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A 24-year-old male asked:

Went to gp with slight tingling in left leg. he dismissed ms because i showed no other symptoms. chalked it up as compressional neuropathy. now my feet are burning, especially when i sit, they feel like they're on fire. could that still be caused by compr

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: It could be due to that, But it also could be due to diabetes, heavy metal poisoning and other nutritional deficiencies. I think you need to return or see another doctor for a complete workup including labs and possibly an imaging study on your back.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
See neurologist: You might have bilateral tarsal tunnel syndrome if nerves are trapped at ankle, but far more likely is the presence of a peripheral neuropathy, which needs attention to uncover cause and control your symptoms.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren commented
Neurology 19 years experience
You would also consider lumbar radiculopathy, especially given the dynamic nature of the symptoms.
Oct 7, 2014

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