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Am getting burning sensation in forearm and constant pins and needles in thumb over the last 3 days.

Am getting burning sensation in forearm and constant pins and needles in thumb over the last 3 days.

See Doctor: Many possibilities most likely cervical radiculopathy he pinched nerve or neck or couple tunnel syndrome but could also be signs of a stroke. Seek medical attention if any new symptoms to go.Need to see MD for specific diagnosis and treatment ...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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I just recently got a slight burning sensation in my left forearm. It kind of feels like I pulled something but I didn't do anything.?

I just recently got a slight burning sensation in my left forearm. It kind of feels like I pulled something but I didn't do anything.?

Can't tell: It amy persist for a few des. Topical arnica and oral gout kola can help heal minor soft tissue injuries. If it persists or gets worse you can see doctor after several days, but these natural treatments often work. ...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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I have a burning sensation inside my wrist & is moving up my forearm. Also it sometimes ache. Why is this?

I have a burning sensation inside my wrist & is moving up my forearm. Also it sometimes ache. Why is this?

Tunnell syndrome: Sounds like a nerve entrapment syndrome such as carpal tunnel. Typically the pain will involve some of the fingers and wrist, and radiate upward toward the elbow. You may want to try using a wrist splint at night to see if this helps. You can find a wrist splint at any store that also has a pharmacy. ...Read more

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Skin on Left forearm and upper part by shoulder sensitive to touch. It has a burning sensation even when not touched. Not red no rash What could it be?

Skin on Left forearm and upper part by shoulder sensitive to touch. It has a burning sensation even when not touched. Not red no rash What could it be?

Nerve irritation?: Sounds like a nerve could be irritated. My main concern is if this could be an early sign of shingles. Sometimes there will be pain before the clustered blisters show up. Shingles affect a cutaneous nerve on one side of body, so pain and blisters usually extend from spine to midline on front of body. Any nerve, from head-to-toe col be affected. If blisters develop, I'd see a doc ASAP for antiviral ...Read more

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Mild forehead ache for a month and now burning sensation in right forearm for a week. Ct scan done in late december last year came back normal. Ideas?

Mild forehead ache for a month and now burning sensation in right forearm for a week. Ct scan done in late december last year came back normal. Ideas?

Headache: Hard to say. Clearly your doctor has evaluated you and was perhaps concerned about a cervical disc problem, thus the ct scan. Burning in arm can be a peripheral nerve problem. Headache perhaps tension? Sinus related? Blood work done perhaps to include a lyme test. ...Read more

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What should I do about burning sensation after cutting arm?

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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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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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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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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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

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I have a burning sensation in my right arm feels like a sunburn?

I have a burning sensation in my right arm feels like a sunburn?

Probably shingles: Shingles can begin with pain only, without the blisters. The sooner it is treated the sooner it will subside, so see your doctor or a dermatologist for a prescription for an antiviral (valtrex, famvir) if he/she confirms that that is what it is. ...Read more

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I have a slight tingling and burning sensation in my left arm should i be worried about anything?

I have a slight tingling and burning sensation in my left arm should i be worried about anything?

LIKELY BENIGN: Could be you have some nerve irritation at wrist or elbow. Unlikely to be sign of any issue other than transient nerve pinching. If continues or worsens, have your doctor assess. ...Read more

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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