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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Burning Sensation In Armpit

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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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What causes a burning itchy feeling in the left shoulder blade?

What causes a burning itchy feeling in the left shoulder blade?

Could be a # of cau-: ses, like: 1: skin irritation by something coming in contact with it; 2: some insect bite(s); 3: a local nerve being irritated, or from the spine itself; 4: A Metabolic cause, which can also same symptoms. See your PCP to be examined and probably investigated. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation under the breast?

What causes a burning sensation under the breast?

Burning sensation: Usually there is no definite abnormality of the breast itself to account for a burning sensation. Check to make sure you have no skin irritation under the breast. If the sensation persists, a mammogram and breast ultrasound can be performed. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in elbow?

What causes a burning sensation in elbow?

Tendinitis: Most times burning pain in the elbow w/out a history of trauma is tendinitis.Occ. The ulnar nerve(funny bone) can get irritated and cause burning pain esp.If your pinkie or ring finger get numb or tingle.Tendinitis responds to nsaids, rest from offending activities(power grip), ice massage etc. If no improvement see your orthopedic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue have a burning sensation too ?

I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue  have a burning sensation too
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Mystery Sensations: The tongue can be inflamed and result in a condition called glossitis. The causes are varied and include nutrition deficiencies and allergies among other causes. Burning pain and paresthesias can signify a neurologic condition and are best evaluated in-person by a physician or neurologist who can full evaluate. ...Read more

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I'm having numbness in my right armpit along with a severe burning feeling at times. No redness or skin irritation.

I'm having  numbness in my right armpit along with a severe burning feeling at times. No redness or skin irritation.

Armpit pain: Keep an eye on the area for any rash developing, or blisters that might be an indication that you have shingles. Otherwise, this could be irritation of a nerve coming from the upper spine. If it continues, see an M.D. for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Finished medicine for throat and ear infections. Have a burning sensation that comes and goes in arms and wrist? Part of infection?

Finished medicine for throat and ear infections. Have a burning sensation that comes and goes in arms and wrist? Part of infection?

Associated symptoms: There is no direct connection between throat/ear infections and arm/wrist paresthesias (burning feeling). Doubt it is part of the original infection or the medication you took. IF it continues, or if you get any weakness, dizziness, go see a local doctor. ...Read more

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I have numbness, electric shock sort of pain, burning pain and aching all at the same time in my hands. Also some burning sort of pain in my neck.?

I have numbness, electric shock sort of pain, burning pain and aching all at the same time in my hands. Also some burning sort of pain in my neck.?

Neurologic Problem: It sounds as if you troubles coming from your cervical spine. The nerve roots coming from the neck supply the arms and hands. Additionally, damage to the nervous system can either cause pain, pins and needles (paresthesias), numbness, and/or weakness. Thus, you should see your doctor and have him/her follow up with the appropriate diagnostic studies. Good luck to a speedy recovery! ...Read more

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I have itching irritation and burning sensation in the vaginal areas, what can I do for relief?

I have itching irritation and burning sensation in the vaginal areas, what can I do for relief?

It depends on the: Cause. Get checked by your gynecologist to know. Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, feminine spray, contraceptive foam/ jelly or ointments or creams); stress; pinworm; menopause (vaginal drying); precancerous lesions ; stress. ...Read more

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What causes burning neck pain that radiates down both arms? Along with numbness and tingling in the neck? The burning pain at times is unbearable

What causes burning neck pain that radiates down both arms? Along with numbness and tingling in the neck? The burning pain at times is unbearable

Disc problem: While most of the time it is not serious but it could be a sign of a disc problem or another condition called spinal stenosis. I would recommend your see a spinal specialist who will evaluate your physical exam and may order further diagnostic tests such as an MRI ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause "hot spots"? A burning sensations in arms, back, between breasts, under left breast. No rash or redness. Just a feeling of pain.

Can anxiety cause "hot spots"?  A burning sensations in arms, back, between breasts, under left breast. No rash or redness. Just a feeling of pain.

Possible: Anxiety can definitely cause physical symptoms in the head, chest, back and arms. But these can also be signs of other serious health conditions so you should see your doctor and have a thorough examination so that you can treated for the correct problem. ...Read more

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I am experiencing groin lump and headache (better by: rest, stress management) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, dull or aching sensation) ...

I am experiencing  groin lump and headache (better by: rest, stress management) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, dull or aching sensation) ...

Groin lump: Your primary care doc will help you determine what that lump is, e.g., hernia, growth, infection, etc. Please see him/her to get this taken care of. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to treat burning sensation in right side of chest?

How to treat burning sensation in right side of chest?

Depends on cause: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What would cause a constant cooling burning sensation in the vagina & genital area for 2/12 weeks straight? Besides a yeast infection?

What would cause a constant cooling burning sensation in the vagina & genital area for 2/12 weeks straight? Besides a yeast infection?

Burning: You could have a bacterial infection. These infections would include sexually transmitted disease. They however are usually associated with a vaginal discharge. Would advise seeing your physician for a vaginal examination and possible a culture. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more