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causes of burning sensation in genital area

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Junglas
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Location is key.: Presuming it is on scrotum and base of penis, these could be Fordyce spots. . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fordyce's_spots
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Do not know: From your description, it is not possible to DX When you are having the problem, see your health care provider and get a DX
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
19 years experience Neurology
Get to a Urologist: Those problems could represent impingement of a nerve or richly-innervated structure in the groin. A urologist would be a good start to rule out bad t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
No direct relation: Symptoms of menopause are caused but hormonal changes in the female body. Burning of the feet and genitalia are probable neuropathic in nature and sho ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pasquale Brancazio
32 years experience 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 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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience 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 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience 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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: A folliculitis is an inflammation of the follicles usually associated with superficial bacterial infection. Burning of the glans is likely due to ano ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience 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 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: Have you had any surgeries? It may be related to nerve transection if surgeries in the vicinity were performed.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience 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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Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many things: The source of these symptoms can be from any organ located in this area. Presence of other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, constipa ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Colon Infection: This sounds like colitis or diverticulitis. It usually requires an examination and visit with the family physician.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Intertrigo: Intertrigo is primarily caused by skin-on-skin friction and is characterized by initial mild erythema that may progress to a more intense inflammation ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
13 years experience Family Medicine
Perhaps: Herpes outbreaks can occur basically anywhere, even though they are most common in the genital and oral areas. I would certainly have this further eva ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple: Infection, cysts, vaginitis,foreign body, stones...see your doc
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience 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
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience Podiatry
Perhaps lower back: Nerve pain typically is a burning sensation. The fact that the symptoms are in both feet may suggest root irritation ion the lower back. Another thi ... Read More
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