Burning sensations

Burning sensations refer to a skin sensation (rather than actual burns), which people may describe also with terms such as tingling, creeping, crawling, tickling, itching, and so on. Burning may describe anything from a mild tingling to a severe pain sensation. The general medical term for this type of sensation ...

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Pins and needles Everyone can get pins and needles, but see a GP if you keep getting it or it lasts a long time. ...Source: NHS Choices UK1 ...

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Causes of Burning sensations

Why you get pins and needles Pins and needles feels like pricking, tingling or numbness on the skin. It happens when the blood supply to the nerves is cut off. This is usually when you sit or sleep on part ...2

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Diagnosis of Burning sensations

See a GP if:

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Causes List for Burning sensations

Possible causes of Burning sensations (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Pins-and-needles/ 
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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