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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
1,305 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


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Horrible upper, middle stomach burning and pain after I ate a salad. Why? And what can I do to stop pain? Plz help! Hurts so bad

Horrible upper, middle stomach burning and pain after I ate a salad. Why? And what can I do to stop pain? Plz help! Hurts so bad

Sure its the salad??: Pain as severe as you describe requires emergency evaluation and treatment. Call 911 please ASAP. ...Read more

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Hi, even though I have proper food most of the times I feel hungry don't know I should call as stomach burning sensation. Some irritation in stomach.

Hi, even though I have proper food most of the times I feel hungry don't know I should call as stomach burning sensation. Some irritation in stomach.

? gastritis: Yo may have hyperacidity.
You can try over the counter antacids and/or omeprazole.
Be tested for h pylori antibody by yourdr.
Cut back or avoid intake of caffeine, soda, alcohol spicy foods.
Avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs- motrin, advil, aleve (naproxen).
Go see your dr and be tested.
Take care! ...Read more

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I am having stomach burning sensation, now black loose stools. Should I be concerned?

I am having stomach burning sensation, now black loose stools. Should I be concerned?

Maybe.: Black stools can be a cause of bleeding in your gut. Sometimes it can be due to something you ate, or things like Pepto-Bismol (bismuth salicylate). With your burning sensation in your stomach, it is very worrying. Please get checked today. No alcohol, caffeine, spicy foods for now. ...Read more

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I'm having this stomach burning since a week and sometimes I feel ok Then again it started its kinda burning sensation around belly button after eating?

I'm having this stomach burning since a week and sometimes I feel ok Then again it started its kinda burning sensation around belly button after eating?

Appendicitis?: Does it hurt to press w UR hand I n this region? Do you have a fever? Not a clear picture. When people get appendicitis there is pain around the belly button area, but I cannot tell from your description. You need to be examined by a physician to find out. Males rarely get urinary infections at your age, though a stone at the urinary bladder-ureter junction could cause pain like this. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel weak and tired, stomach burning sensation while on azithromycin. What can be done to help.?

Is it normal to feel weak and tired, stomach burning sensation while on azithromycin. What can be done to help.?

Stomach upset: And metallic taste are both common. The other symptoms may be from the infection that is being treated. Try to eat to settle your stomach. ...Read more

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What could cause stomach burning sensation when drinking alcohol, coffee, etc? (abdominal ultrasound normal, negative h pylori)

What could cause stomach burning sensation when drinking alcohol, coffee, etc? (abdominal ultrasound normal, negative h pylori)

Gastritis: You could have gastritis caused by alcohol consumption, or due to medications such as ibuprofen. You should consider seeing a GI to help evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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I had sex with a women 15 days ago who had multi partners. No symptoms other then cough and stomach burning sensation. Cough is healing. Std/hiv?

I had sex with a women 15 days ago who had multi partners. No symptoms other then cough and stomach burning sensation. Cough is healing. Std/hiv?

Very unlikely: This is not how any of the common or uncommon sexually transmitted diseases announces themselves. Congratulations on finding somebody special, even if it was just once -- I hope it was a great experience. Being an adult brings new joys, fears, and responsibilities. Try to do your best. Please do always use barrier protection until you are married and perhaps even after. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper stomach pain, nausea, burning white tongue and feels like something stuck in my chest and throat with right under rib pain?

I am experiencing upper stomach pain, nausea, burning white tongue and feels like something stuck in my chest and throat with right under rib pain?

Ans: You are at the age where you need to have a doctor and at least annual physicals. You need to see your doctor for a good history and physical exam with most likely blood work and diagnostic testing ...Read more

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Heartburn, nausea, stomach rumbling loudly & painfully, bloating, emptyness, acidic noises from stomach, burning sensation in stomach, sleep trouble?

Heartburn, nausea, stomach rumbling loudly & painfully, bloating, emptyness, acidic noises from stomach, burning sensation in stomach, sleep trouble?

See doctor: Any gastrointestinal issues involving bloating, rumbling sounds, acidic taste, or issues related to the gut needs to be evaluated further by a PCP. S/he can do a physical abdominal examination and let you know what the probable cause could be. It might be inflammatory, infectious, dietary, or food allergy related in nature. This cannot be determined without further history. ...Read more

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Do I have an ulcer? I constantly feel tired, abdominal pain, bloating or a feeling of fullness, nausea or stomach burning sensation/discomfort.

Do I have an ulcer? I constantly feel tired, abdominal pain, bloating or a feeling of fullness, nausea or stomach burning sensation/discomfort.

As seen below: Yes it is a possibility, but pls try Prilosec - over the counter first for few days (30 min) before meals and see if that helps pls. Thanks ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in stomach?

What causes a burning sensation in stomach?

Inflammation: Assuming we are talking about your stomach and not your abdomen. Gastritis, stomach ulcers, hunger pangs, reflux. I would first try a liquid antacid 2 tablespoons (30ml); either maalox or mylanta. If this does not relieve the symptoms within 30 minutes or if the burning is recurrent then see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...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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Burning sensation in my stomach!?

Burning stomach: This is usually due to excess acid build up. Most likely to occur when your stomach is empty (because food buffers acid). In the case of acid reflux, the discomfort may be the worst around 1/2 - 1 hour after a meal or while lying down. Peptic ulcer is another cause, usually with gnawing central abdominal pain when the stomach is empty, particularly at night, and it feels better after eating. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning pain in my stomach?

Heart burn: It sounds as if you have heart burn. Try tums (calcium carbonate). If the burning goes away, you've figures it out. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes burning pain in upper left quadrent of the stomach?

Many causes: Question is was this a one time issue or is this ongoing and for longer than just a few days. If it is ongoing then have a doc take a look. ...Read more

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Generally unwell with burning sensation in right lower abdomen?

Generally unwell with burning sensation in right lower abdomen?

See: Your doctor. Need full eval. If you feel generally unwell. Full blood work etc needs to be done ...Read more

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Upper middle abdominal burning sensation linked with acid reflux?

Upper middle abdominal burning sensation linked with acid reflux?

Relief from Pyrosis: Can have symptoms w/o damage. Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). ...Read more

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Burning sensation on the skin of stomach on outside above the navel?

Burning sensation on the skin of stomach on outside above the navel?

Skin naval burns: 47 M from PA. Notes burning sensation on skin of stomach on outside above navel? I am not certain what the question is but picture 2 us or showing 2 ur Dr would be a big help. Would consider allergy 2 new belt buckle, skeeter bite, chigger bite, flea bite if pets, bed bug bite (usually 3 in row), first of more hives to come from something. Would have someone look at it if not gone is a few days. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid hyper acidity and a burning pain in my stomach?

Apple cider vinegar: Take on or 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and it will relieve the hyperacidity sensation and burning. Pain.

The pain is actually no enough acid and incomplete digestion of food that is causing the problem. The vinegar helps the digestion and relived the problem. Can repeat the vinegar as needed. ...Read more

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A burning sensation in both sides of stomach and backside I m not comfartable?

A burning sensation in both sides of stomach and backside I m not comfartable?

Burning abdominal: Sensations can result from peptic ulcers or gastritis. Need more information like any change BM pattern or association with food intake or nausea ...Read more

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Could a burning sensation in the stomach also be caused by anxiety and stress?

Could a burning sensation in the stomach also be caused by anxiety and stress?

It could: Psychological stress can cause all kinds of physical symptoms, but before you decide that it is psychological, it is important to rule out any medical problem which could have been brought on by stress or may be causing the symptoms. Get a physical and speak to your physician. If they find no medical causation or think you simply need to learn some stress reduction techniques, find a psychologist. ...Read more

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Feeling burning pain in side of left stomach it becames warse when I lay down?

It could be a: Developing peptic ulcer disease or gerd. You need to be checked for h.pylori and if it is found you need to be treated for eat. See a gi specialist. In the mean time you can use otc antiacid medications. ...Read more

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Could porphyria explain my burning sensation in the abdomen and severe back pain?

Yes: Acute intermittent pophyria commonly causes abdominal pain, and has been known to cause other pains. If your pains persist, you should see your docot in case there is another cause. ...Read more

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I have been having mild periodic stomach burning. From just moving. Is this normal?

I have been having mild periodic stomach burning. From just moving. Is this normal?

It is an alert: It is normal in that your body is trying to tell you something. Burning can be gastritis (inflammation of the stomach) perhaps an ulcer or just irritation after a virus. Something is amiss and causing you discomfort. Spicy foods, peppers, alcohol can aggravate. Acupuncture and chinese medicine can really help as can a visit with your physician if it has been occurring three weeks or more. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my stomach when I get hungry or after I eat. What could it be?

Burning sensation in my stomach when I get hungry or after I eat. What could it be?

Gastritis: This condition is quite common and usually responds to over the counter medication, stopping the use of NSAIDs such as motrin (ibuprofen) or aleve, (naproxen)avoid spicy foods and alcohol/cigarette use. If this persists or gets worse see your doctor for evaluation. Make sure your parents /guardian are aware of this. (Mom/Dad to take note) ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Burning Pain (Definition)

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 ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more