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uncomfortable burning of the palm, no diagnosis. Help?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 24, 2007
  • 02:16 AM

umm...well
my mom has been having a burning feeling on one of her palms for a few weeks. She had this last year, but it wasn't as bad.

When in contact with something cold, the burning will stop momentarily but continue in a few minutes and quickly become worse than before.
When in contact with hot objects, it gets slightly red but does not burn too much.

it doesn't itch or turn red, nor swell.
It just burns, constantly.

She doesn't have any kind of diseases or infections of any sort (she has been checked).
Her stress level has not really raised (just normal, day-to-day stress), she doesn't lift anything heavy and her job only requires she stays on her feet for a couple of hours (and she sits at a cash register the rest of the day).

I have been looking on different sites but nothing fits what she is feeling.

Any ideas what it could be?

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  • may be neropothipy (diabetic contition), May want to get mri of brain in continues as may be tumor (rare, but happened to me)
    opalizner 2 Replies
    • September 26, 2007
    • 09:54 PM
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  • may be neropothipy (diabetic contition), May want to get mri of brain in continues as may be tumor (rare, but happened to me)A tumor?!OMGO_Oalrightill tell my mom about thisthank you very much
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 2, 2007
    • 07:43 PM
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  • This is the same person,once more. (The one who posted this 8) )Apparently, my mother only has these symptoms in summer.Could this possibly change the cause?
    Nurse-Shikonay 6 Replies
    • October 22, 2007
    • 11:10 PM
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  • My mother is 65 years old and she is experiencing similar symptoms. For the past couple of years she has been suffering from a hot burning sensation in the palm of her hands accompanied by joint pains in her wrists. In addition, when she sleeps, both hands become numb and produce a irritating tingling sensation. Her doctor claims the symptoms could be a result of poor blood circulation, however, he couldn't give her an exact diagnosis of the problem or prescribe anything that would help reduce or eliminate the symptoms entirely. A quick overview of my mother: She smokes around 10-12 cigarettes a day, does not exercise at all and she suffers from high blood pressure and high cholesterol. To treat her medical conditions her cardiologist prescribed the following medications that she consumes on a daily basis for the past year now:Lisinopril 10mg (1 X day) - To treat the high blood pressure problem.Gemfibrozil 600mg (2 X day)- To treat her high cholesterol problem.Can someone familiar with this condition please help us with a more accurate diagnosis as well as ways to eliminate or reduce the symptoms? I hate to see my mom suffer like this for so many years and not be able to do anything about it.Thank you
    wonderboynyc 5 Replies Flag this Response
  • My mother is 65 years old and she is experiencing similar symptoms. For the past couple of years she has been suffering from a hot burning sensation in the palm of her hands accompanied by joint pains in her wrists. In addition, when she sleeps, both hands go numb and produce a tingling sensation. Her doctor claims the symptoms could be as a result of poor blood circulation , however, he couldn't give her an exact diagnosis of the problem or prescribe anything that would help reduce or eliminate the symptoms entirely. A quick overview of my mother: She smokes around 10-12 cigarettes a day, doesn't exercise at all and suffers from the following medical conditions:High blood pressure, High cholesterol and a Thyroid Hormone Disorder. To treat her medical conditions her doctor prescribed the following medications that she consumes on a daily basis:Lisinopril 10mg (1 X day) - To treat the high blood pressure problem. (Consuming for the past 2 years)Gemfibrozil 600mg (2 X day)- To treat her high cholesterol problem.(Consuming for the past 2 years)Levothyroxine Sodium 100mcg (1 X Day)- A hormone supplement that is normally produced by the thyroid gland.(Consuming for the past 7 years) Below are pictures taken of both palms while the symptoms exist:Right Palm:http://www.box.net/shared/rbaht22o2xLeft Palm:http://www.box.net/shared/hirq05vf0aCan someone please help us with a more accurate diagnosis to this medical condition as well as remedies or treatments that will help reduce or eliminate the symptoms? I hate to see my mom suffer like this for so many years and not be able to do anything about it.Thank you
    wonderboynyc 5 Replies Flag this Response
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