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What causes burning sensation and skin redness? 5 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Stasis Dermatitis And Ulcers

Find detailed information on stasis dermatitis and ulcers, including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-voster virus, which also causes chickenpox. Following pain and burning,fluid-filled blisters that break easily are common symptoms.

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Leprosy is a chronic, progressive bacterial infection that can cause disfigurement and disability if left untreated.

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Marine Animal Bites or Stings

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Stingrays have venomous spines on their tails that can cause a painful wound, nausea, and weakness, and sometimes death. Swimming or snorkeling in shallow waters puts you at risk for coming in contact.

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Ankle Ulcers

An ulcer is an open sore or lesion on the body that is slow to heal or keeps returning. It may be painful. Ulcers result from skin tissue breaking down.

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