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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Really bad burning sensation in my right arm
I wake up time after time with my right arm, shoulder, and hand burning incrediably bad. To the point i can`t eat, pick up small things, or take a bath. What causes my arm to burn so bad?
That may be a sign of nerve related pain. If your symptoms are transient, there may be compromise to the nerves when you are sleeping, such as in thoracic outlet syndrome. An evaluation by a physician is recommended.
Salim M Hayek, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University