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i have a burning sensation on my skin

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Depends...: Can try 1% hydrocortisone cream. This is the time of year ,shingles are common. Better if you see PMD.
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Dr. Donald Elton
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See a doc: If you think it's more than sunburn then just see your normal MD unless you also have fever in which case an ER visit might be justified
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe shingles: See your doctor to get treatment if she thinks it may be shingles. Otherwise she will know if it is the burning from reflux or chest pain or bronchi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Paresthesia: Paresthesia is a condition that arises when the peripheral nerves get pressed. Initially, it gives a pricking sensation under the skin and later on, l ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irritation: This could just be due to irritation from masterbation - but I would also get evaluated for Herpes
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
13 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy: If the burning sensation is localized to one small part of the body, you may be experiencing symptoms of mononeuropathy. Also, shingles can burn on t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not sure: May be due to some skin irritation (like a moisture rash) from the moisture of the blood on the skin, or from use of pads. Try soaking in an oatmeal ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Burning symptom: Perhaps you have a skin area that might erupt in a blister or herpes infection. Maybe you are feeling the effects of sunburn. A headache might be due ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
34 years experience Neurology
Probably simple: If the symptoms have persisted, it is probably a good idea to visit your doctor. The md should take a history, and perform a physicial exam. However ... Read More
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