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Arm burning sensation

Arm burning sensation: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Causes of Arm burning sensation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Arm burning sensation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Arm burning sensation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Arm burning sensation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Arm burning sensation:

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Detailed list of causes of Arm burning sensation

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How Common are these Causes of Arm burning sensation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Arm burning sensation. Of the 20 causes of Arm burning sensation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Arm burning sensation:

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Causes of Arm burning sensation Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Arm burning sensation?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Arm burning sensation, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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    Classifications of Arm burning sensation:

    Subtypes of Arm burning sensation:

    Forearm burning sensation (22 causes), Upper arm burning sensation (13 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Arm burning sensation:

    Burning (68 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Burning symptoms (446 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Arm burning sensation:

    Arm pain (133 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Arm injury, Arm tingling (21 causes), Tingling hands (7 causes), Tingling fingers (36 causes), Burning hands, Burning fingers, Arm numbness (71 causes), Elbow symptoms (140 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Neuropathy (78 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Abrasion (2 causes), Graze injury

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