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My face feels like it is burning. Why is this so?

My face feels like it is burning. Why is this so?

Photosensitivty: Is this happening in the sun? Many possible causes- medications, lupus and other connective tissue diseases, rosacea and allergic dermatitis are the most common causes. I would get checked by derm and try to establish when it happens, what makes it better/worse. ...Read more

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Woke up feeling hot. Why ?? My face feels like it's burning up and I'm sweating

Woke up feeling hot. Why ?? My face feels like it's burning up and I'm sweating

More info needed: Feeling hot can result from exposure to high temperatures, fever, eating spicy foods, exercise, thyroid disorder, intake of some medications. We do not have enough information to narrow it down. Your doctor can help to sort this out. ...Read more

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I used aloe and now my cheeks are dark red and my face feels like its burning how do I soothe the pain?

I used aloe and now my cheeks are dark red and my face feels like its burning how do I soothe the pain?

Aloe vera: Although side effects are not common with aloe ; it is used to treat some skin conditions, it has the potential to cause skin irritation. Rinse the aloe off with cool water. You can apply cool compresses to your skin to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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I take several medications for anxiety and depression .what in causing my face to feel like it's burning. No rash or anything. Help! Only at night?

I take several medications for anxiety and depression .what in causing my face to feel like it's burning. No rash or anything. Help! Only at night?

Too many meds?: I'm always concerned by the idea of 'several' medications. In some cases it is necessary, but far too many are prescribed. Discuss ways to reduce them responsibly w/ Doc. Also consider adding psychotherapy to optimize benefits and learn better ways to live. Best! ...Read more

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My face feels like burning and i'm really sweating but i'm not hot.I don't know if it has anything to do with having pimples. What could be the reason?

My face feels like burning and i'm really sweating but i'm not hot.I don't know if it has anything to do with having pimples. What could be the reason?

Many things : Need to see a doctor and be examined. There are a variety of possibilities and you may require some blood tests to sort it out ...Read more

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I was on wellbutrin (bupropion) SR was switched to XL and now I have hot flashes, skin on face feels like it's burning and extreme skin crawling itching. ?

I was on wellbutrin (bupropion) SR was switched to XL and now I have hot flashes, skin on face feels like it's burning and extreme skin crawling itching. ?

See your doc ASAP: Go back to your doc. Tho active ingredient is basically same in both meds, the way it is delivered is different (hence the difference in how long they last). Your body may just not like this version of drug. If you have difficulty breathing, swallowing or a visible rash stop taking the medicine. Hot flashes alone aren't an indication to stop. Was switch just for "new=better" or really needed? ...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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Why does my face feel icthy and burning hot?

Why does my face feel icthy and burning hot?

May be allergy: May be an allergic reaction to some kind if food, cream, soap , shampoo or medication ( like niacin). Watch all the above, try antihistamine s over counter , if persists see an allergist ...Read more

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Is it bad to feel cold senation in my head & burning sometimes?

Is it bad to feel cold senation in my head & burning sometimes?

Don't know: It depends on where you feel it, it could be an early shingles infection or a pinch nerve or dental problem. To get a better idea would have to know how long, when it started, other medical problems and was there any history of trauma, my guess is whatever the issue it is it is not serious to warrant immediate medical attention however you should see a physician as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I woke up sick, my head feels like it's burning but I don't have a fever. This always happens when I get sick and I was just wondering why?

I woke up sick, my head feels like it's burning but I don't have a fever. This always happens when I get sick and I was just wondering why?

DIlatation: Often with infections people get flushed feelings from capillary dilatation even without fever. Your body temperature may rise only slightly but may still be within normal limits, but your pulse(heart rate) May be slightly fast. All these are reactions to toxic substances and chemical agents released during infection. ...Read more

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I've been having a burning sensation from what feels like the inside of my head. I've also been having tingling sensations that are dull. Thoughts?

I've been having a burning sensation from what feels like the inside of my head. I've also been having tingling sensations that are dull. Thoughts?

Need an examination : A symptom of "burning sensations inside my head " and tingling sensations is less likely to be due to a serious disease and more likely due to stress or anxiety. BUT it's not possible to diagnose these symptoms without knowing your medical history and without the ability to ask you specific questions and examining you. Please see a Dr. to be sure nothing serious is present, better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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I would like to know why i get burning inside my head before headache

I would like to know why i get burning inside my head before headache

Perhaps sinus: Chronic sinusitis could readily trigger a headache, and the inner burning could well suggest sinus inflammation. Other issues could be in play, perhaps a pre-migrainous aura, and this could all be assessed face to face with your doctor. ...Read more

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35 year old f, about two wks now of and on inside my brain only not my head or face or skin just my brain feels like it's on a fire burning should ibe?

35 year old f, about two wks now of and on inside my brain only not my head or face or skin just my brain feels like it's on a fire burning should ibe?

Uncertain of cause.: However, medical assessment may be helpful in determining cause. Your question was cut off - so I am not sure what you were going to ask. ...Read more

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Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Get checked quick!: Head pain with trouble balancing that has not gone away needs to be checked soon: in the next few days, to find out what is going on. If the pain or balance trouble worsens, go to an ER. ...Read more

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Burning intense feeling in head all over has lasted over an hour now? Im very worried. Any thoughts?

Burning intense feeling in head all over has lasted over an hour now?  Im very worried. Any thoughts?

History & Exam: Your symptoms seem severe enough to warrant a thorough history and exam. Only that will point to the possible causes and then appropriate diagnostic or therapeutic action can be taken. See your pcp urgently. ...Read more

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Sometimes parts of my head get really hot almost to the point of burning and goes away. What could this be? Also have nerve problems in head.

Sometimes parts of my head get really hot almost to the point of burning and goes away. What could this be? Also have nerve problems in head.

Neuropathy: It sounds like you are describing local pain/burning on the surface of your head that comes and goes. As it is variable, this sounds like a neuropathy. There may be nerve endings in the scalp that are more sensitive. Thus, they may "fire off" and lead to the burning sensation. There are metabolic causes of neuropathy such as diabetes or thyroid. Disease. Check with your doctor as it can be helped. ...Read more

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For the last month I sometimes get a very sharp,burning,sensitive pain in my upper and middle back & now head.I was wondering what it could be. ?

For the last month I sometimes get a very sharp,burning,sensitive pain in my upper and middle back & now head.I was wondering what it could be. ?

Muscle spasms: spasms can pinch on the tiny nerves that go to the skin. Areas of stress like upper back can feel that way. The answer is stretching, massage or physical therapy....if its getting worse get a quick check at the doctors just to make sure that they can feel those areas and confirm or change the plan ...Read more