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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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I have had a tingerling burning sensation in my back around my shoulder blade on the left side for 3 years on and of now I am a smoker?

I have had a tingerling burning sensation in my back around my shoulder blade on the left side for 3 years on and of now I am a smoker?

Cervical Referral?: For DX purposes the scapula is a BIG area. Very common is burning pain at inner edge scapula & in the upper thoracic spine. The basic problem is a neck facet arthritis C4-5? that refers pain to that area and is worse with stress & poor posture. Aleve+ sedation+ exercise and sometimes a chiropractor will help. If not this, please be more specific in location and relation to activity & posture ...Read more

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There's a burning pain under my shoulder blade that after hurting for a while turns almost the whole right side of my back numb. What is this?

There's a burning pain under my shoulder blade that after hurting for a while turns almost the whole right side of my back numb. What is this?

Cervical vertebra: Arthritis in the cervical vertebrae or bulging discs at c5-c7 can compress the radial and ulner nerves which can alter sensation to the arms and hands. Seek an orthopedist, or neurologist for diagnosis immediately. ...Read more

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I'm 28 & have nerofibromatosis I have this fire burning sensation on my right shoulder blade area it goes in the side of my neck...Please help :)?

I'm 28 & have nerofibromatosis I have this fire burning sensation on my right shoulder blade area it goes in the side of my neck...Please help :)?

MRI w/without Gad: Depending on how high or low on your shoulder blade, this area localizes to either the C4 or t2 nerve roots. An entrapped neurofibroma at one of these levels may be producing the burning pain. An MRI of the cervical spine extended to the high cervical region with and without gadolinium should show any abnormalities in these regions. You would then need to decide surgery or pain management. ...Read more

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I'm having a terrible shooting pain just under/behind my left shoulder blade and a constant burning pain accompanies this down the left side of my rib?

I'm having a terrible shooting pain just under/behind my left shoulder blade and a constant burning pain accompanies this down the left side of my rib?

Just a thought: But this pain which sound like "nerve pain" may originate from a pinched nerve in your LOWER NECK! (C6-C7) level or upper back C 7-T1
Ask your Primary Health Care Provider if this is possible and an in person visit may be helpful!

Just a thought, hope it helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My upper back betweeny shoulder blades hurts bad. Its a constant numb/burning pain. My neck hurts. And my ribs hurt on the bottom of both sides and my?

My upper back betweeny shoulder blades hurts bad. Its a constant numb/burning pain. My neck hurts. And my ribs hurt on the bottom of both sides and my?

Rheumatoid Disorder: At your age of 22, if you do not have a history of spine trauma or repetitive stress to the area, it sounds like you may have a rheumatolgical disorder. The typical ones at your age may be scheuermann's disease, ankylosing spondilitis or even diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. Either way to be really sure you may want to see a rheumatologist if your primary doc hasn't figured it out yet. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain under my right shoulder blade and right side of my neck that makes my right arm ache what's wrong?

I have a burning pain under my right shoulder blade and right side of my neck that makes my right arm ache what's wrong?

Disc: A number of things could cause these symptoms. It could be from a bulging or herniated disk in your neck or a number of other things. You would need a medical evaluation with physical exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation just below my shoulder blade on one side, I don't have burning in my throat so d punt think its acid reflux help.

I have a burning sensation just below my shoulder blade on one side, I don't have burning in my throat so d punt think its acid reflux help.

Need more info: Which side do you feel the burning? What makes it better? Anything make it worse? Are there any skin changes associated with the area of burning (i.E, vesicles). It's difficult to help without more information. ...Read more

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I'm a 27yr old male, 5'5", 140lbs, and have had a slight burning sensation in between my shoulder blades on the right side of the spine right after I swallow, and I feel it right before burping. I'm on 10mg of Celexa and taking Zantac (ranitidine).

I'm a 27yr old male, 5'5", 140lbs, and have had a slight burning sensation in between my shoulder blades on the right side of the spine right after I swallow, and I feel it right before burping. I'm on 10mg of Celexa and taking Zantac (ranitidine).

Need GI evaluation: As symptoms are connected with the swallowing and burping, you need to have the esophagus stomach looked at to rule out infection, inflammation, erosion or ulceration. So that it could be treated appropriately ...Read more

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4 weeks of burning pain on right side of head and face. Throbbing gums on right side. Sore neck and shoulder blade all on right side. Nothing relieves?

4 weeks of burning pain on right side of head and face. Throbbing gums on right side. Sore neck and shoulder blade all on right side. Nothing relieves?

Burning pain: Possible causes are viral infection (shingles), fungal infection, nerve irritation (trigeminal neuralgia).
Check with your dentist, oral surgeon and physician for a diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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ganglion volar side of wrist in joint ulnar side, I get sharp burning pain in forearm, inner elbow and sometimes pain in shoulder blade why?

Unrelated: Ganglion doesn't cause your pain syndrome.
Sounds like shoulder-arm syndrome caused by Trapper Ulnar Nerve
Two separate entities ...Read more

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Its been a week im getting burning pain right side of my shoulder by blade it geta worse when standin for long or sitting what could it be?

Several things: Possibilities include muscle or ligament problems, nerve problems (e.g. Inflammationin the brachial plexus) among others. Often people with inflammation of muscle aren't really weak (just hurts) while those with nerve problems are. Getting a good exam from physiatrist (pm&r doc) or neurologist might be a good idea. ...Read more

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What might lead to a burning pain in my left shoulder blade?

Could be pinched nrv: You may have a slightly inflamed, irritated, or pinched nerve twig innervating that particular muscle. You may also just have a shoulder blade muscle which for some reason has been overused, exerted, or otherwise fatigued. You may choose to rest, ice, and watch for a few days. If necessary a visit to your doctor or www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi and I can help you find a solution to the problem. ...Read more

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Have a sharp burning pain on the spine between shoulder blades and have nausea with it what could it be?

See your doc: Depending on when the symptoms occur, this may be referred pain from your stomach or gallbladder. See your doctor to help figure this out. ...Read more

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What might lead to a burning pain in my shoulder blade?

What might lead to a burning pain in my shoulder blade?

Scapulothoracic pain: This is when you have an irritation between the scapula and the rib cage creating a bursitis in this region. This is treated by a formal therapy program focusing on strengthening the scapula thoracic musculature, ant-inflammatories, and/or an injection at this site. If the pain radiates down your arm or is associated with tingling then it might be neurologic and you might need a neuro evaluation. ...Read more

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How to deal with sharp, burning pain in my shoulder blade area?

How to deal with sharp, burning pain in my shoulder blade area?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area.
http://theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-pain. Htm. ...Read more

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I have severe burning sensation in my left shoulder blade, what could it be?

I have severe burning sensation in my left shoulder blade, what could it be?

Varies: There are a lot of possibilities, I would encourage you to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. Among the more common causes are: spine related, such as a pinched nerve; peri scapular, such as a sub scapular bursitis; or even nonmusculoskeletal. A detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely reveal the problem and based upon that appropriate alternatives discussed. ...Read more

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Occasionally I get a burning sensation in my right shoulder blade area. Should I be worried?

Occasionally I get a burning sensation in my right shoulder blade area. Should I be worried?

Maybe maybe not-: -only an exam by Ur PCP, hands on & possible images. If needed U can get referred if indicated. ...Read more

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My daughter suffering on and off with a burning sensation in lower shoulder blade. Been happening for few weeks now. She is 13 years old.?

My daughter suffering on and off with a burning sensation in lower shoulder blade. Been happening for few weeks now. She is 13 years old.?

More info needed: Although it may sound like a sprain, answers to questions such as; Was there any injury to that part of body? Are there any bruises to the area, redness or swelling? Does it hurt more when you press on it? And Does she have fever or any other symptom?, may provide more clues. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my upper back and right shoulder. I have problems looking to my right and also alot of pain in my right shoulder?

I have a burning sensation in my upper back and right shoulder. I have problems looking to my right and also alot of pain in my right shoulder?

@ 38, U need to--: -be evaluated by a specialist such as neurology to find out if it is from your neck, it does sound like that to me. Turning your head to the R, should not cause shoulder pain, but cervical pathology can. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain right underneath my right shoulder blade, what could it be?

I have a burning pain right underneath my right shoulder blade, what could it be?

Sudden?: If you have sudden burning pain under your right shoulder, it could be related to nerve, bone, muscle, heart, skin, lung problems... Is there a rash? Do you have back pain? Could be shingles which needs anti-viral medications and management for the burning pain. Pain when you take a deep breath? Nausea? Palpitations? Shortness of breath? Possibly cardiac or lung. Update me! ...Read more

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Shoulder blade/shoulder/ breast burning pain, what could be wrong?

Muscle spasm: Sounds like muscle spasm. Try heat and otc nsaids. If it persists more than 5-7 days see your pcp. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in the muscle of my shoulder blade. What can I do about it?

I have a burning sensation in the muscle of my shoulder blade. What can I do about it?

Ben gay: You can try over the counter anti-inflammatory or ben-gay. You can also try ibuprofen. A heat compress helps some as well. See your physician if you have further problems. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Burning Pain (Definition)

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Pain Or Discomfort, Burning Or Stinging (Definition)

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