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What Causes A Burning Sensation In The Body
Hhmmm: Not very much comes to mind that can cause burning all over the body. Some physicians might right this off as a psychiatric diagnosis. So you may want to give a careful review of all symptoms and problems you may have. For burning all over i would look for inflammation, toxins or neurologic issues at the level of the brain that would affect your perception body wide. ...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
Need details: If the symptoms are indeed involving left face, left arm, left chest and left leg , then the problem is likely in right brain. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Peripheral neuropath: Peripheral neuropathy refers to damaged sensory nerves caused by diabetes, vitamin deficiency, physical trauma, consequence of shingles, etc. Go see your doctor for evaluation & appropriate treatment. Sometimes we use older antidepressants like Amitriptyline (lots of side effects in elderly), epilepsy drugs like Gabapentin & pregabalin, pepper compound (capsaicin), numbing agent (lidocaine) etc. ...Read more
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Atypical symptom: Burning in such a large area of your body is atypical. I am not sure of the cause but if it is central nervous system related it has to be coming from right side of the brain possibly thalamus. This however extremely rare and very unlikely. Most likely there is some other non nervous system related explanation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 week history of intermittent tingling and burning sensation all over the body, more in right side. Possible causes?
What can be the cause of numbness and burning sensation of one part of the body which lasted for seconds with no other associated symptoms?
Maybe nerve pressed: A person who gets numbness, tingling, or odd sensations in various parts of his body, is likely stimulating or pressing on the nerve to that part of the body. Pressing on the blood vessels to that part of the body is also possibly a cause, but less likely. The person can see his primary care doctor and show him exactly what happens. The doctor may refer to a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Focal symptoms: Could be a migraine aura, possible transient cerebral ischemia, a focal sensory seizure, and if left arm only, maybe cardiac issue. Sometimes following certain strokes, a focal pain issue with ensue. A focal process in neck could result in unilateral issues in arm and leg. Best to get such problems examined and diagnosed. ...Read more
Could anxiety cause you to feel burning sensation in parts of the body? I felt hot on right side in the back of my neck all the way down to my arm
Can fibromyalgia cause hot&burning sensation in the left shoulder&neck at the same time with cramps.Does it cause throbbing in diff.Body parts .Help!?
Not really: Fibromyalgia is a whole body malady characterized by aching pain. If you have symptoms specific to a region of the body (arm or leg), you should see your doctor to find out what is causing them. It would be unusual for fibromyalgia to cause regional symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Inflammation: Assuming we are talking about your stomach and not your abdomen. Gastritis, stomach ulcers, hunger pangs, reflux. I would first try a liquid antacid 2 tablespoons (30ml); either maalox or mylanta. If this does not relieve the symptoms within 30 minutes or if the burning is recurrent then see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Possibilities: Trauma or inflammation to the urethra causes the burning sensation. This can come from kidney stones, infection or very acidic concentrated urine. In men prostatic fluid which is rich in sugar if not flushed from the urethra after intercourse dries and with urination you get very minor shearing and discomfort. If the symptom is persistent see your doctor for approriate diagnosis. ...Read more
For a man or woman?: It’s the friction during sex that causes the burning sensations, but it isn't till after that you tend to notice it. Or could not enough lubrication and or herpes or crabs. For men there are many things that can cause a mans penis to burn after sex. Condom allergy, lubricant allergy, std, spermicide to it and many people are allergic to it read more: http://wiki.Answers.Com/q/what_causes_burnin. ...Read more
"what causes a burning sensation on the feet?" i feel a burning sensation under the feet every day all day and it does not go away, what is it?
Vaginal infection: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina. A UTI infection can cause those symptoms as well. Have your obgyn examine you and do urine culture or vaginal culture. ...Read more
What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks.Ive been feeling burning in my mouth 5 days?
Careful: Correlation isn't the same as causation. Burning mouth sensations are caused by several possible factors including allergies, hormonal diseases, medications, nutritional deficiencies, and acid reflux as well as infection. It may have nothing to do with your recent extractions or it may be a complication of that procedure. Go back to the extracting dentist for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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