisely. I suggest that you see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can folliculitis on the pubic area cause a burning sensation in the penis' head?

Not likely: A folliculitis is an inflammation of the follicles usually associated with superficial bacterial infection. Burning of the glans is likely due to another cause - maybe medicine you have been applying to your groin? Burning with urination is a different story and could be related to urinary tract infection or an std. ...Read more

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What causes a constant burning/numb feeling on the right side of the head from behind the ear to the crown? Present with other symptoms

What causes a constant burning/numb feeling on the right side of the head from behind the ear to the crown? Present with other symptoms

Occipital neuralgia: Occasionally, either the C2 or C3 nerve root can get pinched as it leaves the cervical spine. These are mostly sensory nerve roots, and if they are pinched it can cause pain generally felt in the back of the head or the occipital region. See your doctor , in the meantime take otc ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Can a hairline cracked tooth cause a burning feeling inside of the tooth when bending your head down? The tooth is located in the bottom front.

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Can a hairline cracked tooth cause a burning feeling inside of the tooth when bending your head down? The tooth is located in the bottom front.

Not related: A cracked tooth or incomplete tooth fracture is a possible source of intermittent toothache. The pain that has a tingling or burning quality pain still persists when bending your head down, it is possible that the source of your problem is not in your teeth. See a dentist for a differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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