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Burning sensation inside my left foot for long?

Burning sensation inside my left foot for long?

Tarsal tunnel: One possibility is that you might have tarsal tunnel syndrome. This a compression neuropathy similar to carpal tunnel syndrome in the hand. One has to see if there is any foot anatomic defect which is causing more pressure along that tibial nerve. I would recommend seeing a pmr doctor who specializes in this or a podiatrist. Sometimes EMG testing is needed. Braces, cortisone injections are tx. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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Burning sensation on outside of the top of my left foot. What could have caused this?

Burning sensation on outside of the top of my left foot. What could have caused this?

See below: You could have had an injury creating swelling and pain or you could have pressure on the nerve. ...Read more

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They left labia has a burning sensation what is it... It go down to my left foot..

They left labia has a burning sensation what is it... It go down to my left foot..

Radicular pain: Assuming that the pain is going down your entire leg into your foot is possible that the origin of both pains is the lumbar spine. It is also possible in patients who have sacroiliac joint dysfunction to have pain in the back that travels down the posterior aspect of the thigh sometimes to the foot but also wraps around into the groin area. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Have burning pain in ball of left foot near last three toes, mostly after work or standing all day. What should I do?

Have burning pain in ball of left foot near last three toes, mostly after work or standing all day. What should I do?

A neuroma: Is a possibility (pinched nerve). Have it examined for an accurate diagnosis. Wear shoes with soft leathers in the uppers and a relatively thick sole. ...Read more

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I have a sprained ankle on my left foot. When I have pain, sometimes I have a burning pain. Same ankle was sprained, 20 yrs ago. Could it be broken?

I have a sprained ankle on my left foot. When I have pain, sometimes I have a burning pain. Same ankle was sprained, 20 yrs ago. Could it be broken?

Broken vs sprain: Sounds more like a sprain, broken bones are very painful and usually you will have difficulty putting full weight on that joint. I would ice the joint, elevate it when you are able to, to decrease swelling, rest it, and use as needed pain medications. Follow up with your doctor if it persists in it's pain that doesn't feel like a sprain, an x-ray is a quick diagnostic test for this. ...Read more

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My left foot shakes when I curl my toes. Last february I had a sharp burning pain around my ankle. That has cleared up but now my foot shakes.?

My left foot shakes when I curl my toes. Last february I had a sharp burning pain around my ankle. That has cleared up but now my foot shakes.?

Nerve compression: You may have a compressed nerve in your ankle and foot. Soft tissues around the ankle can add pressure to a large nerve which can then cause twitching, burning and sharp shooting pains into your foot and toes. ...Read more

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No I have not seen a neurologist for my tingling and burning sensation on the top of my left foot. Any ideas on what it could be besides diabetes?

No I have not seen a neurologist for my tingling and burning sensation on the top of my left foot. Any ideas on what it could be besides diabetes?

Nerves: Many orthopedic deformities can cause "Neuropathies"
In patients at certain areas such as a bad back or nerve entrapment in the hip or knees ...Read more

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Burning sensation in lower parts of feet and left hand palm and fingers. Taking. Presolar (cipla 50/20 daily) for bp. These days read 127/87. Why?

Burning sensation in lower parts of feet and left hand palm and fingers. Taking. Presolar (cipla 50/20 daily) for bp. These days read 127/87. Why?

I am not sure: What medication that is. The description fits the clinical picture of neuropathy. I am wondering why only the left hand and palm? The process in the feet and had may be different. Pease visit your pcp. ...Read more

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Feeling of pressure all over with light headed along with sweating mainly on the feet with on/off bloated mild burning sensation on lower left side?

Feeling of pressure all over with light headed along with sweating mainly on the feet with on/off bloated mild burning sensation on lower left side?

Cardiologist consult: What you describe (symptoms) appear related to a cardio-vascular problem. You need a physical examination with focus on your heart and arteries (? High blood pressure?). ...Read more

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I have like toothache pain in my left leg especially my foot knee and hip it has a burning sensation in foot and slight swelling around ankle?

I have like toothache pain in my left leg especially my foot knee and hip it has a burning sensation in foot and slight swelling around ankle?

Neuritis /tendinitis: It is important to perform a complete lower extremity history and physical examination. There could be several different diagnosis for this condition. Each lower extremity system (integument, vascular, neurological and musculoskeletal) should be thoroughly evaluated. Once. A proper diagnosis can be established, then a treatment plan can be implanted. ...Read more

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Sciatica? Pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. No needles and pins. Burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.

Sciatica? Pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. No needles and pins. Burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.

Probably: Although there are other potential causes, your symptoms are classic for "sciatica" which refers to symptoms that run down the leg from an irritation of a nerve in the back. Don't hesitate to be seen for it as there are many good treatment options. ...Read more

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I am always dizzy and lightheaded, fast heartbeat. (100 bpm). Left hand finger pain and feet burning sensation. 24 hrs holter days I have 58 bpm?

I am always dizzy and lightheaded, fast heartbeat. (100 bpm). Left hand finger pain and feet burning sensation. 24 hrs holter days I have 58 bpm?

My best guess;: Shooting straight: you need good relationship with your md, a good evaluation by an internist or cardiologist, and then likely mild anxiety treatment wi a med like klonopin (clonazepam). Get your magnesium checked. ...Read more

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I get a burning sensation in my left hand/fingers and my left foot is swollen and burning, and my right thigh burns and goes numb?

I get a burning sensation in my left hand/fingers and my left foot is swollen and burning, and my right thigh burns and goes numb?

Burning numb: This doesn't fit a logical pattern for a neurological illness in the back or the brain, but could fit with diabetes. Check with your doctor to get screened. Exercise and drink plenty of fluid, avoid caffeine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Left leg feels numb, numbness and pressure in head, left side. Burning sensation and tightness in neck. CT scan is ok, blood work ok. Feet feel cold?

Left leg feels numb, numbness and pressure in head, left side. Burning sensation and tightness in neck. CT scan is ok, blood work ok. Feet feel cold?

Need more info: I am not sure what you are asking us. Also what did you have a CT of, head, neck, low back? There are many causes for your symptoms but we need more information and a clear question to help you out. Please resubmit with more information. ...Read more