A burning sensation in the stomach can be caused by many reasons, ranging from pregnancy to serious diseases that without treatment can even lead to death.
If the burning sensation is felt in the upper abdomen, it is likely that this sign indicates gastritis, although it may be associated with other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (e.g., esophagitis, pancreatitis, stomach ulcer, cholecystitis, inflammation of the intestine) and diseases not related to digestion: myocardial infarction, pleurisy, pneumonia, dissecting aneurysm of the aorta.
Lower abdomen it feels like a burning sensation, is most often associated with shingles, appendicitis, kidney stone disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, cystitis, ectopic pregnancy.
The burning sensation can cause uncontrolled intake of certain medications, frequent stressful situations, parasitic lesions, poor diet.
To determine the exact cause of such discomfort that only a specialist should first go to a gastroenterologist, who after an appropriate examination, may be directed to other specialists.