Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Burns and scalds
Burns are common. Common causes include sunburn, scalds from hot water in the home and chemical burns. Read about the symptoms, treatments, and different types.
Burn and scald symptoms
Trusted information about burn and scald symptoms
Burn and scald treatments
Trusted information about burn and scald treatments, including self care advice, things to avoid and when to seek medical attention
Winter health hazards at home
Keeping warm indoors means watching out for heaters and other things that can cause burns and scalds. These simple tips should help to keep you safe.
Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin and a chemical burn should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to do first aid while awaiting help.
Electric shocks and burns
Trusted information about electric shocks and burns, including what it is, causes, symptoms, safety, treatments and self-care
Symptoms of shingles
Shingles is a painful rash on a sensitive area of skin that can have symptoms such as burning and itching. Learn more here - including when to see a doctor.
Heartburn is a feeling of burning pain or discomfort in the chest. Find out about the triggers for heartburn and what you can do to reduce your risk.
Nerve pain (neuralgia)
Nerve pain can feel like a shooting, stabbing or burning sensation. There are many ways to treat it, such as traditional pain relief medicines, exercise and alternative therapies. Learn how to identify symptoms and manage nerve pain.
Erythromelalgia is a rare skin condition which causes a burning pain, heat and red skin usually on the hands or feet. You can read more about about erythromelalgia on our trusted partner pages.