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About two and half months ago I started experiencing first pricky skin in different spots then my skin feels like its on fire them itches like crazy then I get big welts like hives them it just disappears and its fine just happens out of no where at anyti

About two and half months ago I started experiencing first pricky skin in different spots then my skin feels like its on fire them itches like crazy then I get big welts like hives them it just disappears and its fine just happens out of no where at anyti

Likle hives: Hives are usually itchy red spots that comes and goes quickly. They can be caused by allergy, viral infections, and autoimmunity ( reacting to yourself). Antibiotics can cause a reaction as long as two weeks after stopping it and persist up to 6 months(recurrently). Foods reactions occur usually quickly after eating the food and clears in 24 hours. Autoimmune can occur sporadically for no reason. ...Read more

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I have had headaches since 2007. They have been getting worse.They aren't all in the same area. My head sometimes feels like its on fire. Why?

I have had headaches since 2007. They have been getting worse.They aren't all in the same area. My head sometimes feels like its on fire.  Why?

Tension headaches?: Headache has many causes and with your history most of the important ones are ruled out Nevertheless you should see a neurologist to evaluate your chronic headache ...Read more

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What causes your head and back to feel like its on fire?For ex. My head feels heat and a little tingly and it reaches up to the middle of my back.

What causes your head and back to feel like its on fire?For ex. My head feels heat and a little tingly and it reaches up to the middle of my back.

Muscle strain/spasm: The strong muscles in the back and neck can spasm or get inflamed from trauma and cause a sensation of pain that may last for some time. The pain could be a result of nerve pinching as well. Depending on other symptoms and duration it may warrant an evaluation if not resolving with simple measures of time and anti inflammatories. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Everytime I wake up my skin is on fire. It lasts a while then slowly eases up and then I feel hot. What can this be?

Everytime I wake up my skin is on fire. It lasts a while then slowly eases up and then I feel hot. What can this be?

Interesting: You need to be checked if this continues. Some people complain of this with hyperthyroidism. Some medications may cause something similar. Also allergies, such as to soap or something you are ingesting. ...Read more

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I sweat really bad! it comes primarily from my head and just pours! i feel like i'm just on fire and my face gets red! what can I do?

I sweat really bad! it comes primarily from my head and just pours!  i feel like i'm just on fire and my face gets red! what can I do?

May B just U: May b ur response 2 stress or hyperhydrosis manifestation. U need 2 c a dermatologist and b evaluated and possible rx. There r medications that can help if hyperhydrosis & also 4 anxiety if that's the cause. ...Read more

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Last day najla came back from camping with a hot dark red face burned from the sun like someone burned it with real fire the skin is burned whattod?

Red & blistered? : Sounds like sunburn. If blisters, then she has 2nd degree burn. Even without blisters, it can be painful, as you know. Use cool compresses. You may find topical Aloe/benzocaine combination to be a soothing option. If this is not helping or child is not improving, then seek clinical advice. Hope that helps.
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Could anything bad happen if i sprayed my head with a fire hydrant?

Fire hydrant: My understanding is that fire hydrants contain water . Are you asking about fire extinguishers? There are many types which contain varying chemicals. You can look up composition from each extinguisher on -line. ...Read more

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I used to be able to pull my fire skin back 3 quarters of the way but in 1 year it is now not possible to pull it back at all?

I used to be able to pull my fire skin back 3 quarters of the way but in 1 year it is now not possible to pull it back at all?

Phimosis. : The inability to retract the foreskin all the way back behind the head of the penis is called phimosis. Decreased elasticity of the skin from inflammation, infection, or scarring can be the cause. This should be corrected to prevent worsening phimosis, paraphimosis, infections & improve hygiene. Get evaluated by your physician of a urologist. Depending on the severity there are ways to remedy it. ...Read more

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My moms leg the skin feels on fire what does this mean?

Likely a peripheral: Neuropathy. Most common cause is diabetes, but there are many others. Your mom should see a neurologist for appropriate testing to establish the diagnosis and find the underlying cause and appropriate treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a feeling like fire on my forehead & top of my head?

I have a feeling like fire on my forehead & top of my head?

HMMMM: That is tough one, ..Maybe it is an early sinus issue, or an irritation of the underlying nerves in your forehead like that which would come form a shingles infection, etc. Or it may be an early simple cephalgia (head ache type issue). If it persists, get an evaluation. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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My skin is on fire, is this an allergic reaction?

My skin is on fire, is this an allergic reaction?

Hives: It sounds as if you are having a dermatologic condition called urticaria. Urticaria is the medical terminology for hives. It is the bodies response to a certain stimulus, such as an allergy. The body will release histamine in response to a stimulus and histamine causes redness, swelling, burning sensation and itching. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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How can you get of a small spot on your skin if your skin came in direct contact with fire? The spot is old and maybe lighter by now but still there.

How can you get of a small spot on your skin if your skin came in direct contact with fire? The spot is old and maybe lighter by now but still there.

Burn marks: There is a little scarring that happens after injury to the skin. It may heal darker or lighter than the surrounding tissue. It will improve with time but can persist for years. Cosmetics may be the best solution if it bothers you. ...Read more

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Body temperature out of control.main problem is heat!its bad. Any source of heat from fire, heating even to my toaster, sun, I want to rip my skin off!

Body temperature out of control.main problem is heat!its bad. Any source of heat from fire, heating even to my toaster, sun, I want to rip my skin off!

Heat Intolernace: Go to your doctor, and find out why this happening to you. Some of the causes include High Thyroid Hormone(Hyperthyroid), Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction , Early Menopous, some medications etc.
Be well. ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt on the very top it's swollen and feels like fire and it's tender?

Why does my head hurt on the very top it's swollen and feels like fire and it's tender?

Consult Dr : Swelling is not typical for most headaches. You could have hurt your head unknowingly. Try applying ice and take advil/tylenol. Call your doctor if symptoms continue. Don't wait. ...Read more

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For the last few day I broke out with a rash on my face and shoulders it itches skin feels like It's on fire what could be going on?

For the last few day I broke out with a rash on my face and shoulders it itches skin feels like It's on fire what could be going on?

RASH FACE & SHOULDER: DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS?
PRESCRIPTION OR OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDS?
ANY NEW ONES?
ANY CHANGES IN YOUR SOAP OR WASHING DETERGENT?
IF THIS PERSISTS PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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35 year old f, about two wks now of and on inside my brain only not my head or face or skin just my brain feels like it's on a fire burning should ibe?

35 year old f, about two wks now of and on inside my brain only not my head or face or skin just my brain feels like it's on a fire burning should ibe?

Uncertain of cause.: However, medical assessment may be helpful in determining cause. Your question was cut off - so I am not sure what you were going to ask. ...Read more

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My head is on fire and I have a massive headache but no fever. Why does my head feel like it's gonna melt?

My head is on fire and I have a massive headache but no fever. Why does my head feel like it's gonna melt?

May be migraine: More history is needed. Did you have any other symptoms? Are you having trouble with vision, hearing, nausea, vomiting, movement of extremities? How old are you and what are your underlying medical conditions? Have you had problems with your teeth or ear infections? This sounds severe enough for you to seek medical care if it continues any longer. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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All around my kneecap on the skin above it feels on fire, like rug burn. No trauma, out of the blue. Almost raw. Why all of a sudden would this happen?

All around my kneecap on the skin above it feels on fire, like rug burn. No trauma, out of the blue. Almost raw. Why all of a sudden would this happen?

Knee cap: Described symptoms can be very characteristic of a septic bursitis. These can occu very quickly as a result of even a minor rug burn or insect bite. Typically it responds quickly to antibiotics , so get if seen ...Read more

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My head hurts in the front and behind the pain it feels like it's on fire as well as my ears?

My head hurts in the front and behind the pain it feels like it's on fire as well as my ears?

Tension migraine: Tension migraine is a type of headache caused by contraction of neck muscles that attach to the skull. The headaches often worsen as the day progresses. Treatment includes massage, physical therapy, biofeedback and meditation to reduce stress and anxiety. Botox injections in the scalp muscles and a variety of medications may reduce the headaches. See a neurologist who specializes in headaches. ...Read more

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Skin is on fire, no hives, lips, eyelids, soles feel raw. Exercise makes worse. Flushes and feels like fiberglass. does it throughout the day? Why?

Skin is on fire, no hives, lips, eyelids, soles feel raw. Exercise makes worse. Flushes and feels like fiberglass. does it throughout the day? Why?

Flushing: Your symptoms are nonspecific and could be due to rise in blood pressure, acceleration of heart rate, overactive thyroid, adrenal gland disorder, excessive heat or medications causing dilation of blood vessels. Start the investigation with your physician taking a thorough history, performing a physical examination and then ordering any appropriate tests. ...Read more