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What do I do about kitchen grease burn on arm?

What do I do about kitchen grease burn on arm?

Cold, aloe: For first degree burn, no blisters and al knifed burn immediate cold and aloe is ok. For aswcond degree pr more extensive burn topical prescription cream such as silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or biafine can prevent infection amd allow healing. If the burn is involving the hand or an extensive area it is best ot be seen by md. ...Read more

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Do I need a tetanus shot after I got a kitchen grease burn on my arm?

Do I need a tetanus shot after I got a kitchen grease burn on my arm?

Most likely no: I am going to assume that you have had your basic series of three tetanus injections, and have had a booster in the last ten years. Otherwise, go get one. ...Read more

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The side of my arm burns, why?

The side of my arm burns, why?

Sounds like: Nerve compression in the neck causes the burning feeling. See your doctor for physical exam and treatment plan. ...Read more

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1" greese burn on arm, what to do please?

1" greese burn on arm, what to do please?

Ice/local care: Immediately apply ice. Red only-observe and cool packs. Blisters-cover with polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or petrolatum and no stick bandage and keep blisters intact. See doctor soon. If more than that or on face or hands or genitals, go to er immediately. Continue to use ice baths or packs till seen. Keep as clean and sterile as possible. Get tetanus if needed. Alwasy get seen if doubt. ...Read more

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How can I treat straightener burn on arm?

How can I treat straightener burn on arm?

Care for wound: Keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment). Also be sure to get good nutrition so that you have all the necessary building blocks for wound healing. If the wound seems to get infected or is not healing, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What should I do when herpes in my arm burns?

What should I do when herpes in my arm burns?

Ice for the pain: If the herpes infection is gone and this is just the residual pain and burning after shingles, then applying an ice pack tends to give some relief. Sarna lotion may also help, and topical Lidocaine can be soothing as well. There are also stronger prescription medications that can help too. If there is an active herpes infection, then that should be treated with anti-viral meds asap. ...Read more

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What should I do about burning sensation after cutting arm?

NSAID: Did you cut your arm deliberately? If you haven't had a tetanus shot in the last ten years - or you aren't certain - get an update. If you need sutures - get seen. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication will help with pain. If this was deliberate self- harm please obtain behavioral health assistance. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I get a burning sensation in my arm after a work out?

Why do I get a burning sensation in my arm after a work out?

Nerve irritation: Give weight at least a week before resuming and use OTC anti-inflammatory medication such as Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic. If the burning returns, it is related to nerve compression and you must be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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I've got a second degree contact burn on my inner arm that doesn't hurt at all. What gives?

I've got a second degree contact burn on my inner arm that doesn't hurt at all. What gives?

Third degree?: A second degree burn is usually painful. If it is not, it may be a third degree burn. Get checked to see. Also, if you get burned, you need to have a tetanus shot within 72 hours, if you are not up to date on your tetanus immunizations. ...Read more

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My son used a magic eraser to get marker off his arm and now it's all red and burns. What should I do?

My son used a magic eraser to get marker off his arm and now it's all red and burns. What should I do?

Magic eraser: Clean it thoroughly with soap and cool water and apply neosporin or polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). It is a burn and should be kept clean and covered. If it blisters or appears infected be seen. All the best and thank you. ...Read more

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My upper left arm start a lil pain, then burning and my arm feels real hot and then it gets heavy to lift. I try to exercise the arm.

My upper left arm start a lil pain, then burning and my arm feels real hot and then it gets heavy to lift. I try to exercise the arm.

Sore Arm: You arm may be having a nerve problem. It is probably best to stop exercising the arm as further irritation may make the problem worse. Best for you to have this evaluated, and remove all doubt. ...Read more

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When I move my right arm a certain way get a sharp burning pulling feeling on the inside that hurts what can it be? It really feels like its burning

When I move my right arm a certain way get a sharp burning pulling feeling on the inside that hurts what can it be? It really feels like its burning

Arm pain: Such positional arm pain, if not around a joint, suggests a nerve impingement. A physician would have to examine you in order to localize or diagnose the problem. Conditions like tendonitis, arthritis involve joints. A strained muscle would be caused by recent injury or overuse syndrome. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my right fore arm. It is worst when I use the arm for lifting, hammering, etc. What do you think it could be? Thanks

I have a burning sensation in my right fore arm. It is worst when I use the arm for lifting, hammering, etc. What do you think it could be? Thanks

Burning arm pain: Burning arm pain especially during physical strain can be due to some nerve irritation in the cervical spine... It can be from a disc bulge or arthritis with maybe a bone spur, where strain compresses the neck alittle more due to muscle compression. A form of cubital tunnel syndrome or carpal tunnel syndrome needs to be excluded (elbow or wrist compression). Fatique is also possible maybe... ...Read more

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Burning in the shoulder an arm?

Burning in the shoulder an arm?

Burning in arm: You need to have your neck evaluated and make sure you do not have a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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Arms are burning and itching terribly?

Arms are burning and itching terribly?

Doctor should check: Skin can be from dryness, sensitive skin, scratchy clothes, contact with certain plants, working with fiberglass, etc... A non-medicated skin cream, Hydrocortisone 1% cream (for just a few days), or another anti-itch cream can help (all over-the-counter). A doctor can give a diagnosis and start treatment. For burning sensations, there could also be a nerve problem, so an evaluation will help. ...Read more

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I have burning throbbing pains in my arms its horriable?

I have burning throbbing pains in my arms its horriable?

Neurologist: This is an unusual complaint. In someone young and previously healthy, the most likely area of concern would be the peripheral nerves or spinal cord. If your family doctor cannot make a diagnosis, then a referral to a neurologist would be appropriate. Good luck. ...Read more

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My son fell at hockey last night. He describes the pain in his arm as burning. Could it be broken?

My son fell at hockey last night. He describes the pain in his arm as burning. Could it be broken?

Possible!: But the decription is not typical. If he has pain with movement or the arm, more liekly. If the "burning" pain is less dendent on motion, much less likely. A simple x-ray can r/o a fracture. Hockey is one of the most traumatic sporting activities! ...Read more

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Burning in left arm, alcohol related?

Burning in left arm, alcohol related?

Unlikely: Alcohol would be a less likely cause. Cervical neck root irritation or peripheral nerve involvement would be more likely. Have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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Burning tingling in my left arm, why?

Burning tingling in my left arm, why?

Irritated nerve: Diseased or pinched nerve in left arm. See a neurologist to find the cause. ...Read more

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Will lifting weights burn your arm fat?

Will lifting weights burn your arm fat?

Depending on what: Type of weight lifting you are doing, it may bulk up arm muscles or tone them but it will not specifically cause you to lose fat on your arms. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be arm fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories. ...Read more

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I have a large lump that burns on my arm?

I have a large lump that burns on my arm?

Painful tumor: This could be one of the painful tumors. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a burning sensation in right arm serious?

Nerve/ vascular: Nerve/blood vessel involvement/ myalgia a possibility/ joint abnormality with referred pain needs to be ruled out. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a burning rash on my arm. What should I do for it?

I have a burning rash on my arm. What should I do for it?

DEPENDS: Depends on what it is. That requires an exam by a professional, best luck with a dermatologist. ...Read more