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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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I fell down from a bike and I got scratches on my elbow...but the skin around my wound tuns black day by day with severe burning sensation...

I fell down from a bike and I got scratches on my elbow...but the skin around my wound tuns black day by day with severe burning sensation...

BICYCLE SCRATCHES: HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR DOCTOR YET? THINK LIKE THIS: YOU HAVE A FIRE. HOW DO YOU PUT OUT A FIRE? WATER! WARM WATER COMPRESSES EVERY 2 or 3 HOURS FOR 10 TO 15 MINUTES EACH TIME. (NOT HOT OR COLD WATER!) CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR TO FIND OUT IF ITS INFECTED. YOU MAY NEED AN ANTIBIOTIC.. ...Read more

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It is 3.5 months post c-section. I get burning sensation under the skin on where the wound is. The pain is not always. But on and off.

It is 3.5 months post c-section. I get burning sensation under the skin on where the wound is. The pain is not always. But on and off.

Normal after C/S: It is normal to have a burning sensation under the skin after a C/S. Your body is still healing and the nerves are sometimes very sensitive. It will improve in time. ...Read more

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I had laparotomy done two weeks ago, and I have burning sensation in my wound but there's no sign of infection just burning pain! What is this?

I had laparotomy done two weeks ago, and I have burning sensation in my wound but there's no sign of infection just burning pain! What is this?

Hopefully nothing: Keep looking for redness, drainage, separation, bulge or increasing pain rather than decreasing with time. Best to see the surgeon. ...Read more

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I felt a tear in muscle on anal area while doing dead lift at the gym. Now there is a burning sensation inside my rectum. Is this serious?

I felt a tear in muscle on anal area while doing dead lift at the gym. Now there is a burning sensation inside my rectum. Is this serious?

Anal fissure??: It is possible that the straining caused an anal fissure. See you doctor for an exam. Many times anal fissures can be treated conservatively. Surgery if conservative measures don't work. ...Read more

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I have had my anal abscess drained 1-2 months ago. The wound is still open and is draining, but now there is this severe burning sensation. Infected?

I have had my anal abscess drained 1-2 months ago. The wound is still open and is draining, but now there is this severe burning sensation. Infected?

Could be: There is a possibility you have a fistula. this will need to be addressed for your wound to heal If not improving with conservative management (soaking, Ibuprofen etc) see you surgeon ...Read more

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Burning sensation on the right scrotal area when touched and stretched. No wounds. Had and eczema on scrotum 2 days back. Could it be due to that? Scared

Burning sensation on the right scrotal area when touched and stretched. No wounds. Had and eczema on scrotum 2 days back. Could it be due to that? Scared

Relax: Eczema 2 days ago??? How do you know it was eczema? What did you do about it? I assume it was very itchy and that you used something on it. Also I assume you rubbed/ scratched it. Now it is sore because of treatment/ scratching/ both. ...Read more

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Feel like burning sensation in my body n ants crawling?

Feel like burning sensation in my body n ants crawling?

Neuropathy?: You might have nerve inflammation due to infection, disk problems, vitamin B12 deficiency, Alcohol, pressure on nerve, Diabetes, Vasculitis, Autoimmune diseases, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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After sex, have burning sensation, everytime. It's really hard to find the open ing too. Why?

After sex, have burning sensation, everytime. It's really hard to find the open ing too. Why?

Schedule an exam: Finding the opening of the vagina should not be difficult. Perhaps you should schedule a visit with an obgyn to make sure all of your anatomy is normal. There are cases where the hymenal ring is not open enough to permit sex comfortably. Schedule a visit for confirmation. ...Read more

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Burning sensation internally?

Burning sensation internally?

Could be reflux: "burning sensation" in the chest may be related to reflux. Go see your doctor. A trial of ppi's and carafate (sucralfate) may help determine the cause and may need an egd scope. I have also seen "strictures" do this....The esophagus folding onto itself and you need a dilation by a GI doc. Your family doc could order a upper GI series to help him figure out the problem. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on left side?

Burning sensation on left side?

Need more info: Sorry, but it is hard to say beyond some general comments. The location, aspects of when it started, associated symptoms and so on are needed. In general, burning sensations or pains suggest nerve involvement. Nerve pain (neuropathy) causes burning and tingling, and be caused by nerve injury, irritation or infection. One cause of burning with nothing else can be a first sign of shingles.Write more. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burning sensation.?

I am experiencing burning sensation.?

Please Clarify!: Please provide more details: Duration Location of burning Severity Quality Pattern Radiation Associated symptoms What makes burning worse / better What have you tried to treat it Medical problems ...Read more

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Burning sensation when I use the restroom?

Burning sensation when I use the restroom?

Infection?: If you mean you have burning when you urinate, this could be a bladder infection which needs assessment and treatment. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can hemohrroids cause a burning sensation?

Can hemohrroids cause a burning sensation?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids can cause rectal pain, and even a burning sensation. However, there are other causes of rectal buring to include fissures, dermatitis, infection, IBS, worms, reactions to foods or fragrances, and many others. An examination by a doctor is the best way to find the cause of the symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation in my back?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on penice. Pain comes and goes?

Burning sensation on penice. Pain comes and goes?

UTI: A urinary tract infection (UTI) can be the cause of a burning sensation in the penis. Sexually transmitted infections are a possible cause of uti's. It's best to follow up with a doctor for further evaluation/testing. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation all over your body?

What causes a burning sensation all over your body?

Hhmmm: Not very much comes to mind that can cause burning all over the body. Some physicians might right this off as a psychiatric diagnosis. So you may want to give a careful review of all symptoms and problems you may have. For burning all over I would look for inflammation, toxins or neurologic issues at the level of the brain that would affect your perception body wide. ...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 is this intense burning sensation all over my body?

What is this intense burning sensation all over my body?

Possibilities: May be vitamin deficiency, especially b vitamins. Could be fibromyalgia, might be onset of small fibre neuropathy associated with early diabetes. See your doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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What cause burning sensation just above or below my naval?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Wounds (Definition)

Wound = injury to tissue. May include ...Read more