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What could cause a burning sensation under the skin on the back?

What could cause a burning sensation under the skin on the back?

NotalgiaParesthetica: What you describe sounds like "notalgia paresthetica". It is usually caused by irritation of nerve roots as they exit the spine. The most common problem is poor posture and slouching. I recommend postural exercises and muscle strengthening to my patients with this problem. It does work. To be certain of what you are experiencing, i would see a dermatologist or your pcp first. ...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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It is 3.5 months post c-section. I get burning sensation under the skin on where the wound is. The pain is not always. But on and off.

It is 3.5 months post c-section. I get burning sensation under the skin on where the wound is. The pain is not always. But on and off.

Normal after C/S: it is normal to have a burning sensation under the skin after a C/S. Your body is still healing and the nerves are sometimes very sensitive. It will improve in time. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left knee. It has a red ring around it and a burning sensation under the skin. There is also tenderness. What could b wrong?

I have a lump on my left knee. It has a red ring around it and a burning sensation under the skin. There is also tenderness. What could b wrong?

Get evaluated for: Fungal/bacterial infection, eczema, insect bite cellulitis etc. Only ur dr can make an accurate diagnosis. Take care! http://www.Healthline.Com/health/rashes. ...Read more

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My hair is thinning and my hair is tingling, burning sensation with lumps under the skin can you tell me what is this ?

My hair is thinning and my hair is tingling, burning sensation with lumps under the skin can you tell me what is this
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Many causes: This could be seborrheic dermatitis, due to a specific type of yeast, or infection of the hair follicles (folliculitis). The hair thinning may or may not be related. Treatment options include over the counter shampoos with zinc, selenium, coal tar, resorcin, or salicylic acid. If it doesn't get better see your doc to rule out more serious causes. ...Read more

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Is it normal for antifungal cream to cause a burning sensation ? It's at the back passage area and don't want too damage the skin further ?

Its a reaction: That reaction can be found in some antifungal creams such as nystatin. In my experience the burning lasts only a short time and does no harm to the skin. Its best to go to the pharmacy and take the antifungal with you and ask for a different one. When you apply put a very small amount on your skin and note the reaction. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

What can cause a burning sensation up your back to your head?

Neuralgia: What you are describing is nerve pain which is described as burning in nature, likely secondary to a pinched nerve either c2 or c3 dermatome. ...Read more

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What would cause a burning sensation in my left adbomen. Pain started when I woke up, then went away after an hour. Burning came back 10 hours later ?

What would cause a burning sensation in my left adbomen. Pain started when I woke up, then went away after an hour. Burning came back 10 hours later 
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Dyspepsia: Hi Shannon, from the symptoms you list, it looks like you are having dyspepsia which can have many possible causes including acid reflux disease (GERD) or peptic ulcer disease. You should see your primary care doctor, or schedule a consult with a health tap doctor to have an evaluation to rule out concerning issues related to your symptoms and get appropriate treatment. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation in my back?

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. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more