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Doctor insights on: What Would Cause My Elbow To Have A Burning Feeling

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I have. Read hard bumps. On my elbow. When I hit them on something. It's a burning feeling. What is it?

I have. Read hard bumps. On my elbow. When I hit them on something. It's a burning feeling. What is it?

Bumps: Uploading a picture and consulting with a doctor can help us diagnose that. I am concerned you may have a skin infection and want to see the rash on your elbow. ...Read more

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Strange recurring sensation just above my left elbow. No burning or pain, just the feeling that something's brushed the skin, but nothing's there.?

Strange recurring sensation just above my left elbow. No burning or pain, just the feeling that something's brushed the skin, but nothing's there.?

Paresthesia: This is likely a subcutaneous nerve that is "firing" which is causing this sensation. This is not unusual at all and will likely go away on its own. Some medications can have this side effect, but this is not dangerous. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain feeling on the upper arm near the elbow going up wards - it does not go away at all it is a constant burning feeling?

Physical exam rec'd: The two points you describe ("burning", and essentially a radiating pattern) would definitely put the concept of a possible nerve irritation in my differential. I would definitely see a physician about it if it persists or other new changes develop. A physical exam involving sensory, muscle, and reflex testing is warranted. ...Read more

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My arm hurts its like a ache and burning feeling where your muscle is goes to my elbow? It doesn't hurt everyday?

My arm hurts its like a ache and burning feeling where your muscle is goes to my elbow? It doesn't hurt everyday?

Tendonitis: Pain and tenderness at the elbow,
increased pain when wrist is flexed
if that what you have it is most likely what we call tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis.
Go and check it out ...Read more

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I hit the bottom and right above left elbow. I got really bad burning funny bone pain from it and now half my hand has lost some feeling.

Nerve damage: Hopefully this will be temporary, but you did some damage to the nerve (s) that run between your elbow and hand. If it doesn't clear up soon or if it gets worse, you might be wise to see a doctor for an exam. I hope it's getting better already, or if not, that it will soon. Be careful! Best wishes! ...Read more

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37 years old and I am having a burning pinching feeling in me chest in the heart area and a pain on left arm in the region of elbow and wrist should I?

37 years old and I am having a burning pinching feeling in me chest in the heart area and a pain on left arm in the region of elbow and wrist should I?

Go to ER.: You may be having a heart attack and thus it is only prudent for you to get checked out ASAP. In the future, you will likely get a better answer by providing your age and more details about your health (age, weight, diabetes, high cholesterol, blood pressure) etc. ...Read more

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At night my hands from the elbow down fall asleep and while I work my right shoulder has a burning or maybe stabbing feeling what could this be?

Radiculopathy.: My first thought would be cervical radiculopathy - a disc herniation or stenosis in the spine in the neck, compressing the nerves that travel down to your arms. My second thought would be carpal or ulnar tunnel syndrome. But probably coming from the neck. ...Read more

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Burning feeling around bone from inside, elbow to wrist + pain when flexing wrist at inside joint. Result of horse bolting while holding a lead rope.

Poss tendon strain: It sounds like you may have strained the flexor muscles or elbow ligaments. As long as its minor pain give it a few day and use cold packs over the area. If it gets worse or doesn't start to get better after 5-7 days you may want to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in elbow?

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

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What causes the burning in my leg and elbow by the bone?

What causes the burning in my leg and elbow by the bone?

Needs further exam: This could be related to a nerve irritation and must be evaluated by a physician. You can try over the counter anti-inflammatory medications if you are not allergic. This requires further evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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My left side of my elbow has a burning sensation, what could cause this?

Tennis elbow: If the "outside" part of the elbow is painful the most likely cause is a lateral epicondilytis or a tennis elbow. ...Read more

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What causes burning pain on lateral elbow down to wrist?

What causes burning pain on lateral elbow down to wrist?

Neuralgia: It sounds like nerve irritation that could be coming from either a central location (cervical spine) or a peripheral nerve issue (ulnar, radial, median). Ligament and muscle issues could also be considered. An examination should be able to help you sort things out. ...Read more

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What causes intermittent pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Almost burning pain. Seems to be worse at elbows, wrists.

What causes intermittent pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Almost burning pain. Seems to be worse at elbows, wrists.

Neck problem: Its possible that you symptoms are due to cervical stenosis or cervical radiculopathy. You should see your doctor about having either an MRI of your neck And/or nerve conduction study to pin point the problem. ...Read more

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Lumpy rash. Bruising. Muscle pain. Joint pain. Achy legs. Headache. Burning sensation. Tingly feet. Shoulder, neck, elbow, angle, wrist pain. Cause?

Lumpy rash. Bruising. Muscle pain. Joint pain. Achy legs. Headache. Burning sensation. Tingly feet. Shoulder, neck, elbow, angle, wrist pain. Cause?

Go to hospital: Bruising is a sign of blood clotting problems which can occur during severe infection. Headache with tingling and neck pain is worrisome for meningitis. You need to be evaluated asap. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on and around my elbow, why?

Burning sensation on and around my elbow, why?

Usually tendinitis: 'burning' avbout the elbow w/out trauma is usually tendinitis.Occassionally the
'funny' bone (ulnar nerve)on the inside of the elbow can cause this as well esp if u get numbness or tingling in your pinkie and/or ring fingers. Try a NSAID for a week or two if no improvement see your orthopedic surgeon. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Why is my shoulder burning and throbbing all the way down to my elbow?

Why is my shoulder burning and throbbing all the way down to my elbow?

Good question: There could be many reasons. Best thing to do is have a doctor evaluate the shoulder. This is where you start ...Read more

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I keep getting a really sharp burning pain on the side of my elbow?

What did you do?: Did you hit the area? Probably your dominant side and how much have you overdone with this arm. Sounds like a tendinitis. Try icing and tasting the arm. Takes several weeks to resolve ...Read more

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I fell down from a bike and I got scratches on my elbow...but the skin around my wound tuns black day by day with severe burning sensation...

I fell down from a bike and I got scratches on my elbow...but the skin around my wound tuns black day by day with severe burning sensation...

BICYCLE SCRATCHES: HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR DOCTOR YET?
THINK LIKE THIS:
YOU HAVE A FIRE.
HOW DO YOU PUT OUT A FIRE?
WATER!
WARM WATER COMPRESSES EVERY 2 or 3 HOURS FOR 10 TO 15 MINUTES EACH TIME. (NOT HOT OR COLD WATER!) CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR TO FIND OUT IF ITS INFECTED. YOU MAY NEED AN ANTIBIOTIC.. ...Read more

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I have burning pain in my elbow after training. Any idea?

Training too hard: Pain in a joint during training is a sign of injury. Afterwards there is a normal amount of soreness expected after training. If it persists, you will need to give that joint a rest for 10 days and try again slowly. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

See below: Any rashes associated with the pain area? If so, consider "shingles" but the pain often comes before the rash. Watch for this. Any numbness in the area or down the arm, consider a neck issue/brachial nerve plexus issue. See your doctor for confirmation or not. ...Read more

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I have had burning sensation in my knees and elbows for over 2 years now. What could be causing this as it feels like its getting worse.?

I have had burning sensation in my knees and elbows for over 2 years now. What could be causing this as it feels like its getting worse.?

Not sure: I am not sure what this could be. Are your joints inflamed? Do you have diabetes? Is is constant? Are you healthy otherwise? Burning only? Any pain? Do you take any medications?
I wish I could give more detailed answer, but that is not an easy question. ...Read more