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36 weeks pregnant. Experiencing a burning sensation on the left side of my ribcage. Can be pretty painful at times. Should I be concerned?

36 weeks pregnant. Experiencing a burning sensation on the left side of my ribcage. Can be pretty painful at times. Should I be concerned?

Probably not: It is very common to get a deep internal pain in the ribcage. If the pain is on the left it's even less concerning because in general there aren't a lot of severe conditions that cause "left upper quadrant pain." it's basically from stretching of the ribs and the peritoneum, or internal sac that contains your uterus and intestines. Unfortunately there's not a lot you can do about that pain! ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Help! I have burning sensation in the vagina when 36 weeks pregnant?

Help! I have burning sensation in the vagina when 36 weeks pregnant?

Vaginal infection: 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. Being pregnant, with hormonal changes can also cause those sensations as well. Have your obgyn examine you and do some cultures if necessary. ...Read more

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Hey I'm 36 weeks pregnant. I've been having reply bad burning sensation in my left legs when they go numb. What can I do to stop it?

Hey I'm 36 weeks pregnant.  I've been having reply bad burning sensation in my left legs when they go numb. What can I do to stop it?

Pressure: Likely there is some compression of a nerve that's causing numbness in your leg. Increased edema and swelling due to the weight of the uterus on the nerves running through the pelvis that innervate your leg is the cause most likely. I can nearly guarantee that this sensation and the numbness will go away entirely when you aren't pregnant anymore. If it remains after delivery, see a neurologist ...Read more

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Can a dislocated rib cause a burning sensation in the breast ?

Can a dislocated rib cause a burning sensation in the breast ?

It could, but...: True rib dislocations are caused by high energy trauma, not bad posture, muscle spasm, or ctd. There are some health professionals that reportedly manipulate dislocated ribs back in place, however, anatomically the joint bet. Rib and vertebrae is so rigid that the dislocation/relocation process is a trauma/surgery relationship. See your ob/gyn or pcp for an exam and to discuss other causes ; tx. ...Read more

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I'm having a burning sensation and cramps. I got a positive pregnancy test. What could this be?

I'm having a burning sensation and cramps. I got a positive pregnancy test. 
What could this be?

Depends: If you had sex since your last period, did the test correctly, after a missed period; you are pregnant. Please see a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks and 3 days pregnant. Why am I having a "burning" sensation feeling all over my stomach?

I'm 34 weeks and 3 days pregnant. Why am I having a "burning" sensation feeling all over my stomach?

Skin stretching: If this is your first pregnancy, the abdominal surface skin is being stretched for the first time and the elastic cells contained therein are trying to accommodate those changes. There are several "stretch mark" oils and creams that can help with this sensation when applied liberally. ...Read more

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I'm 19 weeks & 3 days pregnant. I'm having a burning sensation near my belly button. is this normal?

I'm 19 weeks & 3 days pregnant. I'm having a burning sensation near my belly button. is this normal?

Belly button: It is important to remember that your belly button is not related to your current pregnancy. When you were a baby your umbilical cord was attached to your placenta. Your babies umbilical cord is attached to its belly button. Your belly button is not involved. Umbilical hernias can occur during pregnancy. If you see or feel a bulge around your belly button have your obgyn check it out. ...Read more

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Pain and burning sensation in my stomach. Pressure near my rib cage. Feels like my stomach is on fire. Any idea?

Pain and burning sensation in my stomach. Pressure near my rib cage. Feels like my stomach is on fire. Any idea?

Stomach acid?: We all produce stomach acid; we need it to digest our food. But excess acid irritates the lining of the stomach - even though it's built to withstand a high-acid environment. If a sore develops, it can deepen into an ulcer. Another acid-related condition is reflux (heartburn). Hyperacidity syndromes are treatable with acid blockers, & many can be purchased over the counter. Do see your doctor! ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more