What would cause my elbow to have a burning feeling - Doctor answers

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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