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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Can my body pain and full body burning sensation be due to HIV?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex about two months ago. After forty days, we both took a antibody test, and both were negative. She got no symptoms, even no sneezing, but I got a burning sensation in my legs, hands, feet, toes, and neck that radiates toward the jaw, ear, and groin region. There ar...  Read Full »


Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms appear to be unrelated to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). However, many bacterial infections can cause similar symptoms. As you tested negative, your worry appears unwarranted. You may get tested again three months after exposure to have peace of m...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for white and dry tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 62 years old. I am on Sertraline and Levothyroxine. My concern is about my tongue, when I get up in the morning it is white and dry. I will wake up at night because of my tongue dryness. I do not have this issue during the day. I believe this is referred as fuzzy tongue. It has ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The issue of dry mouth is due to the medication Sertraline (antidepressant medication used in depession, panic attack, post-traumatic stress disorder, improves sleep and anxiety) has a side-effect of dry mouth too. When we wake up in the morning, every one of us h...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation in my chest and stomach, and unable to pass stools from two weeks. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a burning sensation in my chest and stomach for two weeks. Whenever I get the feeling of poop, I go to the bathroom, but no bowels come out. Sometimes I fart or get burps. When I fart, it feels like the gas is trapped inside me. Also, when I eat certain foods, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Burning sensation, pain, and no bowel movements can be due to acidity in the stomach. I would suggest- 1. You must eat a high-fiber diet which includes fruits and green vegetables. 2. You must drink water in go...  Read Full »

How do I cure the burning sensation of the calf muscles of the lower leg for the past 60 days?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past 60 days, I often get a burning sensation in my lower leg (inside calves). The sensation occurs vertically and lasts about 7-10 seconds. Not at the same time, but occurs in either of the legs. I am taking Simvastatin, Losartan, Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine, Pantoprazole, T...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a burning sensation in the lower leg that persists for 7-10 seconds for the last 60 days. Such type of clinical features may result from nerve damage in that area due to e...  Read Full »

What causes burning sensation of legs in an arthritis patient?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 80 years old. She has been suffering from arthritis or spondylolysis for more than 30 years. She is receiving treatment from a local orthopedician. She has been taking NSAIDs and other general medicines for five years. Her ESR level suddenly rose. For the last few months,...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your mother has nerve compression at two levels. Grade I spondylolisthesis is mild and an osteoporotic compression fracture D12 vertebra. Burning pain is due to ischemia of th...  Read Full »

Why do I have a pricking sensation in my fingers if I hold my phone?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18 year old female. I have a problem with my fingers. They keep hurting, even if I hold my phone for just fifteen minutes. At the beginning, it was just a prick that came a few times per day. Now, I feel my fingers burning and itching, to the extent, I have to stop whatever I am...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is due to electrical hypersensitivity. This can happen due to a vitamin B12, calcium or vitamin D deficiency. I suggest the following medicines: Tablet Pregabalin 75 mg and methylcobalamin 1500 mcg, one tablet before food at 7 PM every day for 15 days. Tablet Sh...  Read Full »

Why do I have an itching and burning sensation in my mouth and lips after recovering from COVID?

Query: Hi doctor, After six months of recovering from the COVID infection, I started feeling itching and burning sensations in my mouth and lips. Sometimes I think that my tongue or lips are swelling. But no one except me sees a swelling. I also have some sores in my mouth. I went to an allergy specialist...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Although your blood allergy tests were negative, it seems like you have some allergies based on the skin prick test. In our practice, we consider the skin prick test as a confirmatory test for Kindly tell us more about the reflux problem you have to guide you ac...  Read Full »

Kindly help me to cure my canker sore that are bleeding while brushing.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 18-year-old female, and I have been dealing with a canker sore for the past week. The sore does not hurt. When I brushed my teeth this morning, the canker sore started bleeding. I have had canker sores before, and it has never bled. I have been using numbing gel during eating to eli...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakshana Devi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually, oral sores or abscesses have a fluid accumulation. The fluid may be blood or a collection of any other fluids. So, you need not worry. Once the fluid comes out, the sore starts to subside. Kindly attach an intraoral picture to check for the pre...  Read Full »

Why do I feel a burning and a shock-like sensation in my hand after the second dose of the COVID vaccine?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a burning and shock-like sensation in my left hand for a couple of days. Whenever any object grazes my thumb or index finger, I get a burning sensation. The movement of the fingers and wrist is also not so free. My grip is fine, but I feel a bit of heaviness...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a burning and shock-like sensation in your left hand, especially your left thumb and index finger, for the last few days.According to your statement, you may su...  Read Full »

I have weird sensation all over body. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have started feeling weird sensations all over my body for seven months now, and they all happen at once and on a daily basis. My skin itches all over, especially my face and scalp. A lot of the times, when I speak, I sense a vibration in my eyes or a little bit lower. It is as an inn...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Sardar Narayankar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These all symptoms point towards a chronic condition. You will have to undergo few more investigation as follows. Basic hemogram. Thyroid function tests. Check for autoimmune diseases status, consult a physician and get tested for ANA (antinuclear antibody). Do you eve...  Read Full »

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