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I have a burning sensation in my upper back and from a week i have this sensation in my right foot also.

I have a burning sensation in my upper back and from a week i have this sensation in my right foot also.

Need more info: There may be something that is causing nerve irritation. That could be caused by improper posture, trauma (tight shoe?) jogging or running, lifting something heavy. The complaint is so diffuse that I would suggest that you make an appt with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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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


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I have a burning feeling in my heel?

Plantar Fasciatis: Or tarsal tunnel. I suggest you see a podiatrist before symptoms become worse. ...Read more

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How come I have a burning sensation in my sinus?

How come I have a burning sensation in my sinus?

Sinus: Usually means allergu or simple dryness. You could start with a saline spray. If not better then an antihistamine if you are able to take one ...Read more

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I have numbness in my thigh with a burning sensation?

I have numbness in my thigh with a burning sensation?

Meralgia: Sounds like meralgia paresthetica - an irritation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve as it passes under the inguinal ligament. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my right arm feels like a sunburn?

I have a burning sensation in my right arm feels like a sunburn?

Probably shingles: Shingles can begin with pain only, without the blisters. The sooner it is treated the sooner it will subside, so see your doctor or a dermatologist for a prescription for an antiviral (valtrex, famvir) if he/she confirms that that is what it is. ...Read more

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I have a buzzing sensation in my anus?

I have a buzzing sensation in my anus?

Lumbar spine x-ray: See your physician who will conduct a thorough history and physical exam, including reflexes of the lower extremities. I would also recommend beginning with a plain X-ray of your lower spine ("Lumbar spine" and "sacrum") ...Read more

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I have a constant tingling in my genitals.

I have a constant tingling in my genitals.

Please : Rephrase in the form of a question we can answer and resubmit . Thanks! ...Read more

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I have a hot burning feeling from my throat down to my chest.

I have a hot burning feeling from my throat down to my chest.

You may have : Inflammation and/or infection of your upper respiratory tract. Go see your dr if symptoms persist. Hope u feel better! ...Read more

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I am having a burning feeling in my throat. Comes in waves like?

I am having a burning feeling in my throat. Comes in waves like?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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I have a glug in my throat and a slight aching spot?

I have a glug in my throat and a slight aching spot?

Gurgling in throat: A glug or gurgling in the throat can be from post nasal drip. And it can be due to common cold or another infection causing mucus trickling down the throat or due to allergy. Most of the time it is self limiting and gets better by itself .Sometimes you have to use decongestants with or without Antihistaminr . If it persists you should consult your family doctor ...Read more

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I have been having burning sensation in my head it doesn't stay I'm the same spot my ears have had a burning sensation too and sometimes pain?

I have been having burning sensation in my head it doesn't stay I'm the same spot my ears have had a burning sensation too and sometimes pain?

The nerves in the...: head and face are intricately wired & densely packed. The brain can get confused about where a sensation is coming from. Pain, burning, throbbing and other unpleasant sensations that recur are signs that a sensory nerve may be irritated or inflamed. Just because it's confined to your head doesn't mean it's "all in your head". Please see a doctor! ...Read more

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Hi i have had a sore throat for 1 day and this morning i awoke with a sensation of tightness in my lower thoat when breathing in. ?

Hi i have had a sore throat for 1 day and this morning i awoke with a sensation of tightness in my lower thoat when breathing in. ?

Several possibilitie: Sounds like you're worried about infection.. Possible, especially if you have fever. Swollen red spots it tissue in back of throat could be infection. Also acid reflux from stomach could produce similar symptoms w/out fever. If it's the latter expect more frequent symptoms. There is relatively goo d treatments for this problem--and treatment is good idea to prevent complications, ...Read more

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Feels like something's stuck in my upper stomach and when I swallow I get a stabbing pain in stomach, also have a strange sensation in low throat. ?

Feels like something's stuck in my upper stomach and when I swallow I get a stabbing pain in stomach, also have a strange sensation in low throat. ?

Globus Hystericus: is the condition is what doctors commonly call “Globus,” and patients call a “lump or foreign body in the throat." The patient is suffering a lot of discomfort and there is no need for the condition to persist as it can often be treated successfully. A first step in diagnosis and treatment is to see your PCP. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation and pains in my stomach, what could it be?

I have a burning sensation and pains in my stomach, what could it be?

It could be: Many things. Most commonly, gastritis or reflux esophagitis. An evaluation by a GI doctor can help you figure this out. ...Read more

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I have pain in my buttock with slight swelling? It also has a burning sensation.

I have pain in my buttock with slight swelling? It also has a burning sensation.

A couple possible: Considerations include sacro-iliac dysfunction, sciatic nerve issues, and even hip problems. These are all potentially reversible. An experienced osteopathic physician could be very helpful.. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning feeling in my chest and a little bit in my throat?

What could cause a burning feeling in my chest and a little bit in my throat?

GERD: Sounds like acid reflux or gerd. Try antacids like maalox or acid reducers like zantac (ranitidine). If persistent, see your primary doc or GI specialist. ...Read more

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One ore two hours after lunch i have this burning sensation from my throat to the stomach. What is it?

One ore two hours after lunch i have this burning sensation  from my throat to the stomach. What is it?

Could be: Some form of acid reflux, as in where acidic contents from the stomach travels "backwards" up from the stomach into the food pipe(esophagus) and into the back of the throat. You may consider trying some form of anti-acid secretion medication, but if that doesn't work you should seek an inperson evaluation, as this could also represent some form of nonacidic inflammation. ...Read more

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Indigestion or heartattack I am having a burning sensation in my throat, chest pain under my left breast, my neck hurts

Indigestion or heartattack I am having a burning sensation in my throat, chest pain under my left breast, my neck hurts

Exam: Go to er. Only professional evaluation and tests can answer your question. Internet is not the right place to address your concern. ...Read more

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I frequently have burning sensation on my throat. What might be the problem?

I frequently have burning sensation on my throat. What might be the problem?

A few things: Could have post nasal drip or allergens. Could also have acid from your stomach sneaking back up your esophagus. Everything else is pretty unlikely unless you have some underlying condition we don't know about. ...Read more

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I recently started having a burning sensation in my throat sinus and lungs when I breathe it is worse if I breathe deeply and makes me cough any sugg?

I recently started having a burning sensation in my throat sinus and lungs when I breathe it is worse if I breathe deeply and makes me cough any sugg?

Irritated: Sounds like your upper airway is irritated. This is usually from an obvious event like inhaling toxic gas or smoke injury or most commonly from an upper airway virus. I would seek medical attention if you become short of breath, start wheezing or develop new symptoms like fever, change in sputum color. ...Read more

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I have had a cold-burning sensation in my throat when I breath for a couple weeks now. I don't have an itchy or sore throat or cough. I am also 4 months pregnant. My Dr said it's nothing to worry about but it is not going away.

I have had a cold-burning sensation in my throat when I breath for a couple weeks now. I don't have an itchy or sore throat or cough. I am also 4 months pregnant. My Dr said it's nothing to worry about but it is not going away.

It will go away: It does not seem to be a problem and will not affect your pregnancy,since you have been checked and told that there is no problem by your doctor.You can suck on some losenzes like Cepacol and it may help with the symptoms ...Read more

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I need advice on what's this burning sensation in my throat?

GERD: One of the most common causes of burning in the throat is high reflux of gastric acid. In the absence of infection, i think the most common cause of your symptoms in a 48 year old is lpr (laryngo-pharyngeal reflux. This may be due to a number of problems that are best diagnosed and treated by a GI specialist. ...Read more

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There's a burning sensation in my throat! can't get it to go away please suggest?

There's a burning sensation in my throat! can't get it to go away please suggest?

Acid reflux?: The symptom you describe could represent gerd, gastroesophageal reflux disease. You may have other symptoms which you may have ignored in the past. Belching? Acid taste in throat? Throat clearing? Cough? Should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with an acidic burning sensation in my throat it's not horrible but it is irritating what might this be?

LPR: Laryngeal-pharyngeal reflux is a common disorder in which there is a reflux of gastric acid into the upper esophagus. The classical triad of symptoms are 1.) burning sensation in the throat, 2.) cough and 3.) voice changes. If you eat late at night, this is common. If not, see a gastro-enterologist for a diagnosis. If this is a rare event, do not worry. ...Read more

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What could cause me to be getting a burning sensation in my throat after drinking strawberry flavoured things?

What could cause me to be getting a burning sensation in my throat after drinking strawberry flavoured things?

Allergy: Could be an allergy to strawberry. It is also possible the strawberry-flavoring may be artificial and it may represent a chemical sensitivity. Easiest thing to do would be to avoid these things. ...Read more

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How come sometimes I get a burning sensation in my throat? What can I do to get rid of it?

How come sometimes I get a burning sensation in my throat? What can I do to get rid of it?

Reason uncertain.: Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea.
Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min. in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try Thyme tea. ...Read more

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I have been cleaning my house. I'm experiencing a burning sensation in my throat and lungs? What do I do?

I have been cleaning my house. I'm experiencing a burning sensation in my throat and lungs? What do I do?

Cleaning throat: What are you cleaning with? Are you using bleach? Bleach is dangerous to use over extended periods of time. Other harsh cleansers can cause throat irritation. Gargle with warm salt water and use cleansers that are not as harsh. Having allergies to dust being stirred up can cause a sore throat as well. If this is the case, take an antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin good luck! ...Read more

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I've had a burning sensation in my throat and neck for sometime now. It doesn't hurt to swollow but there is a sort of click when I do.

I've had a burning sensation in my throat and neck for sometime now.  It doesn't hurt to swollow but there is a sort of click when I do.

See a doctor: It is better to be examined by a doctor so they can assure you after careful inspection of your throat other wise we will be guessing good luck ...Read more

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Why would there be a burning sensation in my throat when i swallow spicy stuff?

Dry throat ?: Lining of throat may be dry, or may be an issue best evaluated by seeing an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation just below my shoulder blade on one side, i don't have burning in my throat so d punt think its acid reflux help.

Need more info: Which side do you feel the burning? What makes it better? Anything make it worse? Are there any skin changes associated with the area of burning (i.E, vesicles). It's difficult to help without more information. ...Read more

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My mouth is always dry and lip have a burning sensation back of my throat feel dry and sometimes hurt?

My mouth is always dry and lip have a burning sensation back of my throat feel dry and sometimes hurt?

See your doctor to : make sure that your medications, eyedrops, or any medical disease or condition may not be causing this. Sometimes antihistamines, autoimmune conditions, antidepressants, can cause the mucous membranes in the mouth and throat to feel try. So this needs to be looked into further. Usually an easy solution. May need to change your medication. Or treat your condition differently. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more