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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

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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?

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

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I have burning feet at night that's not athlete's foot, what else could it be?

I have burning feet at night that's not athlete's foot, what else could it be?

Nerves: Sounds like a neuropathy of some type. If you are diabetic it is directly related to your blood sugar control. There are medications like Lyrica (pregabalin) that help the burning. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the reason for burning feet during the night when going to bed?

Please help! what is the reason for burning feet during the night when going to bed?

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

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How do I treat my burning feet?

How do I treat my burning feet?

Find cause: You need to address this problem with your family dr. Neuropathy has many causes. ...Read more

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How can one soothe burning feet?

How can one soothe burning feet?

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 more

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How do I alleviate burning feet?

How do I alleviate burning feet?

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 more

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What should I do about burning feet?

What should I do about burning feet?

See a doctor: There are many reasons for burning in the feet, such as neuropathy of diabetes, thyroid issues, and arthritis. See a doctor to help diagnose, then treat this burning. ...Read more

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How does burning feet problem be solved?

How does burning feet problem be solved?

See below: Before you can treat it you must determine the cause of the burning feet. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat pitting edema and burning feet?

How to treat pitting edema and burning feet?

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 more

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