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249 Possible Causes for Burning Skin Sensation, Facial Numbness

  • Stroke

    A 48-year-old man presented with acute onset of left facial numbness, ataxic gait and double vision.[] Shingles A person with shingles may experience tingling, numbness, or a burning sensation on the skin.[] The symptoms may be mild or dramatic and can mimic a stroke with weakness, numbness, facial droop, and speech difficulties, but these symptoms may only last a few minutes.[]

  • Migraine

    A 45-year-old woman with a 20-year history of migrainous headaches presented with complaints of rightsided facial and hand numbness and paraesthesia.[] You may also feel a strange prickly or burning sensation, or have muscle weakness on one side of your body. You may have trouble communicating.[] Patients may also experience nausea, vomiting, anorexia, neck pain, dizziness, changes in hearing, light sensitivity, difficulty concentrating, facial numbness or weakness[]

  • Ciguatera Poisoning

    Within three hours of eating the fish, he developed abdominal pain, watery diarrhoea, and developed a burning sensation of the skin overnight that became very severe the next[] Courtesy of the Queensland Health Department, a full list of the symptoms is: • Tingling and numbness in fingers, toes, around lips, tongue, mouth and throat • A burning sensation[] […] or skin pain on contact with cold water • Joint and muscle pains with muscular weakness • nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and/or abdominal cramps • headache, fatigue and fainting[]

  • DDT Exposure

    Abstract DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane), a pesticide once used widely in agriculture and now limited to public health use, remains a controversial chemical because of a combination of benefits and risks. DDT or its breakdown products are ubiquitous in the environment and in humans. Compounds in the DDT family[…][]

  • Whiplash Injury

    The author reports a case of right facial numbness and right cheek pain after a whiplash injury.[] Conclusion The occipitoatlantal and cervical areas proved to be the chief factors in the patient's facial numbness.[] OMT for facial numbness and pain after whiplash injury The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Whiplash injury is often caused by rear-end motor vehicle collisions[]

  • Herpes Zoster

    It is particularly likely if there is facial infection.[] Some people describe the pain as an intense burning sensation. For some people, the pain can last for months or even years after the rash goes away.[] Symptoms of Herpes Zoster The first symptoms of herpes zoster are usually pain and burning sensations.[]

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Patients who underwent 2-isocenter GKS had a higher rate of postoperative facial numbness, but only 9 cases reported bothersome facial numbness.[] It may also feel like an electric shock, ache or burning sensation. Laughing, talking or even lightly touching the face can trigger it.[] Some people may then go on to develop a more continuous aching, throbbing and burning sensation, sometimes accompanied by the sharp attacks.[]

  • Herpes Labialis

    Recurrent cold sores usually develop where facial skin and the lip meet.[] Patients rated five symptoms (tautness, tingling, itching, burning sensation, pain), lesion stage, efficacy, tolerability, and duration until the onset of improvement.[] Here is a description of the various stages of a cold sore: Days 1–2: The tingle stage Before any visible symptoms appear, a tingle, itch or burning sensation may be felt.[]

  • Neuralgia

    numbness, and new facial numbness.[] Abstract Occipital neuralgia (ON) is commonly characterized by a neuralgiform headache accompanied by a paroxysmal burning sensation in the dermatome area of the greater,[] This burning sensation of the nerve fibers and skin can affect anyone with the outbreak of the shingles virus, and is common in those older than 60 years.[]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    -Other common causes include gastroesophageal reflux (usually burning sensation), esophageal spasm, chest wall pain, (e.g. costochondritis), and gallbladder disease.[]

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