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Thumb Burning Sensation
What can be some benign and mild causes of my skin on my thumb feels a burning sensation when I press down on it. Stress related?
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
I believe I fractured my thumb about 4 months ago. I splinted it for 4 weeks. Now, my thumb has a burning sensation and sometimes tingles.
Nerve pinched: by either the original injury or the splint. Did you have an x-ray? If so the treating physician can tell you which nerve may have been damaged initially. However, if the sensation just came on after splinting for awhile, it may be that the splint put pressure on the nerve. Now that it's off, you may regain normal sensation but it may take a few months. Some are using topical vitamin D cream. ...Read more
I've had severe pain and swelling in my hands, especially in my left thumb. I get a burning sensation in my wrists while touching. It affects my work and makes me irritable. What should I do?
Thumb Pain: Tough to say based on that description. One possibility would be osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb/wrist, though not typically described as burning. There are other possibilities and best to have a consult with a hand doctor for a good exam. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Median branch: Most likely a sensory branch of the median nerve is irritated and/or compressed. Sometimes this localized symptom can occur as a result of carpal syndrome in which the entire median nerve is compressed as it enters the palm beneath a thick ligament. Since writing is important, you probably should see a doctor to confirm this supposition. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation on my thumb from the tip to the first crease is burning. What can I do to stop it was likely caused it?
Hours ago i got this burning sensation where my thumb and wrist meet up. Can anyone tell me what it could be and what can I do?
What can I do for severe tightening of feet(especially around thumb) accompanied with burning skin sensation?
Hands or feet?: If your hands and thumb are swollen or your feet and big toe are swollen it will feel tight. This can be due to fluid retention from , salting your food, eating salty food, high blood pressure, allergies and more. See your doctor to get started on preventing this from effecting your heart, blood pressure, kidneys or lungs. Elevate your hands or feet and make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have pain in my wrist (more in morning), has a burning sensation, is a little more swollen too (on my thumb side.) i can't lean on it. What can it be?
Am getting burning sensation in forearm and constant pins and needles in thumb over the last 3 days.
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