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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

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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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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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

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What does a burning sensation in my thighs mean?

What does a burning sensation in my thighs mean?

Burning thighs: This usually means that a subcutaneous nerve is being compressed. One common example is a condition called meralgia paresthetic, which usually affects from the anterior lower lateral abdomen down to the thigh and/or groin. Other causes would include chemical burns (from topical medications or otc products) or sunburn. ...Read more

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After masturbating, what does the burning sensation mean?

After masturbating, what does the burning sensation mean?

If burning is of: Genitalia - there may have been too much friction, not enough lubrication and resultant irritation of skin. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a burning pain in your butt?

What does it mean when you get a burning pain in your butt?

Depends: Does the pain radiate from the back? Are you concerned about a disc herniation? Would consider MRI of your lumbar spine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a hot/burning sensation inside your head but no pain?

What does it mean when you get a hot/burning sensation inside your head but no pain?

Burning feeling with: 1. Sinusitis:Inflammatory changes induce mucus collection in the sinuses and begin pressing against the inflamed membranes. Usually worse in am
2. Temporal Arteritis: Auto inmmune disease affecting the branches of the intracranial branches of the carotid arteries,
3. Post-Stroke Pain: autonomic nervous system becomes hyperactive due to brain damage that occurred with the stroke. In 20-30% ...Read more

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Twisted ankly burning sensation what does that mean?

Twisted ankly burning sensation what does that mean?

Nerve injury: Ankle sprain can injure the superficial peroneal nerve crossing the front outside of the ankle. You need to have your injury evaluated by a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What does if mean if I have a burning sensation in my leg?

What does if mean if I have a burning sensation in my leg?

Please see below: It depends.
This symptom might be caused either by the peripheral nerve or nerve root irritation.
You might benefit from seeing your local neurologist in consultation and have electrodiagnostic studies of the legs performed for the establishment of the nature of your condition. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in rectum after masturbating, what does this mean?

Burning sensation in rectum after masturbating, what does this mean?

Prostatitis: Hard to say with little information. If you're a male, the most likely cause is prostatitis. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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My mum had a major stroke 2 years ago she is experiencing a burning sensation in her effected side what does this mean?

My mum had a major stroke 2 years ago she is experiencing a burning sensation in her effected side what does this mean?

Pain after stroke: There are a number of painful syndromes associated with strokes, and some could be termed "deafferentation syndromes". Treatment is often very successful, and many neurologists would use gabapentin or Lyrica (pregabalin). But make sure that diagnosis is fully confirmed first. ...Read more

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If I'm having a strong radiating burning sensation after taking medicine, does it mean I'm having an allergic reaction to it?

If I'm having a strong radiating burning sensation after taking medicine, does it mean I'm having an allergic reaction to it?

Intolerance: This is not the usual allergic response but may be a side effects from your medication. Call your doctor to find out if an alternate choice may be better for you ...Read more

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I get that burning sensation sometimes when me and my guy have unprotected sex and he pulls out could the burning mean he cumms inside of me?

I get that burning sensation sometimes when me and my guy have unprotected sex and he pulls out could the burning mean he cumms inside of me?

Burning could be: Related to inflammation of tissues if there was inadequate lubrication with too much friction. Some women are also sensitive to semen. If you aren't ready for pregnancy please use protection every time. ...Read more

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Why do I have burning sensation before and after urine?! Also, the urine comes in gaps, means some amount will come, then wait, then flow will start

Why do I have burning sensation before and after urine?! Also, the urine comes in gaps, means some amount will come, then wait, then flow will start

UTI vs STD: Symptoms of urinary tract infection include painful, frequent & urgent voiding/peeing. UTIs are more common in women then men. However, sexually transmitted diseases can masquerade as UTIs, so if you've engaged in unprotected sex, it's best to see your Family Doc, Student Health Center or Urgent Care for evaluation & treatment as deemed appropriate. ...Read more

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Burning sensation when I pee! What does this mean?

Burning sensation when I pee! What does this mean?

Urinary infections: Burning with urination may be a sign of possible infection. The best way of determining that is to obtain a urine culture. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain on my right ovary. What does that mean?

I have a burning pain on my right ovary. What does that mean?

Ovulation?: I'm not sure how you're able to localize it down to exactly your right ovary....but if you mean in that general area of the pelvic or lower abdominal region then, perhaps you are having what's known as a MITTELSCHMERZ which is taken as a sign of ovulation....not some nosy neighbor from I Love Lucy! If that's not possible then, how's your urine doing these days? Speak with your doc. ...Read more

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Right leg in pain feels like a burning sensation what could this means?

Right leg in pain feels like a burning sensation what could this means?

Sciatica: Very well could be compression of a nerve root. The resultant compression can cause the sensation of the burning feeling in your leg. I would visit with a doc, obtain an xray and then maybe either medication or referral. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you feel a burning sensation on your upper thigh?

What does it mean when you feel a burning sensation on your upper thigh?

Neuropathy: Burning sensation is usually related to neuropathy. Sometimes you can get upper thigh area altered sensation because of wearing tight pants too, called meralgia paresthetica. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you experience a burning pain in your knees when bending them?

What does it mean when you experience a burning pain in your knees when bending them?

Bending knee pain: This could be an indication of osteoarthritis, tendon injury, patellar diseasis, etc. An examination by your physician is a good first start as well as a set of x-rays. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

Gastric Reflex: You may have GERD or the Gastric Esophageal Reflex disease. It requires proper diagnosis (stool or blood test) before your doctor gives you treatment, consisting of a combo therapy. ...Read more

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I am getting a sudden burning sensation when I pass urine and it is a terrible dark yellow color. What does this mean?

I am getting a sudden burning sensation when I pass urine and it is a terrible dark yellow color. What does this mean?

Likely UTI: Sounds like a bladder infection, but could also be small stones passing. See your doctor for a test and treatment if it's an infection. Drink lots of water, avoid caffeinated beverages until you get seen. ...Read more

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What would a burning pain in right side of abdomin mean? Have gone to doctors in past about it but it no one sees a problem.

What would a burning pain in right side of abdomin mean? Have gone to doctors in past about it but it no one sees a problem.

Abdominal pain: Have you had a CT scan, urinalysis and blood tests to see what might be the cause of this pain. I would try to see a doctor to see if these things can be done. There are a lot of different conditions which can be on the right side of the abdomen. So I would make sure you have a thorough exam for this problem. ...Read more

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Every time I use any lubricant I always feel a burning sensation does it mean I'm allergic to it or is it normal. Some burn very bad some not so bad.?

Every time I use any lubricant I always feel a burning sensation does it mean I'm allergic to it or is it normal. Some burn very bad some not so bad.?

Allergic: It definitely sounds like you are having some sort of adverse reaction. Most lubricants are non-irritating but if you are having a burning sensation you should stop.

You may have a typical "allergy" or the lubricant may flat out just be irritating your skin. ...Read more

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Burning pain in the ankle, what does it mean?

Burning pain in the ankle, what does it mean?

Ankle: Burning pain is usually do to neuropathy. Is the pain in one or both ankles. Do you have diabetes? Can always be do to a direct injury to the ankle or a herniated disk in your lumbar spine. An examination by your physician is really needed to narrow it down. ...Read more

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Could it happen that a burning pain on my upper breast mean could it happen thatcer?

Could it happen that a burning pain on my upper breast mean could it happen thatcer?

Need MD Evaluation: Sorting out different causes of breast pain starts with determining if the pain is coming from the breast tissue or the chest wall. Favoring the former includes variation w/menstrual cycle; favoring the latter is relation to activity and post-menopausal state. Regardless, while cancers often are painless, they can hurt. I recommend that you see your gyne or primary care dr. To help sort thru this. ...Read more

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What can a burning sensation in your upper abdomen mean?

What can a burning sensation in your upper abdomen mean?

Possible PUD?: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of burning stomach pain raises the probability of gastritis ; ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc.) ; start an otc acid reducer (like Prilosec otc, Prevacid 24hr). Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Your doc can help. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation before urinating what does that mean?

I have a burning sensation before urinating what does that mean?

Possible UTI...but..: The depicted scenario suggests bladder infection, but needs to consider possible std-related events if sexually active. So, collect and record the specific feature, degree, and progress of symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring those to see doctor who will usually review and anlyze the submitted information, take history, conduct physicals, and test urine and possibly others.. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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


Pain Or Discomfort, Burning Or Stinging (Definition)

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