i have been feeling the sensation of heat on the back of my biceps between my elbow and shoulder.
it has been for over a year but there are times when i gets more regular than others.
like i am sitting down and suddenly i feel this heat then it disapears
what could it be? it is not painful in any way
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A heat sensation or sudden feeling of warmth can be a sign of blood clot or deep vein thrombosis. It can also be due to pinched nerve or due to diabetic neuropathy. For diagnosis first a duplex ultrasound or color dopplar would need to be done. If this is negative then a nerve conduction study and test for diabetes. If there is a chance then if everything else is negative, then lupus may need to be tested for.
Please consult your PCP for primary examination followed by proper referral.
Hope this helps. Take care!
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