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I had a tendon transfer in my hand a week ago. Is it normal to feel a burning sensation?

I had a tendon transfer in my hand a week ago. Is it normal to feel a burning sensation?

Possibly: This could be normal post-operative pain, but f you have any concern of worsening or persistence of the sensation you should discuss it with your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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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 had a tendon transfer in my hand 2 weeks ago and I am noticing a sharp burning sensation?

I had a tendon transfer in my hand 2 weeks ago and I am noticing a sharp burning sensation?

Call your surgeon: Anytime you have an issue after having a surgery it is your responsibility to inform your surgeon. Don't be afraid. ...Read more

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A 28 year-old man wishes to know if a tendon transfer is the only option for a wrist drop after a humerus fracture.....?

A 28 year-old man wishes to know if a tendon transfer is the only option for a wrist drop after a humerus fracture.....?

It depends: Sounds like you might have a radial nerve injury after a humerus fracture which unfortunately can be relatively common. Is it a post op nerve palsy? or was no surgery done to fix the humerus. How long has it been? If its been >6 weeks, an EMG can be helpful to see if there is any re-inervation. Make sure you are doing at least passive range of motion to avoid stiffness. We can set up a consult. ...Read more

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I'm having a burning sensation in the tendons located behind my knee. It hurts when i stand and feel as if they will cramp up.

I'm having a burning sensation in the tendons located behind my knee. It hurts when i stand and feel as if they will cramp up.

See your pcp: 'burning' pain in the popliteal fossa( behind the knee) and when u stand up sounds like you've irritated your hamstrings.Possibly u strained them somehow w/o knowing about it. Also, popliteal cysts can cause this pain as well.These are seen commonly w/ knee problems like a cartilage tear. See your pcp and possibly referral to orthopedic surgeon. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Feel a tendon or something moving side to side in base of big toe. Pain and sometimes burning sensation when walking was after slamming side of foot?

Feel a tendon or something moving side to side in base of big toe. Pain and sometimes burning sensation when walking was after slamming side of foot?

Walk this Way.: There are quite a few structures that have the ability to move side to side, associated with the base of the big toe. A slamming injury could injure any one or more of them effecting the stability of the toe and toe joint. Pain and burning are the body's way of letting you know this. It is best to have the toe examined and possibly x-rayed to remove all doubt. ...Read more

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What could cause redness and burning sensation on top of my hands?

What could cause redness and burning sensation on top of my hands?

Burning hands: On the hands the most common causes of redness and burning are chemical irritation of some sort. It can come from soaps, creams, solvents at work or cleaning agents, medicines, possibly something like poison ivy, rarely from a systemic disorder like vasculitis. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation in hands and feet..How to relieve?

Help! I have burning sensation in hands and feet..How to relieve?

Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause a burning sensation in right hand palm?

What would cause a burning sensation in right hand palm?

Burning sensation: It may be compression of a nerve that innervates the hand muscles, such as of the median, ulnar, or radial nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an example. However, your doctor will need to examine you to make a more accurate diagnosis since the nerves innervate different muscles of the hand. Then a treatment plan can be made. Sometimes further evaluation is needed, such as with an emg/ncs. ...Read more

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Heartburn and burning sensation in hands, should I be concerned?

Heartburn and burning sensation in hands, should I be concerned?

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. it might be a very unusual presentation for a cardiac event? ...Read more

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I have tingle and a burning sensation from my mid sholder to my hands?

I have tingle and a burning sensation from my mid sholder to my hands?

See doctor: This could be a sign of a neck (spine) problem or a shoulder problem. Physical examination and possibly some tests are necessary to sort this out. ...Read more

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Seeing prominient veins in hands and burning sensation. What could be wrong?

Seeing prominient veins in hands and burning sensation. What could be wrong?

loss of fat: Subcutaneous fat naturally atrophies over time. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a baby and a 90 year old man. These make veins which are normally occurring in the hand more visible. These can be removed, for cosmetic reasons, by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions if I have a burning sensation in my hands?

Can you give me suggestions if I have a burning sensation in my hands?

Difficult to answer: The most common cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. However it is important to note which fingers are predominantly involved as carpal tunnel does not involve the fifth finger. Other causes for a burning neuropathy includes those conditions which cause a small fiber peripheral neuropathy. These include diabetes, amyloidosis, alcohol abuse, and vitamin deficiencies. I hope this helps ...Read more

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What to do if I have a burning sensation on my hand what can it be?

What to do if I have a burning sensation on my hand what can it be?

Carpal tunnel: Possibly carpal tunnel, especially if you are prone to performing repetitive action with that wrist. Compression and irritation of the nerve results in the sort of symptoms you are describing. See a hand specialist. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more