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what does a burning sensation in your stomach mean

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Heartburn vs ulcer: Think of burning stomach pain along a scale w/ulcers at one end and heartburn or simple gastritis at the other. These symptoms can be caused by gastro ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastric irritation: Gastritis/ incr acid interaction can do this.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
GERD and HH: Many people with acid reflux do not have a hiatus hernia. Also, many people with a hiatus hernia do not have symptoms of acid reflux. If you have a H ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Possible PUD?: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of burning stomach pain raises the probability of gastritis ; ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed n ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Burning thighs: This usually means that a subcutaneous nerve is being compressed. One common example is a condition called meralgia paresthetic, which usually affects ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest.If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat.Back to answer # 1:v ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Here's a link...: http://www.discuss-health.com/2011/10/cold-stomach-causes-symptoms-and-treatments/. Any other or related symptoms of concern?
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuropathy: Burning sensation is usually related to neuropathy. Sometimes you can get upper thigh area altered sensation because of wearing tight pants too, calle ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
58 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
EATING HABITS -FOOD: Know that food -fried, coke, spices gravy , junk fast food can give gastritis -pain avoid wrong food -take water , milk, yogurt non fried food ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Possible UTI/stone: New onset urinary frequency, urgency, associated with pain in the side could be seen with either a UTI or a kidney stone in the lower ureter near the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
See a doc: Left arm numbness can be from a herniated disk in the neck or nerve compression in the upper extremity. Less likley other etiologies include cardiac a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement : Burning pain is a sign of a nerve irritation. This could be from a peripheral nerve in or around the skin, but also could be from the sciatic nerve d ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seth Easley
Specializes in Family Medicine
Relax: As far as I am aware a chill sensation is not worrisome for anything in particular. However, people describe sensations differently and if this is a ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Need more info: Burning sensation indicates nerve irritation and swelling indicates inflammation. Need more information to give a more informed answer.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Ummm...Well....: You just described it....it feels like TINGLING SENSATION...like pins and needles, fizzing, prickling, sticking, pinching....need more descriptors? ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold feeling : Does not point to anything in particular.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Possible gas trap: called the splenic flexure syndrome, gas pockets to the left upper corner of the transverse colon causeing pain.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: Could be spasm of the uterine muscle if you are near your period, or could be a GI issue.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
C Dr if it continues: Burning upon urination and increased frequency of urination usually indicates that there is a urinary track infection present. Some people benefit fro ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Many things: Could be one of many things. Further details are needed to make an educated guess, but if severe i would recommend calling your doctor.

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