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Burning Sensation In The Upper Back Under The Skin
Hard to say: Without being able to see the area, but one possibility is shingles. It sounds like its very painful for you. Please consider seeing your doctor as there are helpful treatments available. ...Read more
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
What could a burning sensation located in my very upper back, dead center? When I move certain ways I have to stop whatever I'm doing and be still
Pinched nerves: What you describe sounds like it could be pinched nerves originating in your lower neck. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
C-radiculopathy...: ......one of your nasty little brothers shining a magnifying lens on your neck while you're out minding your own business and getting a tan! I'm jealous...we used to live in Austin....beautiful weather but you can keep the fire ants! Now, why at such a young age are you having these issues? Your symptoms could be an entrapment of the suprascapular nerve. See a neurologist for more workup. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation in my upper back and right shoulder. I have problems looking to my right and also alot of pain in my right shoulder?
Regarding upper back issues of mine, overused and stretched muscles, traps / rhomboids etc. What causes the muscles to give a burning sensation?
Exercise or strain:
New exercise or activity? May cause dom delayed onset muscle soreness (typically about 48 hours after the increase use of those muscles). May last a few days to a week or two.
Alternatively, sudden/acute burning may indicate a strain, which may take a few weeks to several months to resolve.
Massage or foam roller may help, if this is not a muscle strain. ...Read more
What is the possible causes for a severe burning sensation on the upper back and neck followed by a bumpy rash?
There is a good possibility, with that history than you have Herpes Zoster or "Shingles" This is due to re-activation of the Chicken Pox virus in a nerve (nerves) where it causes a tiny chicken pox like "bump" in the skin at the end of the nerve.
There is medication for this disorder even after the rash breaks out so contact your Primary Care Physician for advice.
Good Luck ...Read more
I have pain in my upper back on both sides a burning sensation and pain right in mid chestwith movement dr says musc spasms what else can't be?
I have a burning sensation in my upper back and from a week I have this sensation in my right foot also.
Causes of deep burning sensation in right side of chest and right upper back/middle back? On and off, don't last long. Don't think it's heartburn
Needs to be watched: In your age group, the most common causes are musculoskeletal problems that usually self-resolve. Esophageal spasm can cause deep middle pain. Acid reflux is also a possibility despite taking tums (calcium carbonate). Young women who are smokers and are taking oral contraceptive pills are at risk for lung blood clot that can cause chest pain. Heart issues need always to be ruled out but are unlikely at your age. ...Read more
I have occasional GERD. Today I feel burning sensation in the right of my upper back, worsens when I belch. I'm 30 no other symptoms, and healthy?
Try mastic gum: Mastic gum (available from a health food store or on-line) is an effective remedy for GERD. Mastic is from the bark of a Mediterranean tree, and has been used for hundreds of years for gastrointestinal problems. Mastic kills H. pylori, the spirochete that causes GERD and stomach ulcers. 1 gram/day for two weeks will eradicate H. pylori. Also speeds healing of ulcers. ...Read more
I have been having a burning sensation across my upper back and down my neck. There is no rash of any sort and the pain radiates for a few minutes?
May be nerve pain: Often a burning sensation indicates a nerve being pinched or trapped the location of the sensation suggests the possibility of a nerve from the lower part of the cervical spine being piched. There are many other reasons but if this persists you should see a neurologist. ...Read more
I am suffering from burning sensation in the upper back and its gradually expanding to my lower back till legs. I am suffering from this past 8 years.
I'm experiencing "fever" only just in my neck (sort of burning sensation in the neck) and my upper back aches also I've got some "on-off" dry coughs.?
See your doctor: Should see your doctor to get more info and find what's going on. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Hurt upper back 3 months ago. Use computer a lot. Now have a weird slight burning sensation in both hands. Comes and goes. Not quite numbness, but hurts?
Can severe sinusitis cause upper back neck pain? Unable to sleep or lay down bcause of the burning sensation.
Deep somatic pain arises from deeper body structures and has a dull, deep, depressing quality. The site where the pain is perceived by you may not indicate the
true source of the pain, the diagnosis of deep somatic pain is often elusive. It is a possibility that source of the pain neck, and site is sinus.
Rec.: see pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
I am having burning sensation in Upper back and Some times in the legs, I recently had an endoscopy that suggest mild gastritis but symptoms reoccured?
Could be a disc: Burning in the back associated with leg symptoms is suggestive of nerve compression in the spine. Based upon your age this is most likely due to a disc bulge. Most disc bulges occur in the lower lumbar spine, but they can also occur higher up. See an orthopedic spine surgeon or neurosurgeon for an exam, and possibly an MRI. ...Read more
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