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A 38-year-old member asked:

burning pain, what does it mean?

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Dr. Manoj Mittal
Neurology 16 years experience
Pain: Burning pain means different for different locations. One can have it from indigestion or one may have it in feet from neuropathy.
Dr. Muhammad Arif
Pain Management 25 years experience
Burning pain: Multiple reasons. Where exactly is the burning pain?
Dr. Vivian Hernandez-popp
Anesthesiology 28 years experience
Character of pain: Burning pain could mean among other things infection, inflammation, or neuropathic pain. The source of the pain should be sought.

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Menstrual pain: Severe pain should be evaluated by a gynecologist. Mild to moderate cramping can be relieved with NSAID meds like Ibuprofen or naproxen. Check out no-drug methods too like massage, exercise, and a new menstrual belt called ziivaa.
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What can be done for debilitating back pain?

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Several things: Start with gentle but regular aerobic exercise (walking, cycling, water exercise). Build up core strength (tummy and back muscles). Eliminate tobacco use. If such simple measures have been ineffective, consult your primary doctor or a spine physician.
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What might a patch of painful red skin be due to?

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Inflammation: Inflammation of some type. If it doesn't heal, you should visit your doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:

I have a pain and swollen in labia minora. When I am having intercourse it is really really painful. It feels like burning. What this could be mean?

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Not possible to: Tell by verbal description. It is probably infection or inflammation. Get gyn evaluation to help with pain and if it is infection possible transmission to your partner.

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