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Doctor insights on: Burning Feet And Legs At Night

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What treatment is available for burning feet and legs other than medication? I'm 21

What treatment is available for burning feet and legs other than medication? I'm 21

Finding the cause: Burning in extremities is a sign of sick nerves (neuropathy). Several common causes include diabetes, thyroid disease, b12 (rarely before age 70), heavy metal poisoning (rare), toxicity from medications (DDI (didanosine) and other HIV medications... pretty common)> several of these are treatable conditions. Otherwise medications are the next best step. ...Read more

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I'm getting burning feet sensation on left leg. What may be the reason?

I'm getting burning feet sensation on left leg. What may be the reason?

Burning feet: There may be some unexpected/unexplained nerve damage on your left leg or foot. Please see your doctor about this. If there is a long delay before you can be seen please have someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Can a lumbar sympathetic block help with burning feet and leg?

Can a lumbar sympathetic block help with burning feet and leg?

Sympathetic block: can help. Management of SMP may involve a series of sympathetic blocks leading to down- regulation of adrenoreceptors, thereby inducing long-term elimination of SMP. In cases of SMP that are refractory to sympathetic blocks, a surgical sympathectomy may be recommended. ...Read more

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I've been suffering with burning feet and my legs for years. I can't put my feet or legs together without a pillow separating them..

I've been suffering with burning feet and my legs for years. I can't put my feet or legs together without a pillow separating them..

Neuropathy?: Wonder if you have a peripheral neuropathy. At your young age diabetes, B12 deficiency and alcohol use are common considerations. You should be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more