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Woke up w/feet pain, had it all day. Pain/burning on bottom of feet. Hurts to stretch/walk. Tried bengay, epsom salt & Aleve (naproxen) no-relief yet.

Woke up w/feet pain, had it all day. Pain/burning on bottom of feet. Hurts to stretch/walk. Tried bengay, epsom salt & Aleve (naproxen) no-relief yet.

Couple of thoughts: This could be neuropathy but do your feet change color when this happens. This could suggest a problem call erythromelalgia. These are some of things that your physician will look for when you are evaluated. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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My husband, 41 has a burning sensation on the bottom of his feet. What causes the burning? He saids " it feels like he's walking on fire"

My husband, 41 has a burning sensation on the bottom of his feet. What causes the burning? He saids " it feels like he's walking on fire"

Feet: Different things can be reason for that. Commonly could be due to Neuropathy-nerve problems which could be due to diabetes, nerves problems at the back. Also could be due to arthritis in the feet. Another possibility could be due to nerves damage/injury at the feet, to rule out any lumps on the feet. Better to see podiatris for detailed exam. ...Read more

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Developed intense itching and burning on the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet. Difficulty walking due to itching and burning of my feet.?

Developed intense itching and burning on the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet. Difficulty walking due to itching and burning of my feet.?

Need exam: Palms & soles with these symptoms needs an examination because there a number of things that it could be & these need to be ruled in & out by inspection, blood work, & history. At any rate, if this is an absolutely brand new set of symptoms which have never been discussed with a doctor then, you've now figured out the time to go...NOW.....some blood work will help and then, appropriate medication ...Read more

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I have a sore and burning sensation on the bottom of my feet in the metatarsal areas. I can walk well on carpet, but not so well on hard surfaces.

I have a sore and burning sensation on the bottom of my feet in the metatarsal areas. I can walk well on carpet, but not so well on hard surfaces.

Metatarsalagia: Several factors may cause metatarsalagia. As we age the plantar fat pad beneath the metatarsals begin to thin and atrophy. Try gel insoles in your shoes... There is no treatment available other than comfort., ...Read more

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Pain in toe (burning) and pain in metasarsal. Even without shoes, my toe and bottom of my foot hurts after walking on it for a short time.?

Pain in toe (burning) and pain in metasarsal. Even without shoes, my toe and bottom of my foot hurts after walking on it for a short time.?

Morton's neurome: This is possibly a morton's neuroma which is a compressed nerve that swells and becomes surrounded by scar-like tissue. It can be treated and resolved by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes burning on the bottom of feet?

What causes burning on the bottom of feet?

Possible causes of: Burning sensation of the feet includes over exertion, athlete's foot, a symptom of nerve damage from diabetes, exposure to toxins, hypothyroidism, HIV etc ...Read more

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Bottom of feet feel like walking on bone, what could be wrong?

Bottom of feet feel like walking on bone, what could be wrong?

See below: You may have erosion of the fat pad or metatarsalgia then it will feel like walking on bone. Try a pair of silicone inserts. ...Read more

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Occasional burning sensation on bottom of feet?

Occasional burning sensation on bottom of feet?

Knowing your medical: History would help……diabetes can cause this, herniated discs in the back can be a cause, vitamin deficiencies can be a cause…etc etc ...Read more

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Bottom of feet when I wake up in morning hurt so bad can barely walk?

Bottom of feet when I wake up in morning hurt so bad can barely walk?

Plantar fasciitis: If your pain is primarily when you wake up and gets better after walking - it is likely plantar fasciitis. Generally switching to a good pair of running shoes or getting some night time plantar fasciitis splints will tremendously. ...Read more

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What's wrong when bottom of feet hurt very badly after walking on them?

What's wrong when bottom of feet hurt very badly after walking on them?

Feet pain: There are too many variables to answer your question.
Frequently it is plantar fasciitis or a stress fracture. See your local podiatrist and get back on your feet and past this. ...Read more

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I have very tender bottom of feet on metarsal areas of both feet. I can walk fine on carpeted areas, but not so well on hard floors. What is Problem?

I have very tender bottom of feet on metarsal areas of both feet. I can walk fine on carpeted areas, but not so well on hard floors. What is Problem?

Loss of fat pad: One of the changes experiences with aging is the loss of the fat pads on the bottom of the foot. Discomfort increases with this loss of cushion. There may also be bony changes due to arthritis and acquired deformities such as hammer toes. Use metatarsal pads in shoes or shoe inserts to cushion feet, and avoid going barefoot if it is uncomfortable. See a podiatrist if pain limits activity. ...Read more

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Had laminectomy l/4, l/5. 2 months after I had burning at bottom of feet. Piodritist said feet normal, neurologist say s/1 nerve impinge. What happening?

Had laminectomy l/4, l/5. 2 months after I had burning at bottom of feet. Piodritist said feet normal, neurologist say s/1 nerve impinge. What happening?

Neural injury: Male unknown age had laminectomy followed two months w. burning both feet. There are several explanations. Most likely is neural impingement leading to nerve cell death. Neurologists are experts at this kind of diagnostic sleuthing. Comparison of lower extremity nerve conduction studies pre- & post-laminectomy would provide a definitive diagnosis; if the pre- was even done. Often is not. Curious! ...Read more

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I have sting burning between my legs and red rash on bottom of feet palm of hands what is it?

I have sting burning between my legs and red rash on bottom of feet palm of hands what is it?

Rash: You should see you doctor or a dermatologist to have your rash evaluated. There are a number of different possibilities and they can't be diagnosed without examination and testing history of the development of the rash as well as fungal cultures will be helpful. Treatment before adequate diagnosis may make it more difficult to diagnose. ...Read more

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I have numbing, stinging pain bottom of feet, and joints. What can I take for pain? I have parkinson's (early). Have parkinson's. Lately burning, stinging pain feet. Swollen feet. Pain is driving me crazy. What can I take for pain? Some numbness.

Burning: Burning and stinging pain and swelling is usually not related to parkinson's disease. These problems may indicate an autonomic neuropathy, among other neurological and non-neurological diagnoses. It is usually a good idea to determine the cause and diagnosis of problems before deciding on curative or noncurative, symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in bones-bottom of feet- worst after resting. Having hard time walking (pain)in feet & legs, hands. Fatigue, dizzy low vit d b12 calcium iron?

Foot pain: After resting is typically unrelated to a vitamin deficiency, however there can always be exceptions. A thorough history and physical will give you the proper diagnosis and treatment plan and hopefully get you pain-free. ...Read more

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Hi its my feet every now and then I get like burning feeling and get bad shooting pains wher I cant walk?

Hi its my feet every now and then I get like burning feeling and get bad shooting pains wher I cant walk?

Shooting Pains: If these pains are just in front of the heel, and worst with the first few steps after sitting for a while, it may be plantar fasciitis. Heel lifts and anti-inflammatory pain relievers such as ibuprofen can help. Burning pain not affected by walking is more typical of neuropathy. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more

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Every time I walk and there a burning sensation up my side of my foot, what did I do, what to do?

Every time I walk and there a burning sensation up my side of my foot, what did I do, what to do?

Have it looked at: If the problem has persisted for two weeks you can get an emg-ncs study to see if a nerve has been pinched. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in my foot every time I would flex my foot. Within the past 2 days it has become worse. Feels like it's burning and hurts to walk.?

Details.....: If you could be just a little more specific as to the exact location of the pain. Is it in the front of the foot, top, bottom or any other location. What does flexing you foot mean? As it stands, there could be too many problems to mention. ...Read more

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Both my feet are hard and cracked and now the soles are red and burning so much its hard to walk on them.

Both my feet are hard and cracked and now the soles are red and burning so much its hard to walk on them.

Infection: Could be a start of infection. Need to see foot doctor. Soak your feet with warm water and 1 cup of Epsom salt and one cup of white vinegar twice daily for 10 min each time ...Read more

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My feet feel strange when I walk n stiff n numb when sit or lie down, also burning sensation sometimes?

My feet feel strange when I walk n stiff n numb when sit or lie down, also burning sensation sometimes?

Neuropathy.: Sounds like you may have some damage to the nerves in your feet. Should have this evaluated by your doc to make sure you do not have an underlying disease that is causing this. ...Read more

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I have burning feet when I walk n tennis shoes...Nothing is working not even more padding & a bigger size shoes!

I have burning feet when I walk n tennis shoes...Nothing is working not even more padding & a bigger size shoes!

Get evaluated.: Symptoms of neuropathy can range anywhere from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. For some, these symptoms are mild, while for others, they can be severe and disabling. Neuropathy can develop as a result of a pinched nerve, trauma, drug side effect, and some diseases such as diabetes. Have you physician exam. ...Read more

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I always feel some burning sentation under my foot and sometimes I my palm. Either I sit or walk or stand or when I lie down.?

I always feel some burning sentation under my foot and sometimes I my palm. Either I sit or walk or stand or when I lie down.?

Neuropathy: I would recommend you see a neurologist to help pin point possible location of nerve compression. Alternatively, neuropathy has other etiologies and so it may be occurring secondarily to a nutritional deficiency or systemic disease. Since, it appears to occur under certain movements it is likely a nerve compression. ...Read more

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Duration: 5 years. Symptoms: pain in soles of feet. Burning/aching pain, worst when standing, better walking/running. Pain worse if I've had no sleep.

Neuropathic pain: Sounds very much like sympathetic pain (or at least a sympathetic component of a mixed pain)
look for an underlying disease (diabetes?), or a history of trauma. If x-rays (or mri?) are normal, and there is no bony pathology, I would look for a soft tissue pathology (sonogram) sleep deprivation is a common trigger of sympathetic / neuropathic pain. ...Read more

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Very painful spot on the outer side of my foot, down towards the sole. A burning pain that increases when I stand or walk. Ideas?

Very painful spot on the outer side of my foot, down towards the sole. A burning pain that increases when I stand or walk. Ideas?

All Pain No Gain: This sounds like what's called a"plantar wart, "which is a wart on the foot (usually on the sole of the foot)that can be painful due to the constant pressure on it from walking. Sometimes they go away on their own but more often they should be removed by various methods if it doesn't after a month or two. Now, it could be something else, so if the pain is increasing or that spot expands, see your doc ...Read more

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Neuropathy in foot. Walking for exercise (10, 000+ steps her day). Advice on soothing burning foot pain at night when I'm trying to sleep?

Depends on cause: Neuropathy has many causes. It can be from injury or disease or it could be from a vitamin deficiency. Injury could be to the spine or it could be to any level of the leg an foot. If it is systemic, medications may be helpful. If it is from injury, physical therapy, medication and/or surgery may help. See your pcp to begin with, then you may need referral to appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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I have sharp, burning ache on the top of my foot and large toe whenever I'm dorsiflexion. Walking has become difficult, especially after rest.

I have sharp, burning ache on the top of my foot and large toe whenever I'm dorsiflexion. Walking has become difficult, especially after rest.

Oh Sheath!!: Sounds like a classic tenosynovitis or inflammation of the tendon sheaths on the top of the foot. Some how the soft tissue surrounding the tendons in the area have been injured and are now inflamed. Rest, moist heat and possibly some ANSAIDs (flurbiprofen) may be the ticket. Of course, you need to think of the possible reasons that the foot would react this way and stop that activity. ...Read more

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Legs swelling and red burning sensation, also hard to get up and walk.... Both feet swelled up also?

Legs swelling and red burning sensation, also hard to get up and walk.... Both feet swelled up also?

Blood clot OT DVT: Get this checked if it is painful to back of legs or knees. If painful consider it an emergency. ...Read more

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Sudden pain and burning in both knees, bruise marks visible. Also same problem in heel of feet. Condition started suddenly. Hurts to walk?

Sudden pain and burning in both knees, bruise marks visible. Also same problem in heel of feet. Condition started suddenly. Hurts to walk?

There are a number: Of different potential causes for your symptoms. This cannot be diagnosed over the internet. You need to make an appointment with a health care provider for an examination and blood work. Don't delay. ...Read more

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I have tingling burning and numbness the ball of my foot feels like walking on was of socks my second toe aches sharp pains. My second toe sticks up?

I have tingling burning and numbness the ball of my foot feels like walking on was of socks my second toe aches sharp pains. My second toe sticks up?

Morton's Neuroma: A morton's neuroma is a nerve entrapment with fibrosis and scarring. These are very common. Any podiatrist can help you with these symptoms. A dull aching pain or sharp stabbing or both that is localized near the beginning of the second toe, is not unusual. You will have many options. Good luck. Look this up on the internet. ...Read more

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For a week had pain and swelling around inner ankle over and round to outer ankle. Hurts to walk and feels like a burning pain. Foot goes stiff at rest?

For a week had pain and swelling around inner ankle over and round to outer ankle. Hurts to walk and feels like a burning pain. Foot goes stiff at rest?

Need to be seen: You might have sprained your ankle, and could be torn ligament or something else, better see your doctor for evaluation, meanwhile try an Ace bandage on your ankle, to stabilize the joint, and pain killers, best wishes ...Read more