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What are the causes of hot burning hands and sometimes feet?

What are the causes of hot burning hands and sometimes feet?

Burning pains: This is a tough question to answer without enough medical history. There are many different types of syndromes, metabolic, traumatic, congenital, and disease processes that can present with this type of symptomatology. I would recommend you see your pcp if this is current/worsening issue. ...Read more

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Why do my hands and feet get hot at night?They are like burning but I feel no pain,they just get hot.

Why do my hands and feet get hot at night?They are like burning but I feel no pain,they just get hot.

How old are you?: If you are in late forties, I would say this could be from Menopausal symptoms. Do you have Diabetes? If there is Peripherl Neuropathy; try taking Vit B12/ Folate/ Vit E and Magnesium. This might help your symptoms. IF continues to getting worse, seek advise from your doctor/ ...Read more

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I get really hot hands and feet like burning hot and itchy nothing cools them down and it can become unbearable?

I get really hot hands and feet like burning hot and itchy nothing cools them down and it can become unbearable?

Neuropathy: Since affecting the hands and the feet i would look to see if you have any back pain as a proximal source. There are other causes of neuropathy and a physical by your internsit is recommended. (please excuse prior answer given - i hit the wrong key on computer and my answer to person before you was duplicated to you.). ...Read more

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My hands and feet are always burning up. Even in the winter. It is so hot that I can't even sleep. What can cause this?

My hands and feet are always burning up. Even in the winter. It is so hot that I can't even sleep. What can cause this?

Acrodynia: The best sense i can make out of the symptoms you report is a rare condition called "acrodynia" (which means painful hands & feet). This is usually due to heavy metal poisoning like from mercury, etc. Otherwise you may have a painful peripheral neuropathy, which can be due to something like a cyst in the spinal cord or from unknown causes. Best to see a doctor to clarify. ...Read more

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I cut hot peppers while cooking and now my hands are burning. How can I safely get this off before i rub my eyes by accident?

I cut hot peppers while cooking and now my hands are burning. How can I safely get this off before i rub my eyes by accident?

WASH YOUR HANDS: All you have to do is wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water and that will be all you need to do.It will not cause any problem if you rub your eyes by accident. ...Read more

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When I touch something hot with my rt hand (pizza slice), the burning feels amplified, left hand normal. Could this be pinched nerve, or worse?

When I touch something hot with my rt hand (pizza slice), the burning feels amplified, left hand normal. Could this be pinched nerve, or worse?

Stop!: Sensations may change as a result of 'pinched nerves' but it's not likely that this would be the only or main symptom. Certainly, don't catastrophize to even worse!! If you are right-handed and the variance is not extreme - you might just be more tuned-in to that hand's signals. If you suffered a recent spinal injury that prompted this concern - have an exam. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on top of my right hand it is not hot to the touch and no rash . ?

I have a burning sensation on top of my right hand it is not hot to the touch and no rash . ?

Not clear: Several causes are possible: wrist arthritis, irritated skin (allergy, chemicals), nerve problems. Nerve problems only involving the top of the hand is extremely unlikely. If your wrist is stiff and/or your are having difficulty using your hand, see an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more