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A 38-year-old member asked:

Burning pain, what does it mean?

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Dr. Manoj Mittal
Neurology 18 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.
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Dr. Muhammad Arif
Pain Management 27 years experience
Burning pain: Multiple reasons. Where exactly is the burning pain?
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Dr. Vivian Hernandez-popp
Anesthesiology 30 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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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 due to entrapment by the piriformis muscle. Lastly the nerve could be irritated in the lumbar/sacral spine area due to a disc herniation or degeneration of the spine.
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