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    Burns and scalds are damage to the skin caused by heat, which can be very painful and cause blisters and charred, black or red skin. Read more →

    I am a female and have extra skin down there which goes to between my bumb cheeks. Every few months it will burn and sting and then burn whilst urinating. After a few days it disappears. Would this be an infection?





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    I had quite a serious burn on the side of by breast last year with a UV lamp to treat psoriasis. I fell asleep with the lamp touching my skin and it left an open wound. I had to go to A&E for burn treatment and it took 3-4 weeks to heal. Over a year later the area is still sensitive and sometimes feels very tender. I am scared that this could develop into cancer, what should I do?





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    im 18 and have been having sex for the past 2 years almost all unprotected. i have been with 10 guys and 2 girls. just a few hours ago i noticed that my left labia minora was very itchy. it started to burn so i checked it and it is extremely swollen. i havent noticed any discharge but there is a smell that is sorta fishy but i cant describe it. it just started to burn when i urinate and i can almost never get turned on anymore. whats wrong with me??





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    That sounds like you have genital herpes. I highly recommend that you go to your GP for a full STI check up. You will need to have a blood test and vaginal swab performed. If one of your sex partners had cold sores on or around the mouth, and performed oral sex on you, this can also result in a herpes infection. Hope everything works out ok for you.

    I have had painfull sex since i was 18. i was told when i was 20 that i could have Vaginismus and was referred to a gynae. unfortunately i did not let him examine me as i was very shy at the time. the pain went away and everything was fine. i had a smear a couple of years ago and they found that i had abnormal cells so had to have these lazered off. this didnt go very well and i had to be stitched as i was bleeding lots. i have had the all clear from this but the pain from sex has come back. it is during and after sex. during it feels like a carpet burn when the penis is going in. and after it just burns. it doesnt burn when i have a wee just when i wipe or touch inside of my vagina. please help.





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    Hello, when i was around 1 i was burnt with boiling water down my left leg, i have a 3degree burns but although i have bits that are dead, some of my legs burn still has blood supply, but it has not formed into normal skin, it feels like stretch marks and it dose not match my skin tone, i have been very upset about my leg for a while and i was just wondering is there is something that i can use that might reduce the look of my burn or that will help it to become more normal, i am 13 years old and i dont like to go out in public in shorts because people stare, please help me!





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    Hi I suffer from excema but I rarely have fare ups now when I started the menopause about five years ago I developed a condition. If i am in the sun for any longer then two ins my skin starts to burn adn I faint. i have tried covering my body in factor 50 but this dosent work any more . i cant wear white trousers or any thing flimsey as it will burn through to my skin. iam on anti histamines for the past number of years. At the moment I just wear black from head to toe if the sun is out as the pain of the sunburn is not worth it. Is there anything I can do or is there a treatment out there some where. my G.P seems to think i have over-sensitive skin.this condition is making life very difficult especially if the sun is out even in winter. can you suggest anything i could do, or take..





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    hi my names nick and im 23 i have been suffering with gastro reflux proplems for well over a year now. my doctor put me on lanzerprozol witch didnt do any thing to help apart from make my blood pressure to go threw the roof and want to kill everybody so he took me off them and put me on omeprazole witch helped for about 2 months and they made my heart burn worse so he prescribed me gaviscon advance in witch i use around 500ml a week just to reduce the pain for about half hour then it comes back . over the past 8 months i have had blood in my stools and also when i break wind blood leaks out of my anus and my bum gets realy sore i find that i carnt sleep alot and have been taken into a&e sevrel times cuz my heart burn tightens my chest ive had my stools tested and a ultra sound on my heart and chest witch they said every thing was fine in witch i dont agree any more i find it hard to walk for more than 20 minutes because i get pains in my chest and sever heart burn. i also feel realy light headed at times and have colapsed a couple of times yet when i go to the hospital they run the usual test and every thing comes back normal i realy dont no what to do anymor because none of the docs seem to no whats going on with me can anyone shed any light on this for me





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    My lips are purple/redish like (burn) how do I get cured of that?





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    Do u hav to hav chest pain for heart burn or can u just have a poorly throat





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    Sometimes get chest pain. It is something stuck in the wind piep makes me chock and I have trouble catching my breath I can tast ased I have to make my self be sick, I am on Rabeprazole 20mg. Gaviscon, it feels like some is stuck in my trout. I have pain in my right hand side stumick I am all ways bolted. I can tast bad gasses when I belching.

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    my legs burn and sting at back of my carfs when im working at night i can not keep them still





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    im 15 and i hate hot weather and the sun its hard for me to go out in the sun as i burn easyily, i even burn under certain lights witch means i have to wear sunscreen everyday. i tend to cover up when i am in the sun witch is unconftible but i have to as even with sunscreen on i tend to blister and burn. my mum says its due to my pale skin but surely i shouldnt burn under normal house lights. this is really effecting my self esteam even though i try not to care its hard when you have blisters under yous eyes and cheeks. is this normal to burn under house hold lights and is it due to my fair skin? or is something wrong with me?





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    I once burnt my arm while cooking and didn't think to much of it, I keep it clean and dry but it start to weep so i placed a special burn plaster on it . But the burn turn into a large hole in my arm which was stinky, ichy and green. I when to a walk in clinic where they said I had impetigo in it, and had a long coruse of treatment.Now whenever I get a burn or cut it gets non-bullous impetigo in it,I can't use the creams as normally its too painful. Any advise?





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    i am 15 years old and I have very fair skin and i burn really easily. How can i make sure that i burn less. persides using sun cream ?





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    I am sexually active and around my vaginal like hole it's like red, it's looks like a burn and feels like a burn? It's sore when I touch it and really hurts? Ive been on my period the last week so I don't know whether it's from my pad or what?! I'm worried?!





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    the last few months. my feel have become very sore and burn .for years done my feet,always got the hard skin off ,and been fine,[that is off the ball of my feet.]Iam 72yrs.they burn so much, even when there is no hard skin.I dont wear high heels,not for about 4yrs now,so I dont know why they are so sore,nad burn like mad,Iv tryed all sort of pads on the ballof my feet,to no avail.any HELP,





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    Hi I'm 15 and I have self harmed like twice so I'm new but ll I do is burn my akin on my arm and its is all yellow and puss is coming off so I dnt know what to do because If I go to hospital they will ask me what happened and if they find out they will tell my grandparents / guardians also I have asked for help from my friend as I CNT help it ! But she don't know what to do cu I want to stop this but I know it's not that easy said than done so I dnt know and neither does she also I have 4 ppl in skl harassing me to see my burn because its over them , they are the reason I burnt my self plz advice plz !!!





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    Hey i'm 16 and have quite a few moles that to my knowlage have been there all my life. However, the one on my back seems to have gotten bigger and feels kinda crusty. I have gone on the sunbeds a few times recently and don't really burn alot? Wondering if i should get it checked out and also.. If you hardly even go on the sunbeds and don't burn, could you still get skincancer?





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    I got a friction burn on the side of my penius after intercorse with a girl and its healed like a clump of little lumps/spots. There skin coloured arnt sore and just on the side ware the friction burn was. What could they be and do I need 2 be worried???





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    hi i'm 15 and i got sunburned on my knees. i had white circles in the burn. now the burn has gone but the white circles are still obvious. my aunt has vitiligo and i heard its genetic. do i have it too?





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    HELP! I am 25 and have had rosacea for the last 8 years. I constantly have a red blotchy face and it's really embarrassing having to keep applying make-up all day to keep it covered up. I also have heavy blushing and when I drink alcohol, I get severe red patches that burn from my face, down to my chest then down my arms and back. Sometimes even my knees burn! my GP gave me some gel which doesn't work and just seems to peel off like glue. What can I try next?





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    hey im 18 years old and about a month ago i burnt my shoulder pretty bad, it got red and i used lots of after sun for the next week and then i went out in the sun but made sure i covered myself in suncream, i still managed to burn and it blistered down most of my shoulder and arm, now the blister has gone and the skin is healing but i still have small brown spots there and i would just like to know what they could be, they weren't there before and i had the same type of burn a few years ago.





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    if youve started haveing sex, it could possibly be an STI, ig your boyfriend is older then you or has had past un-protected sex, its most likely an STI, if its a burning rash sensation, it could be friction burn depending if you shave your pubic hair, or if you have alot of sex with your boyfriend. you can easily buy a cream to sooth the burn, hope i helped, if not see a docter or ask a friend, they help out heaps

    Most guys like it when you shave! and it feels nice and soft! The little red bumps are probably razor burn, totally normal, just make sure your razor has fresh blades, shave slow and made sure you're using enough shaving cream. There are many products out there that can help with razor burn too that you can get from any drugstore!

    Some girl just gave me oral sex. I was only inside her mouth for like 1 minute before I stopped it. She had a lil thing on her lip and it made me paranoid. She swears to god it was a cigarette burn but I wasn't convinced, it didn't look like a cold sore it looked more like a burn but scared me a little. I went straight to boots then I whacked some Zovirax on my bell. Not had any symptoms and stuff but thought sack that it's too risky. Do you think something might pop up? Hope not :(





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    HI I am 18years old and I had a baby 6 months ago and now i have lots of stretch marks on my breasts and my tummy and my breast size is 34f. and they really low sitting.I need your help is their any cream that i can use to get rid them of. And there is another thing if you can help me with is that i have waxing done on my under arms and they burn it and now i got burn marks on my under arms that's very embarrassing now i can't even wear sleeve less tops... is there anything to remove these marks...? please help me........





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    Hi Marie, I was on Clindamycin and Rifampicin last September but had a really bad side affect with the Rifampicin. It can blister and burn your skin and I was unlucky enough for it to burn my skin away on my genital and bottom area. Very painful indeed. Might not happen to you but just letting you know if you start to become sore in any area. Good luck with them, hope it works.





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    Hello, i am 13 and when i was young i was burnt on my left leg with boiling water, i have a 3degree burn to my leg, but although most of the burn is dead, some of my skin still has blood supply, but the bit that has blood supply is not normal skin, its a different colour and it feels like stretch marks, i am feeling ashamed to go out with shorts on and i know i will have to live with it, but i was just wondering if there is a cream that i could use to try and reduce the look of it?





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    Hi, im 22 and in a long term relationship. Since I last had sex with my boyfriend, I noticed my vagina was sore. On closer inspection I can see a small area inside my vagina which is very sore and almost looks like a burn. After a couple of days I got a white sort of skin on top of this which is very sore to touch. It doesn't burn when I go to the toilet, just very sore when touched or wiped. Definitely not an sti as I have been checked. Im not too worried about it but hoping there is something I can do to reduce soreness and get rid of it?





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    Same here! I'm panicking, I just noticed this, but haven't been checked, I'm thinking it might be a tear? Thoughts?

    That is razor burn, kind of what you see on some guys faces especially around the neck area. You need to buy a great razor some even say "prevents razor burn" on them. You should use shaving cream, I perfer the made for sensitive skin. After you shave there are many things you can do, see which one works best for you. You can use a roll on deoderant on the muff and sides of your vagina where your legs meet your vigina you know the crease. They make this cream that is made just for razor burn there are many to choose from. You can also put baby powder on after shaving or use A&D ointment all over the shaved area before bed or after shaving. As far as the white bumps it can be irritation or an in-grown hair. If it is an in-grown hair you will have to dig it out with a pair of tweezers, which can be a bit painful. That usually only happens once in a while. So buy a good razor use shaving cream and put something on the area right after you shave. Good Luck!

    I found a good place to start was by aiming for 1-2lb per week. It's harder for smaller people to lose larger amounts than this- whereas heavier people can lose in excess of 4-5lbs per week. Find out your basal metabolic rate- there are many calculators online- you may be surprised to find that your body doesn't need as many calories as you think, and 2000 per day is often too much. Then aim to burn 500 calories per day (500 x 7 days= 3500 = 1lb of fat) For me- i need ~1700cals for my 5ft 8st8 self. so i would aim to eat 1450 cals (250 less than i need )and burn the extra 250 off- usually by walking the 30mins to and from work = about 3 miles

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