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Dr. James Dukelow
209 Doctors shared insights

Burning Pain (Overview)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain or dull aching pain.


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Can metabolism issues cause burning pain in the extremities?

Can metabolism issues cause burning pain in the extremities?

See your provider: Neuropathy is a complex condition and a good exam is your first step. A referral to a neurologist may be needed to determine the basis but diagnosis of this is not a DIY project and you'd be unable to treat yourself it if there is a problem. Have an exam. I hope you're okay or will be soon. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
209 Doctors shared insights

Burning Pain (Overview)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain or dull aching pain.


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Treating Bee Stings (Checklist)

Apply a cold pack to the sting
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Take an antihistamine
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If you can't breathe, your throat is tight, or you have hives, go to the emergency room
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How to treat burning pain in back and back pain, I'm a dancer!?

How to treat burning pain in back and back pain, I'm a dancer!?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Burning pain in my left side, flank and back for 2 1/2 months. Lump on flank. Not visible on us or ct. Very painful.

Burning pain in my left side, flank and back for 2 1/2 months. Lump on flank. Not visible on us or ct. Very painful.

Lump: If there is a painful lump there, it represent a fibroma or lipoma or similar condition with nerve irritation. Review this with your doctor. May have to get it removed. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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C-spine MRI report:mild bulging annulus C3-C4.What does this mean, and how is it treated? Severe pain/burning/weakness in arms/hands, pain in neck.

C-spine MRI report:mild bulging annulus C3-C4.What does this mean, and how is it treated? Severe pain/burning/weakness in arms/hands, pain in neck.

Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for chronic burning pain from an overuse injury from 2.5 yrs ago? I may have tendonitis and/or tenosynovitis in both feet.

What's the best treatment for chronic burning pain from an overuse injury from 2.5 yrs ago? I may have tendonitis and/or tenosynovitis in both feet.

Go to the doctor: Chronic burning pain that involves both feet can be many things, some may be musculoskeletal while others may be neurological. I suggest that you visit your doctor to determine the cause so that the proper treatment can be started. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Are there any good ways to prevent this burning pain in my right lateral calf everytime I go walking?

Are there any good ways to prevent this burning pain in my right lateral calf everytime I go walking?

See a doctor: The problem is either a nerve pressure from the back, or a sacroiliac the is unstable or a vascular insufficiency and intermittent claudication.

Visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org for a doctor to help you.
Prolotherapy seems to be indicated. ...Read more

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How to avoid hyper acidity and burning pain in the pit of my stomach?

Mindful consuming...: A burning pain in the epigastrium ("pit of the stomach") is a common symptom referred to as dyspepsia. There are too many causes to address here, but many related to what we put in our mouth. Avoid acidic beverages, fruits and sauces; avoid smoking, alcohol and caffeine; avoid saturated fats, fried foods; avoid overeating; avoid Aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs. Otc acid blockers bring relief. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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Burning pain, what does it mean?

Burning pain, what does it mean?

Pain: Burning pain means different for different locations. One can have it from indigestion or one may have it in feet from neuropathy. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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Does MGD cause a burning sensation?

Does MGD cause a burning sensation?

More info needed: Is "MGD" Miller Genuine Draft beer? And, what kind of burning and where on or in your body? It can cause heartburn. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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Burning sensation in rectum causes?

Burning sensation in rectum causes?

Hemorrhoids?: A burning sensation in the anorectal area might be a symptom of hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis (inflammation of the rectum). I suggest you see a GI doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Burning pain in the upper right back area?

Also to consider: Consider shingles
sometimes the pain is there without the rash
see your doctor b/c treatment is available and can help. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation in the anus?

Help! I have burning sensation in the anus?

Burning: Burning sensation around the anal canal can be from a multitude of issues. One of the most common is an anal fissure or crack in the anal skin and is usually benign. If you are concerned I would recommend your doctor do a thorough rectal exam to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Have a burning pain in my back on both sides?

Vague symptoms: Other information such as inciting event/truama, time course, exacerbating/relieving factors, referring areas of pain, and concurrent symptoms (fevers, pain with urination) etc is needed as the differential is large. Get formal evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Why do eyedrops result in a burning sensation?

Why do eyedrops result in a burning sensation?

Acidic: The pH of some drops is acidic causing a burning sensation until your tears neutralize the pH. The acidity can help with the absorption of specific medications into your eye. ...Read more

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What causes a burning pain during penetration?

What causes a burning pain during penetration?

Multiple factors: Stress, tension anxiety can be causes; however, adequate sexual lubrication is a common cause. Using techniques like prolonged sexual foreplay (15-20 minutes) use of aqueous based lubricants, position changes and communication with your sexual partner are excellent methods to prevent penetration pain. ...Read more

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What is causing this vaginal burning sensation?

Unclear: There are lots of causes of vaginal burning, I would recommend a visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does a burning sensation and swelling mean?

What does a burning sensation and swelling mean?

Need more info: Burning sensation indicates nerve irritation and swelling indicates inflammation. Need more information to give a more informed answer. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
1,313 Doctors shared insights

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


Pain Or Discomfort, Burning Or Stinging (Definition)

Pain or discomfort, burning or stinging ...Read more