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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

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'm having a burning sensation both front thighs,both arms,lower back..weakness both legs?

I'm having a burning sensation both front thighs,both arms,lower back..weakness both legs?

Could be neurologic: burning sensation that you describe could be something effecting the sensory nerve fibers going to your legs. weakness of legs may be something with the nerves innervating and leading to your legs. I suggest you see your primary care physician or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Severe burning sensation and pain in arms,hands,neck,and mid-to-lower back. Extreme weakness in arms and hands.What can I take to ease pain/burning?

Severe burning sensation and pain in arms,hands,neck,and mid-to-lower back. Extreme weakness in arms and hands.What can I take to ease pain/burning?

Joint pain: See a physician. You should be evaluated for your symptoms to rule out medication side effects or a nerve or rheumatologic condition. I recommend seeing your primary care provider first, who can then refer you to a rheumatologist or neurologist as appropriate. ...Read more

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Can bulging discs in my lower back cause me neck pain and my left arm to have a burning sensation? Sometimes it's both upper arms mostly by shoulders

Can bulging discs in my lower back cause me neck pain and my left arm to have a burning sensation? Sometimes it's both upper arms mostly by shoulders

No, it should not.: No. Lumbar (lower back) disc herniations should not cause neck pain or left arm symptoms. Cervical (neck) disc herniations however may cause your symptoms. ...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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I feel a burning sensation on my arms, stomach, and back. What is it?

Could be sunburn,,,: It depends on when it started and what you were doing or came in contact with but it sounds like sunburn or some irritation from detergent or contact with some clothing. It might be a good idea to get checked for allergies. Good luck. ...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