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The skin around my left buttocks area is very sensitive to

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The skin around my left buttocks area is very sensitive to the touch. It is a burning feeling. No rash. I am 61 years old. I take metformin and high blood pressure medication. Feeling like this for about a week and a half.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Do you have any other symptom?
Did you consult doctor or take any measure?

How is your sugar & HbA1C level?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No other symptoms. Have not consulted my dr. My A1C levels have been normal.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
There can be a few factors for the the burning sensation.
A skin inflammation or infection like a fungus, dermatitis can cause such sensation.
But you are not having any rash, redness or swelling.
Other factors can be diabetes, pinched nerve, or neuropathy, thyroid diseases can cause it.
However, your sugar levels are normal.
Pinched nerve can be a factor.
Deficiency states like vitamin B deficiencies like B12/B6 can be causes, sometimes.
I would suggest to consult your doctor for an evaluation.
Meanwhile, you can avoid smoking, alcohol if you take any.
Please take plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits, fluid.
Vitamin and mineral supplements can be needed.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
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