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causes of burning sensation in anus

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Liquid base: When you have diarheea, mostly liquid, anything you ate disolves really well in water. That solution penetrates the tissues pretty fast.The anal canal ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Any constipation: Possible chronic constipation and hemorrhoids will present with similar symptoms. Rectal examination and control of constipation if present.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
IBS: it could be irritable bowel syndrome, increase your hydration use miralax (polyethylene glycol) and colace , and increase fiber
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience in General Surgery
Burning: Burning sensation around the anal canal can be from a multitude of issues. One of the most common is an anal fissure or crack in the anal skin and is ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Hemorrhoids?: A burning sensation in the anorectal area might be a symptom of hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis (inflammation of the rectum). I suggest you se ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Inflammation: Assuming we are talking about your stomach and not your abdomen. Gastritis, stomach ulcers, hunger pangs, reflux. I would first try a liquid antacid ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Nerve entrapment: Most likely, your nerve is being irritated by inflammation, or some sort of nerve root entrapment, similar to that found in the condition of "carpal t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pasquale Brancazio
32 years experience in Neurology
More than one answer: If you are a runner then shin splints could be present. Other causes could be peripheral neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation), o ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Tendinitis: Most times burning pain in the elbow w/out a history of trauma is tendinitis.Occ. The ulnar nerve(funny bone) can get irritated and cause burning pain ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience in Podiatry
Many things: Including things that have nothing to do with the feet, like a pinched nerve in the lower back or leg. If both feet tingle, this may be a symptom of ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Many: Back problems i.E hernaited disc, nutritional deficiencies, localized entrapments of nerves like a neuroma, or tarsal tunnel syndrome, side effects of ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Moffa
27 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Multiple causes: Tingling can be from a fissure which is healing ( a crack in the skin) or perhaps from a pinworm infection. In either case I would recommend you seek ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tongue: Could be dryness, acid reflux, B12, thiamine or folate (folic acid) deficiency. See your doctor for bllod tests to check those. If normal see an ENT
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Peripheral neuropath: Peripheral neuropathy refers to damaged sensory nerves caused by diabetes, vitamin deficiency, physical trauma, consequence of shingles, etc. Go see y ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience in Podiatry
Usually nerve: "burning" is most commonly caused by a nerve, either mechanical, like a nerve compression in the foot, leg or lower back, or from a metabolic disease ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Achilles tendinitis : Chronic wear of the tendon insertion on the calcaneus (heel bone) can create a burning sensation. Stretching exercise, silicone heelcups, ice massage ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal discomfort: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Many reasons: Among them: a viral infection, post nasal drip from allergies or chronic sinusitis, a throat infection, acid reflux, etc.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal infection: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Anal fissure?: There are several things that can cause severe rectal pain and pressure, the most common being an anal fissure. A burning sensation would be typical, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
Need details: If the symptoms are indeed involving left face, left arm, left chest and left leg , then the problem is likely in right brain. See a neurologist.
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A member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Neuropathy: Most commonly caused by diabetes. Several other conditions, including medication side effects can do this as well.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Multi-system atrophy: Multiple system atrophy (msa) or shy-drager syndrome can cause dysautonomia and cause also involve the urinary bladder. Thay have being said, more com ... Read More

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