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I have a burning sensation in my armpit could it be stress related or linked to the cold i have?

I have a burning sensation in my armpit could it be stress related or linked to the cold i have?

Both!: There is no spinal or peripheral nerve that innervates that area! could also be cryptic psoriasis, irritation from underarm agent or low grade fungal infection. If it persists, see your doctor. You did not describe if it looked different. Oh yes, could be referred pain from your shoulder. But it would be shoulder movement related, not constant! ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

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


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2 lumps in my armpit that sometimes hurt if I touch them. Plus some burning sensation, should I be worried?

2 lumps in my armpit that sometimes hurt if I touch them. Plus some burning sensation, should I be worried?

Need to examine: What your described suggests inflamed lymph nodes and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotic treatment.
Wish you good health!
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Lump in my right armpit since two years. Sometime pain sometime burning sensation ?

Lump in my right armpit since two years. Sometime pain sometime burning sensation ?

See doctor: This area seems to be causing you some discomfort now. Go see doctor for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation down my inner thigh and a dull pain under my armpit?

I have a burning sensation down my inner thigh and a dull pain under my armpit?

Nerve pain?: Strange pains or odd sensations can be due to nerves being irritated. Symptoms vary a lot from person to person, so a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what is going on. Thigh pains can be from the thigh itself, or can come from inside the hip or the nerves coming out of the spine. Armpit pains sometimes are from skin rashes or skin irritations there. ...Read more

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I have pain that radiates from shoulder blade to arm, armpit upper spinal cord and also causes burning sensation.What could be the cause?

I have pain that radiates from shoulder blade to arm, armpit upper spinal cord and also causes burning sensation.What could be the cause?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. ...Read more

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Left shoulder pain that radiates from upper back to arm, armpit and upper spinal cord with burning sensation?

Left shoulder pain that radiates from upper back to arm, armpit and upper spinal cord with burning sensation?

Possible disc issue: Pain in this area can come from various places including the shoulder (rotator cuff), the neck (cervical disc herniation), and even heart or stomach problems. You should see a physicians for evaluation for these problems. ...Read more

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Broken collarbone, moved wrong lastnight & experienced a burning sensation near my armpit. Muscles swollen/pulling on something. Should i see doctor?

Broken collarbone, moved wrong lastnight & experienced a burning sensation near my armpit. Muscles swollen/pulling on something. Should i see doctor?

Yes, if worse: It sounds like your clavicle is treated with a sling or "figure-8" brace. It is common for these fractures to move early on with minimal activity. Your swelling is common and burning sensation is related to nerve irritation.

If you are at all concerned or your symptoms are significantly worse, it is worth returning to your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning sensation through upper chest, pain in armpits and shoulders for the last couple of days I have had a feeling of heaviness in the left side of my chest along with shortness of breath. I seen my doctor about this and he believes that it was caused

Burning sensation through upper chest, pain in armpits and shoulders for the last couple of days I have had a feeling of heaviness in the left side of my chest along with shortness of breath. I seen my doctor about this and he believes that it was caused

The : The symptoms you describe are typical of a heart attack or inflammation around the heart (pericarditis) - they can also be caused by anxiety and hyperventilation. So yes, it could be serious. Key items for revealing if there is a heart problem would be an electrocardiogram (ekg) and blood tests, perhaps an echocardiogram (looking at the heart and pericardium with sound waves). If your doctor has done the tests described, check with him again to see what else could be causing the problem. If not, it could be best to seek another opinion. ...Read more

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Burning sensation right armpit, numbness and pin pricks in right leg and arm. right leg also experiences burning toward foot what could this be.

Burning sensation right armpit, numbness and pin pricks in right leg and arm. right leg also experiences burning toward foot what could this be.

Numbness etc.: This strongly suggests some nerve damage from your neck down.
Tell this to your primary doctor and ask for a rapid referral to a Neurologist! ...Read more

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Having shoulder pain in right shoulder only, burning sensation in right breast(inner part), and I have a swollen lymph node under right armpit. Help!

Having shoulder pain in right shoulder only, burning sensation in right breast(inner part), and I have a swollen lymph node under right armpit. Help!

Evaluation needed: Any time there are swollen lymph nodes one should have concern. Could be mastitis, and needs treatment. You need further evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause chest congestion up to throat, back and chest pains at once, burning sensation and sweats, pressure in left armpit?

Many symptoms: Please see and get an appointment to your doctor as soon as possible.
If there is a big delay, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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Is a burning sensation in right arm serious?

Is a burning sensation in right arm serious?

Nerve/ vascular: Nerve/blood vessel involvement/ myalgia a possibility/ joint abnormality with referred pain needs to be ruled out. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What is treatment for vaginal burning sensation?

What is treatment for vaginal burning sensation?

Depends: It depends on the cause. It could be allergic, yeast infection, dermatitis, etc. Treatments are different for each of them. ...Read more

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My latex irritation , iching and burning sensation won't go, is there any treatment?

My latex irritation , iching and burning sensation won't go, is there any treatment?

Latex allergy: Allergy to latex is a gradual worsening of the symptoms. Most hospitals have gone latex free to mitigate this allergy. If you have allergy to latex, avoid latex. The symptoms will slowly worsen over time, and can become quite serious. ...Read more

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I have only one testicle from my child hood.. I am having slight pain and burning sensation in my testicle. Plz tell a remedy and possible cause?

I have only one testicle from my child hood.. I  am having slight pain and burning sensation in my  testicle. Plz tell a remedy and possible cause?

Testis: If you only have one testis, get checked out by a urologist. It is important to diagnose and properly treat any problem with your solitary testis. ...Read more

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What should I do about burning sensation after cutting arm?

NSAID: Did you cut your arm deliberately? If you haven't had a tetanus shot in the last ten years - or you aren't certain - get an update. If you need sutures - get seen. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication will help with pain. If this was deliberate self- harm please obtain behavioral health assistance. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do i get a burning sensation in my arm after a work out?

Why do i get a burning sensation in my arm after a work out?

Nerve irritation: Give weight at least a week before resuming and use OTC anti-inflammatory medication such as Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic. If the burning returns, it is related to nerve compression and you must be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my right fore arm. It is worst when I use the arm for lifting, hammering, etc. What do you think it could be? Thanks

I have a burning sensation in my right fore arm.  It is worst when I use the arm for lifting, hammering, etc.  What do you think it could be?  Thanks

Burning arm pain: Burning arm pain especially during physical strain can be due to some nerve irritation in the cervical spine... It can be from a disc bulge or arthritis with maybe a bone spur, where strain compresses the neck alittle more due to muscle compression. A form of cubital tunnel syndrome or carpal tunnel syndrome needs to be excluded (elbow or wrist compression). Fatique is also possible maybe... ...Read more

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Burning sensation on my left upper arm?

See dr.: Not enough information to tell you what is wrong. Best for you to see a health care provider and provide them with a full history and get an exam of the area to get you properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in left arm that goes up to my neck?

Burning sensation in left arm that goes up to my neck?

Radiculopathy: Is what first comes to mind. Also known as a piched nerve in your neck. However there are other causes that need to be ruled out. It could be something as simple as a muscle spasm or something more serious. There are many questions and exam requirements to correctly identify the problem. A full history and a physical exam would be required to determine with any certainty. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more