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Lupus And Burning Skin Sensation
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.
Just a thought. I suffer from burning skin sensations from anxiety. Would an antihistamine help with this sensation do you think?
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
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
I have a burning skin sensation in both forearms and also in one or both inside ankle areas. Don't think I have a pinched nerve. Neurologist?
Reasonable: You can start with primary care to rule out a skin process. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
White 31 yr old male. Uric acid 7.4, abdominal CT scan normal, cmp completely normal, burning skin sensation in neck & back. Likelihood of myeloma?
I've heard that stress/anxiety can cause burning skin sensations and other odd sensations in the skin. Is this correct?
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
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
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
Face: Difficult to give advice with the limited information without examining the skin, which needs to be looked at by your PCP. ...Read more
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
Moisturize: Would be step one.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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