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What Would Cause Only The Pointing Finger To Burn
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
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?
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
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?
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
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
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
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?
What causes burning/localized/fleeting/stinging finger size spot that occurs left side xiphoid. Occurs when moving about/lifting/randomly moving torso?
Tenderness & pain & somewhat if a burning/tingling sensation in distal finger joint can be caused by what?
What causes intermittent pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Almost burning pain. Seems to be worse at elbows, wrists.
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
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??
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
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
Can anyone think of some things that can cause pressure in the back of the head, numbless/problems moving fingers/typing and burning in your feet? Lost
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
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
I have burning sensation in hands and feet, get pain in the fingers and hand especially after lifting weights though not heavy. What causes n treatment?
Swollen red finger tips whch hurt, pain moves in all finger tips of my hand and burning sensation undr my feet wht is the cause? Random blood sugar 93
Can spinal stenosis and pinched nerves in neck and lumbar spine cause burning type feeling in toes and fingers.
Would prednisone cause numbness and burning in feet and lower legs=also nubness in ring finger and pinkie?
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
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
What causes burning pain in left shoulderblade, around to front under breast? Tingling in fingers and ache in arm. Comes and goes. Doc says heart ok
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
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
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
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
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
FIND THE CAUSE FIRST: The cause will then trigger the most appropriate treatment. ...Read more
See below: Use neosporin with pain relieving medication.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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