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What are common symptoms of chemical eye burns?

What are common symptoms of chemical eye burns?

Pain, light sensitiv: Most chemical burns to the eye are painful and cause immediate damage with astounding firing of the nerves on the surface of the eye. A few, like lye, may not be nearly as painful but are in fact among the most serious. If untreated, the pain can worsen, the cornea turn opaque and vision seriously threatened. ...Read more

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Can burns be a symptom of electrical injury?

Can burns be a symptom of electrical injury?

Yes: Electrical injury can cause burns. These injuries are also known for having more severe damage than skin burns would indicate, particularly in the case of high voltage injury. ...Read more

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My chest burns for a little bit goes away and comes back. No other symptoms?

My chest burns for a little bit goes away and comes back. No other symptoms?

Possible Reflux: Sounds like a possible case of gastric reflux. However, if the symptom is particularly bothersome and it's the first experience you're having with it then, you should go to your doctor and have a good physical done to make sure you don't need to see a specialist or do some other tests. Questions? Write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-saghafi Cheers! And GO CAVS! ...Read more

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Every time I eat, my chest burns and it feels like the food just sits there and is waiting to come back up. What are these symptoms of? Thanks.

Every time I eat, my chest burns and it feels like the food just sits there and is waiting to come back up. What are these symptoms of? Thanks.

GERD: Maybe describing gastroesophageal reflux (gerd)--regardless of whether caused by delay in stomach emptying, relaxation of lower esophageal sphincter, partial gastric outlet blockage, biliary/pancreatic pathology, esophageal dysmotility, altered salivary flow, etc. Your response to behavior/diet modification (fats, caffeine, chocolate, etc.) and an acid-reducer (like Prilosec otc) may be helpful. ...Read more

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I have friction burns from rough sex. Can herpes symptoms even present themselves within days of infection?

I have friction burns from rough sex. Can herpes symptoms even present themselves within days of infection?

Here are some. ..: Herpes lesions have their unique features in related symptoms - burning, painful, blisters on a red base of skin, etc. If the discomfort has predictably faded away in 1-2 days after "rough" sex, that would be probably sex-related including "violent" acts, use of pleasure-enhancing tools or cream, etc. So, look into the described and modify what you should do. If not following what described, seek ...Read more

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When I cough my chest hurts and burns I'm sick with cold like symptoms when I cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

When I cough my chest hurts and burns I'm sick with cold like symptoms when I cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

Flu: Current flu has prolonged periods of dry cough, but you need to see physician to rule out pneumonia, gerd, reactive airway disease among other causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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When I cough my chest hurts and burns I'm sick with cold like symptoms when I cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

When I cough my chest hurts and burns I'm sick with cold like symptoms when I cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

Probably a cold: All these things could occur with a cold. Colds lasting more than 10 days may have developed into a sinus infection. If you have fevers and a headache influenza is a possibility. Pertussis could give you a cough that just won't let up, give you barking cough, or make you cough until you vomit. If your symptoms seem to be going on too long, see your primary physician. ...Read more

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When I cough my chest hurts and burns I'm sick with cold like symptoms when I cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

When I cough my chest hurts and burns I'm sick with cold like symptoms when I cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

Depends...: Could be something simple like a viral bronchitis. It may be pertussis. If it persists beyond 5-7 days you should be seen, if you develop worse symptoms or new symptoms you should be seen. ...Read more

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Why does my hand burn on top no other symptoms it's just really hurts and burns but it looks normal its hurts when I try to write or use it?

Why does my hand burn on top no other symptoms it's just really hurts and burns but it looks normal its hurts when I try to write or use it?

Possibly inflamed: If your hand or wrist hurt on squeezing then there is likelihood of inflammation in the wrist joints. See a rheumatologist. You can also try Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) as well as apply heat to the painful area. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for a uti? I think I have a uti, because it kind of burns when I pee and I pee more frequently now. So could this be a uti?

What are the symptoms for a uti? I think I have a uti, because it kind of burns when I pee and I pee more frequently now. So could this be a uti?

UTI: Uti otherwise known as urinary tract infection can present in many ways. The most common symptoms of a UTI are frequency, burning, and urgency. There can also be blood in the urine (hematuria), lower abdominal pain, flank or back pain, and sometimes fever. Based on your symptoms, there is a strong chance you are suffering from a uti. I recommend that you be seen by your primary care provider ras soon as possible. You can expect that urine tests will be done to determine if in fact you have a uti. If it is determined that you have a UTI then you will be prescribed an antibiotic. If not, then other possibilites will be explored.


Legal disclaimer: I am providing this general and basic information as a public service and my response to this question does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship. For any additional information, advice, or specific concerns, please speak with your own physician. The information provided is current as of the date of the answer entry. ...Read more

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It burns when I pee only sometimes. I haven't had any discharge or any other symptoms, but it has been doing on for over 3 months now. Why does it burn?

It burns when I pee only sometimes. I haven't had any discharge or any other symptoms, but it has been doing on for over 3 months now. Why does it burn?

Dysuria: Burning sensations while urinating is known as "dysuria", and is most often caused by urinary tract infection. However, if infection is ruled out by appropriate lab tests, there are other potential causes. I would recommend that you consult with a local urologist if your primary care doctor does not think you have an infection. ...Read more

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Does early symptoms of bladder cancer burns when you pee?

Does early symptoms of bladder cancer burns when you pee?

Bladder cancer: Early bladder cancer has very few symptoms. Blood in the urine is the reason for initial evaluation of people subsequently diagnosed with bladder tumors. The definitive test remains cystoscopy. This must be performed by a qualified urologist. It can, however, usually be performed in the office. ...Read more

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Got chronic frontal sinusitis. Head pressure is so intense that I feel like fainting and my head burns. Are those common symptoms? And noise sensivity

Got chronic frontal sinusitis. Head pressure is so intense that I feel like fainting and my head burns. Are those common symptoms? And noise sensivity

Also: You may also want to consider being evaluated for migraines. Migraines can mimic sinusitis. Symptoms like aggravation by light and noise are a tip off. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have Steven Johnson's Syndrome with delayed rash? All symptoms, rash appeared and ongoing a week later. Painful, burns like sunburn.

Is it possible to have Steven Johnson's Syndrome with delayed rash? All symptoms, rash appeared and ongoing a week later. Painful, burns like sunburn.

SJS: Isn't that common and you would be much sicker. You need to have mucus membrane involvement, like eye / mouth involvement, and specific lesions to be sure of the diagnosis, which at times, isn't easy to make. See an expert: a dermatologist either directly or through your doctor, best wishes ...Read more

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After I wipe my vagina it burns, is this an STD symptom?

After I wipe my vagina it burns, is this an STD symptom?

STDs: Possibly, but would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Throwing up, chills, and it burns when I pee. What are these kind of symptoms?

Throwing up, chills, and it burns when I pee. What are these kind of symptoms?

UTI or Urethritis: It sounds like you have either a urinary tract infection or urethritis. With the symptoms you describe you need to see a doctor immediately and probably need to be started on antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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1 eye aches when blinking. It also burns after applying eye drops. Other eye OK. No other symptoms. What can be the cause? Anxious, please help

1 eye aches when blinking. It also burns after applying eye drops. Other eye OK. No other symptoms. What can be the cause? Anxious, please help

See a physician: Could be an scratch on the cornea. You didn't say what kind of eye drops but either way an exam is required to determine the cause ...Read more

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On my left here on my thumb pad it burns and I can feel the heat what I touch it but it comes and goes. I don't have any other symptoms in my hand.

On my left here on my thumb pad it burns and I can feel the heat what I touch it but it comes and goes. I don't have any other symptoms in my hand.

Redness?: You may be starting an infection there... do you see any swelling or redness? This may also be neurological pain... have you over-used that thumb (like cutting with scissors or holding something too tight?) I would probably have a doctor take a look at it if your symptoms continue. ...Read more

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Leftheel feels dry in small areas. Is that normal or could that be a symptom of infection? Also not Itchy or burns. Nor peelings or cracks between toes

Leftheel feels dry in small areas. Is that normal or could that be a symptom of infection? Also not Itchy or burns. Nor peelings or cracks between toes

Just dryness or....: HI! This could be just plain skin dryness. Other than that depending on other signs or symptoms which you seem to disclaim dryness can be due to fungal (athlete foot), infections or eczema (there is somethng called ' winter eczema as well), as the most common causes. If using a lotion or cream moisturizer does not help with use once or twice a day for about a week then evaluate furhter. ...Read more

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I have vaginal exterior pain that occurs a bit during and mostly after sex. I have taken monistat but the symptoms return. Urinating burns after sex.

I have vaginal exterior pain that occurs a bit during and mostly after sex. I have taken monistat but the symptoms return. Urinating burns after sex.

Weekly fluconazole?: These symptoms sound like a yeast infection, which is supported by the temporary improvement you have had with miconozole cream (Monistat®). Persistent or recurrent yeast infections often can be prevented by a single dose of fluconazole (Diflucan®) by mouth once a week. Contact your doctor about giving it a try. S/he may want to see you first to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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It burns right before the tip of my penis when I urinate and sometimes the stream is erratic and goes sideways. No other symptoms. What could this be?

It burns right before the tip of my penis when I urinate and sometimes the stream is erratic and goes sideways. No other symptoms. What could this be?

UrethritisVsUTIvsSTD: Painful urination especially at tip of penis can be due to urethritis (inflammation of urethra), urinary tract infection or sexually transmitted disease. Check out http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/urethritis-symptoms-causes-treatments for info then see your Family Doc for evaluation, testing & treatment. ...Read more

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35 year old male that diets all week then binge eats for one meal every week. A day ago I ate so much that I'm scared I actually tore my stomach. No noticeable symptoms except my upper stomach burns?

35 year old male that diets all week then binge eats for one meal every week. A day ago I ate so much that I'm scared I actually tore my stomach. No noticeable symptoms except my upper stomach burns?

Weight loss: Dieting mentality leads to "yo-yo" weight loss and regain. You may want to consult a nutritionist to develop a way of eating that is healthy and you can maintain rather than depriving yourself and then "letting loose." if you get too hungry you will overdo it to compensate. If compulsive overeating is the problem, try overeaters anonymous (www. Oa.Org). ...Read more