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Having burning sensation on my fingers since last 2 days. What would be the efficient treatment I can do?

Having burning sensation on my fingers since last 2 days. What would be the efficient treatment I can do?

Burning fingers?: How did this happen? Were you cooking with habanero peppers without gloving your hands. I love them too but the capsaicin in them is really intense. Burning is neurological. Is it coming from outside or inside? If from outside get "Goop" at an auto store. It looks like cold cream but it's great at removing heavy chain organic compounds. If it's from inside that's another story. See a neurologist. ...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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I am a 30 y old woman. Having left arm heaviness and burning sensation in fingers after heavy lifting and also on cold mornings. What could it be?

I am a 30 y old woman. Having left arm heaviness and burning sensation in fingers after heavy lifting and also on cold mornings. What could it be?

Nerve: A pinched nerve in the neck or shoulder region could be the problem. Symptoms brought on by cold temperatures suggest some vascular spasm. Bursitis of the shoulder is another possibility. An orthopedic specialist or neurologist would be best to evaluate you and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Hand numbness: Your symptoms can be due to either nerve compression or vascular compromise to right hand. The whole right arm and cervical spine needs to be evaluated. Do you type a lot? Postural exercises and yoga helps. Chiropractor might be of some assistance too based upon what defect has been diagnosed after thorough work up ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

? carpal tunnel syndr: You probably have acquired a wrist synovitis, maybe through keyboarding, which is causing compression of median nerve at wrist. Recommend you let your doctor know about this, as simple to reverse. ...Read more

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Why do I feel a burning sensation in between my fingers?

Why do I feel a burning sensation in between my fingers?

Burnning: There are many causes for burnning sensation in between fingers. Most common is B12 deficiency and diabetes.Other causes are amyloid neuropathy, b6, hiv, vasculitis, lyme, vasculitis, hypothyroid, medication specially chemotherapy, certain medications. ...Read more

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I am feeling a burning sensation in my fingers, I have not cut any chillis. Why is this so? And how can I cure it?

I am feeling a burning sensation in my fingers, I have not cut any chillis. Why is this so? And how can I cure it?

There are numerous: Causes of finger burning sensation. Causes range from smoking and diabetes to blood vessel problems (Raynaud's disease) to arthritic or connective tissue problems such as lupus. Mechanical problems such as Dupytren's contracture of the palm can also do this. It requires a full assessment by your primary doctor or neurologist; the spectrum of possible tests is extensive. Treatments are available. ...Read more

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I have been fingered, I bleed in the inside, the blood color is brown and I feel burning sensation a little. What it could be?

I have been fingered, I bleed in the inside, the blood color is brown and I feel burning sensation a little. What it could be?

Bleeding: The brown color is likely old blood. May also indicate that you are having a period. Burning sensation is a little concerning as this may mean either a bacterial or yeast infection. In any event, you will need to see a physician if the symptoms have not gone away in the next day or two. ...Read more

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Why I am feeling burning sensation in index finger?

Nerve Compression: Your sensation could be related to some nerve compression at your wrist area which we see in people with carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be attributed to the type of work that you do everyday. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in my right index finger what is it?

I have burning sensation in my right index finger what is it?

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

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I have little lumps and burning sensation in between two of my fingers. Can it possibly be herpes?

I have little lumps and burning sensation in between two of my fingers. Can it possibly be herpes?

Difficult to say....: Dermatological (skin) conditions are very difficult to diagnose without first seeing and feeling the lesion, however, interdigital (between the fingers) red bumps could be from herpes or scabies. See your doctor for a definitive work up. ...Read more

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Woke up with severe burning sensation of my left fingers, which is relief only when inserted water?

Woke up with severe burning sensation of my left fingers, which is relief only when inserted water?

Burning sensatjon: Very few things can do that---1). Nerve pinching at cervical spine level 2) or hypothyroidism 3). Also vitamin b6 deficiency in chronic alcoholic can do that too. Consult with your pmd. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in both arms that goes to my pinky finger. What could this be?

Nerve pain: It sounds as if you have a nerve irritation. Since it is in both arms it may be coming from a compression in the neck. See you doctor. You may need some testing to diagnose the exact cause. ...Read more

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Dizziness, burning sensation in response to cold on fingers & tongue. Help?

Dizziness, burning sensation in response to cold on fingers & tongue. Help?

Need evaluation: You need to be evaluated by your doctor to find out what is going on. There are several things that could cause this and the only way to give you an isafter an examination is done. ...Read more

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Bf fingered me I felt a little bit of a burning sensation. Afterwards there was a bit of blood. Did hymen break or vaginal scratching. I'm a virgin?

Bf fingered me I felt a little bit of a burning sensation. Afterwards there was a bit of blood. Did hymen break or vaginal scratching. I'm a virgin?

Need examination: The only way to know the answer to that would be to have an examination. If you are not in pain or having problems then an examination is not really needed though. ...Read more

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A week after endoscopic cts I am having a burning sensation in hand and fingers, is this normal?

Could be: Sometimes as the nerve " wakes up" these sensations are common. Just tell your doc at your f/u visit. ...Read more

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4 fingers down from ribcage (intestine?) has strange burning sensation when standing or moving. Feels better to be sitting or lying down. What is this

4 fingers down from ribcage (intestine?) has strange burning sensation when standing or moving. Feels better to be sitting or lying down. What is this

Which side?: Do u have alternating constipation and diahrea? Do you have nausea and vomiting with weight loss? Do you sleep well at night, grind your teeth in sleep, have recurrent headaches? I am searching for visceral hypersensitivity. I see u have anxiety and fatigue. If this not treated, all pain is worse. One good med for nausea, mood, sleep, anxiety is mirtazapine. See doc. ...Read more

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My palm area & the area between my middle & fourth finger has this tingling burning sensation. Happened when I was cooking and I couldn't stop stop it?

Pinched nerve?: Hard to say from the info you provided. Transient numbness, tingling, or burning sensation is often due to irritation or pressure on a nerve. Ulnar nerve at elbow compression can cause numbness into ring and small finger. Median nerve pressure at wrist can radiate to middle -ring finger web space. Holding a handle in your hand for a long time may cause this. If it persists get it checked out. ...Read more

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I woke up with a painful burning sensation in my palm, both hands. Fingers not so much but carea closer to wrist is flaming! Please advise thank you?

I woke up with a painful burning sensation in my palm, both hands. Fingers not so much but carea closer to wrist is flaming! Please advise thank you?

Periph. Neuropathy: Sounds like the onset of a peripheral neuropathy which can be related to underlying diseases, spinal cord arthritic changes with pressure on nerve endings, or spinal cord lesions themselves. You need to see and be evaluated by a neurologist and would do this asap as the longer nerve conditions persist the slower the resolution. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bumps on back of hands and fingers. Itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.

Bumps on back of hands and fingers. Itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.

Dishydrotic eczema?: Eczema on the fingers and hands doesn't have to look like the dry, crackly surface skin texture of eczema elsewhere. Fingers can have itchy flesh-colored bumps, called dishydrotic eczema or dishydrosis. The treatment is as in eczema, with hydrocortisone cream or other steroid creams; and if the rash worsens or isn't better soon, one should see a primary care doctor or dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My hand hurts and has burning sensation inside my index finger and its side of palm. I didn't injure it or anything. This happens occasionally. Why?

Hand tingling: Most likely cause is an injury to the nerve in the wrist call the median nerve. Commonly called carpal tunnel syndrome. Can be associated with thyroid disease and othe medical conditions. Also can express itself during pregnancy. Very common if you do repetitive gripping and fine work with hand. If you are waking up with it get a wrist slimy from store and straighten it flat. Wear at night. ...Read more

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I get a burning sensation in my vagina when I insert 2 fingers. No burning with one finger. I am a virgin and use water-based ky jelly. Is this normal?

I get a burning sensation in my vagina when I insert 2 fingers. No burning with one finger. I am a virgin and use water-based ky jelly. Is this normal?

Stretching of hymen: As a virgin, your hymen is intact and 2 fingers may stretch the hymen causing microtears that can be painful. It may be the cause behind your pain that is worsened with larger size. ...Read more

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"i am 18 years old. I am suddenly having burning sensation in my right hand fingers. Especially between the ring finger and index finger.?

"i am 18 years old. I am suddenly having burning sensation in my right hand fingers. Especially between the ring finger and index finger.?

ULNAR: The location suggests ulnar nerve irritation, perhaps from elbow but maybe at wrist (guyon's canal). Alternatively, could be joint or tendon issues. Perhaps associated with computer keyboard activity or texting? May well be self-limited and reverse, but if not, might check in with your doctor if persistent. ...Read more

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Are immediate swelling, lots of bruising, and a sharp, intense pain turning into a burning sensation, then numbness signs that I broke my finger?

Are immediate swelling, lots of bruising, and a sharp, intense pain turning into a burning sensation, then numbness signs that I broke my finger?

How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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I am experiencing severe pain in extremity, finger numbness, headache (side: all sides) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, feels sharp or st...

I am experiencing severe pain in extremity, finger numbness, headache (side: all sides) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, feels sharp or st...

See a specialist: Pfox,
I recommend you see a neurologist, ortho spine specialist; neurosurgeon or physiatrist who is trained in spinal disorders.
It sounds like you may have an issue with your neck and possible a pinched nerve. However, the possibilities of what it might be given that you are also having a headache is wide and I would seek formal treatment.
Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hi 18f.I've been experiencing a pepper burning sensation at the tip of my left hand fingers occasionally for some time. What could be the reason? Thanks

Hi 18f.I've been experiencing a pepper burning sensation at the tip of my left hand fingers occasionally for some time. What could be the reason? Thanks

PEPPER-BURNING FEEL: HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON? WEEKS? MONTHS?
IT COULD BE SHINGLES, BUT I AM NOT SURE. . .
YOU SHOULD SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK ...Read more