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Burning Sensation

A burning sensation is a sharp, prickly pain, which may occur in any body part. The cause depends on the location. In the arms and legs, the causes include Peripheral neuropathy, Raynaud's syndrome, whereas, in muscles, it can be due to Fibromyalgia, myofacial pain syndrome, and herniated disc. Strep throat, Acid reflux, Canker sores, periodontal disease, and acidic foods are responsible for it in the mouth, and yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis result in burning sensation in the genitals.

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What is the possible condition that can cause burning sensation during urination?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently I have been having burning with urination and just burning in my urethra in general, sometimes even when I am not urinating. A month ago I went to the doctor's office with UTI symptoms and blood in my urine and was told I did in fact have a bladder infection and was given Ci...  Read Full »

Dr. Gopinath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From the symptoms, I feel you have a urinary tract infection. Since a course of antibiotics is given already you need a urine culture test and ultrasound abdomen. Culture-specific antibiotic has to be given. If a culture shows no growth it may be due to a condition ...  Read Full »

I have a sore tongue with a burning sensation and numbness. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male, and recently I have been suffering on and off with a sore tongue. It sometimes feels like a burning sensation or a slight numbness, and it does not hurt during swallowing and has not affected my speech. Eating and drinking make it feel better, and sometimes it ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have gone through the image you have attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), and I identified it as an ulcer. I suggest you follow these measures. (Consult a specialist doctor, talk with them and take medicat...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation and pain in the scrotum after sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my girlfriend two months back. She had two sex partners before me who were both HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) negative including her. After exposure, I had a burning sensation during urinating and pain in the scrotum. I got a urine culture test the next day result (...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern. Your 4th generation HIV screening test is conclusive at 50 days. Therefore it rules out HIV. Perhaps you had urethritis which ascended to complicate as funiculitis. I would suggest empirical treatment for most common sexually transmitted caus...  Read Full »

I have a burning sensation after ejaculation with on and off dull pain in the penis. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had a slight burning sensation after ejaculating. The burning was felt when I ejaculated for the second time that day, and there was no burning during the first time. It has not returned since, but I noticed a dull pain every once in a while in my penis after that incident. Kindly hel...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The two main reasons for burning sensation and pain after ejaculation are; infection in the prostate, or allergy to rubbing agent during masturbation. Prostatitis is one frequent issue in males. It is the inflammation of the prostate due to infection. A semen cultur...  Read Full »

Why is my stomach bloated and making loud noises?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having trouble with my stomach. I often feel bloated, and my stomach makes loud noises. Along with this, I have other symptoms such as light-headedness and fatigue. When I remain hungry, I get a burning sensation in my stomach.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Can you tell me, since how long are you suffering from this problem? Also, I want to suggest you: Take care of your diet by avoiding fried foods, sour foods like lemon, etc. Try not to remain empty stomach for ...  Read Full »

I have difficulty urinating and urethral swelling. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28-year-old male weighing 280 pounds and 5 feet 8 inches tall. I have been experiencing difficulty urinating lately. Sometimes in the morning, it takes a few seconds for the urine to come out, but I can feel the flow fine until it stops at the penis head. Occasionally, it burns,...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Do you have a history of a urine infection in the last year or so? Any history of urethral discharge or kidney stones? Is there a recent history of unprotected intercourse? The symptoms suggest an infection or swelling of ...  Read Full »

I have a burning feeling in my knee. Can it be due to diabetic nerve problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a burning feeling in my knee, which comes and goes. It does not pain. It's as if I m feeling hear in my knee, and then it gets ok. Can it be due to nerve problems like diabetic nerve problems? Secondly, sometimes I have seen I start getting pain in my feet or leg that comes an...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome on I understand your concern and would explain that your symptoms could be related to peripheral neuropathy, although not typical. A joint pain ( arthritis) can mimic this clinical situation too. Anyway I would recommend performing a nerve conduction studies in or...  Read Full »

My mother has a burning sensation under her feet. Is it due to diabetes and hypertension?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother has had a burning sensation under her feet for a few days. When it is burning, she like walking barefoot and applying the cream. She is diabetic and hypertensive. Current medications: Glycomet GP 3/850 one in the morning and one at night. Voglibode 0.3 one in the morning, Telmis...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. This is a sign of diabetic neuropathy that is affecting her. This requires clinical examination. This is not a reversible condition but can be well controlled with medicines. I prefer to treat my patients with diabetic neuropathy with a combinati...  Read Full »

Please explain my MRI report taken for first lumbar and thoracic pain.

Query: Hi doctor, Can you review my MRI findings?  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the MRI (attachment removed to protect patient identity), but have no clinical information to go by and why this MRI was needed. Grossly, I can say there is good alignment of the spine, discs are not showing signs of bulging or prolapse. The ca...  Read Full »

What is the recommended treatment for burning sensation on urination in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hi doctor, This is regarding my mother, who is 67 years old and has a previous history of slightly high BP and sugar and she is taking medicines for both. The issue is that on Sunday she experienced a burning sensation while urinating and then the sensation was gone, but on Monday night she again fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sorry to hear about your mother's problem. Most probably your mother is having a urinary tract infection (UTI) which is quite common at her age but still not normal. I recommend (as she is diabetic as well as hypertensive) to get investigated. I suggest you to get the ...  Read Full »

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