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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Overview)

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 sharp or needle like.


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What causes burning sensation on lips?

What causes burning sensation on lips?

Reflux: One additional cause that could cause problems in the mouth and on the lips is a reflux which is undisguised. This can also give symptoms of laryngitis. If there are no outside causes see your physician re workup and if other symptoms are present evaluation for possible reflux. ...Read more

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
1,275 doctors shared insights

Burning Sensation (Overview)

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 sharp or needle like.


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I was told i had a displaced meniscus root but the etilogy was unclear what does that mean? What causes burning sensation in the knee especiall medial

I was told i had a displaced meniscus root but the etilogy was unclear what does that mean? What causes burning sensation in the knee especiall medial

The tear: Think answered you but a root tear implies you tore the anchor portion of the meniscus. Root tears usually occur at the posterior (back) horn. These can be bad tears. You probably will need surgery to debride the tear. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to treat burning sensation with broken ankle?

How to treat burning sensation with broken ankle?

May be normal: Burning sensation may be normal from swelling after the injury. Check with your doctor to make sure what the problem is. ...Read more

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My mom has had a severe burning sensation in her chest and back. She is currently being treated for GERD, but nothing seems to work. Please help!

My mom has had a severe burning sensation in her chest and back.  She is currently being treated for GERD, but nothing seems to work.  Please help!

Needs work up: Certainly GERD can give her these symptoms, but it is important to ascertain that there is no cardiac cause of the symptoms and it is not due to muscular skeletal condition. ...Read more

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I found a lump at the base of my penis i went to the doctor for a burning sensation when i urinate they are treating me for urethritis but i just foun?

I found a lump at the base of my penis i went to the doctor for a burning sensation when i urinate they are treating me for urethritis but i just foun?

May be 2 different..: The lump at penile base means it locates near the pubic area. If so, is it hurting and how long has it been there? If not hurting and longtime bump, it may be just a sevaceous cyst or a mole. Treating dysuria would not be related with the bump. If dysuria is urethirtis-related, it is usually related with chlamydia and you will feel better within 3-7 days. Besides, practice healthy lifestyle... ...Read more

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What is treatment for vaginal burning sensation?

What is treatment for vaginal burning sensation?

Depends: It depends on the cause. It could be allergic, yeast infection, dermatitis, etc. Treatments are different for each of them. ...Read more

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I have internal itching and burning sensation at the base of penis. What can be probable cause and treatment?

I have internal itching and burning sensation at the base of penis. What can be probable cause and treatment?

Urethral itching: The likely cause of these symptoms is an infectious or inflammatory process involving the urethra or lower urinary tract but other things could be possible. A urologic evaluation and basic tests should be ordered to identify the cause, good luck. ...Read more

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How to cure Burning sensation on the Skin of my stomach after Cesarean?

How to cure Burning sensation on the Skin of my stomach after Cesarean?

Burning of skin: First, make sure there is no treatable cause for your burning such as infection. Using hot/cold compresses may be helpful. If the scar is well healed, using topical rubs such as Bengay/Icyhot or Vicks may provide you with some relief. In resistant cases, medications such as Neurontin (gabapentin) may be helpful as they work on the nerves which is the cause of pain in most cases. ...Read more

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After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs i began feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.

After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs i began  feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.

Yeast infection: Yeast infection / overgrowth can occur, when one is on long term antibiotics and the "good" bacteria are destroyed along with the bad bacteria. See the doctor who prescribed your medication to determine if a change in drugs needs to be made and to treat your tongue infection. It is often beneficial to take probiotics or eat yogurt w/ active cultures about 2 hours after each antibiotic dose. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my upper right thigh this has been going on for almost 9 months and started after I had double pneumonia and was given 400mg avelox moxi floxacin hci tablets while I was on the medication the pain in my legs got so bad I quit

I have a burning sensation in my upper right thigh this has been going on for almost 9 months and started after I had double pneumonia and was given 400mg avelox moxi floxacin hci tablets while I was on the medication the pain in my legs got so bad I quit

Not Avelox: Medication problems do not choose just to affect one area, or one extremity. This problem could be hip or spine (especially the 4th spinal nerve). You should see your primary care 1st. Rj. ...Read more

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I get a very strong burning sensation in the center of mychest. It lasts for about 10 minutes and then goes away.It is so bad that I have to lay down. What should I do?

I get a very strong burning sensation in the center of mychest. It lasts for about 10 minutes and then goes away.It is so bad that I have to lay down. What should I do?

Go to the ER: This symptom may indicate coronary disease and an impending heart attack. Other possible causes are acid reflux, but you can't make assumptions without a professional evaluation. Get evaluated immediately. Good luck! ...Read more

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Warm, slightly burning sensation after urination. What should I drink to prevent a uti?

Warm, slightly burning sensation after urination.  What should I drink to prevent a uti?

Water: Increasing your water intake is the best way to help prevent a urinary tract infection. It is also a great way to help fight off an early urinary tract infection. Some studies have shown that drinking cranberry may help with uti's as well. ...Read more

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I had sex a week ago and now i'm getting red bumps on my penis and burning sensation. Am i at risk of herpes?

I had sex a week ago and now i'm getting red bumps on my penis and burning sensation. Am i at risk of herpes?

Yes.: Sexual activity places people at risk of exposure to stds, even when using condoms b/c they don't protect 100%. You should be seen to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Feel like burning sensation in my body n ants crawling?

Feel like burning sensation in my body n ants crawling?

Neuropathy?: You might have nerve inflammation due to infection, disk problems, vitamin B12 deficiency, Alcohol, pressure on nerve, Diabetes, Vasculitis, Autoimmune diseases, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning sensation internally?

Burning sensation internally?

Could be reflux: "burning sensation" in the chest may be related to reflux. Go see your doctor. A trial of ppi's and carafate (sucralfate) may help determine the cause and may need an egd scope. I have also seen "strictures" do this....The esophagus folding onto itself and you need a dilation by a GI doc. Your family doc could order a upper GI series to help him figure out the problem. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on left side?

Burning sensation on left side?

Need more info: Sorry, but it is hard to say beyond some general comments. The location, aspects of when it started, associated symptoms and so on are needed. In general, burning sensations or pains suggest nerve involvement. Nerve pain (neuropathy) causes burning and tingling, and be caused by nerve injury, irritation or infection. One cause of burning with nothing else can be a first sign of shingles.Write more. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burning sensation. ?

I am experiencing  burning sensation. ?

Please Clarify!: Please provide more details: Duration Location of burning Severity Quality Pattern Radiation Associated symptoms What makes burning worse / better What have you tried to treat it Medical problems ...Read more