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A 21-year-old male asked about a 54-year-old male:

My uncles feet is burning he has high bp and consumes 180 ml whiskey per day age is 46 height 5.7" weight is 82?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
He may have: Alcohol induced neuropathy. Have his thiamine levels checked. Try to stop drinking....
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Burning feet: Since he has been drinking alcohol in high volumes it could be alcohol induced neuropathy which can cause burning feet.
Last updated Apr 18, 2013


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