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What causes a burning sensation in elbow?

What causes a burning sensation in elbow?

Tendinitis: Most times burning pain in the elbow w/out a history of trauma is tendinitis.Occ. The ulnar nerve(funny bone) can get irritated and cause burning pain esp.If your pinkie or ring finger get numb or tingle.Tendinitis responds to nsaids, rest from offending activities(power grip), ice massage etc. If no improvement see your orthopedic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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Burning sensation on and around my elbow, why?

Burning sensation on and around my elbow, why?

Usually tendinitis: 'burning' avbout the elbow w/out trauma is usually tendinitis.Occassionally the 'funny' bone(ulnar nerve)on the inside of the elbow can cause this as well esp if u get numbness or tingling in your pinkie and/or ring fingers.Try a NSAID for a week or two if no improvement see your orthopedic surgeon.Best of luck! ...Read more

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My left side of my elbow has a burning sensation, what could cause this?

Tennis elbow: If the "outside" part of the elbow is painful the most likely cause is a lateral epicondilytis or a tennis elbow. ...Read more

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I fell down from a bike and i got scratches on my elbow...but the skin around my wound tuns black day by day with severe burning sensation...

I fell down from a bike and i got scratches on my elbow...but the skin around my wound tuns black day by day with severe burning sensation...

BICYCLE SCRATCHES: HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR DOCTOR YET? THINK LIKE THIS: YOU HAVE A FIRE. HOW DO YOU PUT OUT A FIRE? WATER! WARM WATER COMPRESSES EVERY 2 or 3 HOURS FOR 10 TO 15 MINUTES EACH TIME. (NOT HOT OR COLD WATER!) CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR TO FIND OUT IF ITS INFECTED. YOU MAY NEED AN ANTIBIOTIC.. ...Read more

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I get excrutiating pain and burning sensation in my right elbow every time I lean or put pressure on something. I have had no traumas to it though?

I get excrutiating pain and burning sensation in my right elbow every time I lean or put pressure on something. I have had no traumas to it though?

Elbow inflammation: Consider elbow inflammation from activities that cause you to frequently rotate your forearm either clockwise or counter clockwise or to lift relatively heavy weights with your wrist held stable. Tenderness on the inside of the elbow is called medial epicondylitis nd on the outside lateral epicondylitis. Both are treated with ibuprofen and rest. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow.  I have had no injuries.  Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

See below: Any rashes associated with the pain area? If so, consider "shingles" but the pain often comes before the rash. Watch for this. Any numbness in the area or down the arm, consider a neck issue/brachial nerve plexus issue. See your doctor for confirmation or not. ...Read more

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I have had burning sensation in my knees and elbows for over 2 years now. What could be causing this as it feels like its getting worse. ?

I have had burning sensation in my knees and elbows for over 2 years now. What could be causing this as it feels like its getting worse.
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Not sure: I am not sure what this could be. Are your joints inflamed? Do you have diabetes? Is is constant? Are you healthy otherwise? Burning only? Any pain? Do you take any medications? I wish I could give more detailed answer, but that is not an easy question. ...Read more

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I have an intense burning sensation on my left elbow / forearm. The pain comes and goes and is very targeted and consistent. The skin is tender too?

I have an intense burning sensation on my left elbow / forearm.  The pain comes and goes and is very  targeted and consistent.  The skin is tender too?

See your primary MD: This could also be a condition called shingles which is a reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox. It can be very painful in a localized area. ...Read more

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My husband has a burning sensation in his left arm from his wrist and elbow. What could this be?

My husband has a burning sensation in his left arm from his wrist and elbow. What could this be?

Paresthesias: There are several possibilities depending on the precise distribution of the symptoms. Google separately images for ulnar nerve, median nerve and dermatomes. See which ones match best his symptoms. If these don't precisely fit the problem could also be in the spinal cord or brain. Have an evaluation by a neurologist to further help. ...Read more