Facial burning sensation can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'troubling' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose facial burning sensation, we could:
Do you sometimes have a burning or tingling sensation on your face?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ Occasional mild tingling or burning
→ Frequent mild / occasional strong tingling/burning
→ (Almost) constant strong tingling or burning
Tingling in the face has been known to be caused by food allergies. For example, several recent cases include this and other symptoms as an allergy to barley after consuming only a small amount of beer.
Anxiety conditions can cause adrenaline surges which result in tingling of the face, as well as other parts of the body.
A tingling, stinging or pricking sensation of the face or other areas of the body is considered one of the symptoms of electrical sensitivity.
Lowered estrogen levels can cause all sorts of unusual symptoms. The body's thermostat fluctuates, causing flushing and circulation changes which sometimes result in tingling of the face.