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My face feels like it is burning. Why is this so?

My face feels like it is burning. Why is this so?

Photosensitivty: Is this happening in the sun? Many possible causes- medications, lupus and other connective tissue diseases, rosacea and allergic dermatitis are the most common causes. I would get checked by derm and try to establish when it happens, what makes it better/worse. ...Read more

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Why does my face feel icthy and burning hot?

Why does my face feel icthy and burning hot?

May be allergy: May be an allergic reaction to some kind if food, cream, soap , shampoo or medication ( like niacin). Watch all the above, try antihistamine s over counter , if persists see an allergist ...Read more

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What is the cause of feels like burning sensations or hot at the top of your head im getting anxious about it?

What is the cause of feels like burning sensations or hot at the top of your head im getting anxious about it?

Hot head: It is more common to have a numb sensation on the top of the head. Most of the time people complained of temperature change on top of the head, i found them to be anxious. Are you under a lot of stress? Please do not get the wrong idea. I am not suggesting anything. For the most part, it is probably nothing serious as I do not know of any significantly bad condition with this complaint. ...Read more

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I would like to know why i get burning inside my head before headache

I would like to know why i get burning inside my head before headache

Perhaps sinus: Chronic sinusitis could readily trigger a headache, and the inner burning could well suggest sinus inflammation. Other issues could be in play, perhaps a pre-migrainous aura, and this could all be assessed face to face with your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Get checked quick!: Head pain with trouble balancing that has not gone away needs to be checked soon: in the next few days, to find out what is going on. If the pain or balance trouble worsens, go to an ER. ...Read more

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Is it bad to feel cold senation in my head & burning sometimes?

Is it bad to feel cold senation in my head & burning sometimes?

Don't know: It depends on where you feel it, it could be an early shingles infection or a pinch nerve or dental problem. To get a better idea would have to know how long, when it started, other medical problems and was there any history of trauma, my guess is whatever the issue it is it is not serious to warrant immediate medical attention however you should see a physician as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Burning intense feeling in head all over has lasted over an hour now? Im very worried. Any thoughts?

Burning intense feeling in head all over has lasted over an hour now?  Im very worried. Any thoughts?

History & Exam: Your symptoms seem severe enough to warrant a thorough history and exam. Only that will point to the possible causes and then appropriate diagnostic or therapeutic action can be taken. See your pcp urgently. ...Read more

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Sometimes parts of my head get really hot almost to the point of burning and goes away. What could this be? Also have nerve problems in head.

Sometimes parts of my head get really hot almost to the point of burning and goes away. What could this be? Also have nerve problems in head.

Neuropathy: It sounds like you are describing local pain/burning on the surface of your head that comes and goes. As it is variable, this sounds like a neuropathy. There may be nerve endings in the scalp that are more sensitive. Thus, they may "fire off" and lead to the burning sensation. There are metabolic causes of neuropathy such as diabetes or thyroid. Disease. Check with your doctor as it can be helped. ...Read more

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For the last month I sometimes get a very sharp,burning,sensitive pain in my upper and middle back & now head.I was wondering what it could be. ?

For the last month I sometimes get a very sharp,burning,sensitive pain in my upper and middle back & now head.I was wondering what it could be. ?

Muscle spasms: spasms can pinch on the tiny nerves that go to the skin. Areas of stress like upper back can feel that way. The answer is stretching, massage or physical therapy....if its getting worse get a quick check at the doctors just to make sure that they can feel those areas and confirm or change the plan ...Read more

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What causes a headache to have a burning face sensation, like a sunburn?

What causes a headache to have a burning face sensation, like a sunburn?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Burning like sensation in part of the head can it be anxiety or sinusitis?

Burning like sensation in part of the head can it be anxiety or sinusitis?

Both: You include no history or apparently take no meds but this group of complaints could be either. It is not possible to say based on what you have said. but the burning in the head is most likely viral. Anxiety can cause this also especially if you are a very jumpy person. See you doctor if persists. ...Read more

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I used aloe and now my cheeks are dark red and my face feels like its burning how do I soothe the pain?

Aloe vera: Although side effects are not common with aloe ; it is used to treat some skin conditions, it has the potential to cause skin irritation. Rinse the aloe off with cool water. You can apply cool compresses to your skin to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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I accidentally touch my face while I was cleaning my bathroom with clorox. Now my face is burning me like crazy. What shall I do?

I accidentally touch my face while I was cleaning my bathroom with clorox. Now my face is burning me like crazy. What shall I do?

Rinse: Rinse it off with water for 15 minutes to get any remaining chemical off of your face. If it is just on your skin. You don't necessarily need to be seen by a doctor. The chemical irritation will get better quickly. If it is in your eye you should be seen in an emergency department, but rinse it out first for 15 minutes. ...Read more

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Hi ive been gerting a very strange feeling in the back of my head like a burning ive never sufferd from any sort of headaces before ?

Hi ive been gerting a very strange feeling in the back of my head  like a burning ive never sufferd from any sort of headaces before ?

Need exam: there are several things that this could be. Shingles, nerve impingement, etc. if this is a new symptom, may need to be seen in person. ...Read more

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I woke up sick, my head feels like it's burning but I don't have a fever. This always happens when I get sick and I was just wondering why?

I woke up sick, my head feels like it's burning but I don't have a fever. This always happens when I get sick and I was just wondering why?

DIlatation: Often with infections people get flushed feelings from capillary dilatation even without fever. Your body temperature may rise only slightly but may still be within normal limits, but your pulse(heart rate) May be slightly fast. All these are reactions to toxic substances and chemical agents released during infection. ...Read more

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I was woken up with a really bad pain on the left side of my head. It felt like a burning headache. It lasted about 30 min. Should i be worried?

I was woken up with a really bad pain on the left side of my head. It felt like a burning headache. It lasted about 30 min. Should i be worried?

Probably benign: The severe focal headache could be an early cluster headache, but other migraine variations may be considered. Also, maybe tmj, or sinus mechanisms, even other dental causes. If this becomes repetitive, see your doc, as meds can stop it. ...Read more