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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 are the tests available for unknown toxins or allergies?

Query: Hello doctor, I had heavy metal poisoning after living in a house that was previously a meth lab. We found out that the well in the place had arsenic, so it is possible to be in us. There were also similar issues in three other families exposed to non-decontaminated meth lab locations. My mother and...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to After reading your query and looking at the reports (attachments removed to protect patient's identity), I would like to give the following opinion. Heavy metals can cause such toxicity symptoms. Once you leave the place or away from its exposure, gradually, the sympt...  Read Full »

Why do I have a burning sensation in anus while defecating?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a burning sensation in my anus while defecating. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Burning sensation is because of unsuitable diet and lifestyle. The symptoms are due to local inflammation. The food or the habit that increases your problem includes spicy or chilled foods, potato, chicken, eating more amount of bread, constipation, continuously sitting ...  Read Full »

Please suggest home remedies for hot sensation in the anus.

Query: Hi doctor, What are some of the home remedies for burning sensation of the Anus? What is the reason for this burning sensation? It happens whenever I eat outside food. Though I did not eat more spicy food, why it is happening.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The following are the causes for burning sensation in the anus. Spicy foods, Hard food such as bread that causes constipation, Less water consumption, Excess tea and coffee consumption, Foods that easily causes heat in the body, Frequent diarrhea or constipation as there...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing pain during sexual intercourse, numbness, a burning sensation in my vagina, and mouth ulcers after oral sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a query regarding my sexual intercourse with my partner. I experience pain while intercourse, also a burning sensation while fingering, and numbness after intercourse. I feel unpleased and I am not sexually active, we make out once a month or sometimes more than that. We are in a...  Read Full »

Dr. Meena. Parth Singh

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have read your query and understand your concern. Let's address these issues one by one.1. Pain while having intercourse can occur due to the following reasons: injury or inflammation in the vagina, lack of lubrication due to vaginal dryness or lack of foreplay, and va...  Read Full »

How can I get rid of my stomach pain and burning sensation that occurs in the lower stomach while eating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain and a burning sensation in the lower part of my stomach. Also, I have a burning sensation while eating. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rinku Rani Biswas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. These seem to be the initial symptoms of peptic ulcer. This is quite a common issue among this age group. However, I would also like you to answer a few questions mentioned below: Are you passing any black sto...  Read Full »

My left foot skin feels raw after prolonged standing. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My work requires me to be on my feet. After working for fourteen hours on two consecutive days, the skin on my left foot feels like it is raw. What could be causing it to feel like this?  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It sometimes happens when we unknowingly put undue pressure on our feet, but it cannot be avoided as we are bipedal. But make sure to give rest frequently on your feet. Take rest and sit down every half an hour for at least 10 minutes. Do some foot massage when free. Do h...  Read Full »

How can I treat burning back pain on shoulder blade area?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been recently suffering from extreme burning back pain in my shoulder blade area. For a few months, I have had this strange clicking feeling in my neck, on the same side where my shoulder blade pain is happening. Not a normal joint crack, it felt weird, and bothersome. It was inf...  Read Full »

Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you have a burning sensation and unlocking sound in the cervical spine, it could be related to nerve entrapment. I will advise you to take a neck collar and do hot water fermentation for a week post which you can update me on so we can plan the exercise for streng...  Read Full »

I am an 18-year-old with numbness and a burning sensation at the back of my thigh. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 18-year-old, and when I do a round-off (cartwheel), I get a very painful burning sensation and numbness down the back of my thigh. What could it be, and how should I help it? Thank you.  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. First of all, you need to do an X-ray through which we can get confirmation of what the exact cause is. It might be a postural deformity of the spine. I suggest you avoid doing cartwheels for some days now. Lie flat...  Read Full »

Why does my wife have a burning sensation on her inflamed tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has had a burning sensation on her inflamed tongue for the last three months. A surgeon diagnosed it correctly as glossitis. After three ENT doctors treated her for hyperacidity unsuccessfully. But glossitis in allopathy does not have any straightforward cure. Can you suggest n...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you told glossitis has no direct remedy in allopathy. But if you correct the cause, you can get permanent relief. Chronic gastritis (peptic ulcer), folic acid deficiency, dental appliance (related allergy or irritation), tongue biting due to sharp-edged teeth or ha...  Read Full »

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