Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Burns and scalds
Burns are common and causes include sunburn, scalds from hot water and chemical burns. Read about the symptoms of and treatment options for burns.
Electric shocks and burns
Trusted information about electric shocks and burns, including what it is, causes, symptoms, safety, treatments and self-care
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.
First aid basics
First aid is what you do to help an injured or sick person immediately after an event. Learn about the 'DRSABCD' action plan and how to find a course.
Chemical burns – first aid and treatment
Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin, which should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to perform first aid for chemical burns.
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.
Erythromelalgia is a rare skin condition which causes a burning pain and red skin usually on your hands or feet. Read more about erythromelalgia here.
Nerve pain (neuralgia)
Nerve pain can feel like a shooting, stabbing or burning sensation. You can be treated with pain relief medicines, exercise and alternative therapies. Learn how to identify symptoms and manage nerve pain.
Links to our information partners' articles about eye injuries.
A black eye is a bruise in the tissues around the eye. It’s a good idea to get it checked by a doctor in case it’s a symptom of a more serious eye injury.