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Burning Feet And Legs At Night
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
Hi I've been suffering from burning feet and legs for years now. It's got worse in the last week I can't put my feet and legs together skin to skin as it burns I sleep with a pillow between my legs and feet.my feet needs to be out of covers at all times e
Clarify: Your question was cut off. Have you had a thorough medical evaluation for this? ...Read more
What can cause burning feet sensation as well as pain up the left side of the left leg, while driving?
Nerve compression: For both parts of the question.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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 wore shoes that I have never worn before. They are flat with a little heel.I know have severe burning feet and pain. Could those shoes be the cause of it and how is it that those shoes can cause these symptoms?
It could: If these shoes have thin, flexible soles they may not provide any support or cushioning for the feet. If you stand or walk a lot in them, this could be quite painful. Look for shoes that have more support and cushion. Make sure the shoes are not too narrow as well, as it can cause pain as well. If it doesn't help, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
What is causing my burning feet and what should I do about it? I'm young, don't drink often and have never smoked but at night my feet feel burning hot and keep me awake. What could be the cause of this and what should I do about it?
Neuropathy: Is a possibility. Often, neuropathy can be very light and we don't notice it as we go through the day pounding on our feet. However, when we are off our feet, and nothing else distracting us, the neuropathy sensation is "turned up" centrally. See your physician and have him do a sensory exam on your feet, as well as check for diabetes. 40 yr old with bilateral burning foot pain, possible diabetes. ...Read more
Burning feet: Is many times a form of neuropathy. Finding, the etiology if possible is always a good start and then treating that. There are nutrional causes, systemic disorders, localized compression neuropathies like neuromas or tarsal tunnel. Etc. A visit to the podiatrist should be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You need an exam: You need to see your podiatrist or physician and determine the cause. Causes can range anywhere from a pinched nerve or disc problem in your back to an endocrine issue such as diabetis or a thyroid problem. Cool compresses or soaks may provide temporary relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why you have edema?: In the young and healthy, feet swelling could mean a blood clot, but usually on one side. Some medications can cause leg swelling. Heart failure, protein manutrition, advanced liver and kidney diseases can do that as well, as does pregnancy etc...Trauma, excessive heat, prolonged standing can cause some swelling too. Swelling itself can cause burning sensation. Get evaluated/treated. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: See a doctor and have your circulation tested. ...Read more
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