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What would be the cause of burning and stinging from shoulders down to fingers?

What would be the cause of burning and stinging from shoulders down to fingers?

Nerve problem: Whenever we hear the symptoms burning/stinging we think of nerve entrapment or involvement. It would be even more typical if it was just one arm, not both. The nerve could be compromised in your neck or as it passed down your shoulder causing what is called a brachial plexopathy. Very possibly a test called an EMG (electromyogram) may be revealing. Work with your doctor or neurologist for answers! ...Read more

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I've been having a lot of burning in my finger tip my fingers stay very cold almost all the time. What could be the cause for this thanks?

I've been having a lot of burning in my finger tip my fingers stay very cold almost all the time. What could be the cause for this thanks?

Parasthesias: Burning pain in your fingers is sometimes indicative or parasthesia, of which there many possible causes. A few possibilities that come to mind are vasospasm, vascular disease, diabetes or other neurological causes. ...Read more

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Could second degree burns to the fingers cause long term pain?

Could second degree burns to the fingers cause long term pain?

It is possible: Burns can be painful. Usually superficial burns hurt more initially than deeper burns. When you say second degree strictly speaking I would think the pain would resolve in time. If it has been a while, and if there is residual scarring that is thickened or limiting movement that could be the issue. Healed burns are also extra sensitive to heat and sun exposure. ...Read more

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Back of pinky finger becomes an itchy bump but then the itching stops but the bump is still there. There was a bit of burning as well. Causes?

Back of pinky finger becomes an itchy bump but then the itching stops but the bump is still there. There was a bit of burning as well. Causes?

Itching is: Annoying! So we derive more pleasure by scratching more and harder till we feel pain. By now, you would have irritated and break the top layer of your skin causing the burning sensation. Worst when you wash with warm water! ...Read more

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What can cause burning fingers and tremors in hands?

What can cause burning fingers and tremors in hands?

Carpal tun syndrome: Numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and long finger is do to compression of the median nerve at the wrist called carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is in the ring and little finger only than the nerve involved is the ulnar nerve and the compression is usually at the elbow, called cubical tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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What could/be the cause of heartburn, finger and toes burn and intermittent pain?

H. Pylori?: Infection with h. Pylori may cause heartburn. Check with your doctor for testing.
Burning sensation on extremities may be secondary to multiple conditions including diabetes or vitamin deficiencies. I think its time you see a physician for a complete physical exam with labs. Good luck! ...Read more

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Wanted to try tampon before my period and it burned putting it up there. Is it cause I'm dry up there? &Doesn't burn when I stick my fingers up there

Wanted to try tampon before my period and it burned putting it up there. Is it cause I'm dry up there? &Doesn't burn when I stick my fingers up there

Tampon: The burning sensation may be due to dryness or to the type of applicator you used. If you use a gentle glide applicator or a small amount of lubricant on the tip, this may help. DrG ...Read more

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My roommate has a little lump on her index finger which seems to hurt/burn when she bumps it. It's a bit swollen. What can cause this?

My roommate has a little lump on her index finger which seems to hurt/burn when she bumps it. It's a bit swollen. What can cause this?

This: This could be secondary to an infection (abscess), wart, trauma, etc. It is very difficult to say without a more detailed history and physical. If the "lump" is still present please encourage your roommate to see a doctor.
Take care. ...Read more

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What causes burning/localized/fleeting/stinging finger size spot that occurs left side xiphoid. Occurs when moving about/lifting/randomly moving torso?

What causes burning/localized/fleeting/stinging finger size spot that occurs left side xiphoid. Occurs when moving about/lifting/randomly moving torso?

Costochondritis: Although I am not sure this is what you have it may be possible. It is an inflammation of your cartilage that connects your ribs to your sternum. Go see your family physicians and see if that is correct. ...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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Red rash/burn on ring finger. Touched bi-carb soda & vinegar-could it have attached to my ting & caused a burn on my finger? How would I heal it?

Red rash/burn on ring finger. Touched bi-carb soda & vinegar-could it have attached to my ting & caused a burn on my finger? How would I heal it?

Probable: When you mix an acid (although a weak one) with an alkaline, you get a chemical reaction which can irritate your skin when trapped in your ring. Even vinegar alone can do the job. On the other hand, dish soap can cause irritation as well. ...Read more

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My vagina was itchy and burning cause of my nails. Same day my bf fingered me and I saw very ligh pink blood on the toilet paper. Am I still virgin??

My vagina was itchy and burning cause of my nails. Same day my bf fingered me and I saw very ligh pink blood on the toilet paper. Am I still virgin??

Depends: If you have not had a penis enter your vagina, you are still a virgin.
Get HPV vaccine.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. ...Read more

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Could cervical stenosis cause any soreness or burning in the right flank? Directly up underneath right back rib. When I push in with fingers its sore.

Could cervical stenosis cause any soreness or burning in the right flank? Directly up underneath right back rib. When I push in with fingers its sore.

Not likely: Pain that exactly reproduces with direct pressure is likely a focal problem—irritated muscle or trigger point, fractured rib, torn muscle, etc. Neck problems more likely to cause neck/arm symptoms, stumbling, loss of coordination in hands, numbness/weakness, dropping objects. Unlikely to cause pain on pressure. Ps—highway 50/65 driving could also cause this. . . Go mizzou! ...Read more

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Can doxycycline hyclate 100 mg cause tingling bad burning in the arms and fingers?

Can doxycycline hyclate 100 mg cause tingling bad burning in the arms and fingers?

Possible: Doxycycline can cause severe sunburn and protection from sunlight is recommended. Neuropathy (nerve damage) is uncommon with Doxycycline but possible with any medicine including doxycycline. If doubtful talk to your physician who may change your antibiotic to a different class of drugs. Some blood work and nerve tests may be needed to establish diagnosis. ...Read more

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My mom 63yo complaining with burning hands & fingers. What are some of causes for that? She has hypothyroidism @ neck pain are only things.

My mom 63yo complaining with burning hands & fingers. What are some of causes for that? She has hypothyroidism @ neck pain are only things.

Multiple causes, but: Both things you mentioned can certainly be related. While rare, hypothyroidism can be related to a polyneuropathy such as this. Neck pain related to cervical spinal stenosis can also cause this sort of pain, as well the possibility of multiple root irritation in the cervical spine. It also could be related to vitamin deficiency, bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome or diabetic neuropathy. ...Read more

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Would prednisone cause numbness and burning in feet and lower legs=also nubness in ring finger and pinkie?

Would prednisone cause numbness and burning in feet and lower legs=also nubness in ring finger and pinkie?

Not typically: If you are having an allergic reaction the the Prednisone you may have swelling, redness and possibly itching to the area. The Prednisone does not usually create numbness and burning in the feet or hands otherwise. Please see your doctor before this condition spreads. ...Read more

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What causes pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Sometimes right hand fingers feel as if they are moving slowly. Almost a burning pain

What causes pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Sometimes right hand fingers feel as if they are moving slowly. Almost a burning pain

Look at your neck: Since cervical nerve roots affect the hands as does the upper thoracic nerve roots. Often when there's neck problems or overuse syndrome (typing nonstop) can affect a carpel tunnel that can affect ur fingers. So call your doctor. Get a 2nd opinion too from an osteopathic doctor (DO) who specializes in NMM (Neuromusculoskeletal medicine) & can evaluate you medically, possible image your neck too. ...Read more

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25-f, frequent blood vessel ruptures turning on a water faucet, swatting a fly on leg, just bent finger sudden burning pain purple under skin, causes?

25-f, frequent blood vessel ruptures turning on a water faucet, swatting a fly on leg, just bent finger sudden burning pain purple under skin, causes?

Many possibilities: The symptoms you describe suggest a significant problem with your blood's clotting mechanisms. You should get in to see your doctor immediately for and exam and some tests. ...Read more

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Burning finger tips?

Burning finger tips?

Carpal tunnel often: Begins with wrist pain, tingling in the fingers that often begins at night with burning that is with or without activity. This progresses with increased frequency of symptoms. ...Read more

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How can you treat a finger burn?

How can you treat a finger burn?

Icing: For a small burn at home immediately put ice on the area (use a bag of frozen peas for instance) for a full 15 minutes which will reduce the pain and prevent the spread. You can also put the finger into a glass with ice water. If the burn is large or there is charring and loss of skin, use ice but go to an emergency room for further care. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy burning fingers?

Why do I have itchy burning fingers?

Depends: It can be anything from a dermatological condition- do you see any skin peeling if so you can have dyshidrotic eczema or a fungus.
Or you can have something like carpal tunnel syndrome. (for the latter see an orthopedist.). ...Read more

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Finger feels like its burning diabetes?

Finger feels like its burning diabetes?

Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can you do if you burn your finger?

Ice: Quickly find an ice pack or a bag of something like frozen peas, and put it on the burned spot for 15 minutes. Do not cover it with butter or oil. The cold will take away the pain, keep the burn from spreading and maximize the healing. If you delay in this, you will have to live with the pain so do it as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What shall I apply on the burn on my finger?

What shall I apply on the burn on my finger?

Simple CAre: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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I have burn on finger- 3rd degree, what to do?

3rd degree burn: Means full thickness skin injury with no sensation and dead skin. Most of this needs debbridement and skin grafting. A circular burn may need to be released, called an escharotomy to allow circulation. 3rd degree burns need expert care to avoid problems, tissue loss, infection, chronic scarring and contracture, see a specialist. ...Read more

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Why do I feel a burning sensation in between my fingers?

Burnning: There are many causes for burnning sensation in between fingers. Most common is B12 deficiency and diabetes.Other causes are amyloid neuropathy, b6, hiv, vasculitis, lyme, vasculitis, hypothyroid, medication specially chemotherapy, certain medications. ...Read more

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How to treat finger burns that are possibly third degree?

How to treat finger burns that are possibly third degree?

Professional help: This is not a condition that you should treat at home. Deep second and third degree burns can be a serious problem which can heal with scarring. Seek help from you dermatilogist. ...Read more

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How do I stop the burning from accidental burn to my fingers?

Cold water immersion: For 20 minutes along with a Motrin and the pain should be gone by the next day. If a blister has formed, do not pop it. ...Read more

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Wht can I use to stop the pain after a grease burn on my finger?

Wht can I use to stop the pain after a grease burn on my finger?

OTC analgesics: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen will help, but not eliminate the pain. It should begin to ease off in 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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I have burn my finger lighting bar b cue pit. Any home remedies, what to do?

I have burn my finger lighting bar b cue pit. Any home remedies, what to do?

Burn Home Remedies: Run cool tap water over the burn for 10 minutes.

Use cool cloths on burned areas.

Apply soothing lotions that contain Aloe Vera to burned areas to relieve pain and swelling.

Skin lotions, such as Vaseline Intensive Care or Lubriderm.

When a first-degree burn or minor second-degree burn is 2 to 3 days old, use the juice from an aloe leaf on the burn area.

Trust in Healing Power of your Body! ...Read more

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I dropped a small finger sized plastic wrapper onto a burning coal. The plastic burned for a few seconds I heard it sizzle and moved it. Am I okay?

I dropped a small finger sized plastic wrapper onto a burning coal. The plastic burned for a few seconds I heard it sizzle and moved it. Am I okay?

Yes: I assume you are concerned about the fumes from the plastic wrapper. As long as you feel fine, and you didn't inhale a large puff of smoke from the burning plastic, you are fine. If you did, you would have noticed significant coughing and lung irritation. ...Read more