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What Does It Mean When I Have A Burning Senation In Armpit
Can complex regional pain syndrome spread? My partner has complex regional pain syndrome in his hand and experiences burning pains shooting up his arm. He now suffers with his back and shoulders, however. Does this mean that complex regional pain syndrome
CRPS: Crps is a poorly understood abnormality of the sympathetic nerves of an extremity. Chronic severe pain in one area often leads to changes in how one moves. This increases strain on other muscles and joints which can lead to pain in other areas over time. The disorder doesn't typically spread, but can so I recommend he discuss his changing symptoms with his physician. ...Read more
Numbness and tingling in fingers of right hand and also a burning sensation. Pain in upper arm and joints of right arm... What could this mean?
Numbness ; tingling:
There are variety possible causes for this condition including musculus-skeletal disorders of the cervical area, multiple sclerosis or carpal tunnel syndrome, just to name a few. The treatment will depend on your diagnosis. Without the diagnosis is a guessing game.
Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist for further investigation and management. ...Read more
Both!: There is no spinal or peripheral nerve that innervates that area! Could also be cryptic psoriasis, irritation from underarm agent or low grade fungal infection. If it persists, see your doctor. You did not describe if it looked different. Oh yes, could be referred pain from your shoulder. But it would be shoulder movement related, not constant! ...Read more
Nerve pain?: Strange pains or odd sensations can be due to nerves being irritated. Symptoms vary a lot from person to person, so a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what is going on. Thigh pains can be from the thigh itself, or can come from inside the hip or the nerves coming out of the spine. Armpit pains sometimes are from skin rashes or skin irritations there. ...Read more
I have a burning kind of sensation like a scratchy feeling close to my right armpit at the outer part where the arm folds. On touch a little sore! ?
Eczema or intertrigo: If there is any redness or rash in the area, it may represent eczema or intertrigo. See a dermatologist for prescription treatment. Use dove sensitive skin or tom's of maine antiperspirant to minimize irritation in the future. Use unscented soaps, moisturizers and laundry detergents as well. ...Read more
A challenging one: This is a tough one to try and respond to with just the limited information. My first thought might be something you are coming into contact with, deodorant, antiperspirant? You list "breast ops" in your past. Perhaps this may be due to lymphedema from those procedures. I would say you should address this with your doctor to start the process. ...Read more
Been using the same deodorant for years but within the last month my armpits have started burning when I apply it. Why?
new formulation: It is possible that the brand you're using has changed the ingredients in it. I would stop using it until your skin has turned to normal. You could try unscented almay. ...Read more
Burning pain in the crease of both armpits. Comes and goes. Tried to not wear deodorant, and it didn't help. What could it be?
Irritant: If you have avoided using deodorant for more than a week but still have the pain, this may be from the soap which was not rinsed out thoroughly. Is the pain superficial or deep? If it is superficial, try lidocaine or 1% hydrocortisone cream 2x daily on the armpit areas to see if this helps. If no improvement after a couple of days, see doctor. ...Read more
See your PCP: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include nausea, sob, insomnia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can adjust your medication. ...Read more
2 lumps in my armpit that sometimes hurt if I touch them. Plus some burning sensation, should I be worried?
Need to examine:
What your described suggests inflamed lymph nodes and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotic treatment.
Wish you good health!
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Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Over two months, I've developed red, dry patches on the sides of both armpits. There was one patch and now there are 3 per arm. No scaling. Burning?
Need more: You can summit pictures and this would be helpful to further down the dx. ...Read more
See doctor: This area seems to be causing you some discomfort now. Go see doctor for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
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