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Doctor insights on: Lupus And Burning Skin Sensation

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I have neck pain, stiffness, burning sensation on right side of neck and back of head. I have Lupus and I take immunosuppressant. Mom has shingles.

I have neck pain, stiffness, burning sensation on right side of neck and back of head. I have Lupus and I take immunosuppressant. Mom has shingles.

Doubt infection: I doubt this is an infection. Shingles is caused by the chickenpox virus and if you've had chickenpox or had a chicken vaccination your risk of chickenpox is low. Shingles can occur at any age but especially is more common as we age. ...Read more

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Just a thought. I suffer from burning skin sensations from anxiety. Would an antihistamine help with this sensation do you think?

Just a thought. I suffer from burning skin sensations from anxiety. Would an antihistamine help with this sensation do you think?

Depends: Usually burning skin sensations are due to nerves or is nerve pain. Best to see your doctor to see whether you have any peripheral nerve damage. ...Read more

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What can I do for severe tightening of feet (especially around thumb) accompanied with burning skin sensation?

What can I do for severe tightening of feet (especially around thumb) accompanied with burning skin sensation?

Hands or feet?: If your hands and thumb are swollen or your feet and big toe are swollen it will feel tight. This can be due to fluid retention from, salting your food, eating salty food, high blood pressure, allergies and more. See your doctor to get started on preventing this from effecting your heart, blood pressure, kidneys or lungs. Elevate your hands or feet and make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more

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When I reach my arm I get a burning, skin ripping sensation in my left teres major area. Ideas? I've had this before on my right side in the same spot

When I reach my arm I get a burning, skin ripping sensation in my left teres major area. Ideas? I've had this before on my right side in the same spot

It's a nerve problem: Could be (not is, could be) positional nerve or nerve root entrapment somewhere in your neck or shoulder. The closer it is to the midline and the more symmetrical it is, the closer it is to your cervical spine. More likely in people who are very thin, very muscular, or have some cervical degenerative changes. Don't rush off to get it fixed, but do see a doc if you desire reassurance. ...Read more

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Burning skin sensation from under breasts to groin. No rash or swelling can be seen. No new medications or personal products. What could it be? TY

Burning skin sensation from under breasts to groin. No rash or swelling can be seen. No new medications or personal products. What could it be? TY

Nerve dysfunction: Something, is causing a dysfunction, or irritating your sensory nerves, the nerves involved in sensation. One possibility, is what we call small fiber neuropathy. Or a degeneration of the nerve fibers that are involved in sensation. This is common with autoimmune disorders such as lupus. Another, less likely possibility is a lesion in your spinal cord. This is less likely, ...Read more

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Burning skin sensation starting in buttock down thru leg/foot. Occurs with hemorrhoid. Happens on and off for several years. 35 yo f.

Burning skin sensation starting in buttock down thru leg/foot. Occurs with hemorrhoid. Happens on and off for several years. 35 yo f.

Secondary phenomenon: This is a secondary phenomenon from straining or what is commonly called a valsalva maneuver. My diagnosis is that as you push to have a bm, the nerve is being pushed into either a disc herniation or spur in your lumbar spine. Mri of the lumbar spine is indicated and f/u with your doc. ...Read more

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Severe tightening of feet (especially around thumb) accompanied with burning skin sensation. Have I got a viral infection or bacteria?

Severe tightening of feet (especially around thumb) accompanied with burning skin sensation. Have I got a viral infection or bacteria?

See a doctor: Without the ability to have access to your medical history and perform an exam cannot diagnose, but this has the potential to be very severe and would strongly recommend that you see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Many thanks for answering my question. I just thought I'd ask a more detailed one. I've had pain in my legs (deep muscle ache and a burning skin sensation) for around a year now. All tests have been clear from a neurologist. Rheumatologist said " it mig

Many thanks for answering my question. I just thought I'd ask a more detailed one. I've had pain in my legs (deep muscle ache and a burning skin sensation) for around a year now. All tests have been clear from a neurologist. Rheumatologist said " it mig

Said what else: It might be muscle - myofascial type pain, restless legs can do this. They have you on the correct medication for this but you need to see if you can increase the dose if it is not type. A sleep study may help define the restless legs and also you should see if your iron studies are OK. ...Read more

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I've heard that stress/anxiety can cause burning skin sensations and other odd sensations in the skin. Is this correct?

I've heard that stress/anxiety can cause burning skin sensations and other odd sensations in the skin. Is this correct?

Skin ; stress: Yes, stress and anxiety can cause one to feel burning and other sensations on one's skin. Also suggestion either through hypnosis or autosuggestion can also produce burning and itching, . ...Read more

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How does anxiety cause burning skin sensations? Is it to do with the fight or flight system?

How does anxiety cause burning skin sensations? Is it to do with the fight or flight system?

Vasodilation: Or widening of the blood vessels sends blood to the skin and can be experienced as burning. This is the result of chemicals such as histamine being produced in large quantities in the body when stressed. Today we talk about the flight, flight, freeze response. The relaxation response is the opposite and herbert benson, md, has a little book w/technique that helps. The very best to you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dry/burning skin?

How can I get rid of dry/burning skin?

Dry skin: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use high SPF sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergenic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty, oily or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. Hyaluronic Acid, Astaxanthin, Vitamin's A ...Read more

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Is it possible for osteoperosis in feet to cause a hot burning skin feeling?

Possible: The possible link I can think of is a vitamin d deficiency. Sometimes, people with vit d deficiency can have weak bones i.E osteoporosis and also have neuropathy symptoms. So check vitamin d levels. ...Read more

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I experience burning skin, no burnes nor rash how to make the burning go away?

May be nerves: You may have early shingles, a neuropathy worsened by stress, diabetes, pinched nerve, swelling, hypothyroid, overuse syndrome, or more. See your doctor to see if there is something you can do to better manage your stress. She will also evaluate the area that is burning and tell you if it is the shingles virus versus many other issues. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red, blotching, burning skin on my face - what's going on?

What to do if I have red, blotching, burning skin on my face - what's going on?

Face: Difficult to give advice with the limited information without examining the skin, which needs to be looked at by your PCP. ...Read more

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If I have burning skin under my eyes, what could help?

If I have burning skin under my eyes, what could help?

Allergy Alert: A rash under the eyes is usually a sign of an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. It could be from eye drops or topical creams that are being applied. ...Read more

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Burning skin on leg but no rash, what is wrong?

Burning skin on leg but no rash, what is wrong?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Burning skin and eyes after sanding boat?

Burning skin and eyes after sanding boat?

Dryness.: Dryness of the eyes. Also may be allergic from something. Make sure you are wearing protective eye wear and use artificial tears to re wet and rinse the eyes. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get a random patch of burning skin anywhere on my body. It doesn't last long, no redness. I'm very worried as to what the cause could be.

Random patch of burn: Would follow up with neurologist could be elevated sugar, thyroid disease, B12 (usually is in legs first), or autoimmune versus MS. Follow up with neurologist. ...Read more

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What can be put on burning skin from removal of lumpectomy surgery bandages tape?

What can be put on burning skin from removal of lumpectomy surgery bandages tape?

Tape irritation...: Use a mild steroid cream and keep away from more tape application. If you want to go the homeopathic route, use traumeel ointment (or cream). It is available online or at most whole foods stores. ...Read more

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I have burning skin, sensitive/tender to touch, no apparent cause. Ideas, what to do?

I have burning skin, sensitive/tender to touch, no apparent cause. Ideas, what to do?

See doctor: Possibilities include fibromyalgia, small fibre neuropathies, complex regional pain syndrome, and several others. Need to uncover cause prior to controlling and reversing problem. ...Read more

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What causes red burning skin around and under my eyes?

What causes red burning skin around and under my eyes?

Allergies!: When both eyes are involved, it most likely due to allergies to the environment of something you are using such as a skin lotion, laundry detergent, etc. ...Read more

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What could cause burning skin and a rash in the groin area?

What could cause burning skin and a rash in the groin area?

Fungus: Burning and rash in the groin could be caused by yeast or rungs infection. Fungus has a sharp border with scaling amd yeast has small red pus like spots in an irregular shape. Mild cases are treatable with cream. More extensive cases may need oral drugs such as Diflucan (fluconazole) or ketoconazole. ...Read more

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How to treat burning skin, sensitive/tender to touch, no apparent cause. Ideas?

How to treat burning skin, sensitive/tender to touch, no apparent cause. Ideas?

Always a cause: Might be fibromyalgia, but if pre-dominant over hands and feet, could instead be a peripheral neuropathy. Doubt reflex sympathetic dystrophy if widespread and symmetrical. Have your doctor check all of this and plan a treatment strategy. ...Read more

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I have a hemorroid and around the anus area, pink irritated burning skin, is that about the hemorroid? Or has to do something of fungal?

Question: Does it hurt when you deficate. It bowel movements hurt You probably have a fissure. If not you probably have a hemorrhoid. Start high fiber diet. If fissure see a surgeon, if hemorrhoids see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Have had increasingly itching, burning skin after shower. I use no dyes, additives. Now it's itching when I get upset! Had shingles 6months ago. Help!

Have had increasingly itching, burning skin after shower. I use no dyes, additives. Now it's itching when I get upset! Had shingles 6months ago. Help!

Aquagenic Pruritus: Aquagenic pruritus is a condition in which contact with water of any temperature causes intense itching without any visible skin changes. The episodes can begin anywhere from 1 to 15 minutes (or more) after contact with water and typically lasts 10 to 120 minutes (average: 40 minutes). The cause of aquagenic pruritus is unknown; however, familial cases have been described. Try antihistamines. ...Read more