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I have burning paining feet what can help , what do you recommend?

I have burning paining feet what can help , what do you recommend?

See your physcian: If you are having burning sensation in both feet, it sounds like you may be developing peripheral neuropathy. This is commonly associated with diabetics, called diabetic neuropathy, and you should check with your physician to rule this out. It could be a number of other things, even athlete's foot depending on the scope of burning, but rule out diabetes first. ...Read more

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What type of burning pain(feet) does Gralise help relieve?

What type of burning pain(feet) does Gralise help relieve?

Neuropathic pain.: This includes post-herpetic neuralgia (complication of shingles), diabetic neuropathy and possibly restless leg syndrome (which doesn't really cause burning pain). However, Gralise, altho it's chemically nearly identical to gabapentin, is FDA approved only for post-herpetic neuraolgia. Helpful? ...Read more

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What causes painful, burning, red feet (like bright pink socks)?

What causes painful, burning, red feet (like bright pink socks)?

Possible infection: You may have cellulitis (skin infection) of your feet or you could possibly developing neruopathay which is fairly common if you have diabetes. I would see you primary doctor to make sure you don't have an infection. Other causes could be related to blood flow to your feet. ...Read more

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Could burning of feet and arms be something life threatening?

Could burning of feet and arms be something life threatening?

No it is not: You need to have a medical check up if these sensations persist or get worse. I hope you do not have diabetes. Are you normal weight or overweight? You should get your fasting blood sugar checked.In order to test for diabetes. ...Read more

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What can diabetics do about burning / aching feet?

What can diabetics do about burning / aching feet?

Burning: Is a common sign of neuropathy. There are various medical foods or supplements that can potentially help with this symptom like Alpha lipoic acid, metanx , befotalamine etc. The aching feet may or may not be related. You could have a flatfoot for example that causes the achyness. Visit a podiatrist who can help you out as it is prudent for a diabetic to see a podiatrist at least once a year. ...Read more

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How do I remove peeling burning callus feet? I've tried callus remover and it doesn't work. What should I do?

How do I remove peeling burning callus feet? I've tried callus remover and it doesn't work. What should I do?

Can take a while: The best way to remove calluses at home is to soak the feet in warm water and use a pumice stone or callus file. You may need to do this daily for a few weeks to get results. Then you may need to repeat it weekly to keep calluses from getting large again. If this does not work then you may need to see a podiatrist for treatment. Good luck, large calluses can be painful. ...Read more

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Taking mehtorexate since 2008....after taking a dosage of 15 or more i feel extreme uneasy...burning on feet...feel like froaths in stomach?

Taking mehtorexate since 2008....after taking a dosage of 15 or more i feel extreme uneasy...burning on feet...feel like froaths in stomach?

Methotrexate is...: ...serious medicine that requires close monitoring by your provider, including serial blood work. Please call your prescribing physician, describe your symptoms, and proceed with the advice they offer. ...Read more

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Hi dr i hv a question about my mother in law ,she is diebetic from last many years n from few years shes having burning under feet n feet bcum red?

Hi dr i hv a question about my mother in law ,she is diebetic from last many years n from few years shes having burning under feet n feet bcum red?

Diabetic Neuropathy: She could have a peripheral neuropathy due to the diabetes and should have a thorough evaluation by a Neurologist or PMR. They can do a nerve conduction study, EMG and likely a MRI to evaluate other potential causes. There are beneficial low cost medications and physical therapy options available. ...Read more

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Dx w type 2 dm yesterday. Hgba1c=10. Fasting g= 284. Started metformin. I have tingling/burning in feet/hands x2days. Ok to wait for med to work?

Dx w type 2 dm yesterday. Hgba1c=10.
Fasting g= 284. Started metformin. I have tingling/burning in feet/hands x2days. Ok to wait for med to work?

Diabetic: neuropathy ( burning. tingling , numbness ) is a consequence of poorly controlled blood sugars and may require life long therapy. According to the numbers stated your blood sugars are very poorly controlled. See an endocrinologist-asap. ...Read more