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Prickly Burning Sensation On Skin
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
Have had negative reaction to every antibiotic. Amoxicillan was the last 1 I could take, now having burning sensation on skin. What now?
It's complicated: For multiple antibiotic allergies, you really need the input of an infectious diseases specialist. These doctors know all about antibiotics and allergies... including cross-reactivity and trying to 'treat through' some allergies. There is something called desensitization-if needed. Essentially the benefit of antibiotics has to be measured against potential harm. So I would say u need a specialist ...Read more
SSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
I have burning sensation on skin around eyebrows; it started with right eyelid and area above eyebrows and it becomes worse with heat?
Do not apply heat: Try cool compresses, and have this checked out in person with your PCP as that's not a normal sensation around the eyebrows. ...Read more
Burning sensation on skin of upper arm/shoulder for 2 weeks, but nothing there, skin looks completely normal. No rashes or other symptoms. What is it?
Neuropathy: Sounds like a nerve problem, so we'd call it neuropathy. It can be caused by anything damaging a nerve. Shingles or herpes can do this, but if it has been going on for 2 weeks I'd expect there to be spots or bumps or something showing on the skin by now. It can also be caused by your immune system attacking the nerve or by the nerve being pinched in your spine or elsewhere. See your doc for help. ...Read more
Back pain, occ. Burning sensation on skin. Often headache, occ. Spasm (?) in pupils and pain in eyes, occ. Reduced hearing left ear (no wax). Tired.
Hard to say: May be due to various causes. It would be more helpful if you give more information: How long has it been present? Does it last all day? If not, how long each time. Where in the forehead: in the center vs on either side of forehead? Are there any other symptoms: fever, trouble with vision or any other symptoms? "Burning" type pain often signifies a problem with a local nerve to the involved area. ...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
Scalp problem: Shingles is the worse possible thing, more simpler irritation can cause it. ...Read more
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Burning feeling with:
1. Sinusitis:Inflammatory changes induce mucus collection in the sinuses and begin pressing against the inflamed membranes. Usually worse in am
2. Temporal Arteritis: Auto inmmune disease affecting the branches of the intracranial branches of the carotid arteries,
3. Post-Stroke Pain: autonomic nervous system becomes hyperactive due to brain damage that occurred with the stroke. In 20-30% ...Read more
Atypical symptom: Burning in such a large area of your body is atypical. I am not sure of the cause but if it is central nervous system related it has to be coming from right side of the brain possibly thalamus. This however extremely rare and very unlikely. Most likely there is some other non nervous system related explanation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello sir for my grandfather some burning sensation is there in skin from many months so would u give my some soloution?
Tough: Without really looking at the skin for lesions and getting a thorough medical history it is difficult to determine what it actually is and of course, how to treat it. ...Read more
I'm having a burning sensation at the back of my head. What is it? I have no medical history for this before or related to it.
Have someone look: It is either a skin (scalp) problem or muscle spasms such as neck. Have someone look and tell you if there's a rash or redness or hair loss. Otherwise pinch your shoulder and neck muscles to see if you get the same burning pain. In which case You could try acetaminophen or nonprescription analgesic.I don't think it would be a problem in the cranial bone or in the brain (in case you are wondering). ...Read more
Can u tell me ifi feel a burning sensation in different places in the skin of my body when I touch the skin. What well bi that?
Medication induced: A better question to ask yourself is how long has this been going on for? If you recently started a new medication this could be a side effect. If the symptoms continue it would be best to see your primary care doctor for a full physical exam and assessment. ...Read more