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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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If I am supposedly suffering from ab muscle strain and my pain went from sore &stiff to a warm/heated/burning pain. Is that better? Its been 3 weeks.

If I am supposedly suffering from ab muscle strain and my pain went from sore &stiff to a warm/heated/burning pain. Is that better? Its been 3 weeks.

Yes: Muscle strain takes a lot of time to heal. The nature of pain also changes during recovery dependig on how much one uses the muscles that were hurt. Do not read too much in the changing nature of the pain though. Generally musccle strain get resolved after proper rest and excercise. Hope that was helpful to you. ...Read more

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I woke up with a pain in my thigh muscles, but also my skin has a burning sensation. Its been 2 days now. Could it be a strained muscle?

I woke up with a pain in my thigh muscles, but also my skin has a burning sensation. Its been 2 days now. Could it be a strained muscle?

It could be, or it: Could be a herniated disc. See you doctor to get things evaluated if you symptoms are not improving. ...Read more

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I've been bleeding from my vagina for 3 weeks. It started off a bright pink then red and now it's brown. I have also just finished treatment for chlamidiyah. But along with the bleeding in the last 2 days I have noticed and itching and burning sensation?

I've been bleeding from my vagina for 3 weeks. It started off a bright pink then red and now it's brown. I have also just finished treatment for chlamidiyah. But along with the bleeding in the last 2 days I have noticed and itching and burning sensation?

Yeast: The good news is that the bleeding is pretty much over as it is now brown. Prolonged bleeding is a nidus for infection. It promotes abnormal bacterial growth which changes the vaginal pH. I suspect you now have yeast infection due to above plus antibiotic therapy. See your doctor for treatment and test of cure for the Chlamydia. ...Read more

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I have pain on my tongue. Some is a muscle strain and some is from a wound caused from a dental scraper. What is best treatment for both Situations?

Traumatic injury: Is the most common cause of tongue pain. Use mouth rinses to relieve pain, avoid spicy food, tobacco and alcohol. Tongue soreness usually resolves within a few days. However, if this condition does not subside in a week, See a dentist or physician for help. ...Read more

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I have a muscle strain on the outer side of my left thigh about halfway between the knee and hip. It was started by overuse. What is best treatment?

I have a muscle strain on the outer side of my left thigh about halfway between the knee and hip. It was started by overuse. What is best treatment?

Outer hip strain: Rest, ice, elevation, NSAIDS (motrin, aleve (naproxen) if no contraindications), massage, possibly muscle relaxant and kinesiotaping. If knee pain there may be elements of iliotibial band syndrome.. As the acute pain resolves consider stretches. Follow with doctor/urgent care/ orthopedist. ...Read more

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Can an auxiliary pinched nerve cause burning sensation and swollen area around underarm and side? Pcp diagnosed it and rep strain muscle could be also

Can an auxiliary pinched nerve cause burning sensation and swollen area around underarm and side? Pcp diagnosed it and rep strain muscle could be also

Possibly nerve: Possibly nerve irritation, likely from muscular compression rather than compression of the axillary nerve that is very deep in the axilla. ...Read more

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Senior football player with apparent muscle strain to his right lower back including some knotted up areas and fluid. Treatment?

Senior football player with apparent muscle strain to his right lower back including some knotted up areas and fluid. Treatment?

Heat, PT, massage: Muscle knots in your back can be painful, especially if they are big and aren't going away. Some knots may cause mild discomfort, while others may affect your ability to sleep, work and move. Try further exercises, heat pat, or physical therapy/massage. If they symptoms worsen, see your physician. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/myofascial-pain-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20033195 ...Read more

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What is the treatment for buttocks muscle strain?

What is the treatment for buttocks muscle strain?

Physical therapy: Buttock muscle strain is best treated with physical therapy, which includes relative rest, ice, flexibility and strengthening exercises. If it does not get better in a few days seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between a muscle strain and sprain? What is the treatment for both? I injured my thigh muscle working out.

Difference: A sprain is a stretch and/or tear of a ligament. A strain is an injury to a muscle and/or tendons. Rest, ice, compression and elevation are used to address both types of injuries (for the most part.) But the nuance of treatment really depends on the exact nature of your injury. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for muscle strain?

What is the treatment for muscle strain?

RICE: Rest of injured area, ice to injured area - 20 min on 20 min off, may alternate with heating pad, compression (ace bandage) and elevation if the area is swollen. ...Read more

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Have burning pain in groin and inner and front of thighs. Pain on right side of low back, pelvis. What could this be? Pulled muscle pressing a nerve?

Nerve Pain: Burning-like pain is neuropathic in nature. There is a compressed nerve present, don't know the cause. A muscle spasm can compress nerves. Need to see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treatments for 1st/2nd degree ab muscle strain. It has been 3 weeks since my injury and it still hurts. Would it be advisable 2 see a physical therapist?

Treatments for 1st/2nd degree ab muscle strain. It has been 3 weeks since my injury and it still hurts. Would it be advisable 2 see a physical therapist?

Yes: Muscle strains (torn muscle) in general take about 2-6 weeks to heal. Abdominal strains are particularly painful since they are constantly being used to maintain your posture when standing etc. Therapist can help ease the pain, promote rapid healing and muscle function and give advice on lessening the pain ...Read more

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How can physical therapy help heal a thoracic muscle strain in back?

How can physical therapy help heal a thoracic muscle strain in back?

Yes: Physical therapist are experts in helping patients recover from musculoskeletal injuries, strains, sprains, and surgery. Back pain, and specifically a thoracic muscle strain, is a classic and common injury for which physical therapy may be beneficial. ...Read more

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How effective is physical therapy in helping a thoracic muscle strain on the back?

How effective is physical therapy in helping a thoracic muscle strain on the back?

Hard to say: Although hard to quantify, physical therapy can be very helpful for many muscle strains. I strongly recommend it. ...Read more

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What is the probability of physical therapy helping a thoracic muscle strain in back?

What is the probability of physical therapy helping a thoracic muscle strain in back?

Make a correct diagn: It is important to try to make an accurate diagnosis of possible. I have seen some patients diagnosed with strains when in fact the cause was something else. If it is indeed a muscle strain, then yes, physical therapy can be helpful. Most muscle strains if not too severe will heal even without treatment because muscles have a good blood supply. If it is not getting better see doctor. ...Read more

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What does having burning sensation from rectum to vagina area mean?

What does having burning sensation from rectum to vagina area mean?

Vaginal discomfort: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina. Being perimenopausal, with hormonal changes can also cause those sensations. Have your obgyn examine you. ...Read more

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I'm having a burning sensation in my vaginal area. I looked at my vagina around the opening was dry and the opening was very red. What can I do? No STDs

I'm having a burning sensation in my vaginal area. I looked at my vagina around the opening was dry and the opening was very red. What can I do? No STDs

Irritation: Vaginal irritation and dryness often go hand in hand. Have an exam and get properly diagnosed, as there are medications and creams that can help your condition. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in the vagina I am 70, healthy, a widow, no sexual activity. I have a burning sensation in the vagina area inside as I urinate

I have a burning sensation in the vagina I am 70, healthy, a widow, no sexual activity. I have a burning sensation in the vagina area inside as I urinate

You: You could be dealing with a urinary tract infection (UTI) or a vaginitis from bacteria or yeast. Another possibility is vaginal atrophy which can cause vaginal dryness, burning (especially with urination) and irritation. My advice is for you to consult your family doctor or gynecologist for an evaluation and treatment.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have some rashes in the vagina area which creates a burning sensation when being rub by my panties. Is that a yeast infection?

I have some rashes in the vagina area which creates a burning sensation when being rub by my panties. Is that a yeast infection?

Does not sound: Like yeast. Yeast is not usually a rash but a white chunky cottage cheese like discharge that itches. This sounds like something else. Suggest you get seen to get proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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After sex I notice a burning sensation in my vagina area, what could b wrong?

After sex I notice a burning sensation in my vagina area, what could b wrong?

Irritated Nerve: Describing irritating nerve endings, possibly related to how rough your intercourse was. ...Read more

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What would cause a constant cooling burning sensation in the vagina & genital area for 2/12 weeks straight? Besides a yeast infection?

What would cause a constant cooling burning sensation in the vagina & genital area for 2/12 weeks straight? Besides a yeast infection?

Burning: You could have a bacterial infection. These infections would include sexually transmitted disease. They however are usually associated with a vaginal discharge. Would advise seeing your physician for a vaginal examination and possible a culture. ...Read more

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Is it normal during my period to have a burning pain in my vagina?

Not completely: Abnormal, but curious if this is a regular thing or recent? If recent could be sign of infection either urinary tract or genital tract (gonorrhea or chlamydia) eitherway, an exam would help provide some reassurance. If you are sexually active I would recommend having an exam by an obgyn and being tested for stds, ultimately. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in and around vagina hi. I have burning sensation in and around my vagina close to the time of ovulation and mensturation. I don't have any unusual discharge or pain/ discomfort during urination. If I use body lotion outside of vagina,

Burning sensation in and around vagina hi. I have burning sensation in and around my vagina close to the time of ovulation and mensturation. I don't have any unusual discharge or pain/ discomfort during urination. If I use body lotion outside of vagina,

It: It is impossible to say what could be causing your discomfort without a thorough exam and testing. You should give your doctor or an ob/gyne a call. After seeing you, they will be able to determine whether you just have vaginal dryness or something more concerning. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've been wearing tampons but they never stay in now I'm having burning pain in vagina can't have sex and I felt in my vagina & it feels like a bump?

Go to the Doctor: These questions make me very sad. The very definition of when you should see a physician is there in your question. It is not normal. You are suffering. There is nothing we can do for you on this simple app to make any of this better. Go to your doctor today. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation at the top of my vagina right where you shave, and I don't know why?

I have a burning sensation at the top of my vagina right where you shave, and I don't know why?

Possible Shaving: Rash or other inflammation. Try using over the counter 1% hydrocortizone. It is sold as cortaid-10 or other brands. Use 3 times a day for 4 days. If you get worse or it does not clear up, you will need to have a doctor examine you. If the skin is weeping any fluid - see a doctor tomorrow.
Be careful with shaving, you may want to avoid that for a week. ...Read more

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Help docs? I'm having vagina burning sensation during sex?

Help docs? I'm having vagina burning sensation during sex?

Possible dryness: Try lubricating gel. If symptoms persist, then schedule a gyn exam. Don't forget to check if your pap is due. ...Read more

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What could cause a stinging burning pain on right side of vagina?

Be seen: You should be examined to determine the cause and possible treatment options. ...Read more

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I've had a burning sensation in vagina for 2 weeks now. Could it be a uti?

I've had a burning sensation in vagina for 2 weeks now. Could it be a uti?

Might not: If you have burning and frequent urination, you might have an uti. Burning sensation in the vagina, especially if you have abnormal vaginal discharge are signs of vaginitis. You should see your primary care doctor or gyn to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Burning pain and dryness in the vagina, brown discharge for 3wks. What it is?

Burning pain and dryness in the vagina, brown discharge for 3wks. What it is?

OBGYN exam: To get a good Dx, have an exam. Otherwise whatever it is can spread inside you and/or to others. Why worry, why guess? ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in the vagina towards the end if urinating?

What causes a burning sensation in the vagina towards the end if urinating?

Vaginal infection: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina. A UTI infection can cause those symptoms as well. Have your obgyn examine you and do urine culture or vaginal culture. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina have a burning sensation. I got treated for a UTI but it still burns. I haven't had sex in 5 years so what do I have?

Why does my vagina have a burning sensation. I got treated for a UTI but it still burns. I haven't had sex in 5 years so what do I have?

Requires GYN exam: You may have a low grade inflammation or infection. Are you having urinary pain as well? You are 20 and state that you haven't had sex in 5 years- so this is not an STD; however, if you masturbate frequently, may be an irritation, inflammation or infection. I suggest a GYN exam asap. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
1,313 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


Dr. John Landi
209 Doctors shared insights

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